Star Trek: The Complete Unauthorized History
Dec12

Star Trek: The Complete Unauthorized History

New from Voyageur Press comes Star Trek: The Complete Unauthorized History. The complete guide to all six television series and eleven feature films. Publishers description – This is the first book to combine an authoritative history of the Star Trek franchise—including all six television series and eleven feature films—with anecdotes about the show from those who helped shape it from the outside in: the fans. Star Trek expert...

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JJ Abrams talks Cumberbatch’s villain & Star Trek Into Darkness
Dec12

JJ Abrams talks Cumberbatch’s villain & Star Trek Into Darkness

 In a interview with MTV, JJ Abrams was asked about Benedict Cumberbatch’s character John Harrison and if another character named Harrison in the original series episode ‘Space Seed’ were connected. “Rather than answer anything that would give away the fun of the movie, I would say that the character that Benedict plays, he brings such an incredible power to it. His voice alone, I actually as a joke should have...

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Who is John Harrison? Star Trek Into Darkness villain
Dec11

Who is John Harrison? Star Trek Into Darkness villain

Caption to the photo, shown above, reads: “(Left to right) Zachary Quinto is Spock, Benedict Cumberbatch is John Harrison and Chris Pine is Kirk in STAR TREK INTO DARKNESS from Paramount Pictures and Skydance Productions.” Since this image came out Monday and Paramount named Benedict Cumberbatch’s character John Harrison, I’ve been looking to see if there any other characters named Harrison and found the following: Harrison was...

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Interviewing Bob Greenberger – a Holo Deck Exclusive
Dec11

Interviewing Bob Greenberger – a Holo Deck Exclusive

For those who already listen to the Holo Deck podcast you will know that the show looks at Star Trek through comics. There are over four decades of Star Trek comics spanning over 600 issues including some amazing stories written and drawn by some of the greatest talents in the comic industry. As well as helping the listener discover these amazing stories Michael has started a series of interviews with those writers, artists, editors...

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Alice Eve’s Star Trek Into Darkness character revealed
Dec11

Alice Eve’s Star Trek Into Darkness character revealed

Alice Eve’s character was revealed yesterday at Bad Robot Productions headquarters. After all the debates about what character Benedict Cumberbatch was to play, Alice Eve’s character has been overlooked. She will play Carol Marcus,  Kirk’s former love (and mother to his son) from Star Trek II: The Wrath of Khan, played then by Bibi Besch. Doctor Carol Marcus was one of the leading molecular biologists in the Federation....

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Cumberbatch’s character revealed?
Dec10

Cumberbatch’s character revealed?

A new image from the film Star Trek Into Darkness appeared today on the web from Paramount Pictures. Benedict Cumberbatch is playing a character called John Harrison? Below is the official caption for the photo: This is the caption: “(Left to right) Zachary Quinto is Spock, Benedict Cumberbatch is John Harrison and Chris Pine is Kirk in STAR TREK INTO DARKNESS from Paramount Pictures and Skydance Productions.” This sounds like a...

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New Image from Star Trek Into Darkness
Dec10

New Image from Star Trek Into Darkness

Here is a new image from Star Trek Into Darkness which has hit the web. It shows Benedict Cumberbatch’s character in a prison cell, with Kirk and Spock looking in. Will the image here be seen in the trailer which comes out this week with the...

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More thoughts on the Into Darkness Trailer by Gail & Laura
Dec10

More thoughts on the Into Darkness Trailer by Gail & Laura

No matter how many times you watch the Star Trek Into Darkness trailer you will always find something new to talk about. Even five days later the internet, twitter are still debating who Benedict Cumberbatch will be in the new film. So far the most obvious suggestions are Khan, Gary Mitchell. There has been some interesting discussions on it possibly being Garth of Izar as seen in the original series. A part of me would wish that it...

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Scales and Ridges, Part 4
Dec10

Scales and Ridges, Part 4

Kirk took Koloth’s proffered hand and gave it a quick pump. “Your Federation Standard is impeccable, Commander Koloth,” he commented. “My father received a diplomatic posting to Earth when I was two years old, and I was raised on your homeworld until I left to join the Klingon Academy. Commander KadRiQ lived on Earth for several years during his adolescence as well.” Kirk raised his eyebrows. “That explains why you understand...

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Star Trek…Into Darkness – A non TOS fan perspective
Dec10

Star Trek…Into Darkness – A non TOS fan perspective

You’re probably expecting an article all about what I think the plot is going to be for Star Trek Into Darkness, who I think the villain is, etc. etc. Well in all honesty, I’m afraid I can’t offer you any insight into those areas. Alas, I was never an Original Series fan, and only really got into Star Trek once Voyager started (I later went back to watch TNG and DS, but TOS was just too much for me). But please put...

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