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Archive for January, 2014

Retro Review: Blaze of Glory

Friday, January 31st, 2014

When the Maquis claim to have launched cloaked missiles at Cardassia, Sisko tries to avert a war by recruiting Eddington to deactivate the weapons en route.

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February-March 2014 Trek Conventions And Appearances

Friday, January 31st, 2014

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There will be twenty-two conventions, shows or appearances in February and March 2014 that will feature actors of interest to Star Trek fans. This listing of conventions and shows features actors from all of the televised series and several of the Star Trek movies.

Ten conventions and appearances will take place in February, starting off with
Oz Trek 10, which takes place on February 1 at the Sebel Surry Hills in Sydney, Australia. Robert Duncan McNeill and Diana Muldaur will be in attendance at Oz Trek 10.

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Nimoy Addresses Concerns About His Health

Thursday, January 30th, 2014

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A senior citizen in a wheelchair at a large airport usually doesn’t merit a second glance, but when it was Leonard Nimoy and he was seen using oxygen, Star Trek fans took notice.

The actor was being wheeled through a New York airport on Monday when the photos were taken and fans expressed their concern regarding his use of oxygen after seeing the photos.

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Star Trek Amazon Prime Streaming Extended

Thursday, January 30th, 2014

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Star Trek fans who enjoy watching the televised shows on Amazon Prime will be happy to hear that a new deal has been signed that will extend the current licensing agreement between CBS TV Distribution and Amazon.

All five television series are currently available on Amazon Prime for instant streaming.

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NuTrek Trading Cards

Wednesday, January 29th, 2014

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Rittenhouse Archives has announced the release of sets of trading cards based on Star Trek (2009), and Star Trek into Darkness.

Each set of one-hundred-and-ten cards will include scene-by-scene plot synopses and photos from the movies.

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New Life and New Civilizations: Exploring Star Trek Comics

Wednesday, January 29th, 2014

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For Star Trek comic fans, a new book, New Life and New Civilizations: Exploring Star Trek Comics, will be of interest.

New Life and New Civilizations: Exploring Star Trek Comics examines the long history of Star Trek in the four-color realm, featuring insightful essays from popular Trek comic scribes and novelists, as well as other subject-matter experts.”

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Pine Signs For The Line

Wednesday, January 29th, 2014

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Star Trek into DarknessChris Pine will be starring in The Line.

The Line is a thriller written by Sang Kyu Kim, and directed by David Gordon Green.

In The Line, Pine will portray a “border patrol agent who, after recently losing his wife and child, goes on the run with a boy whose family was recently killed by the cartel. He soon finds out both sides of the law have their sights on him and the boy.”

Two New Bennett Books Announced

Tuesday, January 28th, 2014

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For fans of Christopher L. Bennett‘s Star Trek books, good news, as the author has announced that two more books will be forthcoming.

The books will continue the Rise of the Federation series.

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Star Trek #29 Sneak Peek

Tuesday, January 28th, 2014

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Star Trek #29 will be released tomorrow, but readers can see a preview of the issue today.

Written by Mike Johnson, with art by Yasmin Liang and a cover by Cat Staggs, Star Trek #29 is the first of a two part story. The story was overseen by Roberto Orci.

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Cumberbatch Signs For Blood Mountain

Tuesday, January 28th, 2014

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Star Trek into DarknessBenedict Cumberbatch has signed to star in Blood Mountain.

Cumberbatch will take on the role of a private military contractor in the movie.

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Trek 2014 Book And Ebook Release Schedule Update

Monday, January 27th, 2014

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Simon and Schuster Books Editor Margaret Clark has provided an update on the Star Trek book schedule for 2014 and a bit beyond.

The list includes both traditional books and eBooks.

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Orci Star Trek 3 News

Monday, January 27th, 2014

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Roberto Orci spoke briefly about possible story ideas for Star Trek 3.

In an interview with Orci, the writer was asked if the story for Star Trek 3 would be an original one, or if they would “stay in the classic Trek world.”

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Retro Review: Children of Time

Friday, January 24th, 2014

When the Defiant lands on a planet populated by the descendants of its crew, the officers must choose between their lives on the station and the survival of the community.

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Takei: Peace, Shatner!

Thursday, January 23rd, 2014

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If George Takei had his way, the ongoing feud between the actor and William Shatner would be ended now.

The two have been fussing for years, but Takei believes that for Shatner, it’s just a game.

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Russ Joins Star Trek Online

Wednesday, January 22nd, 2014

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Star Trek: Voyager’s Tim Russ will be reprising his Tuvok role in a Star Trek Online feature episode.

Russ is not the first Trek actor to take on a role in the roleplaying game; recently Michael Dorn appeared in the Sphere of Influence feature episode, and both Leonard Nimoy and Denise Crosby have also done voice work for the game.

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