Simon Pegg to help write Star Trek 3
Jan24

Simon Pegg to help write Star Trek 3

Call it an enterprising move: Simon Pegg, the actor who plays Scotty in Paramount Pictures’ revamped “Star Trek” film franchise, will also co-write “Star Trek 3” with Doug Jung. Deadline Hollywood first reported that Pegg would be working on both sides of the camera, with Jung joining him in scripting the sequel to 2013’s “Star Trek Into Darkness.” The news comes a week after “The Fast and the Furious” veteran Justin Lin beamed...

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William Shatner to voice Clangers remake
Jan20

William Shatner to voice Clangers remake

William Shatner will narrate the new series of Clangers in the US. The Star Trek actor will appear in the contemporary take on the children’s animation series The BBC is co-producing the 26-episode series with US pre-school network Sprout. Sandy Wax, president of the network, said that Shatner will add “humour and wink in the show”, adding that his voice “kind of felt comfortable in outer space”. Michael...

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The Self-Sustaining Star Trek  -By Rick Austin @EvolvedRick
Jan17

The Self-Sustaining Star Trek -By Rick Austin @EvolvedRick

First JJ Abrams stepped down as director of the next Star Trek film, then Roberto Orci left. I don’t know if Orci’s departure was a decision made on friendly terms, but from his statements online, and the announcement that he isn’t writing the script either, it doesn’t look like it. I appreciate what he’s helped to bring to the films, just as I did with JJ Abrams, although I’m still not sure if the...

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Date of next Star Trek film confirmed
Dec25

Date of next Star Trek film confirmed

The day after Justin Lin was confirmed in the director’s chair, Paramount Pictures, Bad Robot and Skydance Productions have dated the release of the next “Star Trek” feature to July 2016. Justin Lin will helm “Star Trek 3” after directing the first two episodes of the second season of “True Detective” for HBO. Chris Pine, Zoe Saldana, Zachary Quinto, Simon Pegg, Karl Urban, Anton Yelchin and...

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Gingerbread Enterprise Boldly Goes Where No Biscuit Has Gone Before
Dec25

Gingerbread Enterprise Boldly Goes Where No Biscuit Has Gone Before

This biscuity, holidays-themed U.S.S. Enterprise is pretty damn amazing. The beautiful Constitution Class bit of baking comes from Blackmarket Bakery in CA, who created it to display in their Costa Mesa store window. It’s a spectacular bit of food modelling, lots of lovely sweet details – but most impressive is the candy cane tractor beam that helps to support the Enterprise over its dessert-laden base (as well as a wall...

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Day of Peace, Day of Stars -by Rick Austin @EvolvedRick
Dec17

Day of Peace, Day of Stars -by Rick Austin @EvolvedRick

“What is… this?” The Klingon stared at the object in his hand, turning it over and studying it intently. “It looks like a bomb. A bright, shining bomb,” he added, before jogging his memory of Earth culture. He raised a thick dark eyebrow and asked, “Is it a grenade?” Spock raised an eyebrow, clearly taken by surprise. “I had no idea that you were versed in archaic weapons of Earth’s past, Captain.” “Klingons have learned...

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Kirk returns to space
Dec07

Kirk returns to space

Sci-fi and sci-fact will collided on Thursday, when the Orion — NASA’S next-generation spacecraft — blasted into space for a test flight. The unmanned craft will carry into space with it sci-fi collectibles/memorabilia, much of it provided by celebrities, as well as historic artifacts. So, in addition to a Marvel challenge coin (provided by Jon Favreau), Sesame Street’s Slimey the Worm, one of Cookie...

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Roberto Orci Out As ‘Star Trek 3′ Director
Dec07

Roberto Orci Out As ‘Star Trek 3′ Director

Roberto Orci is out as director of the next Star Trek film from Paramount Pictures. Orci, who co-wrote both the 2009 reboot and 2013 sequel with his partner Alex Kurtzman, was set to take over the reigns of the Star Trek film franchise from J.J. Abrams, after he signed on to direct Star Wars: The Force Awakens. While the reason for Orci’s departure is still unclear, sources close to TrekNews.net report rumblings of Paramount’s...

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Enterprise in Space
Nov10

Enterprise in Space

The multi-pronged mission of the Enterprise In Space project is to design, build, fly, and eventually return to Earth an orbiter containing student experiments.  This project will be a tribute to the many great visionaries of science and science fiction.  It will demonstrate and pioneer new technologies while inspiring and encouraging space enterprise.  It will promote the development of educational curricula and activities...

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The Wesley Hoodie
Nov09

The Wesley Hoodie

OK, admit it: You’ve dissed Wesley Crusher forever and a half, but now that ThinkGeek has just introduced a Star Trek: The Next Generation Wesley Crusher Uniform Hoodie, you want one sooooo bad. It’s not a problem; we promise we won’t tell anyone, though what you do and say once someone recognizes you in the Wesley hoodie… well, you’re on your own there. The Wesley Crusher hoodie is light grey below, with...

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