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New Trek-themed Bobble Heads

Thursday, August 21st, 2014

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Five new Trek bobble head characters will be arriving this autumn.

Four characters come from the original series, and from Star Trek: The Next Generation.

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Titan Trek Busts

Friday, July 19th, 2013

Three new Star Trek character busts were unveiled by Titan Merchandise at the San Diego Comic-Con.

The busts included Khan, Scotty, and Sulu.

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Scotty Profile Clip

Tuesday, April 30th, 2013

A new clip from Star Trek into Darkness features Scotty.

The short clip, barely over a minute in length, shows some new footage from the film.

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New Star Trek Into Darkness Posters

Wednesday, April 24th, 2013

Two new posters featuring Star Trek into Darkness characters have been released.

The posters join previously released ones of Kirk, Spock, McCoy, Uhura and Harrison.

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Comic Reveals Scotty’s Backstory

Thursday, March 28th, 2013

In Star Trek #19, readers will learn why Star Trek‘s Montgomery Scott went into engineering as a profession.

IDW Publishing’s Star Trek #19 had just been released, and fans can see an online preview before going out to pick up their own copies of the comic.

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Pegg’s Scottishisms

Wednesday, March 27th, 2013

Simon Pegg was enthusiastic about making Scotty truly Scottish in the forthcoming Star Trek into Darkness, but he went a bit overboard with the Scottish jargon.

Pegg is also enjoying watching fans trying to figure out Benedict Cumberbatch‘s John Harrison character, complicating a character that is really “very simple” to figure out.

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Neil Armstrong’s Star Trek Wish

Friday, November 9th, 2012

Footage of the “Beam Me Up One Last Time Scotty” convention has been found by James Doohan‘s widow Wende, and in the video, which can now be seen online, Neil Armstrong speaks about his Star Trek wish.

The reclusive Armstrong wasn’t big on public appearances, but he came to the convention in 2004 to honor his “fellow engineer” Scotty who had just received his star on the Walk of Fame.

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Pegg: Serious Scotty

Friday, June 24th, 2011

In a new video interview at TrekMovie.com, Simon Pegg spoke about being a Star Trek fan and how he wants to play Scotty in Star Trek 2.

Unlike many Trek fans, Pegg didn’t start out with either the original series or with Star Trek: The Next Generation. He entered the world of Star Trek while watching the animated series as a child. “It was my gateway into Star Trek because I didn’t actually start watching the original series until I was about nine,” he said. “I definitely came across the cartoon first.”

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Transparent Aluminum Created

Monday, July 27th, 2009

Although not assisted by Chief Engineer Montgomery Scott, scientists have been able to create transparent aluminum.

As reported by Science Daily, a transparent form of aluminium was created by Oxford scientists by bombarding aluminium with the world’s most powerful soft x-ray laser.
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Pegg: Right Time To Return To Star Trek’s Origins

Wednesday, April 15th, 2009

Simon Pegg was both flattered and terrified to be considered for the part of Scotty.

As reported by SFX, the offer of the Scotty role was unexpected for Pegg. “I didn’t flatter myself to think that I’d be considered. I know Scotty is slightly senior to the other crew but I kind of figured that they’d all be young and beautiful like Chris and Zach and Zoe.”
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Third Star Trek XI Clip Online

Thursday, April 9th, 2009

Spock, Kirk and Scotty feature in the latest video clip from Star Trek XI to hit the Internet.

As reported by Collider.com, the arrival of Kirk and Scotty aboard the Enterprise is unexpected and acting Captain Spock wants to know just how they beamed aboard a ship traveling at warp speed. (Minor spoilers) (more…)

More Star Trek XI Posters Appear

Monday, March 30th, 2009

Several new Star Trek XI character posters appeared at this year’s ShoWest conference and convention, held in Las Vegas this week.

As reported by Comingsoon.net, four character posters were seen at this year’s ShoWest, including John Cho as Sulu, Karl Urban as Dr. McCoy, Anton Yelchin as Chekov and Simon Pegg as Scotty. (more…)