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Vulcan For The Next Generation

Monday, October 29th, 2012

Vulcan, Alberta, Canada is looking to rebrand itself in hopes of keeping the next generation from leaving the small prairie town.

That rebranding will include building on Vulcan’s Star Trek theme.


Zimmerman To Receive Award

Thursday, October 11th, 2012

Herman Zimmerman, best-known to Star Trek fans for his work on several Star Trek television series as well as half a dozen Star Trek films, will receive an achievement award.

The award will be presented to Zimmerman early next year.


New Comedy Pilot For Abrams

Wednesday, October 10th, 2012

A new J.J. Abrams comedy pilot based on forthcoming book will possibly be aired by Fox.

The pilot, Adulting, is taken from Kelly Williams Brown‘s Adulting: How to Become a Grown-up in 387 Easy(ish) Steps, which is due out next May.


New Paramount Theme Park To Open In England

Tuesday, October 9th, 2012

A deal between Paramount Pictures and a group of developers may result in a new Paramount theme park not far from London, England.

London Resort Co. Holdings has signed the deal which would include Paramount-owned films such as Mission: Impossible, Paranormal Activity and Star Trek, but not Transformers, as the rights to Transformers belong to Hasbro.


Star Trek 2 Has A New Title?

Friday, September 7th, 2012

TrekMovie is reporting that the second Star Trek J.J. Abrams movie has finally been named.

Paramount is not confirming the title yet, but “this is the title they are going with as of now,” sources told TrekMovie.


Priceline Negotiator: Not Dead

Wednesday, August 15th, 2012

A new Priceline ad reveals that the Priceline Negotiator is still sharing those Priceline deals.

Played by William Shatner, the last time viewers saw the Priceline Negotiator, he was in a bus that plunged off of a bridge and was destroyed in a fiery explosion. But as a new ad reveals, the Priceline Negotiator is alive and well and has found a new hobby.


EPIX Star Trek Celebration

Wednesday, July 25th, 2012

Later this week, EPIX will offer Shatnerific: A Celebration of Star Trek Fandom on its channel and through its EPIX app on Xbox 360(R).

The star feature of the event, William Shatner‘s Get a Life! will debut on EPIX on July 28.


Star Trek 2 To Launch in IMAX 3D

Thursday, June 14th, 2012

Fans of Star Trek and IMAX will be glad to hear that Star Trek 2 will be released in immersive IMAX 3D format on May 17, 2013.

Star Trek 2 will be the second IMAX Star Trek release, following 2009′s Star Trek XI.


Pine Lawsuit Ends

Friday, June 8th, 2012

Recently, Star Trek 2‘s Chris Pine was sued by his former talent agency, SDB Partners, but the two parties have come to terms on a settlement.

According the SDG Partners, they took a chance on Pine back in 2002 when “nobody was willing to touch [him],” and helped the actor to land various roles including that of James T. Kirk in Star Trek XI.


Star Trek In Paramount 100 Years Poster

Wednesday, June 6th, 2012

A new poster has hit the Internet, commemorating Paramount Pictures 100th anniversary and amongst the hundred films shown, is one of the Star Trek movies.

DKNG Studios has created the poster, which is a limited-edition screenprint featuring one hundred of their most iconic films.


Fringe Syndication Rights Announced

Friday, May 25th, 2012

The Science Channel has acquired the off-network syndication rights to Fringe, the science-fiction series created by J.J. Abrams, Alex Kurtzman and Roberto Orci.

The agreement grants the network rights to the current four seasons plus the fifth season, which is due to air on FOX this fall.


Amazon Prime Inks Deal With Paramount

Wednesday, May 23rd, 2012

Amazon Prime members will soon be able to see Star Trek and other Paramount movies after a deal was struck with Paramount.

The agreement with Paramount Home Media Distribution will last for three years, and give Amazon Prime access to hundreds of titles, including Star Trek XI, Mission: Impossible 3, Braveheart, Forrest Gump, Mean Girls, Top Gun and Breakfast at Tiffany‘s.


Roddenberry Entertainment’s Days Missing To Be Filmed

Wednesday, March 21st, 2012

Benderspink and Roddenberry Entertainment have joined together to co-develop the graphic novel series Days Missing, for both television and film.

“We see this as such a strong concept that it could be done as a television show and feature trilogy at the same time,” said J. C. Spink, Co-Founder of Benderspink. “And, we’re extremely excited to work with Rod Roddenberry and Trevor Roth.”


Two Trek Actors Against SAG-AFTRA Merger

Friday, February 24th, 2012

Two actors from the original series have joined more than forty actors who are against a merger of the Screen Actors Guild (SAG) and the American Federation of television and Radio Artists (AFTRA).

The merger of SAG and AFTRA would combine SAG’s 140,000 members and AFTRA’s 80,000 members, some of whom have membership in both groups.


Pine Sued By Former Agency

Wednesday, February 15th, 2012

Chris Pine‘s former talent agency, SDB Partners, has filed a suit against the actor after being dropped via email in November.

SDB Partners took a chance on Pine back in 2002 when “nobody was willing to touch [him],” and helped the actor to land various roles including that of James T. Kirk on Star Trek XI.