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Star Trek 2: False Assumptions

Thursday, June 28th, 2012

Don’t make assumptions about Star Trek 2 based on the end of Star Trek XI, says Alex Kurtzman.

At the end of Star Trek XI, Kirk was in the captain’s chair and the crew was all together, but that doesn’t mean everything is hunky-dory.

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Gorn Versus Kirk Giclee

Thursday, May 17th, 2012

For fans of the original series episode Arena, a new giclee print will feature Captain Kirk and the Gorn.

The limited edition giclee, from Iron Gut Publishing, was created by British artist Dave Merrell and is hand-numbered and hand-signed by Merrell.

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The Long Khan

Friday, July 15th, 2011

Fans of Star Trek: The Wrath of Khan remember the scene where James T. Kirk screams out “KHHHHAAAAANNN!” after Khan informs him that he has marooned Kirk in the center of a dead planet and buried him alive.

Now, a fun fan activity tied in with EPIX’s Shatnerpalooza gives fans a chance to upload their own Khan screams.

The viral Shatner celebration is in progress and by heading to The Long Khan, fans can add their own video to the chain and contribute to the “longest Khan in history,” and can see what others have posted.

The Long Khan will run through August.

Shatner: Getting Pine To Relax

Monday, June 13th, 2011

When interviewing Chris Pine for The Captains documentary, William Shatner came up with a unique way of putting the shy Pine at ease.

The Captains, a documentary on the actors who have played Star Trek captains over the years on the Star Trek televised series, includes Patrick Stewart, Avery Brooks, Kate Mulgrew, Scott Bakula and Chris Pine.

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New Trek-Themed Merchandise

Thursday, May 19th, 2011

Fans of the original series Gorn of Arena will be pleased to hear about the latest merchandise which features the green-skinned reptile.

The Gorn, sculpted by Jim Maddox, with paint masters by Jeff Camp, is a thirteen-inch tall statue sculpted in 1:6 scale.

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Pine Drops Star Trek Sequel Hint

Wednesday, March 23rd, 2011

Chris Pine has let Star Trek fans know a small bit about what will happen to James T. Kirk in the next Trek film. Plus – Pine and Zoë Saldana meet Luna director.

With production to gear up this summer, fans are eager for any snippet of news regarding the Star Trek sequel, and Pine provided a bit of that news courtesy of his Facebook page.

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James T. Kirk Wakes Up Shuttle Crew

Monday, March 7th, 2011

William Shatner provided the voiceover as Alexander Courage’s original series theme song woke up the crew of STS-133 Discovery this morning.

The Star Trek theme song received the second-highest number of votes in NASA’s “Space Rock” wake-up song public voting poll, in which fans chose from forty songs, with the two songs that received the highest number of votes to be played during STS-133 mission.

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Star Trek Magazine Issue 30 Preview

Tuesday, November 23rd, 2010

Star Trek Magazine #30 is on newsstands now and the latest issue will be of interest to those who enjoy the “bad boys” of the Star Trek Universe. When it comes to Starfleet “bad boys,” “do the means justify the ends?”

“The successful operation of Starfleet depends on a strict adherence to rules and regulations, an understanding of and compliance to command structure and the obedience of orders from superior officers. Except, of course, when it doesn’t.” A preview of this lead article compares two successful and popular Star Trek captains, James T. Kirk and Jean-Luc Picard.

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New Star Trek Action Figures

Thursday, September 2nd, 2010

Action figure collectors who are fans of the original series will enjoy the “Dilithium Collection” released by Diamond Select Toys.

Three new sets, from three original series episodes, can be pre-ordered, with delivery expected in late October. The sets will sell for $31.98 each.

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Kirk Uniform Fetches High Price In Auction

Monday, July 19th, 2010

Star Trek II: The Wrath of Khan may be almost thirty years old, but memorabilia from the movie still commands a high price.

Captain Kirk’s Star Trek uniform from Star Trek II: The Wrath of Khan, sold several days ago at the Heritage Auction Galleries auction, ended up bringing in the second-highest price of the auction.

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New IDW Star Trek Comics

Monday, July 19th, 2010

September will see the release of two new Star Trek comics, and in October, fans of Khan will see a new series based on Khan’s time on Ceti Alpha V.

The comics for September are Star Trek: Captain’s Log: Pike #1 and Star Trek: Burden of Knowledge #4. The new Khan comic will be called Khan: Ruling in Hell.

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Tussaud’s Adds Picard Wax Figure

Friday, May 21st, 2010

Star Trek fans visiting Madame Tussaud’s will now be able to see the wax figures of two Star Trek captains.

According to TrekMovie, the Picard figure, formerly in the Las Vegas Madame Tussaud’s, has been moved from there to the Hollywood location and placed in the same display as the Captain James T. Kirk wax figure.

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2010 Hallmark Trek Ornaments

Saturday, May 15th, 2010

The new Hallmark Christmas Ornament Keepsake brochure went online this weekend, and fans can see (and hear) the newest Star Trek ornament offerings.

Kirk, the USS Enterprise and Amok Time feature in this year’s Star Trek ornament collection.

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Damon Was Almost Kirk

Tuesday, November 24th, 2009

Matt Damon was originally tapped to play the part of James T. Kirk’s father George.

At one point in time, Damon was rumored to have been the pick for playing James T. Kirk, but it turns out that the rumor was only partly correct, as Damon was approached by J.J. Abrams to play the role of George Kirk.

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Star Trek XI Shatner Scene

Monday, November 23rd, 2009

Details of a scene written for the possible inclusion of William Shatner in Star Trek XI have become available.

TrekMovie has posted a copy of a scene “Alternate Scene B” written for Shatner for Star Trek XI, which was written but never shown to Shatner. The scene did not violate the fact that Kirk died in Star Trek: Generations.

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