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Archive for March, 2013

Star Trek Over London

Monday, March 25th, 2013

On Saturday night, the Star Trek logo appeared over London skies.

Paramount took part in the World Wildlife Foundation’s (WWF) International Earth Hour event in London by using quadrocopters to form the Federation logo in the sky.

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Retro Review: Starship Down

Friday, March 22nd, 2013

A battle with the Jem’Hadar strands the Defiant in the atmosphere of a planet, leaving several crewmembers near death.

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New Star Trek Into Darkness Teaser!

Thursday, March 21st, 2013

A new teaser for Star Trek into Darkness was recently released, featuring plenty of new scenes.

Obviously, if avoiding spoilers, it would be wise to avoid watching it, but for everyone else, the teaser is behind the cut.

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Trek News Bits

Wednesday, March 20th, 2013

New Star Trek into Darkness trailer to debut; Stewart to marry; Star Trek into Darkness comic preview.

TrekMovie reports that a new international trailer for Star Trek into Darkness will debut at midnight and can be seen at iTunes. The trailer should be around two minutes and twenty seconds in length.

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Star Trek Into Darkness Aiming For More

Monday, March 18th, 2013

According to Star Trek into Darkness Producer Bryan Burk, both he and J.J. Abrams are looking to expand the Star Trek fan base.

Burk commented on their hopes for Star Trek into Darkness at one of the forty-minute preview screenings of the movie taking place at various locations world-wise; this one in Sydney, Australia.

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Cumberbatch Eager To See Final Cut

Monday, March 18th, 2013

Although he knows much more about Star Trek into Darkness than the fans know, Benedict Cumberbatch is as eager as the fans to see the finished version of the film.

Cumberbatch also had high praise for J.J. Abrams, saying that the director was a “lovely human being and just super talented, ridiculously talented.”

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Retro Review: Little Green Men

Friday, March 15th, 2013

While taking Nog to Starfleet Academy, Quark’s contraband causes a temporal rift that puts him, his brother and nephew on Earth in the twentieth century at Roswell.

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Star Trek June 2013 Comics

Friday, March 15th, 2013

Two new IDW Publishing Star Trek comics will debut this June.

The Trek comics are Star Trek #22, and Star Trek/Legion of Super Heroes.

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Throne Passes

Friday, March 15th, 2013

Malachi Throne, known to Star Trek fans for his five appearances on the original series and on Star Trek: The Next Generation, has died at the age of 84.

The actor died peacefully in his sleep after a long battle with cancer.

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Cho Joins Sleepy Hollow

Friday, March 15th, 2013

Star Trek into Darkness actor John Cho will be guest-starring in Alex Kurtzman and Roberto Orci‘s Sleepy Hollow pilot.

Sleepy Hollow will be a modern-day supernatural drama, in which Ichabod Crane finds himself transported to present-day Sleepy Hollow, where troubles await him.

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Pine To Receive CinemaCon Award

Friday, March 15th, 2013

Star Trek into Darkness actor Chris Pine will be receiving the CinemaCon Male Star of the Year Award at this year’s CinemaCon.

CinemaCon attracts five thousand industry members to its yearly convention, which will be held this year April 15-18 at Caesar’s Palace in Las Vegas.

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Space Seed Lost Scenes

Thursday, March 14th, 2013

Going through the papers of Star Trek Writer/Director Nicholas Meyer, college professors John and Maria Jose Tenuto uncovered plenty of behind-the-scenes information from Star Trek: The Wrath of Khan that has not been released to the public.

A further search through UCLA archival materials uncovered information about lost scenes, both filmed and unfilmed, for the original series’ Space Seed episode.

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How To Speak Klingon Book

Wednesday, March 13th, 2013

A new Star Trek book, How to Speak Klingon – Essential Phrases for the Intergalactic Traveler, will be released this spring.

Written by Ben Grossblatt with illustrations by Alex Fine, the twenty-four page board book features a built-in sound module with ten unique sounds.

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New Star Trek The Video Game Details

Wednesday, March 13th, 2013

Next month, Star Trek The Video Game will be released, and two new characters will make their debut in the game.

One of the characters turns out to be a childhood friend of Spock’s, and the other is a “great Vulcan leader.”

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Lindelof On The Mysterious Harrison

Wednesday, March 13th, 2013

Star Trek into Darkness Co-writer Damon Lindelof explained that there is a logical reason for keeping quiet about the villain of the movie.

After the success of Star Trek, the pressure is on to produce a good movie. “If anything, we’ve become more terrified [this time],” said Lindelof. “We kind of got it right the first time; ‘Let’s really not screw it up this time.’ You really have to honor the forty-plus years of canon and legacy that this amazing franchise had before we put pen to paper.”

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