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Trek BAFTA Nomination

Wednesday, January 8th, 2014

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The BAFTA nominations have been released and Star Trek into Darkness is on the nomination list.

The British Academy of Film and Television Arts (BAFTA) “supports, promotes and develops the art forms of the moving image, by identifying and rewarding excellence, inspiring practitioners and benefiting the public.”

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Saldana To Announce Golden Globe Nominees

Wednesday, December 11th, 2013

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Star Trek‘s Zoë Saldana will join Olivia Wilde and Aziz Ansari tomorrow morning to read the names of this year’s Golden Globe Awards nominees.

The 71st Annual Golden Globe Awards will be handed out on January 12, in a ceremony that will air on NBC.

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Sci-Fi Museum To Debut

Wednesday, November 20th, 2013

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A new science fiction museum will be opened in Washington, D.C.

Although the sci-fi museum won’t open until 2017, a “preview space” for the museum will open next year.

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Paramount: We Did Well

Thursday, November 14th, 2013

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Although operating profits for Paramount was down for the fiscal year which ended in September, there were bright spots when it came to the financial report.

One of those bright spots came courtesy of the summer movies, including Star Trek into Darkness.

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Trek SET Award

Wednesday, November 13th, 2013

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The Third Annual SET Awards were held today and Star Trek into Darkness was one of the honorees.

The SET Awards are “presented to movies, TV series, radio and TV news programs, print and online journalism for accurate and impactful entertainment portraying and promoting the fields of science, engineering, technology and mathematics.”

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The Next Generation Pre-Paid Credit Cards

Thursday, November 7th, 2013

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Back in May, Card.com released prepaid credit cards featuring images from four of the five televised series, and cards featuring images from that fifth series are now available.

More than a dozen prepaid credit cards with characters and ships from Star Trek: The Next Generation are available.

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Twizzlers Trek

Thursday, November 7th, 2013

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A new commercial for Twizzlers licorice features the USS Enterprise.

The short commercial features Twizzlers, strawberries and the USS Enterprise.

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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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GE’s TrekRabbit

Wednesday, October 9th, 2013

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Beginning today, GE is partnering with TaskRabbit to bring a Trek-themed experience to select TaskRabbit customers in New York City and San Francisco.

TaskRabbit users outsource their small jobs, such as grocery shopping or the repair of a clogged sink, to locals in their neighborhood for a fee.

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Miller Leaves Paramount

Wednesday, October 9th, 2013

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Brian Miller, SVP of Worldwide Marketing Partnerships and Consumer Products for Paramount, will be leaving at the end of the year.

Miller was the producer of the unsuccessful Star Trek video game, which released earlier this year.

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Trek In Samsung Commercial

Monday, October 7th, 2013

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A new commercial for a Samsung product uses clips from classic television shows including Star Trek.

The company is promoting its new Galaxy Gear Smart Watch and according to Samsung, the future portrayed in shows such as Star Trek is “already here.”

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Shatner October Tour

Monday, September 30th, 2013

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William Shatner will be touring in October to promote his new record, Ponder the Mystery.

Ponder the Mystery, which will explore themes like ‘aging, depression, love, and beauty’, will be released next Tuesday.

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Star Trek Into Darkness Selling Briskly

Thursday, September 19th, 2013

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The first week of the Star Trek into Darkness Blu-ray and DVD release has been a success.

Star Trek into Darkness is number one on three different sales charts.

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London Shoppers Beamed Up

Wednesday, September 11th, 2013

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To promote the release of Star Trek into Darkness on DVD, Blu-ray and video-on-demand, Blinkbox and top illusionist Scott Penrose put on a transporting exhibition at London’s Westfield shopping centre.

The video, seen below, amazed a gathered crowd who saw people beamed away from one spot and sent to other parts of the mall.

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Shatner: Ponder The Mystery

Tuesday, September 3rd, 2013

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A new progressive rock album from William Shatner will debut next month.

The album, Ponder the Mystery, will explore themes like “aging, depression, love, and beauty.”

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