Star Trek Beyond

It's now been confirmed that Idris Elba has signed onto Star Trek Beyond (the third in the new movie franchise) as the main antagonist.

Simon Pegg (Scotty) is co-writing the screenplay and, while little is known about Elba's character, Pegg says he is "a really interesting, complex character."

You have to wonder though …

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Star Trek Into Darkness

A friend (who shall remain nameless!), who's a Classic Series fan, recently mentioned that he'd finally made time to sit down and watch Star Trek Into Darkness. But I have to admit to being very disappointed when he said he actually enjoyed the movie. Strangely, this felt like a betrayal of everything Star Trek

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Star Trek: Axanar

Here's another article I just posted over at Home Cinema Addict. This one's about the independent fan-fiction production called Axanar which will be filmed later this year. Shooting was originally scheduled for May but has been pushed back till October. The production is being financed by a Kickstarter project. The initial goal was …

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Leonard Nimoy as Mr. Spock

I originally posted this article on Home Cinema Addict but since it's Star Trek related, it seemed fitting to repost it here:

Leonard Nimoy, an icon of Science Fiction died today in Bel-Air, Los Angeles, California, aged 83. He had been suffering from chronic obstructive pulmonary disease. He revealed he was suffering from the disease …

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Space... the final frontier. These are the voyages of the starship Enterprise. Its five-year mission: to explore strange new pizzas, to seek out new toppings and new cheeses, to boldy cut pizza where no man has cut before!

Yes, this officially licensed Star Trek collectable is everything you hoped it would be. Laser etched stainless …

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The Star Trek fans are alive and well to this day and Gene Roddenberry would be proud indeed. Although he died in October of 1991, it seems his fans have taken his brand and made it into a cult like following, propelling the future through Science Fiction.

In fact, if you want to learn more …

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Star Trek Online

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Watching the Star Trek TV show is not less than any roller coaster ride. This is an amazingly different TV show which deals in aircraft, spaceships, planets and all.

All the fans of the show know how wonderful the show is and for those who are planning …

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If you're of my vintage, you'll have grown up watching original runs of the original Star Trek episodes. In fact, "The Devil in the Dark" episode was the very first program on TV I saw in color!

People seem to have the greatest allegiance to the show they grew up with. It was Next Gen …

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The Beginning...

Star Trek has been with us for over 40 years beginning with Star Trek: The Original Series in 1966.

Originally cancelled in 1969, Star Trek made a comeback in 1979 with the release of Star Trek: The Motion Picture. Five more movies with the original cast followed between then and 1992 whereupon …

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At a time when the Original Series of Star Trek (TOS) had been rerun so many times that prints were hazy, scratched and dull, Paramount/CBS decided it was time to remaster the original series by cleaning up the original master prints, boosting the picture quality and re-recording the background music. Then they decided to go …

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