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Star Trek Acer Computer Auction

Thursday, June 6th, 2013

An auction later this month will feature an Acer Aspire R7 Limited Edition Notebook with a Star Trek logo on it.

Only twenty-five of these unique notebooks were ever produced and prior to this auction, none have ever been offered to the public.

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Star Trek Into Darkness Box Office

Monday, June 3rd, 2013

The results for last weekend are out, and Star Trek into Darkness is still in the top five when it comes to earnings.

Star Trek into Darkness has been out for three weeks now, and is tied for fourth place in earnings with Epic.

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Third Place Star Trek

Tuesday, May 28th, 2013

The figures are out and Star Trek into Darkness finished third at the theaters this weekend.

The movie earned $47,000,000 for the holiday weekend; just behind The Hangover Part II, which earned $51,214,000. The number one earner this weekend was Fast & Furious 6, which earned $120,000,000.

So far, Star Trek into Darkness has earned $155,827,300 in domestic markets.

Trek Takes Weekend Top Spot

Monday, May 20th, 2013

Star Trek into Darkness did well this weekend, dethroning Iron Man 3 from the top spot.

However, the movie fell short of Paramount Pictures’ expectations for the domestic opening.

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Star Trek Into Darkness Opening Figures

Thursday, May 16th, 2013

Last night, Star Trek into Darkness opened and grossed 3.3 million dollars in both the Wednesday night and midnight runs.

Most of that opening figure came from IMAX showings ($1.3 million).

The U.S. general release is today, and the movie is expected to post $100 million for its first four days, which would surpass the $75 million grossed by Star Trek (2009) in its debut.

Star Trek Into Darkness Opens Strong

Monday, May 13th, 2013

Opening Star Trek into Darkness abroad first has proven to be a winning strategy for Paramount.

The film opened in seven international markets, including the U.K., Australia, Germany, Mexico, New Zealand, Switzerland (German-speaking section of the country), and Ireland.

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The Challenge: Spock Vs. Spock

Tuesday, May 7th, 2013

In a new Audi car commercial, Zachary Quinto and Leonard Nimoy try to outdo each other in various pursuits.

The pair best known for playing Spock begins with an online 3D chess match. Then it’s a race to the club, where they will play a round of golf, but the one who arrives first must buy lunch for the other.

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Star Trek Into Darkness Early US Opening

Tuesday, May 7th, 2013

Star Trek fans in the US will be able to see Star Trek into Darkness a day early.

The regular version of Star Trek was due to open May 17, two days after the Star Trek into Darkness IMAX opening, but the date has been changed to May 16 instead.

Fan demand to see the movie is high, with IMAX screenings already sold out in major markets.

New IMAX Star Trek Into Darkness Poster

Wednesday, May 1st, 2013

The second IMAX Star Trek into Darkness poster has just debuted.

In this poster, The USS Enterprise is being chased by the USS Vengeance.

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IMAX Star Trek Into Darkness Poster

Tuesday, April 30th, 2013

For fans attending the first US IMAX showing of Star Trek into Darkness, a free giveaway will accompany the movie.

IMAX will be giving away posters to fans attending the May 15th 8 PM Star Trek into Darkness showing.

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Star Trek Into Darkness Sweepstakes

Friday, April 26th, 2013

In a new sweepstakes offered by Amazon Prime and EPIX, one lucky fan will be able to attend the Los Angeles premiere of Star Trek into Darkness.

The prize includes two passes, travel and lodging, cash and more!

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New Esurance-Star Trek Ad

Wednesday, April 24th, 2013

A new ad for Esurance combines advertising for Esurance and Star Trek into Darkness.

The ad, shot on the bridge of the Enterprise, is a short comedy, in which an alien has an unfortunate encounter with a Federation ship.

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Esurance Star Trek Ticket Giveaway

Tuesday, April 23rd, 2013

Esurance, a direct-to-consumer personal car insurance company is giving away thirty-thousand pairs of tickets for Star Trek into Darkness.

The ticket giveaway will continue from now through May 19.

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New Trek Posters Debut

Monday, April 15th, 2013

Over the weekend, several new Star Trek into Darkness movie posters were released.

The posters featured Kirk, Uhura, Spock and John Harrison.

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Eager UK Trek Fans Crash IMAX Site

Wednesday, April 10th, 2013

Tickets for the IMAX showing of Star Trek into Darkness went on sale yesterday in the UK, and fan demand was so high that it crashed the IMAX website.

The same high demand also caused difficulties for the ODEON online ticket sales site.

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