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  • “Star Trek Timelines” strategy game announced for mobile and web

    09 Apr 2014

    Disruptor Beam, a Boston-based game developer, has announced the development of Star Trek Timelines, a multiplayer strategy RPG set in the Prime Universe that will cover every era of the franchise’s history, from the Enterprise-era through the TNG-era. The developer, who released Game of Thrones Ascent last year, is designing the game in a way that […]
  • Bye Bye Robot releases new TNG movie posters

    04 Apr 2014

    Bye Bye Robot, an independent art publisher who has been publishing licensed Star Trek-related artwork since 2011, is releasing 4 new posters inspired by the 4 TNG feature films. The prints, created by artist Matt Ferguson, are designed to be reminiscent of old movie-house posters from the past. All the posters contain a stylistic similarity. […]
  • Enterprise Season 4 Blu-ray full details

    02 Apr 2014

    Star Trek Enterprise Season 4 is due out at the end of this month, April 29th (to be exact). With that time fast approaching CBS has now officially sent out finalized details of the Blu-ray discs of this highly anticipated season, widely considered the best season of the series. We have new excellent sounding documentaries. “In Conversation: Writing […]
  • Fan Films: “Prelude to Axanar” is poised to begin production

    27 Mar 2014

    What do Richard Hatch (Battlestar Galactica), Michael Hogan (Battlestar Galactica, Teen Wolf, Supernatural), JG Herztler (DS9, Voyager, Enterprise), and Gary Graham (Alien Nation, Voyager, Enterprise) have in common? Their Star Trek: Prelude to Axanar project, which has now blown past the $50,000 mark on Kickstarter. The latest entrant into the flourishing Star Trek fan film […]
  • Happy Birthday. Surely, the best of times.

    27 Mar 2014

    It is the beginning of spring here in the Western Hemisphere, which means it’s time to celebrate the birthdays of Trek royalty. Today is the 83rd birthday of Spock Prime himself, Leonard Nimoy. Mr. Nimoy, who recently disclosed that he has a smoking-related illness called COPD isn’t letting anything slow him down. It was announced […]
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  • Kirk’s Well Wishes To Kirk

    15 Apr 2014

    The captain and crew of the USS Zumwalt received a letter from William Shatner and his wife. The USS Zumwalt is captained by none other than James Kirk. “Unfortunately I can’t be with you when your vessel is commissioned and obviously your captain, Captain Kirk, is dear to my heart,” said Shatner. “So forgive me […]
  • Quinto In New Starz Series

    15 Apr 2014

    Zachary Quinto will be one of the mentors for The Chair, a new Starz series that will “follow two directors through the process of bringing their first feature to the screen.” Quinto and his Behind The Door producing partners Corey Moosa, Neal Dodson, and Sean Akers will be amongst the mentors to the two directors, […]
  • Star Trek: Horizon Film

    14 Apr 2014

    A new feature-length fan film will be set in the world of Star Trek: Enterprise, after the fourth season of the prematurely-cancelled series. In Star Trek: Horizon, “the Coalition of Planets, a young alliance of worlds led by Earth, is at war with the Romulan Empire,” and “forms an alliance with T’mar, a Romulan deserter, […]
  • Star Trek: Fleet Captains Game Expansion

    14 Apr 2014

    Wizkids has announced a fourth faction for the Star Trek: Fleet Captains game. The original sets include the Federation, Klingons, and Romulans. The new addition, expected out in August, is the Dominion set. “Victory is life! The Dominion seeks to conquer the Alpha Quadrant in this expansion set to Star Trek: Fleet Captains,” said the […]
  • Retro Review: You Are Cordially Invited

    12 Apr 2014

    Before they can marry, Worf must take his friends on a Klingon ritual and Dax must gain the approval of Martok’s wife. Plot Summary: After Martok is promoted to commander of the Ninth Fleet, he tells Sisko that he would like to keep Worf on as his intelligence officer to help with all the paperwork […]
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  • Star Trek: TNG Season 6 Blu-ray Details & Release Date

    11 Apr 2014

    Paramount and CBS Home Entertainment have announced the official release date along with a disc-by-disc breakdown of the upcoming sixth season of Star Trek: The Next Generation on Blu-ray. According to a press release, the sixth season of TNG will hit store shelves on June 3rd. As we’ve previously reported, the release will feature a newly remastered 1080p video presentation DTS-HD Master Audio 7.1 surround audio and a variety of deleted scenes, and a selection of retrospective bonus material. Scroll down for a disc-by-disc breakdown. Disc One: Episodes Time’s Arrow,... Read More »
  • Happy First Contact Day!

    05 Apr 2014

    From all of us here at TrekNews.net, we’d like to wish you a happy First Contact Day. Today, we honor the future flight of Dr. Zefram Cochrane, who in the Star Trek universe, will brake the warp barrier on April 5, 2063. That achievement will prompt the Vulcans to make first contact with the human race. Just 49 years to go! Below is a clip from Star Trek: First Contact, where Dr. Cochrane makes the fateful flight. Yesterday, William Shatner tweeted a photo of his “first contact” with Star Wars’... Read More »
  • WATCH: Louis C.K. Plays A Klingon In Deleted ‘SNL’ Sketch

    31 Mar 2014

    In a sketch that wasn’t aired on last weekend’s episode of Saturday Night Live, comedian Louis C.K. plays a villainous Klingon character, with a taste for posters of shirtless human men. While the Star Trek parody sketch was dropped from the broadcast, NBC has made it available through Hulu. Check it out below. If you’re anything like me, you’ll probably be left wondering; “What the heck is up with those hands?”. Hat tip to David Ivy of Trekcast, for bringing this to our attention.
  • Peter Weller, More Guests Added To Las Vegas Star Trek Convention

    29 Mar 2014

    Peter Weller, best known for his role as the original Robocop and who played Admiral Marcus in 2013′s Star Trek Into Darkness, has been added to the loaded celebrity line-up for the annual Las Vegas Star Trek Convention. In addition to Weller, Mark Allen Shepherd, Sherry Jackson and Lee Arenberg join already announced guests, including Avery Brooks, Jonathan Frakes, Brent Spiner, Michael Dorn, Marina Sirtis, LeVar Burton, Gates McFadden, William Shatner, Kate Mulgrew, Scott Bakula, Colm Meaney, Walter Koenig, Nichelle Nichols, Chase Masterson, John de Lancie, Nana Visitor, Rene Auberjonis,... Read More »
  • William Shatner’s One-Man Show Coming To Theaters

    27 Mar 2014

    This April, fans of William Shatner will have the opportunity to see his one-man show “Shatner’s World,” which toured live in recent years, in select US theaters. The special engagement, which will be shown in more than 630 theaters on Thursday, April 24th and will feature Shatner on-stage as he walks through the story of his life and career. “I’ve done this one-man show on Broadway and in many cities across the United States,” said Shatner. “At the curtain call, the audiences’ reaction, their love and appreciation, moved me to... Read More »
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  • Spock's Camping Outfit from Star Trek V: The Final Frontier

    01 Jan 2014

    This is one of the two outfits, which were worn on screen by Leonard Nimoy in his role as Spock in Star Trek V: The Final Frontier (1989) during his conversation with Kirk at the mountainside in the Yosemite National Park.

    It consists of a denim jacket with fluorescent green accents and a square shaped hole created in the front for use around a harness and a purple and black Dickie with matching fabric scraps and gray colored scraps.

    For the first scenes, when Kirk (William Shatner) and Spock are talking in a side view, Nimoy stood on a moveable teeter-totter. For the further scenes, the production team installed a pole at the fake rock wall made of fiberglass, attached one end to a body suit Nimoy was wearing under the outfit and moved the pole up and down.

    About the Designer

    Nilo Rodis-Jamero was the leading artist for the costumes used in Star Trek V: The Final Frontier. He worked at ILM in the 1980s. He served as a visual effects art director on The Empire Strikes Back, Raiders of the Lost Ark and Star Trek III: The Search For Spock. He is credited as the designer of the popular Klingon Bird of Prey first seen in Star Trek III.  He went on to work as a costume designer for Return of the Jedi and as an art director on Star Trek IV, V and VI.  When William Shatner saw the detail that Rodis put into his storyboards for Star Trek V: The Final Frontier, he hired him as a costume designer.  He shared those duties with Dodie Shepard.
    Usually it is a lot of work, but sometimes you're just lucky and able to find enough small details for a comparison between your item and the one on screen. When I had a look at the back side of Spock's Denim jacket I was more than thrilled about all the recognizable areas of the fabric, which are absolutely unique - just like a human finger print. For a clearly screenmatch you can compare the photo of the jacket (left) with a screencap from the movie below.


    Publicity Shot for Star Trek V: The Final Frontier

    Text Source: Memory-Alpha.org
    Screencaps: Trekcore.com
  • Son'a Padd from Star Trek: Insurrection

    26 Dec 2013

    The padd was featured in Star Trek: Insurrection. The high quality cast resin hand prop has been painted metallic gold with a raised black "screen" and silver tape accents. The image on the "screen" is that of a spatial scan with starship positions and Son'a character letters. On the reverse is a red application featuring similar Son'a character letters. The static prop measures approx. 9 X 6 X .5 inches.

    It seems to be that the padd is the one which Gallatin use when he reports to Ru'afo (F. Murray Abraham) and Admiral Dougherty (Anthony Zerbe) because every Son'a Padd has a different red application on the reverse.

    If you compare the photo above with the screncap you can see that the red applications are identical.

    Screencap: Trekcore.com
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  • TNG S4: 'Galaxy's Child' SD/HD Comparison Video

    15 Apr 2014

    Announcing the birth of a large baby something: it's "Galaxy's Child," a CGI-filled entry in TNG's fourth season! The episode's title character had to be rebuilt from scratch for the restoration... but does the new render hold up to the original? Watch in 1080p and decide for yourself!
  • TNG S4: 'Galaxy's Child' Blu-ray Screencaps

    15 Apr 2014

    The Enterprise becomes an unexpected "mother" in the next episode of The Next Generation's fourth season! We have a brand new gallery of high definition screencaps from the remastered Blu-ray version of TNG's "Galaxy's Child". Check them out!
  • Follow TrekCore on Twitter, Facebook, and YouTube!

    12 Apr 2014

    If you haven't joined the thousands of Trek fans following TrekCore's feeds on Twitter, Facebook, and YouTube yet, then you're missing out on a lot of our ever-expanding content! We're answering fan questions, sharing rare videos and photography, and posting up-to-the-minute Blu-ray news each week!
  • TNG S4: 'First Contact' SD/HD Comparison Video

    12 Apr 2014

    A unique episode experienced from an alien point of view, "First Contact" is the next stop along the path through TNG Season Four in high definition! Memorable guest star Bebe Neuwirth cameos in a fan-favorite role, offering Riker freedom if he just does one little favor in return...
  • TNG S4: 'First Contact' Blu-ray Screencaps

    12 Apr 2014

    In TNG's "First Contact", Commander Riker's undercover mission ends in disaster, threatening the prospects for first contact with a culture on the verge of warp travel. Check out our brand new collection of high definition screencaps from this episode of TNG's fourth season!
Memory Alpha: Star Trek on this Day

15 April
1922 Michael Ansara is born.
1937 Tom Sutton is born.
1940 Robert Walker, Jr. is born.
1952 Kenneth Meseroll is born.
1966 Darin Cooper is born.
1972 The Twenty-Ninth UK Story Arc continues in Valiant & TV21 #29 with the seventh of eleven installments.
1974 Douglas Spain is born.
1977 Scott Trimble is born.
1979 William Meader dies.
1984 Gilbert Green dies.
1986 Thirty-sixth day of filming on Star Trek IV: The Voyage Home. The scene of Scotty beaming up the whales is filmed today.
1987 Zach Duhame is born.
1991 Fourth day of filming on TNG: "Redemption".
1993 Alberto Giolitti dies. Fourth day of filming on TNG: "Descent".
1994 Craig Denault dies. Fourteenth day of filming on Star Trek Generations. First scenes with the Next Generation cast are filmed today.
1996 DS9: "Hard Time" airs. Sixth day of filming on Star Trek: First Contact.
1998 DS9: "In the Pale Moonlight" airs. VOY: "The Omega Directive" airs.
2005 ENT: "Bound" airs.
2007 Zachary Quinto meets with the producers of Star Trek for the first time to discuss a role in the film.
2010 Michael Pataki dies.
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  • Star Trek: The Animated Series Coloring Book

    07 Mar 2014

    The Animated Series (or TAS as it is known) holds a lot of nostalgia for me and many others. Although I was already a fan of Trek before I saw it, TAS was really my first extensive introduction to the series, since it was in first-run, while in the early 70's the original series re-runs had not kicked in to the extent they would a few years later, and were harder to find. Although I never had a TAS coloring book, I have found an excellent site by Kail Tescar devoted to the series that has created an entire gallery of such pages! Go here to view them, then print your choices out and let your kids have at it! You can help a little too.

    Below are some samples from the site. Sharpen your crayons and have fun!

    Bonus: a sexy painting of Lt. Uhura found online for your enjoyment!
    Source: http://instagram.com/p/XXtN2PtcNj/#
  • Happy Valentine's Day, Kirk-style!

    14 Feb 2014

    Kirk was a real romancer, so, guys, take a cue from him today and learn how to make your lady swoon! If you don't get the same results, tell her to close her eyes and imagine you are the young Captain Kirk.

    In case you didn't get enough, here's another one with the same theme, but using a different song: http://youtu.be/yvbS-2LWIOU

    Bonus: Star Trek's first couple: Decker and Illia from "Star Trek: The Motion Picture." They would later be re-named and written into "Star Trek: The Next Generation" as Commander Riker and Deanna Troi.

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