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Archive for May, 2013

Trek Actors On Entertainment Tonight

Thursday, May 16th, 2013

J.J. Abrams and five of the Star Trek into Darkness actors appeared recently in a short segment on Entertainment Tonight to promote the movie.

The actors spoke of the friendships developed over the time making both Star Trek and Star Trek into Darkness.

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Abrams Kimmel Appearance

Thursday, May 16th, 2013

J.J. Abrams appeared on Jimmy Kimmel Live last night, and was joined two unexpected guests.

Abrams took audience suggestions for his work on the next Star Wars film, and the unexpected guests delighted the audience with their appearance and suggestions.

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Star Trek Into Darkness Opening Figures

Thursday, May 16th, 2013

Last night, Star Trek into Darkness opened and grossed 3.3 million dollars in both the Wednesday night and midnight runs.

Most of that opening figure came from IMAX showings ($1.3 million).

The U.S. general release is today, and the movie is expected to post $100 million for its first four days, which would surpass the $75 million grossed by Star Trek (2009) in its debut.

Harrison File

Thursday, May 16th, 2013

Some clever sleuthing by TrekMovie.com on the AreYouThe1701.com website has uncovered a file about Star Trek into Darkness‘ John Harrison.

The PDF file is two pages in length, and reproduced below the cut. Note: There are spoilers, so if you’ve not yet seen the movie, wait until you do before you read the rest of this article.

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Star Trek/Big Bang Theory Shirts And Sweepstakes

Wednesday, May 15th, 2013

Several new shirts will combine two geek franchises; Star Trek and The Big Bang Theory.

In addition, a sweepstakes will offer fans the chance to attend “the biggest pop culture convention in the world.”

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New Trek Jewelry For Down Under Fans

Wednesday, May 15th, 2013

A new line of Star Trek-inspired jewelry has been created by the Australian jewelry manufacturer Guild Jewellery Design.

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Cho: Me Too!

Wednesday, May 15th, 2013

Like his predecessor in the Sulu role, John Cho hopes for better things for his character.

Although Star Trek into Darkness has just released, Cho is already looking to the future.

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Roddenberry Clan To Expand

Wednesday, May 15th, 2013

Rod Roddenberry and his wife Heidi are expecting their first child.

Roddenberry posted the announcement to Facebook several days ago.

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Giacchino To Score Apes Sequel

Wednesday, May 15th, 2013

Star Trek Composer Michael Giacchino will be scoring a sequel to the Planet of the Apes.

The sequel is titled Dawn of the Planet of the Apes.

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Pine In Carnahan Comedy Thriller

Wednesday, May 15th, 2013

Star Trek into DarknessChris Pine will film a cameo in Joe Carnahan‘s comedic thriller Stretch.

Stretch is the story of a “down-on-his-luck chauffeur looking to relieve his debt by driving around a mysterious billionaire who drags him to hell and back.”

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Pegg And Eve: Scottish Accents

Wednesday, May 15th, 2013

In a short video, Simon Pegg and Alice Eve explain how they perfected their Scottish accents.

“The thing is with accents,” said Pegg, “is that there’s often a little phrase you need to sort of enter in; that’s like the key to it.”

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Star Trek Into Darkness Hollywood Premiere

Wednesday, May 15th, 2013

Last night, one night ahead of the U.S. IMAX release of Star Trek into Darkness, the Hollywood premiere for the movie was held.

In attendance were: J.J. Abrams, Damon Lindelof, Alex Kurtzman, Roberto Orci, Bryan Burk, Michael Giacchino, Leonard Nimoy, Chris Pine, Zachary Quinto, Zoe Saldana, Karl Urban, John Cho, Bruce Greenwood, Peter Weller, Nanzeen Contractor, LeVar Burton, Rod Roddenberry, and Jennifer Morrison.

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Shimerman Co-Directs The Crucible

Tuesday, May 14th, 2013

Star Trek: Deep Space Nine‘s Armin Shimerman is co-directing an “untraditional staging” of Arthur Miller‘s The Crucible along with Geoffrey Wade (Mad Men‘s ‘Hot Tooth’).

To promote the Antaeus Company production, the duo, with assistance from the play cast, have created a comedic mockumentary-style video.

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Cumberbatch On Röyksopp Mix Album

Tuesday, May 14th, 2013

Benedict Cumberbatch will be heard in an unusual place soon, on a mix album from Röyksopp.

The mix album, featuring tracks by other artists, is for the Late Night Tales series.

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Cumberbatch On Jimmy Fallon Show

Tuesday, May 14th, 2013

Star Trek into DarknessBenedict Cumberbatch appeared Friday on Late Night With Jimmy Fallon to promote the movie, and a clip of that interview is now available online.

“I’m really excited,” he told Fallon. “think [the movie]‘s going to be great.”

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