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August-September 2014 Trek Conventions And Appearances

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There will be twenty-seven conventions, shows or appearances in August and September 2014 that will feature actors of interest to Star Trek fans. This listing of conventions and shows features actors from all of the televised series and several of the Star Trek movies.

August begins with the Official Star Trek Convention will take place July 31 – Aug. 3 at the Rio Suites Hotel in Las Vegas, Nevada. In attendance at this mammoth convention will be: Lee Arenberg (DaiMon Bok), Vaughn Armstrong, Rene Auberjonois, Scott Bakula, Casey Biggs, John Billingsley, Brannon Braga, Avery Brooks, Bobby Clark (Gorn), Jeffrey Combs, Manny Coto, Denise Crosby, Steven Culp (Major J. Hayes), Robin Curtis, James Darren, Daniel Davis (Prof. James Moriarty), Chris Doohan, Doug Drexler, Aron Eisenberg, Terry Farrell, Michael Forest (Apollo), David Gerrold, Max Grodenchik, Jerry Hardin (Samuel Clemens), J.G. Hertzler, Catherine Hicks, Bruce Hyde, Barry Jenner, Dominic Keating, Sally Kellerman, Sean Kenney, Walter Koenig, Cirroc Lofton, BarBara Luna, Don Marshall (Lt. Boma), Arlene Martel, Chase Masterson, Colm Meaney, Eric Menyuk (The Traveler), Lawrence Montaigne, Anthony Montgomery, Ronald D. Moore, Kate Mulgrew, Larry Nemecek, Nichelle Nichols, Natalija Nogulich (Fleet Admiral Alynna Nechayev), Robert O’Reilly, Simon Pegg, Ethan Phillips, Suzie Plakson, Scarlett Pomers (Naomi Wildman), Rod Roddenberry, Tim Russ, Camille Saviola (Kai Opaka), John Schuck (Klingon Ambassador), William Shatner, Mark Allen Shepherd (Morn), Hallie Todd (Lal), Tony Todd, Connor Trinneer, Karl Urban, Nana Visitor, Gwynyth Walsh, Garrett Wang, David Warner, Peter Weller, Grace Lee Whitney, and Celeste Yarnall.

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1st August 2014 by T'Bonz

Star Trek: Prelude to Axanar Online Debut

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For those who couldn’t make it to the San Diego Comic-Con last week, Star Trek: Axanar‘s short film, Prelude to Axanar, is now available for viewing online.

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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31st July 2014 by T'Bonz

Warp 5.0: Trek Toward Sci-Fi’s Golden Anniversary

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Roddenberry Entertainment and Wikia, the social universe of fandom are teaming up for the Warp 5.0: Fandom’s Two-Year Trek Toward Sci-Fi’s Golden Anniversary project.

The Warp 5.0: Fandom’s Two-Year Trek Toward Sci-Fi’s Golden Anniversary will be part of Trek Initiative, the online Star Trek community portal.

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31st July 2014 by T'Bonz

Takei To Host Pittsburgh Symphony PNC Pops’ Sci-Fi Spectacular

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Attention fellow Yinzers: Star Trek‘s George Takei is coming to town to helm a series of concerts starring the Pittsburgh Symphony Orchestra.

The shows will be held November 14-16 at Heinz Hall in downtown Pittsburgh.

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31st July 2014 by T'Bonz

Kurtzman In Mummy Talks

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Star Trek into DarknessAlex Kurtzman is in “final negotiations” to direct The Mummy.

Kurtzman is already one of the producers of the movies along with Chris Morgan and Sean Daniel. Bobby Cohen is The Mummy‘s executive producer.

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31st July 2014 by T'Bonz

The Gene Roddenberry Project Kickstarter

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A Kickstarter project by James and Trude Forscher seeks to fund a documentary “exploring the genesis of Star Trek through the personal insight of its creator.”

The documentary will feature Forscher’s interview with Gene Roddenberry, which was recently found after being missing for almost thirty years, and interviews with surviving cast members.

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30th July 2014 by T'Bonz

Moore: No Deep Space Nine Regrets

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Star Trek Writer/Producer Ronald D. Moore participated in a Reddit “Ask Me Anything” session and spoke about his time working on Star Trek and on Trek’s future.

Topics included how he got into writing for Trek, Deep Space Nine, Dukat, Q, favorite memories from his time on The Next Generation, and Star Trek: Generations‘ Soran.

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30th July 2014 by T'Bonz

Pegg Star Wars Rumor

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If rumors prove to be true, Simon Pegg might be making an appearance in Star Wars: Episode VII.

Pegg was asked directly if he would be taking part in the latest Star Wars movie, but he didn’t say either yes or no.

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30th July 2014 by T'Bonz

Borg Cube Fridge

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A new Trek-themed refrigerator will help keep that Vulcan Ale and Klingon Warnog cold.

ThinkGeek is offering the Star Trek Borg Cube Fridge for sale.

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29th July 2014 by T'Bonz

Free Enterprise Kickstarter

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A new Kickstarter has been started to fund the return of Free Enterprise, as a TV series.

The new TV series would be based on the cult classic Free Enterprise, which was released in 1999.

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29th July 2014 by T'Bonz

Siddig To Join Game Of Thrones

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Star Trek: Deep Space Nine‘s Alexander Siddig will be joining the cast of HBO’s Game of Thrones for Season Five.

The announcement that Siddig would be one of nine new actors joining Game of Thrones came Friday at the San Diego Comic-Con.

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29th July 2014 by T'Bonz

Sci-Fried To Release New Album

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Sci-Fried, an independent rock band which performs parody and original songs about science-fiction and pop culture, has announced their newest album.

Their fifth album, Season V, will be released August 15.

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28th July 2014 by T'Bonz

Star Trek/Planet of the Apes Crossover

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A new comic series by IDW Publishing will combine the originals series with Planet of the Apes.

The crossover will be titled Star Trek/Planet of the Apes: The Primate Directive.

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28th July 2014 by T'Bonz

Star Trek into Darkness Soundtrack

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Fans waiting for the release of the Star Trek into Darkness soundtrack need wait no longer.

Star Trek into Darkness: The Deluxe Edition begins shipping this week.

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28th July 2014 by T'Bonz

Horse 1, Shatner 0

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Those attending last week’s San Diego Comic-Con were surprised to see William Shatner in a wheelchair.

Shatner was in the wheelchair due to a leg injury.

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28th July 2014 by T'Bonz