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Archive for October, 2013

Star Trek Pop! Figures

Tuesday, October 22nd, 2013

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A new series of Trek figures by Funko should be of interest to original series fans.

The vinyl figures include six from the original series, and four Pop! figures from the Big Bang/Trek crossover series.

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Two Trek Comics Previews

Tuesday, October 22nd, 2013

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Two Star Trek comics go on sale tomorrow, but readers can have a sneak peek of both issues today.

The comics arriving in stores tomorrow include Star Trek #26, and Star Trek: The Next Generation/Doctor Who: Assimilation2.

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Eve Joins 1:30 Train

Tuesday, October 22nd, 2013

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Star Trek into DarknessAlice Eve (Carol Marcus) has signed on and will appear with Chris Evans in 1:30 Train.

1:30 Train is the story of two strangers and their “serendipitous” meeting in Manhattan, where they “form an unlikely bond [in the course of one night] based on the conflicts in their own lives.”

Eve will play Evans’ love interest in the movie.

Star Trek UK 2014 Calendars

Monday, October 21st, 2013

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Two Danilo 2014 Star Trek calendars for UK fans from have been announced.

The calendars feature ships from all the series, and scenes from Star Trek into Darkness.

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Picardo in Twelve Angry Men

Monday, October 21st, 2013

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Star Trek: Voyager‘s Robert Picardo will be appearing in the courthouse drama Twelve Angry Men.

Picardo will be taking on the role of “Juror Four” in this version of the classic play.

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Retro Review: Rapture

Friday, October 18th, 2013

Sisko sees visions of a Bajoran archaeological mystery which may hold the key to Bajor’s future as well as its past, but the experience threatens to kill him.

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Trek Author Launches Kickstarter For Superhero Novel

Friday, October 18th, 2013

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Star Trek author Michael Jan Friedman has begun a new Kickstarter campaign to finance his new novel featuring a young-adult superhero who is also a cancer survivor.

The campaign, which started last night, hopes to raise five thousand dollars.

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January 2014 Trek Comics

Friday, October 18th, 2013

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IDW Publishing has announced its publishing schedule for January 2014 and two Star Trek comic books are on the list.

The Trek comics include: Star Trek: Khan #4, and Star Trek #29.

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New Trek T-shirts

Thursday, October 17th, 2013

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Trevco has created eight new t-shirts sure to be of interest to Star Trek fans.

The shirts are based on the original series.

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Shatner: Thumbs Up For Abrams

Thursday, October 17th, 2013

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The original series’ William Shatner is full of praise for Star Trek into DarknessJ.J. Abrams.

In a radio interview, Shatner complimented Abrams’ movie-making abilities and expressed confidence in Abrams’ other sci-fi project, Star Wars Episode 7.

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Quinto Speaks For Charity

Wednesday, October 16th, 2013

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Star Trek into DarknessZachary Quinto is one of the celebrities taking part in the annual Sound Off for Autism Speaks fundraising effort.

Quinto joins Adam West, Bryan Cranston, Cher, Jack Black, Jim Parsons, Mark Hamill, Michael Dorn, Peter Dinklage, and Vin Scully in the effort to raise funds for Autism Speaks’ research and advocacy efforts.

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Saldana To Voice Star In Book Of Life

Wednesday, October 16th, 2013

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Star Trek into DarknessZoë Saldana will be heard in 20th Century Fox Animation’s The Book of Life.

Saldana joins Channing Tatum, Diego Luna, Ice Cube, Kate del Castillo, Ron Perlman and Christina Applegate in the animated comedy.

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Abrams’ Almost Human

Wednesday, October 16th, 2013

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Fans waiting for J.J. AbramsAlmost Human, starring Karl Urban, can see a short video promo now.

Almost Human is “an action-packed police drama set thirty-five years in the future, when police officers are partnered with highly evolved human-like androids. An unlikely connection is forged when a cop with an aversion to robots and a robot with unexpected emotional responses investigate cases in a brave new world.”

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New Star Trek Posters

Wednesday, October 16th, 2013

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Three new Star Trek posters from Bye Bye, Robot have been announced.

Two of the posters feature Deep Space Nine artwork, and one features a scene from the original series.

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Star Trek: The Next Generation S5 Blu-ray

Wednesday, October 16th, 2013

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Next month, the fifth season of Star Trek: The Next Generation will be released on Blu-ray.

In addition, a special feature-length presentation of Unification on Blu-ray will also debut.

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