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Archive for July, 2014

Star Trek: Prelude to Axanar Online Debut

Thursday, July 31st, 2014

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For those who couldn’t make it to the San Diego Comic-Con last week, Star Trek: Axanar‘s short film, Prelude to Axanar, is now available for viewing online.

In Prelude to Axanar, Commander Kharn and Captain Garth of Izar will look back at the final battle between the Federation and the Klingon Empire.

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Warp 5.0: Trek Toward Sci-Fi’s Golden Anniversary

Thursday, July 31st, 2014

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Roddenberry Entertainment and Wikia, the social universe of fandom are teaming up for the Warp 5.0: Fandom’s Two-Year Trek Toward Sci-Fi’s Golden Anniversary project.

The Warp 5.0: Fandom’s Two-Year Trek Toward Sci-Fi’s Golden Anniversary will be part of Trek Initiative, the online Star Trek community portal.

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Takei To Host Pittsburgh Symphony PNC Pops’ Sci-Fi Spectacular

Thursday, July 31st, 2014

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Attention fellow Yinzers: Star Trek‘s George Takei is coming to town to helm a series of concerts starring the Pittsburgh Symphony Orchestra.

The shows will be held November 14-16 at Heinz Hall in downtown Pittsburgh.

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Kurtzman In Mummy Talks

Thursday, July 31st, 2014

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Star Trek into DarknessAlex Kurtzman is in “final negotiations” to direct The Mummy.

Kurtzman is already one of the producers of the movies along with Chris Morgan and Sean Daniel. Bobby Cohen is The Mummy‘s executive producer.

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The Gene Roddenberry Project Kickstarter

Wednesday, July 30th, 2014

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A Kickstarter project by James and Trude Forscher seeks to fund a documentary “exploring the genesis of Star Trek through the personal insight of its creator.”

The documentary will feature Forscher’s interview with Gene Roddenberry, which was recently found after being missing for almost thirty years, and interviews with surviving cast members.

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Moore: No Deep Space Nine Regrets

Wednesday, July 30th, 2014

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Star Trek Writer/Producer Ronald D. Moore participated in a Reddit “Ask Me Anything” session and spoke about his time working on Star Trek and on Trek’s future.

Topics included how he got into writing for Trek, Deep Space Nine, Dukat, Q, favorite memories from his time on The Next Generation, and Star Trek: Generations‘ Soran.

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Pegg Star Wars Rumor

Wednesday, July 30th, 2014

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If rumors prove to be true, Simon Pegg might be making an appearance in Star Wars: Episode VII.

Pegg was asked directly if he would be taking part in the latest Star Wars movie, but he didn’t say either yes or no.

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Borg Cube Fridge

Tuesday, July 29th, 2014

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A new Trek-themed refrigerator will help keep that Vulcan Ale and Klingon Warnog cold.

ThinkGeek is offering the Star Trek Borg Cube Fridge for sale.

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Free Enterprise Kickstarter

Tuesday, July 29th, 2014

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A new Kickstarter has been started to fund the return of Free Enterprise, as a TV series.

The new TV series would be based on the cult classic Free Enterprise, which was released in 1999.

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Siddig To Join Game Of Thrones

Tuesday, July 29th, 2014

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Star Trek: Deep Space Nine‘s Alexander Siddig will be joining the cast of HBO’s Game of Thrones for Season Five.

The announcement that Siddig would be one of nine new actors joining Game of Thrones came Friday at the San Diego Comic-Con.

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Sci-Fried To Release New Album

Monday, July 28th, 2014

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Sci-Fried, an independent rock band which performs parody and original songs about science-fiction and pop culture, has announced their newest album.

Their fifth album, Season V, will be released August 15.

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Star Trek/Planet of the Apes Crossover

Monday, July 28th, 2014

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A new comic series by IDW Publishing will combine the originals series with Planet of the Apes.

The crossover will be titled Star Trek/Planet of the Apes: The Primate Directive.

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Star Trek into Darkness Soundtrack

Monday, July 28th, 2014

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Fans waiting for the release of the Star Trek into Darkness soundtrack need wait no longer.

Star Trek into Darkness: The Deluxe Edition begins shipping this week.

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Horse 1, Shatner 0

Monday, July 28th, 2014

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Those attending last week’s San Diego Comic-Con were surprised to see William Shatner in a wheelchair.

Shatner was in the wheelchair due to a leg injury.

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Drexler TV Alert

Saturday, July 26th, 2014

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Doug Drexler will be a judge on this week’s American Gangster episode of Face Off.

Face Off is a competition/elimination series exploring the world of special-effects make-up artists and the unlimited imagination that allows them to create amazing works of living art. Each week the artists are tasked with using their considerable talent to create original movie-worthy characters such as aliens, human-animal hybrids, horror villains, cyborgs and others.”

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