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Archive for November, 2012

Star Trek Into Darkness Trailer

Friday, November 16th, 2012

According to TrekMovie, in addition to a preview of the first nine minutes of Star Trek into Darkness next month, now comes word that a proper trailer will also be released.

The trailer will be released on December 14 and like the nine minutes, will be seen ahead of The Hobbit.

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Ortiz Retro Art Prints For November

Thursday, November 15th, 2012

The latest original series posters created by Juan Ortiz are now available for pre-order.

Four new posters feature artwork from the following episodes: The Man Trap, This Side of Paradise, What Are Little Girls Made Of?, and The Immunity Syndrome.

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Takei In New Black Friday TV Commercial

Thursday, November 15th, 2012

“Black Friday” is next week, and the original series’ George Takei is in a new commercial for retailer Old Navy’s Black Friday sale.

“The fun is near!” claims the ad for Old Navy’s “Cheermageddon.” “The most epically friendly sale ever just got even more epic.”

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Pine As Jack Frost

Thursday, November 15th, 2012

Star Trek‘s Chris Pine‘s latest project, the computer-animated Rise of the Guardians, will be released next week.

Pine will be voicing Jack Frost, a loner and a “classic rebel without a cause,” who has “incredible weather powers that he controls with the help of his magical staff.”

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Star Trek Into Darkness Sneak Peek Coming!

Wednesday, November 14th, 2012

Beginning next month, a sneak peek of the beginning of Star Trek Into Darkness will be released.

The sneak peek will take place in approximately five hundred IMAX 3D theaters and the footage shown will be exclusively in IMAX 3D.

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Hemsworth Joins Crime Thriller

Wednesday, November 14th, 2012

Star Trek‘s Chris Hemsworth (George Kirk) will be starring in the crime thriller Candy Store.

Directed and written by Stephen Gaghan, Candy Store is the story of a “deep-cover operative who loses everything, ultimately disappearing into Brooklyn where he must start again.  He ends up as a “beat up cop [who] … discover[s] the global organization he was dedicated to fighting is operating in his new backyard.”

Hemsworth will be seen next week in the remake of Red Dawn, where he plays Jed Eckert, the leader of an armed resistance against occupation forces.

Star Trek Online Update

Tuesday, November 13th, 2012

Star Trek: Online‘s Season 7: New Romulus has been released today.

In Season 7: New Romulus, “Federation and Klingon Captains [are] working alongside Romulan leader D’Tan in search for a new home world for Romulan refugees to begin the process of rebuilding a capital city.”

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Trek Ties

Tuesday, November 13th, 2012

Another Star Trek-themed item of apparel is available for holiday shoppers, courtesy of ThinkGeek.

Male fans can show their Star Trek love by sporting a Star Trek tie.

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Bana In Talks For Thriller

Tuesday, November 13th, 2012

Star Trek‘s Eric Bana (Nero) is in negotiations to star in a paranormal police thriller.

The paranormal police thriller is Beware the Night.

In Beware the Night, to be directed by Scott Derrickson, a New York police officer investigates real life demon possessions, werewolves and exorcisms.

Mark Wahlberg was previously under consideration for the police officer role.

Montgomery Seeks Chariot Funding

Monday, November 12th, 2012

Star Trek: Enterprise‘s Anthony Montgomery is reaching out to his Trek fanbase in hopes of getting funding for an independent film, Chariot.

Chariot is the story of seven strangers who wake up on a plane in flight and have no idea how they got there or where they’re going. “What they learn about their fate – and that of the world below – will force each of them to confront their respective greatest fears.”

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Two Trek Actors In Godmachine

Monday, November 12th, 2012

Star Trek: The Next Generation‘s Marina Sirtis will be taking part in a feature film adaptation of the sci-fi short film Godmachine.

In Godmachine, an android “channels the frequency of the Big Bang, bringing herself to life and threatening the balance of power between man and machine forever.”

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Frakes Falling Skies Rumor

Monday, November 12th, 2012

For fans of both Star Trek: The Next Generation and TNT’s Falling Skies, there is the possibility of seeing Jonathan Frakes in a third season episode of the latter.

Falling Skies is the story of human survival and resistance after an alien attack leaves most of the world incapacitated.

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No Star Wars For Abrams

Monday, November 12th, 2012

Recently, J.J. Abrams‘ name came up on a list of potential directors for the new Star Wars sequel, but Abrams has removed himself from that list.

The names included Abrams, Jon Favreau (Iron Man) and Colin Trevorrow (Safety Not Guaranteed).

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Retro Review: Heart of Stone

Friday, November 9th, 2012

When Kira is trapped in a growing crystal formation and her death seems imminent, Odo confesses his love for her.

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Neil Armstrong’s Star Trek Wish

Friday, November 9th, 2012

Footage of the “Beam Me Up One Last Time Scotty” convention has been found by James Doohan‘s widow Wende, and in the video, which can now be seen online, Neil Armstrong speaks about his Star Trek wish.

The reclusive Armstrong wasn’t big on public appearances, but he came to the convention in 2004 to honor his “fellow engineer” Scotty who had just received his star on the Walk of Fame.

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