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'For The Love Of Spock' Trailer Debuts

Documentary from Adam Nimoy expects to debut this weekend

Just months after the passing of his father, Star Trek legend Leonard Nimoy, Adam Nimoy asked Vulcan fans if they wouldn't mind chipping in a little to a crowdfunding campaign that would let him work on a documentary he promised his father he would make.Fans did indeed help Nimoy, to the tune of more than $660,000, and now the fruit of that fundraising and production work by Nimoy has opened the door for the premiere of "For the Love of Spock."The documentary, narrated by the actor who currently plays Spock, Zachary Quinto, features inter ...
 | Apr-13-2016 | 
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Leonard Nimoy, Trek's Most Famous Icon, Dies

A long battle with COPD claims the life of the man behind Mr. Spock at age 83

He was a director. An activist. A photographer. Sometimes even a singer. But to the world of Star Trek, he was Mr. Spock. Leonard Nimoy, the man who first brought the green-blooded, pointy-eared Vulcan to life nearly 50 years ago, died Friday. He was 83. Nimoy had been rushed to a California hospital last week with severe chest pains, but was released a short time later. Susan Bay Nimoy confirmed her husband's death with The New York Times, saying he was in end-stage chronic obstructive pulmonary disease. Nimoy revealed his battle with COPD late last year when ...
 | Feb-27-2015 | 
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Nimoy Bowed Out Of 'Beyond' Before Death

Deteriorating health already had forced Spock Prime from returning

"Star Trek: Beyond" took extra care to address the death of not only Leonard Nimoy, but the character he played for nearly 50 years. But even if the actor had not died last year after a long battle with chronic obstructive pulmonary disease, he still would not have taken part in "Beyond." Adam Nimoy shared the news this past week with Yahoo Entertainment reporter Marcus Errico while promoting his new documentary "For the Love of Spock." "I talked with dad extensively about it," Adam Nimoy said. "He was very happy to be a part of this reincarnation of Star Trek, to be partic ...
 | Jul-25-2016 | 
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Spock Doc Gets Premiere Date, Distributor

Adam Nimoy's film about his father will debut in time for 50th anniversary

"For the Love of Spock" is coming to a theater — and video-on-demand service — near you. On Sept. 9. That's the day after the Star Trek franchise, which the late Leonard Nimoy was a part of from the very beginning, celebrates its 50th anniversary. And it will be the day fans everywhere will have their first real chance to see how Adam Nimoy honored his father, who died last year. Following a successful showing at the Tribeca Film Festival last month in Manhattan, Gravitas Ventures has bought the worldwide distribution rights to the film, according to ...
 | Jun-3-2016 | 
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Spock Documentary Premiere Welcomes Diversity

Tribeca film panel ends with gay rights activist from North Carolina

North Carolina hasn't exactly been the most welcoming state lately when it comes to the lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender community. At least as far as the government goes. But one activist resident in the state is not going to wallow in despair — instead, she's ready to use Star Trek as an inspiration. Human Rights Campaign volunteer Melanie Skinner was one of several fans who asked questions last week at the Tribeca Film Festival screening of Adam Nimoy's documentary "For the Love of Spock." Growing up in the state, which recently passed a so-called "bathroom bill" t ...
 | Apr-24-2016 | 
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Adam Nimoy Will Travel To Vulcan ... Canada

Six years after his father, the younger Nimoy will check out Vul-Con

Vulcan without a Nimoy isn't really Vulcan, right? That goes for Vulcan, Alberta, as well. Six years after his father, Leonard Nimoy, made the trek to Canada, Adam Nimoy will do the same when he visits Vul-Con July 9 — just in time for the 50th anniversary of the franchise. Nimoy will join other Star Trek names at the convention, including Robert Beltran from "Star Trek: Voyager," Sally Kellerman from the original "Star Trek" series, and Robin Curtis from "Star Trek III: The Search for Spock" and "Star Trek IV: The Voyage Home." Nimoy will honor his father by installing ...
 | Mar-19-2016 | 
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Nimoy's Daughter Working On Own Documentary

Julie Nimoy will explore the medical condition that took her father from the world

After her brother, Adam Nimoy, successfully raised more than $600,000 in donations to make a documentary on their famous father, Julie Nimoy wants to do the same thing. Except she's looking to tackle a much more serious topic: COPD. Leonard Nimoy, famous for playing Mr. Spock in the original "Star Trek" series, died from chronic obstructive pulmonary disease nearly a year ago. It was a condition he was first diagnosed with in 2013. COPD, Julie Nimoy wrote in t ...
 | Jan-28-2016 | 
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7 Things You Won't Want To Miss At VegasCon

In Sin City? Be sure to make it worthwhile this weekend

There's nothing like celebrating Star Trek than with the annual Creation Entertainment convention in Las Vegas, billed as the official Star Trek convention each year. The 2015 edition, celebrating 49 years of the franchise, has a guest list a mile long — and so much activity you won't even find time to hit the slot machines. So for those who have limited time, or simply want to make sure they have a chance to see the best of VegasCon, here's our list of musts at this year's convention. RESTORING THE ENTERPRISE One of the most exciting things to happen on the ...
 | Aug-7-2015 | 
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Nimoy's Granddaughter To Continue Shop LLAP

Danielle Schwartz says she'll donate 70 percent of proceeds to COPD research

Fans, friends and even family have found many ways to honor the late Leonard Nimoy in recent months, including an upcoming documentary from his son, Adam Nimoy. But now Nimoy's granddaughter has found a new way to not only keep her grandfather's memory alive but to help those who suffer from the same condition Nimoy died from in February: chronic obstructive pulmonary disease, or COPD. Danielle Schwartz will keep open Shop LLAP — short for Spock's famous line of ...
 | Aug-5-2015 | 
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Goal Reached: Adam Nimoy Begins Work On Spock Doc

'For the Love of Spock' was originally conceived with Leonard Nimoy, who died Feb. 27

Fans have made their voices clear: They want a documentary on the late Leonard Nimoy, and they want his son Adam Nimoy to direct it.A crowdfunding campaign on Kickstarter wrapped with the younger Nimoy exceeding his initial $600,000 goal by more than 10 percent. Called "For the Love of Spock," Nimoy said he was following through with an idea he had shared with his father about working together to do a film on Spock. His goal was to have such a docum ...
 | Jul-2-2015 | 
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