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SFX Trek

Friday, January 11th, 2013

The latest issue of SFX Magazine (#231) features Star Trek, both Star Trek into Darkness and a look back at Star Trek: The Motion Picture, and five lucky UK fans will win a copy.

SFX interviewed Chris Pine, Zachary Quinto and Director J.J. Abrams for this issue.


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.


Star Trek: The Motion Picture Soundtrack Celebration

Thursday, May 17th, 2012

In honor of the release of a new deluxe three-disc Star Trek: The Motion Picture soundtrack, a Star Trek: The Motion Picture Soundtrack Celebration will take place next month.

The celebration will be held June 4 at 7: 30 PM at the Arclight Cinemas in Hollywood, California.


New Mondo Poster Debuts Tomorrow

Thursday, August 25th, 2011

Another Mondo Star Trek poster will be released tomorrow, and this will be of interest to fans of the original series.

The latest poster, titled Star Trek: The Motion Picture, is black, blue and white, and features the scene towards the end of the movie where Kirk, Spock, McCoy, Decker and the Ilia probe have left the Enterprise to investigate V’Ger.


McCune Passes

Wednesday, December 29th, 2010

Grant McCune, known to Star Trek fans for his visual effects work on Star Trek: The Motion Picture, passed away Monday from pancreatic cancer at the age of sixty-seven.

McCune, Douglas Trumbull, John Dystra, Richard Yuricich, Robert Swarthe and Dave Stewart were nominated for an Oscar for their work on Star Trek: The Motion Picture in 1979.  The visual effects for Alien won instead.


Collins – Star Trek: The Motion Picture Disappointing

Friday, December 3rd, 2010

Star Trek: The Motion Picture was disappointing for Stephen Collins, who played Willard Decker, but it wasn’t all because of the lack of box office success.

Getting the role was no big deal for Collins, who didn’t know that getting a role in the new film was a coveted thing. “Little did I know that tons of actors in Hollywood had been lining up around the block to get in and meet Robert Wise,” he said. “It’s just such a perverse thing about life and especially about show business, but when you don’t need the job that badly is when you seem to get it, and when you desperately want the job and know you can be brilliant in it, you usually don’t get it. Life isn’t fair that way and show business isn’t fair that way. Obviously there are great exceptions to the rule, but those are relatively few and far between. So I went in kind of cool as a cucumber. ‘Hi, Mr. Wise.’ I wasn’t nervous and when you’re not nervous you tend to do your best.”