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Finally ... 'Beyond' Rights The Ship

TrekZone's Matthew Miller reviews latest Star Trek movie

This review contains some spoilers for "Star Trek: Beyond." It was originally published on TrekZone.org. I can safely say that J.J. Abrams stepping down from the hands-on approach was the best decision made. He's a Star Wars kind of guy and we needed a movie that appeases both the Trekkies and the casual moviegoers, and Simon Pegg delivered that in spades here. For the first time since 2009, I'm able to accept the Kelvin Timeline — yes it's different and weird and unique, but Simon and fellow writer Do ...
 | Jul-21-2016 | 
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'Fifty-Year Mission' Explores Trek Many People Missed

First volume of Star Trek's oral history from Mark A. Altman, Edward Gross a fascinating read

In their new book, "The Fifty-Year Mission: The Complete, Uncensored, Unauthorized Oral History of Star Trek," co-authors Edward Gross and Mark A. Altman intend to deliver the definitive story of Star Trek, as told by the people who lived it. The book contains excerpts from hundreds of interviews the authors conducted with cast, crew, writers, directors, studio executives and other key people associated with the franchise. Both authors have decades-long relationships with Star Trek and are well-equipped to guide the reader on this journey. "Volume One: The First 25 Years" ...
 | Jul-19-2016 | 
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Fact Is, We Don't Know What New Trek Is

Gossip, rumors are just that ... gossip, rumors

Some other news outlets are just starting to pick up on a rumor 1701News reported last week that suggested the upcoming Star Trek television series on CBS All Access could be set in the AbramsVerse. What that means is that the alternate timeline established by 2009's "Star Trek," which was directed by J.J. Abrams, could be the canonical home of the new Star Trek series. But then again, maybe not. The fact is, despite all the reports that have been circulating about the new ...
 | Jun-3-2016 | 
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Trek's Prime Universe 'Closed For Business'?

Latest rumor suggests new series will take place in AbramsVerse

There might have been a little bit of truth to some of the gossip last month about the new Star Trek series planned for CBS All Access. A source tells 1701News that the series, set to debut in January on the subscription streaming service, could be a prequel of sorts, taking place after Capt. Kirk and his voyages of the USS Enterprise. With one catch — it won't be in the prime universe of Star Trek pre-2009, but instead set in the new universe brought to us by J.J. Abrams. "There is apparently a contingent within CBS that views the prime universe closed for business," said ...
 | May-25-2016 | 
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Coming Soon: 'Lost: Hurley's Star Wars Script'

What would Paramount just dropping the Axanar lawsuit really mean?

I have a big announcement I want to share, and I've been so excited about it, I don't know how I've kept the lid on it for this long. But I have planned a huge crowdfunding campaign, beginning tomorrow, for "Lost: Hurley's Star Wars Script." If you remember back in Season 5 of "Lost," one of my favorite characters of the show, Hurley (played by Jorge Garcia) was thrown back into the 1970s with some of his other island castaways. And while there, he was actually trying to write a better Star Wars script than what Lucas would eventually do — working to make some corrections t ...
 | May-21-2016 | 
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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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Original Trek Crew Sabotaged By 'Beyond'

Auralnauts mix the latest movie with classic 'Star Trek'

We already know what fans, and even Simon Pegg, thinks about the teaser trailer Paramount Pictures released last year of "Star Trek: Beyond." But what does the original "Star Trek" crew think about it?You know, the likes of William Shatner, Leonard Nimoy, DeForest Kelley and James Doohan?The comedy music group Auralnauts took a gander, mixing the trailer with a classic episode of "Star Trek." And man, is it funny!Auralnauts, accordi ...
 | Mar-29-2016 | 
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Whoopi Goldberg Making First Ever Trek Con Appearance

Oscar-winning actress heads to Las Vegas for Creation Entertainment event

What does it take to get Whoopi Goldberg to a Star Trek convention? How about a chance to celebrate the 50th anniversary in Las Vegas? That was enough for the comedian and actress, who has signed up for her first-ever convention at Creation Entertainment's Las Vegas Convention beginning Aug. 3. "Whoopi is beloved by Star Trek fans for her recurring role as Guinan in 'Star Trek: The Next Generation" and two Star Trek feature films," according to a bio published by Creation. "Appearing at her very first Star Trek convention, audiences worldwide have made Ms. Goldberg one of t ...
 | Mar-8-2016 | 
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'Wrath Of Khan's' Nicholas Meyer Joins TV Trek

BREAKING: Is CBS putting together a Star Trek dream team for new series?

Nicholas Meyer, the director of "Star Trek II: The Wrath of Khan" and "Star Trek VI: The Undiscovered Country," has followed Bryan Fuller into making a triumphant return to the Star Trek franchise. And just in time for its 50th anniversary. Meyer has been named to the writing staff of the upcoming Star Trek: Series VI, according to The Hollywood Reporter. This will make the first time Meyer has ever been involved with the television side of Trek, and the first time he's even touched the franchise since writing and directing "The Undiscovered Country" in 1991. Meye ...
 | Feb-26-2016 | 
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Fuller, Fan-Films And More On SciFi Weekly Podcast Visit

Michael Hinman stops by to discuss the world of Trek with Matt Miller

He doesn't do it very often, but 1701News editor-in-chief Michael Hinman made an appearance over the weekend on the SciFi Weekly video podcast, hosted by TrekZone's Matt Miller.Just like the Romulans in Tommy Kraft's upcoming fan-film "Star Trek: Horizon" (which the two discuss), Hinman didn't show his face. But who knows, maybe next time.The longtime entertainment journalist did share insights on Bryan Fuller's ascension as showrunner for the new untitled Star Trek series, as well as some ...
 | Feb-15-2016 | 
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