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Archive for July, 2014

Klingon Beer Arrives In The US

Tuesday, July 22nd, 2014

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The Federation of Beer has announced that Klingon Warnog beer, already available in Canada, will be arriving in the US soon.

Klingon Warnog is a Danish Roggen Dunkelweiss.

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Star Trek: Prelude To Axanar

Tuesday, July 22nd, 2014

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Star Trek: Prelude to Axanar, a “History Channel-style documentary,” will screen this Saturday at the San Diego Comic-Con.

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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Abrams Announces Star Wars: Force For Change Sweepstakes

Tuesday, July 22nd, 2014

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J.J. Abrams has announced the creation of Star Wars: Force For Change, and an opportunity for a lucky fan to win a small role in Star Wars Episode VII.

Star Wars: Force For Change is “dedicated to finding creative solutions to some of the world’s biggest problems” via UNICEF‘s Innovation Labs.

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New Funko Trek Figure

Monday, July 21st, 2014

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A new entry in the Funko Star Trek Pop! vinyl range of figures will be of interest to fans of the original series.

The latest vinyl figure features a character from the original series’ Mirror, Mirror episode.

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Saldana As A Role Model

Monday, July 21st, 2014

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Star Trek into DarknessZoë Saldana prefers to be more than eye candy in her movie roles.

The actress, who once went blue for Avatar, will be green for her role as Gamora in the forthcoming Guardians of the Galaxy.

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San Diego Comic-Con Trek Fan Guide

Monday, July 21st, 2014

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TrekMovie has put out a guide for Star Trek fans planning to attend the San Diego Comic-Con, which begins this week.

There are panels to attend, and of course, plenty of Trek merchandise to see at the con.

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Cumberbatch As Turing

Monday, July 21st, 2014

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A preview of The Imitation Game, starring Benedict Cumberbatch as Alan Turing, has been released.

Turing was a brilliant computer scientist, mathematician, and is considered the father of artificial intelligence.

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Retro Review: In the Pale Moonlight

Friday, July 18th, 2014

Sisko decides to work with Garak to bring the Romulans into the Dominion War on the side of the Federation.

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Trek Beach Towel

Friday, July 18th, 2014

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A new beach towel from ThinkGeek features art from one of Juan Ortiz‘s retro original series posters.

The towel’s art is based on the Mirror Mirror Ortiz poster.

The officially-licensed towel, available from ThinkGeek, is made of 100% cotton, is 59″ by 29.5,” and sells for $19.99.

Two New Starships Collection Releases

Thursday, July 17th, 2014

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Issues Thirty-One and Thirty-Two of The Official Starships Collections have been announced.

The releases include a Romulan ship and a Federation runabout.

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Giacchino Tour Arrives In North America

Thursday, July 17th, 2014

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Beginning this weekend, Michael Giacchino‘s Star Trek Live performances will take place in the US.

The performances includes screenings of Star Trek (2009) and Star Trek into Darkness with a full orchestra.

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IDW Publishing October Star Trek Comics

Wednesday, July 16th, 2014

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Four Star Trek comics are on tap for this October from IDW Publishing.

The comics include three new comics and one omnibus.

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Cho As Romantic Lead

Wednesday, July 16th, 2014

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Star Trek into DarknessJohn Cho will be playing an unfamiliar role this autumn, that of the romantic lead.

Cho will co-star with Karen Gillan in Selfie, a modern remake of Pygmalion.

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Quinto Takes Role In Michael

Wednesday, July 16th, 2014

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Zachary Quinto has signed on for a role in Michael, the story of an “ex-gay activist.”

Michael portrays the life of Michael Glatze, who renounced his homosexuality later in life and married a woman.

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Orci Joins Power Rangers Movie

Wednesday, July 16th, 2014

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Star Trek into DarknessRoberto Orci has signed on for the new movie adaptation of the Power Rangers.

The Power Rangers dates back to the 1990s when it began as the children’s series Mighty Morphin Power Rangers.

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