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Archive for December, 2012

New Star Trek Into Darkness Reveals

Tuesday, December 11th, 2012

Several new items have come out regarding characters and locations in Star Trek into Darkness.

Spoilers behind the cut

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And Cumberbatch’s Character Is…

Monday, December 10th, 2012

A new image and information released by Paramount Pictures today reveals the character played by Benedict Cumberbatch in Star Trek into Darkness.

The image and name will be behind to cut, so that those avoiding spoilers will stay spoiler-free.

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Nine Minute Star Trek Into Darkness Preview Description

Monday, December 10th, 2012

Last night in Los Angeles, a nine-minute preview of Star Trek into Darkness was screened to journalists courtesy of Paramount Pictures and by J.J. Abrams, who introduced the preview.

The nine-minute preview will officially debut ahead of The Hobbit: An Unexpected Journey later this week, where more details will emerge. For this preview, Abrams asked that minute-by-minute details not be shared just yet. Spoilers below the cut!

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Retro Review: Distant Voices

Friday, December 7th, 2012

In order to save his own life after a telepathic attack, Bashir must confront aspects of his own personality manifesting as colleagues on the station.

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Saldana: Sexy Cumberbatch

Friday, December 7th, 2012

Zoë Saldana and Benedict Cumberbatch spoke recently about reactions to the Star Trek Into Darkness trailer released Thursday.

For Saldana, her thoughts were on Cumberbatch, while Cumberbatch spoke about his talent agency’s reaction to the trailer.

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Star Trek Into Darkness IMAX Theater Preview

Friday, December 7th, 2012

For those curious as to which IMAX theaters will be showing the first nine minutes of Star Trek Into Darkness, a listing of those theaters is now available.

The preview will be seen beginning December 14th, ahead of The Hobbit: An Unexpected Journey.

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Haynes Klingon Bird-of-Prey Owners’ Workshop Manual Review

Thursday, December 6th, 2012

The Haynes Klingon Bird-of-Prey Owners’ Workshop Manual
By Rick Sternbach and Ben Robinson
Gallery Books
121 pgs $28.00

The Haynes Klingon Bird-of-Prey Owners’ Workshop Manual is a book that will surely please fans of the Klingons as well as those Star Trek fans interested in ship design. For those who aren’t ship geeks, fear not, there are descriptions of Klingon culture that make the book well worth the read.

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Star Trek Into Darkness Trailer Debuts! – Updated

Wednesday, December 5th, 2012

Eager fans can finally get a glimpse of Star Trek into Darkness, with the release of the first trailer for the movie, which was released today and is now online.

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Talking Tom Dons Starfleet Red Or Gold

Wednesday, December 5th, 2012

In honor of Star Trek: The Next Generation‘s 25th Anniversary, Talking Tom, the “wisecracking tom cat with six hundred million adoring fans worldwide” will become part of Starfleet.

Talking Tom is an app that repeats everything said to him with a funny voice. He is one of Outfit 7′s Talking Friend series apps. Talking Tom has appeared on ABC’s Modern Family.

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Frakes: Fandom And Abrams Trek

Wednesday, December 5th, 2012

Star Trek: The Next Generation‘s Jonathan Frakes is grateful for Star Trek fans and very excited about the reboot of the Star Trek franchise.

It’s hard for the actor to believe that a show begun twenty-five years ago is still paying dividends. “It’s surreal that 25 years ago, something is still giving us this gift,” said Frakes. “I’m off to a convention this weekend to Comic-Con in New Orleans with all the cast. Just the idea that we still have an audience is astounding to me.”

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Star Trek Into Darkness Press Event

Wednesday, December 5th, 2012

Several of the actors from Star Trek Into Darkness spoke about their characters and the movie while on a promotional tour in Japan.

The Japanese press saw the first nine minutes of the movie, but have to keep mum on what they saw until the preview officially debuts on December 14 at the IMAX screenings of The Hobbit: An Unexpected Journey.

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Takei Heads To Riverdale

Tuesday, December 4th, 2012

Star Trek‘s George Takei will be seen in a forthcoming issue of Archie Comics.

Takei will be seen as himself in issue #6 of Archie Comics’ Kevin Keller comic.

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December Star Trek Retro Art Posters

Tuesday, December 4th, 2012

Four new Juan Ortiz Star Trek: The Original Series Retro Art Prints have been released.

The posters are taken from: Arena, The Naked Time, A Taste of Armageddon and Spectre of the Gun.

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Quinto Shows Trek Clip

Tuesday, December 4th, 2012

Zachary Quinto appeared on Conan O’Brien recently, where he gave fans an exclusive Star Trek clip.

“I have a lot of respect for you and your audience,” said Quinto. “And I wanted to bring something to you guys today that was more than that (Abrams’ now infamous ’3 frames’ preview). I didn’t tell J.J.; I didn’t tell Paramount…But I wanted to show everybody something”

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Trek Stars In Japan

Tuesday, December 4th, 2012

Star Trek Into Darkness actors Chris Pine and Benedict Cumberbatch arrived in Japan to promote the movie.

The actors arrived at Narita Airport (which serves the Greater Tokyo area) where they were met by hundreds of Star Trek fans.

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