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More Trek-related Saturn Award Nominees

Wednesday, May 28th, 2014

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Several special awards were announced for the 40th Annual Saturn Awards.

Three of the four special awards include names familiar to Star Trek fans.

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Orci To Direct Star Trek 3

Tuesday, May 13th, 2014

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According to Variety, Roberto Orci will be directing Star Trek 3.

It was reported several days ago by TrekToday that Orci was the frontrunner for the position.

Orci is one of the co-writers on the movie, along with J.D. Payne and Patrick McKay. Star Trek 3 will be produced by J.J. Abrams, Bryan Burke and David Ellison.

Rumor Mill: Orci Trek Director Talks

Friday, May 9th, 2014

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Word has emerged today that Star Trek into DarknessRoberto Orci is in talks to direct the next Star Trek movie.

Orci has not directed a movie before, but has written and produced movies.

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Shatner Signs Ora.TV Deal

Thursday, May 8th, 2014

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William Shatner has signed a development deal with Ora.TV, an Internet TV network and production studio.

The deal means a move for one of Shatner’s shows, Brown Bag Wine Tasting, beginning June 23.

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Star Trek: The Exhibition Heads North

Wednesday, May 7th, 2014

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Good news for fans of Star Trek: The Exhibition living in Minnesota; the attraction is headed your way.

Star Trek: The Exhibition will arrive at the Mall of America and will remain there for six months.

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Almost Human Axed

Wednesday, April 30th, 2014

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Almost Human, starring Star Trek into DarknessKarl Urban, will not be returning for a second season.

The sci-fi police drama was co-created by J.J. Abrams and J.H. Wyman.

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Nimoy to Receive Award

Thursday, April 17th, 2014

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The original series’ Leonard Nimoy will receive an award from the Boston Chapter of the National Academy of Television Arts and Sciences.

Nimoy is a native of Boston and began his performing career there.

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Shatner: Twitter Quitter

Friday, March 14th, 2014

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William Shatner surprised his Twitter following recently by announcing his departure from the social network.

But then, the next day, he changed his mind, and returned to his 1.8 million followers.

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Trek Saturn Award Nominations

Monday, March 3rd, 2014

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The nomination list for the 40th Annual Saturn Awards is out, and Star Trek into Darkness is on the list.

The 40th Annual Saturn Awards will be presented this summer.

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Nichols To Receive Award

Wednesday, February 26th, 2014

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The original series’ Nichelle Nichols will be receiving an award at the Essence 7th Annual Black Women in Hollywood luncheon tomorrow.

The Black Women in Hollywood luncheon “celebrate[s] the top African-American women in the film industry.”

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Paramount Park Murcia

Wednesday, February 19th, 2014

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A new park to open in Alhama de Murcia, Spain late next year will be of interest to Star Trek fans.

The park, Paramount Park Murcia, will feature several Trek-themed rides.

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Quinto’s Banshee Chapter

Monday, February 17th, 2014

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A new horror/thriller executive produced by Star Trek into Darkness’ Zachary Quinto is out on DVD and VOD in the UK courtesy of the UK’s distribution entity Intense Distribution and independent label 101 Films.

Banshee Chapter is “the story of a journalist Anne Roland as she explores the disturbing links behind her friend’s sudden disappearance, an ominous government research chemical, and a disturbing radio broadcast of unknown origin. The film is based on true events and real accounts of the US government’s involvement with human experimentation.”

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Unbelievable – Sci Fi Parody

Thursday, February 6th, 2014

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A new science fiction parody, Unbelievable!!!!, features many familiar Star Trek names.

Unbelievable!!!! “is an homage and parody of B-rated Science Fiction movies of the 1950′s and 1960′s. The dialogue is intentionally stilted and wooden as are the special effects. The sets, costumes and props are all purposefully of makeshift quality. However, the plot is solid and propels the characters through the entire story as though it has a serious intent or statement.”

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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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Trek People’s Choice Award Results

Friday, January 10th, 2014

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The 40th People’s Choice Awards were held January 8th and the winners have been announced.

Star Trek into Darkness was nominated in three categories; Favorite Movie, Favorite Action Movie, and Favorite Movie Duo (Chris Pine and Zachary Quinto).

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