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Posts Tagged ‘Sulu’

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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2014 Hallmark Trek Ornaments Sneak Peek

Thursday, July 18th, 2013

The 2014 Hallmark Star Trek ornaments are on display at this year’s San Diego Comic-Con and fans can now see what will be available next summer.

The Trek ornaments for 2014 include Sulu, The Devil in the Dark, and the USS Vengeance.

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Sulu MIMOBOT Flash Drive

Thursday, May 23rd, 2013

A new limited-edition MIMOBOT flash drive features Star Trek‘s Mr. Sulu.

The Mr. Sulu MIMOBOT is available in up to 128GB and USB 3.0 capabilities.

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Cho: Me Too!

Wednesday, May 15th, 2013

Like his predecessor in the Sulu role, John Cho hopes for better things for his character.

Although Star Trek into Darkness has just released, Cho is already looking to the future.

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MTV Exclusive Star Trek Into Darkness Clip

Thursday, May 9th, 2013

Last night, MTV released a new clip from Star Trek into Darkness featuring Zachary Quinto, John Cho, and Zoe Saldana.

The clip was taken from the “volcano” scene part of the movie and contains some footage not seen before. Spoilers are in the clip.

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Two New Star Trek Into Darkness Character Videos

Tuesday, May 7th, 2013

The latest videos featuring characters from Star Trek into Darkness went online today, and the videos feature Carol Marcus and Hikaru Sulu.

The videos show some Star Trek into Darkness scenes and interviews with Alice Eve and John Cho. Mild spoilers are behind the cut.

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Cho: Sulu In Star Trek 2

Monday, September 12th, 2011

John Cho was satisfied with his work in Star Trek XI, and the actor who played Sulu has an opinion on what he’d like to see for the character in the next Star Trek movie.

There was plenty for Cho to do in Star Trek XI, which was gratifying, as he didn’t expect a big role in the movie. “I was happy,” he said. “When I took the role, I hadn’t read the script, even. I just knew that I wanted to be a part of it. I wasn’t sure how it’d juggle out. There were just a lot of characters to get to, it was a big story to tell, and I wasn’t expecting a huge arc.”

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Cho: Sulu Needed To Kick Some Booty

Wednesday, May 6th, 2009

John Cho was delighted when he realized that Sulu was going to be a character who was active and not afraid to get into a fight when necessary.

As reported by TrekMovie.com, Cho was both nervous and excited about his version of Sulu. “I was thrilled he was out of his chair and getting into the mix,” said Cho. “If I had one complaint about the old show, as an Asian-American, I wanted to see Sulu get involved a little more and kick some booty. And this is it, this is happening. I can’t believe I am fulfilling my own personal dream and having Sulu shaking it.” (more…)

Cho: Under Pressure

Monday, April 13th, 2009

Taking on the role of Sulu for John Cho meant worrying about honoring Star Trek and the fans.

As reported by Hollywood Today, it’s difficult to come in and take on the role of a character after another actor has done it. “I did feel pressure,” said Cho. “You’re doing a role that another actor did and you certainly don’t want to dishonor that. And I felt pressure to honor the Star Trekkers, the fans, to do right by them. They’re very passionate about this mythology and you don’t want to mess with that.” (more…)

New Ad: Not Your Father’s Star Trek

Monday, April 13th, 2009

A sixth action-filled Star Trek XI commercial is now airing and appears to be aimed at a larger non-Star Trek audience.

As seen at YouTube, “This is not your father’s Star Trek,” claims the new thirty-second ad for Star Trek XI. Much of the ad contains scenes shown previously, with new footage augmenting some of those scenes. (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…)

Cho On “Changing Up” Sulu

Monday, March 9th, 2009

John Cho’s respect for both George Takei and the character of Sulu will keep Cho from making too many changes in the character, minus the inevitable ones due to a change in actors.

As reported by Sci Fi Wire, Cho jokingly promised to make Sulu “Sexy, very sexy.” All kidding aside, Cho explained what he felt drove Sulu in Star Trek XI, and how Cho intended to portray the helmsman. “George’s Sulu was a veteran, and he was always in control of the ship,” said Cho. “And…since this is his first mission, he’s thrust into the position of helmsman by accident, and all of these things are happening. He’s not supposed to be on the ship; he’s not supposed to be doing all this stuff. I wanted this Sulu to be a little bit more innocent, a little bit younger and a little bit more caught off guard by all of this stuff. And I felt like it would be a nice way to begin that arc, since we’re going back in time.”
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Takei: Cho Has The Panache To Play Sulu

Thursday, March 5th, 2009

George Takei says that John Cho is the right person to take over the role of the swashbuckling Sulu.

As seen at MTV, Takei, interviewed at the Oscars ceremony, was pleased with the choice of actor to play the role that he once played.

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