Update: The Autobiography of James T. Kirk is available to buy from today to coincide with Star Trek's 49th Anniversary. Available in Paperback, Hardback and for Kindle. People in the UK/EU will have to wait until Sept. 11 to buy the book.

The official is available now.

The book was unveiled at the …

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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: Enterprise

When Enterprise first aired on Sky back in 2001, I was underwhelmed. That title song nearly killed my watching it there and then, but I did stick with the series for a few episodes. Until I got bored with the bad stories.

Many years later, when Enterprise came out on DVD (or here for

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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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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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