Orci & Johnson Talk Countdown to Darkness
Feb06

Orci & Johnson Talk Countdown to Darkness

Here is an interview that Star Trek.com did with Mike Johnson and Bob Orci about the four-part comic-book mini-series prequel Countdown to Darkness. Mike and Bob, let’s go back to Star Trek: Countdown. How pleased were you with the overall story, the way it passed the torch from TNG back to the TOS-era characters, and the way in which it filled in the blanks of the Star Trek (2009) feature itself? Orci:  I thought it was great....

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AND THE WINNER IS… by Rick Austin
Feb06

AND THE WINNER IS… by Rick Austin

It’s the awards season, and why not get into the spirit of it and hand out some of our own? These aren’t going to be for the usual things like Best Captain or anything though, because as usual everyone will disagree and nobody will be happy with the results. So expect some thrills and spills as we present the first ever Tachyon Awards or the Tachys for short. Here we go… Best Bad Parent: This first award had a lot of nominations:...

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TOS Retro Art Prints Now Available
Feb05

TOS Retro Art Prints Now Available

Juan Ortiz has created 4 new TOS Retro Art Prints, which are available now. Star Trek.com chatted with the artist. Here’s what he had to say: “Amok Time.” The first print is “Amok Time.” We love the weathered, dirty, damaged look it has. How did you settle on that? Ortiz: This was the first TOS poster that I worked on, so I really didn’t know where I was going to go with them yet. In general, I like the...

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Benedict Cumberbatch on not being typecast as the Hollywood movie villain
Feb04

Benedict Cumberbatch on not being typecast as the Hollywood movie villain

Benedict Cumberbatch has said that he doesn’t think he’ll end up typecast as a typical English-accented villain after the movie. He told a certain newspaper: “I am very aware of the English transition of an actor being from a different culture coming over and they are being like, ‘God, this guy does theatre and c***. We’d better give him the bad guy role and a cape and just make him be really...

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Star Trek Into Darkness hits the cinemas 2 days early
Feb04

Star Trek Into Darkness hits the cinemas 2 days early

Following the trailer seen in the Super Bowl for J.J. Abrams’ Star Trek Into Darkness, IMAX and Paramount have announced that fans across North America will be able to experience the movie exclusively in IMAX 3D beginning at 8pm on Wednesday, May 15, 2013 – two days before the wide release on May 17, 2013. Tickets are now exclusively available via Fandango, using the new Star Trek Into Darkness app from the App Store and Google...

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Star Trek Into Darkness – Screen Images From The Super Bowl Trailer
Feb04

Star Trek Into Darkness – Screen Images From The Super Bowl Trailer

Here are a few images from the new Star Trek Into Darkness trailer that was shown during the Super Bowl. Source Paramount...

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Errors on the edge of forever – Part four by Louiseb
Feb04

Errors on the edge of forever – Part four by Louiseb

First published December 2012 on fanfiction.net. With thanks to Djinn for her ongoing support, suggestions and encouragement. Errors on the edge of forever Later you cannot quite remember agreeing to talk to Christine Chapel. In fact, you are almost sure you did not agree, not in words. But your actions suggest acquiescence. You have so little energy that it seems logical to move into a side room, then to sit here in a chair where you...

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NEW! Star Trek Into Darkness: Super Bowl Trailer
Feb03

NEW! Star Trek Into Darkness: Super Bowl Trailer

Here is a new trailer for Star Trek Into Darkness: Synopsis In Summer 2013, director J.J. Abrams will deliver an explosive action thriller that takes Star Trek Into Darkness. In the wake of a shocking act of terror from within their own organization, the crew of The Enterprise is called back home to Earth. In defiance of regulations and with a personal score to settle, Captain Kirk leads his crew on a manhunt to capture an unstoppable...

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Chris Pine hopes J.J. Abrams treks back from Star Wars
Feb03

Chris Pine hopes J.J. Abrams treks back from Star Wars

With the recent announcement that Star Trek’s director J.J. Abrams would go to a galaxy far, far away with Star Wars: Episode VII. Chris Pine while speaking to USA Today said was thrilled that his director will be shipping out to another universe for awhile, but he better return at warp speed. “The only way I’ll be disappointed is if he doesn’t direct our third movie,” says Pine, who plays Captain Kirk....

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SmegCon
Feb02

SmegCon

Well here we are. Back at the venue that has a LOT more seats set out than yesterday. We’ve already seen Danny John-Jules wandering round. No sign of the others. But apparently Danny and Craig had a late night DJ-ing and are a little dusty today.

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