Pluto moon could be named after Star Trek planet
Feb22

Pluto moon could be named after Star Trek planet

http://youtu.be/KqwBpIskZFs A campaign to name one of Pluto’s moons ‘Vulcan’ has been gaining momentum after being launched by a former Star Trek actor. William Shatner was the original Captain T Kirk and is pushing for the moon to be named after the planet which Spock came from. Vulcan is among 21 names in the running in an online poll organised by the California-based SETI Institute, whose team of astronomers...

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The Women of TNG part 4: Lwaxana Troi by Gail Gerard
Feb22

The Women of TNG part 4: Lwaxana Troi by Gail Gerard

In the final article in my series on the ladies of TNG, I’ve chosen to write about one of the characters I most enjoyed watching whenever she was on screen. I’m of course talking about (everybody say it with me)the daughter of the Fifth House, heir to the Holy Rings of Betazed, holder of the sacred chalice of Rixx, Lwaxana Troi. Lwaxana Troi was played by Gene Roddenberry’s wife, Majel Barrett-Roddenberry, who had...

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Star Trek: LeVar Burton “disappointed” in JJ Abrams’ movie
Feb21

Star Trek: LeVar Burton “disappointed” in JJ Abrams’ movie

The entire cast of Star Trek: The Next Generation was at Creation Entertainment’s Grand Slam Convention: The Star Trek and Sci-Fi Summit in Burbank, CA last weekend and LeVar Burton, who played Lt. Commander Geordi La Forge, talked to ET about his disappointment with the new Star Trek film franchise. “J.J. [Abrams] [is] a very good director, he really is,” he told ET. “He directed the hell out of the first movie....

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Pre-order Star Trek from GAME and get tickets to see Star Trek Into Darkness
Feb21

Pre-order Star Trek from GAME and get tickets to see Star Trek Into Darkness

Paramount Pictures and leading video game publisher and developer NAMCO BANDAI Partners UK, today announce a pre-order and day-one purchase opportunity with all UK GAME stores. The partnership allows any purchaser of STAR TREK THE VIDEO GAME on any format an exclusive complimentary ticket to this year’s hottest movie Star Trek Into Darkness, which releases in cinemas everywhere in May 2013. Working with Hollywood Movie Money, upon...

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Sleek New TNG DVD Packaging
Feb20

Sleek New TNG DVD Packaging

All seven season of Star Trek: The Next Generation will be re-released on DVD on April 16, in sleek and striking new packaging. Season One and Season Two will be available exclusively at Amazon.com beginning March 12. The sets will feature the same content (including bonus material) as the previous full-season TNG DVD releases.              Season One and Season Two will sell for the suggested retail price of $35.00 each. The other...

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Star Trek-style 3D holodeck becomes reality
Feb20

Star Trek-style 3D holodeck becomes reality

Scientists in the United States have turned science fiction into reality with a wrap-around virtual reality screen where researchers can visualise their data in three dimensions....

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Star Trek:TOS Part 4:Kirk’s Identity Crisis & Crystal Clear Mudd by Rick Austin
Feb20

Star Trek:TOS Part 4:Kirk’s Identity Crisis & Crystal Clear Mudd by Rick Austin

The role of duality and what it means to be human have always been staples of science-fiction. For The Enemy Within, legendary writer Richard Matheson was brought in to write the script. As the writer of tales such as I Am Legend, The Shrinking Man, and TV work such as various Twilight Zone episodes, he had the experience in the field to pull off more than just an average episode. For his story he expanded the Jekyll & Hyde...

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AMD: Star Trek holodecks within reach
Feb19

AMD: Star Trek holodecks within reach

Twenty-five years ago, Star Trek: The Next Generation introduced the holodeck, a chamber aboard the USS Enterprise NCC-1701-D that could transform itself into any environment. In a decade or two, however, that sci-fi fantasy could be real. The general manager of AMD’s global business units, Lisa Su, speaking at the International Solid State Circuits Conference (ISSCC) in San Francisco on Monday morning. LeVar Burton, who played...

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J.J, Abrams Talks Klingons, Alice Eve In Star Trek Into Darkness
Feb19

J.J, Abrams Talks Klingons, Alice Eve In Star Trek Into Darkness

In an interview with MTV News, Star Trek’s director J.J. Abrams talked about the return of an old enemy in the  Klingon’s and Alice Eve’s character Carole Marcus. http://youtu.be/otfeoWATNRg Source MTV News

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Benedict Cumberbatch Fell For Simon Pegg’s Star Trek Prank
Feb18

Benedict Cumberbatch Fell For Simon Pegg’s Star Trek Prank

Benedict Cumberbatch spent a morning on the Star Trek set with cream smeared on his face after falling for a prank by his co-star Simon Pegg. Simon Pegg told the daily Mirror “I’m the biggest prankster. I convinced Benedict Cumberbatch that he had to wear special cream when we worked in this facility on the movie otherwise he’d get radiation poisoning. He, Zachary Quinto and Zoe Saldana put it on.” “Me...

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