The boys from Trekcast have just released Trekcast Scfi Supplemental 12. This weeks supplement covers this weeks 'Star trek' movie news from Sydney to Austin. They also report on the new STTE happenings, new Star Trek iPhone apps, Star Trek Toys, and new 'Star Trek' Merchandise. Trekcast is the best Star Trek podcast around.
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To celebrate the premiere of the new Star Trek film directed by JJ Abrams, test your knowledge of Star Trek lore. The show's been around for over 40 years, had numerous spinoffs and movies, and developed an insanely rabid fanbase. Are you a Herbert? A Trekkie? Trekker? Find out.
We got 19 / 20. Seems that someone here forgot that Bill Shatner directed the god-awful Star Trek V. Of course we can't really blame them for forgetting.
WAToday.com.au has the first video review for the JJ Abrams film 'Star Trek'. The glowing review only has one minor complaint; "Nero, played by Eric Bana, doesn't get enough screen time to make him more than a one dimensional plot device".
View the full review here
Screenlife Games, creator of Scene It?, the number one DVD game, today announced the release of Scene It? Star Trek Deluxe Edition. Featuring trivia questions, on-screen puzzlers and real clips from their favorite live-action TV series and movies, the game will challenge and entertain everyone from casual "Star Trek" viewers to the most die-hard fan.
One question where's the isolinear chip version?
Full press release here
In the youtube video shown below, William Shatner talks about performing TV's first interracial kiss with Nichelle Nichols. It's interesting that The Shat talks about this being the first interracial kiss here but, in his book 'Star Trek Memories' describes how the censors required him and Nichelle to turn their heads blocking the kiss from view. Even though we don't see it, the kiss from TOS episode "Plato's Stepchildren" is still recorded as the first interracial kiss.
Reuters reports on the opening of 'Star Trek' at the Sydney Opera House. It includes fan reaction and interviews with Chris Pine and Zachary Quinto.
As reported by Trek Movie, JJ Abrams and the stars of 'Star Trek' answer fan questions in a series of videos from the world premiere in Sydney.
Questions were submitted by fans through the social networking site Twitter. They ranged from "how does the music in this movie compare to the other Star Trek movie scores?" to "How did you prepare for the role of Bones without having DeForest Kelley around to offer guidance?" ask of Karl Urban.
As reported by Acedshowbiz.com, the Hollywood Reporter has uncovered a new behind the scenes video of the upcoming 'Star Trek'.
The nearly five minute video mostly contains interviews with screenwriters Alex Kurtzman and Roberto Orci. In it, they talk about various things from the challenges of rebooting a franchise like this to whether or not there is a Tribble in the movie.
See the video after the jump.