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Star Trek Blu-ray DVD Sales

Monday, May 3rd, 2010

For those who delayed buying some of the Star Trek movies on Blu-ray or the Remastered original series season sets, two sales from Best Buy and may be of interest.

Best Buy has five Trek movies on sale, all in the Blu-ray format. Included are Star Trek XI (3 disk version), Star Trek II: The Wrath of Khan, Star Trek IV: The Voyage Home, Star Trek VI: The Undiscovered Country and Star Trek: First Contact.


Star Trek XI Digital Copy Code Problems

Monday, January 4th, 2010

Some Star Trek fans found that their authorization code for a digital copy of Star Trek XI didn’t work.

Star Trek fans who purchased Star Trek XI in either Blu-ray or DVD format received an authorization code to allow them to download a digital copy of the movie to their iTunes library, but then ran into a snag when trying to obtain their copy of the movie.


Trek Tops Sales

Friday, November 27th, 2009

090409STBluStar Trek XI is the top-selling DVD and top rental in the United States for the week ending November 22.

Star Trek XI was followed in sales by UP, G.I. Joe: The Rise of the Cobra, My Sister’s Keeper and Transformers: Revenge of the Fallen.

Top rentals for the week ending November 22 include: Star Trek XI in the first position, followed by My Sister’s Keeper, The Ugly Truth, The Taking of Pelham 123 and G.I. Joe: The Rise of Cobra.

Star Trek: Online Box Art And Contest

Thursday, November 19th, 2009

The box art for the Star Trek: Online MMORPG has been released and a new Twitter contest for creative fans has begun.

Atari and Star Trek: Online have announced a Twitter contest where they will be giving away one copy of the Star Trek XI DVD every day through November 22.


New Star Trek XI DVD Clips

Saturday, November 14th, 2009

Several new clips from the forthcoming Star Trek XI DVD/Blu-ray release have been released.

The first new clip features part of the Simon Pegg segment of the “Casting” featurette. J.J. Abrams and First Assistant Director Tommy Gormley (a native of Scotland) spoke about Pegg’s Scottish accent in the short clip.

The second clip is a montage of behind-the-scenes footage from several of featurettes including: Leonard Nimoy speaking about Star Trek; action scenes including the skydiving scene, the car chase, and Sulu (John Cho) fighting; and aliens.

The two clips can be seen here.

Blockbuster Star Trek XI DVD Release Update

Friday, November 13th, 2009

Blockbuster has provided more details about their Star Trek XI Blu-ray and DVD midnight release party.

As reported by TrekToday a few days ago, twenty North American Blockbuster stores will be open at midnight, November 16, for fans eager to get their hands on the latest Star Trek movie release.

Before sales begin, Blockbuster will host a showing of the movie at 10 P.M. Fans will also have the chance to win official Star Trek memorabilia, including theatrical posters, collectible comic books, Delta pins and more.

Fans who prefer to pre-purchase Star Trek XI at any participating Blockbuster store will receive two free movie rentals.

Blockbuster Star Trek XI DVDs Arrive Early

Tuesday, November 10th, 2009

Some North American Star Trek fans eager to get their hands on the Star Trek XI DVDs can head to select local Blockbuster stores at midnight, November 16.

Twenty Blockbuster stores will be open at midnight to sell the DVD and Blu-ray versions of Star Trek XI. Some of the stores will offer various giveaways.


Star Trek XI DVD Store Extras

Thursday, November 5th, 2009

Fans purchasing Star Trek XI on DVD or Blu-ray when it comes out on the seventeenth will find that some retailers are offering extras with the DVD set.

Some stores are offering entries into contests, such as Hollywood Video. Those who rent or purchase any Star Trek XI DVD will be entered in a contest to win a poster of Uhura, autographed by Zoe Saldana.


Star Trek Klingon Bonus Footage Online

Wednesday, October 28th, 2009

Fans who watched Spike TV’s airing of the 2009 Scream Awards last night got an unexpected bonus, a short “bonus clip” from Star Trek XI showing Nero (Eric Bana) in a Klingon prison.

In the clip, Nero is threatened with the use of a Centaurian slug (in Star Trek XI, he threatens Captain Pike with one of the slugs,) but no one can keep a bad Romulan down for long.


Star Trek: The Gag Reel

Tuesday, October 13th, 2009

A gag reel from Star Trek XI has hit the Internet ahead of the November 17th release of the DVD and Blu-ray sets.

Laughter, bleeped expletives, dancing, drumming, and other hijinks makes the six-minute-plus gag reel seem like it finishes in only half the time.


Post-Trek Roddenberry Shows Coming To DVD

Saturday, October 3rd, 2009

Two shows that Gene Roddenberry developed after Star Trek will be offered on DVD beginning next Tuesday.

After Star Trek was canceled, Roddenberry developed Genesis II and Planet Earth. 1973’s Genesis II was about a NASA scientist (Dylan Hunt, played by Alex Cord,) who wakes up in a post-apocalyptic Earth in 2133 due to a suspended animation failure. He is discovered by the “PAX” team who are some of the last remaining scientists left in the world.


Star Trek XI DVD Art and Features

Friday, September 4th, 2009

The final box artwork for the three DVD sets of Star Trek XI has been released.

Star Trek XI is coming out in three versions: a three-disc Blu-ray set, and both a single and a double disc DVD set. All three sets can now be pre-ordered at Amazon.


Best Of Star Trek: The Next Generation – Volume Two

Tuesday, August 25th, 2009

On November 17th, the second volume of The Best of Star Trek: The Next Generation will be released.

Four “best of” episodes have been announced for The Best of Star Trek: The Next Generation – Volume Two. Two of the episodes are from the fifth season of The Next Generation and two episodes are from the sixth season.


The Best Of Star Trek – Volume Two

Tuesday, August 25th, 2009

On November 17th, the second volume of The Best of Star Trek (original series) will be released.

Four “best of” episodes have been announced for The Best of Star Trek – Volume Two. Two of the episodes are from the first season of the original series; Where No Man Has Gone Before and Space Seed.

In Where No Man Has Gone Before, after going through an energy barrier at the edge of the galaxy, Kirk and crew have to deal with the godlike powers acquired by Kirk’s good friend Gary Mitchell and stop him from destroying them.


Star Trek DVD And Blu-ray Box Art

Sunday, August 2nd, 2009

Box art for the forthcoming original series second season Blu-ray DVD set as well as for some of the Star Trek movies has been released.

As reported, on September 22nd, several Star Trek DVD sets and movies will be released; the movies in both the DVD and Blu-ray format and the second season of the original series in Blu-ray. The movies include all the even-numbered ones minus Star Trek: Nemesis. (more…)