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Archive for May, 2013

Nimoy Supports Gerrold-Fontana Project

Friday, May 24th, 2013

Several Star Trek actors are lending their support to a new Kickstarter project from David Gerrold, Dorothy Fontana and David C. Fine.

The project is a new sci-fi adventure series called The Star Wolf.

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Twins On Playing Kirk’s Caitian Friends

Friday, May 24th, 2013

For twins Katie and Kellie Cockrell, taking on the role of the two Caitians came with challenges.

The first challenge was getting into bed with actor Chris Pine.

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Orci: Why This Certain Villain

Friday, May 24th, 2013

Star Trek into Darkness Co-writer Roberto Orci explained why a certain villain was included in the film.

According to Orci, the villain was a result of wanting to relate to Star Trek history. Spoilers behind the cut for those who haven’t yet seen the film.
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Nimoy To Narrate Microwarriors Documentary

Thursday, May 23rd, 2013

Leonard Nimoy will be narrating the second part of a three part Microwarriors series.

The series focuses on the health benefits of probiotics.

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Star Trek: Enterprise Season Two Blu-Ray

Thursday, May 23rd, 2013

Later this summer, the second season of Star Trek: Enterprise will be released on Blu-ray.

The second season will include six discs with all twenty-six episodes, and deleted scenes, outtakes and other newly-produced features.

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Sulu MIMOBOT Flash Drive

Thursday, May 23rd, 2013

A new limited-edition MIMOBOT flash drive features Star Trek‘s Mr. Sulu.

The Mr. Sulu MIMOBOT is available in up to 128GB and USB 3.0 capabilities.

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Volcano 1, Quinto 0

Thursday, May 23rd, 2013

While filming a scene for Star Trek into Darkness, actor Zachary Quinto sustained a burn.

The scene in question was the one in which Spock was trying to stop a volcano from erupting and wiping out a civilization.

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Cumberbatch Shower Scene

Thursday, May 23rd, 2013

In response to the controversy about Alice Eve‘s Marcus underwear scene in Star Trek into Darkness, J.J. Abrams released a cut scene featuring a showering Benedict Cumberbatch‘s John Harrison.

Abrams appeared on Conan last night, where Conan addressed the Marcus underwear scene controversy.

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Moore And Behr: Hitting The Ground Running

Wednesday, May 22nd, 2013

For Star Trek writer/producers Ronald D. Moore and Ira Steven Behr, there was no honeymoon period when it came to writing for Star Trek: The Next Generation.

Both joined the show during its third season and had to hit the ground running.

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Star Trek: Online: Legacy Of Romulus

Wednesday, May 22nd, 2013

The first expansion for Star Trek: Online, The Legacy of Romulus is now available.

In Legacy of Romulus, players can now play as either a Romulan or a Reman, with story-driven missions written “exclusively from the Romulan Republic’s point-of-view.”

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New Trek Clothes For Women

Wednesday, May 22nd, 2013

Two new Her Universe clothing items will be of interest to female Star Trek fans.

The items are a Command Gold tank dress, and a shirt featuring a quote from The Wrath of Khan.

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Foster On Star Trek Into Darkness Novelization

Wednesday, May 22nd, 2013

When it comes to writing a novelization of a movie, for author Alan Dean Foster, it’s about “filling in the blanks.”

Foster is no stranger to Star Trek novels, having written the Animated Series Star Trek Log novelizations as well as the story for what became the first Star Trek movie, but after thirty years, he had thought that his Trek days were behind him.

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Eve on Conan

Wednesday, May 22nd, 2013

Last night, Alice Eve was on Conan and two short clips featuring the actress on the show have been released.

In the clips, Eve reveals that she was attracted to performing from a young age, had a teacher whose negative comments made her determined to succeed in school, and was initially a bit confused during a call from J.J. Abrams to her regarding Star Trek into Darkness.

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QMx Star Trek Into Darkness Collectibles

Tuesday, May 21st, 2013

Several new Star Trek into Darkness collectibles will be offered by QMX beginning the second quarter of this year.

The collectibles include a Starfleet class ring, phaser, ship models, Starfleet division badges, and a Starfleet flag.

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Lindelof On Eve Scene

Tuesday, May 21st, 2013

Damon Lindelof has taken a bit of heat lately for the Alice Eve underwear scene and now he has responded to the criticism.

The scene in question was heavily featured in ad spots promoting the movie.

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