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Entertainment | Star Trek News

Despite rumors, Paramount is still making Star Trek movies

Despite rumros to the contrary, Screenrant claims Paramount is still in the buisness of making Star Trek films despite issues around 4th installment.

Entertainment | Star Trek News

Is a Star Trek multiverse in the works? Why NYCC could be historic

Here's what to expect from the Star Trek Universe virtual panel at New York Comic-Con 2020. Will Discovery crossover with the Kelvin Universe? Will Lower Decks season 2 come very soon?

Entertainment | Upcoming Conventions & Convention News

CBS All Access Unveils New York Comic Con Lineup For the Star Trek Universe

CBS All Access, ViacomCBS’ digital subscription video on-demand and live streaming service, and CBS Television Studios invite fans to enter the Star Trek universe during New York Comic Con’s Metaverse, taking place virtually Oct. 8-11 at YouTube.com/NYCC

Entertainment | Star Trek News

Star Trek: TNG — Why Gene Roddenberry Hated Patrick Stewart As Picard

Gene Roddenberry famously didn't want Patrick Stewart to play Captain Jean-Luc Picard in Star Trek: The Next Generation; here's what happened.

Entertainment | New Star Trek!

A New Star Trek Movie Was Just Released Online, Watch First Frontier

A brand new fan film called Star Trek: First Frontier has just hit YouTube, and you can watch it right now on Giant Freakin Robot!

Entertainment | New Star Trek!

Star Trek: Discovery season 3 trailer jumps into the future

CBS has unveiled a new trailer for the third season of Star Trek: Discovery, which is set to premiere on October 15th. In the US the show will stream on CBS All Access, while it’ll be available on Netflix internationally.

Entertainment | Star Trek: Picard

Alex Kurtzman May Be Fired And Star Trek: Picard Cancelled, Casualties In A Franchise Civil War

There’s a battle going on inside the halls of ViacomCBS and it’s a battle for the very soul of Star Trek.

Entertainment | The Original Series

We’re Gonna Put The Bag On You: Tarantino Star Trek Mobster Movie Could Reconnect The Series' Two Timelines

The mobster planet from the classic 'Star Trek' episode "A Piece of the Action" could be a sneaky link to more than one continuity.

Entertainment | Movies & Television

Tarantino’s ‘Star Trek’ Idea Is an ‘Earthbound’ 1930s Gangster Movie, and It’s Not Dead Yet

Tarantino's idea was based on the episode "A Piece of the Action" from the second season of "Star Trek: The Original Series."

Entertainment | Miscellanneous Trek

The 5 Star Trek: The Animated Series episodes every Trek fan should watch

Celebrate Star Trek: Lower Decks by bringing only the best episodes of the 1973 Star Trek: The Animated Sries

Entertainment | Star Trek News

Star Trek Is Broken: How It Got There And How to Fix It

Star Trek is at a point where it's been broken to pieces. How did it get this way? And more importantly, what can be done to make it good again?

Science & Technology | Trek Merchandise

William Shatner’s NFT Collectibles Sell Out at Warp Speed

Fans bought 125,000 non-fungible token trading cards featuring Star Trek’s William Shatner on the WAX Blockchain

Entertainment | Star Trek News

The Highs and Lows of San Diego Comic-Con's Star Trek Panel

The Star Trek Universe is growing, and it’s getting animated. The crews of Star Trek: Picard, Star Trek: Discovery, and the upcoming Star Trek: Lower Decks beamed aboard San Diego Comic-Con 2020 to share everything CBS All Access has in store. But not e

Science & Technology | Trek Merchandise

Introducing a Fully Functional Star Trek Tricorder

After an epic number of requests from Star Trek fans all over the world, The Wand Company can finally confirm that they are developing a fully-functional replica of the Tricorder prop from The Original Series.
 

Entertainment | The Original Series

Star Trek: The Original Series Needs A Real Origin Story | Den of Geek

The first year of Kirk, Spock, and Bones' mission on the Enterprise has never officially been explored in Star Trek canon.

Entertainment | Star Trek: Picard

Star Trek: Picard: Jean-Luc Picard could return to Starfleet

Star Trek: Picard, Admiral Jean-Luc Picard could return to Starfleet after saving the synths and exposing a dire plot amid the fleet's ranks.

Entertainment | Star Trek News

Star Trek: Wrath of Khan producer working on new Star Trek script

Robert Sallin is working on a new Star Trek script 40 years after Star Trek: The Wrath of Khan. It's unknown if ViacomCBS wants to use it, however.

Entertainment | New Star Trek!

'Strange New Worlds': 10 glorious Star Trek cameos that could totally happen

From 'Discovery' regulars to one-off characters from 'The Original Series,' here are characters we would love to see tango with Pike, Spock and Number One.

Entertainment | Leonard Nimoy

Here's why Leonard Nimoy hated Star Trek: Generations

Star Trek icon Leonard Nimoy (Spock) REALLY hated Star Trek: Generations. He and the executives involved remember what went down:

Entertainment | Star Trek: Picard

'Star Trek: Picard' Season 2 theory could solve a 26-year Jean-Luc mystery

In 'Generations' Jean-Luc only pulled one personal item from the wreckage of the Enterprise-D; but what 'Star Trek: Picard' presupposes is: maybe he didn't?

Entertainment | New Star Trek!

CBS Reportedly Planning A Spock And Kirk Star Trek Spinoff

CBS is reportedly planning a Spock and Kirk spinoff, starring Discovery's Ethan Peck and whoever plays James T. on Strange New Worlds.

Entertainment | Miscellanneous Trek

Why Star Trek: Enterprise's Series Finale Is So Hated by Fans

One of the most reviled series finales in the entire Star Trek franchise is the end of Enterprise. Here's why it has divided fans for years.

Entertainment | New Star Trek!

Star Trek Gives Fans Exactly What They Wanted With Strange New Worlds

Captain Pike, Number One and the crew of the classic USS Enterprise are boldly going again in the new series 'Star Trek: Strange New Worlds' on CBS All Access.

Entertainment | New Star Trek!

Captain Pike Star Trek Spinoff Will Reportedly Introduce A New Uhura

The Captain Pike Star Trek spinoff show will reportedly introduce a new Nyota Uhura, alongside its other recast versions of the original Enterprise crew.

Entertainment | Star Trek: Picard

Star Trek: Picard's Prop Team Had to Hunt Down Data's Original Parts

Star Trek: Picard was tasked with imagining the future of the Star Trek universe. The series takes place decades after Star Trek: Nemesis, which had up until now been the farthest future point in the Star Trek canon. That means Picard had to update the lo

Entertainment | New Star Trek!

Star Trek: Discovery Season 3 Will Be A Big Tonal Shift For The Show

Star Trek: Discovery seasn 3 will be a big tonal shift for the series, promises Trek legend and director Jonathan Frakes.

Entertainment | Miscellanneous Trek

Star Trek’s Wrath Of Khan Succeeded Even If Gene Roddenberry Balked At Its Most Famous Scene

In honor of Paramount's upcoming virtual screening of Star Trek II: The Wrath of Khan, the Inglorious Treksperts boldly go deep.

Entertainment | Star Trek News

Star Trek 4: Simon Pegg Doesn't Think His Cast Is Part of Noah Hawley's Movie

The Star Trek film franchise is moving forward. Paramount Pictures is reported to be working with Noah Hawley, creator of FX's Legion and Fargo, on a new Star Trek movie. Most assumed this is the new direction for Star Trek 4, which continue the adventure

Entertainment | Star Trek: Picard

Star Trek: Picard - 10 Things About The Show That Still Don't Make Sense

Star Trek: Picard has been a home run for Trekkies, but it has to be admitted that there are some things in the series that don't make sense.

Entertainment | The Original Series

Star Trek: The Original Series’ Must-Watch Episodes

Star Trek. It’s one of the most quintessential pieces of science-fiction television around. And there’s a whole damn lot of it, even if you cut it down to the current eight different shows in the franchise (there’s even more on the way!). Want to start, b

Entertainment | Entertainment

The 5 kinds of sci-fi space travel, ranked by realism

Science fiction is full of ships that can zip around the cosmos. Only some are even loosely based on actual science.

Entertainment | Star Trek: Picard

Star Trek: Why Didn't Data Get a New Body Like Picard?

Last week, the first season of Star Trek: Picard on CBS All Access came to an end. The finale episode gave Picard a new lease on life by providing him with an android 'golem' body. At the same time, it said goodbye to Data, and this time it seems to be fo

Entertainment | Star Trek: Picard

Why Star Trek: Picard is the dark reboot that boldly goes where nobody wanted it to

Trek used to be a vision of an optimistic future, but there is a world of difference between the Amazon reboot and previous adventures of the Enterprise

Entertainment | Star Trek: Picard

You can watch 'Star Trek: Picard' for free right now thanks to Patrick Stewart

"Star Trek: Picard" is warping toward an epic season one finale on Thursday (March 26) and if you're in the U.S. and not watching yet, series star Sir Patrick Stewart wants you to "make it so."

Entertainment | Miscellanneous Trek

Your Star Trek Pandemic-Themed Watch List

It seems like everyone is looking for things to relate to and, just as importantly, things to watch as we enter our new normal of social-distancing in our homes. Luckily, Star Trek serves to accomplish both of these goals! Here are 10 episodes that took S

Advice & Self-Help | Nursing/Health

William Shatner’s ‘Captain’s Log’ Post Amid Coronavirus Will Make Your Day

William Shatner hands down won the day Wednesday when he took to Twitter and made a post that started with "Captain's Log: Stardate 1" amid the coronavirus.

Entertainment | Star Trek: Picard

Star Trek: Picard Showrunner Explains Why the Show Doesn't Use Log Entries

Star Trek fans may have noticed the lack of familiar voices at the beginning of new episodes of Star Trek: Picard. It has long been a tradition in Star Trek to introduce episodes with an officer's log entry from one of the show's core characters, usually

Entertainment | Star Trek: Picard

We Learn Devastating Truths in Our Exclusive Sneak Peek of the Next Star Trek: Picard

Get a sneak peek of 'Broken Pieces,' this week's episode of Star Trek: Picard, in which Picard (Sir Patrick Stewart) realizes just how far many will go to preserve secrets stretching back generations.

Entertainment | Star Trek: Picard

What Happened Between Nemesis And Star Trek: Picard? Here’s A Complete Timeline

Exactly 20 years passed in Star Trek time between the final TNG movie, Nemesis, and Star Trek: Picard. Here's what happened.

Entertainment | Miscellanneous Trek

Spock Vs. McCoy, Across the Timelines

A warp core isn't worth its weight in dilithium if you don't have a matter-antimatter reaction. And you can't have Star Trek: The Original Series without a Spock and Bones spark.

Entertainment | Leonard Nimoy

Remembering Leonard Nimoy, 5 Years Later

On the anniversary of his passing, we remember the life of one of Trek's greatest icons.

Entertainment | Miscellanneous Trek

Star Trek's warp speed travel would have tragic consequences

In science fiction, traveling to the edges of the cosmos is as simple as pushing a button. But in reality? We're exploring the cost of traveling at warp speeds.

Entertainment | The Original Series

Geniuses Determine How Long It Would Take for Star Trek's Tribbles to Completely Fill the Enterprise

Scientists made a growth equation for Star Trek’s tribbles—those purring balls of fluff that rapidly multiply aboard the Enterprise in a classic episode.

Entertainment | Star Trek: Picard

Is Star Trek: Picard’s halftime course change a problem for the series?

As the 10-episode first season of Star Trek: Picard hits its halfway point, two Polygon staffers assess the series so far, and argue about whether the sillier diversionary episode "Stardust City Rag" is a fun sideline, or a big problem for the series’ dir

Business & Finance | Advertising/Marketing

How STAR TREK: PICARD'S Seven of Nine Channels KILL BILL - Nerdist

The former Borg drone known as Seven of Nine has finally joined Star Trek: Picard as promised, now with a mission for vengeance.

Entertainment | Miscellanneous Trek

Star Trek's transporters would be a menace to society, science says

Could elements of this imagined future in Star Trek be horrors in disguise? No, we're not talking about Klingon cuisine. We're talking about transporters.

Entertainment | Star Trek: Picard

Star Trek: Picard Showrunner Explains Why There's So Much Modern Tech in the Show

Star Trek: Picard is continuing to expland the vision of the Star Trek universe in the modern age, alongside its sister series, Star Trek: Discovery. However, while Discovery re-examines Star Trek's past (and future) from a new angle, Star Trek: Picard ha

Politics | Politics

Here’s the logo for Trump’s Space Force, and it looks awfully familiar

President Donald Trump on Friday revealed the official logo for the Space Force, the newest branch of the armed forces and part of the existing United States Air Force department. However, the logo appears to borrow heavily from the fictional logo of Star

Entertainment | Entertainment

When Star Trek: The Next Generation Was Bad, It Was Truly Horrendous

There aren’t just a lot of candidates for the worst episode of Star Trek: The Next Generation, I would contend there are a lot of worst episodes, period. It’s amazing how much terrible content this show produced while simultaneously reviving the beloved f

Science & Technology | Science & Technology

How Close Are We to Star Trek Propulsion? | Discover Magazine

It’s popular to talk about how the original Star Trek, set in the 23rd century, predicted many devices that we’re using already here in 2014. It started with communicators that manifested as flip-open cell phones that many already consider too primitive, moved through computers that talk and recognize human voices and provide instant translation (all of which are constantly improving), to medical applications such as needle-free injection, anti-radiation drugs, and a medical tricorder.

Entertainment | Television/Film/Books

George ''Goober'' Lindsey was the first choice to play Spock and our mind is still blown

From gas station worker to science officer? Can you imagine the Mayberry Mind Meld?

Entertainment | Movies & Other Stuff

SPACE: 1999 Bridged the Gap from TREK to WARS - Nerdist

Right before Star Wars, a British sci-fi series mixed Star Trek-level science fiction with trippy '70s grooviness. That show was Space: 1999 and it rocks.

Entertainment | Movies & Other Stuff

Every Star Trek Captain, Ranked by Competency

Who’s the best Star Trek captain? Would you rather have Patrick Stewart’s Picard of William Shatner’s Kirk as a boss? We go through Star Trek history to assess the managerial skills of every Star Trek captain.

Science & Technology | Cool Stuff

WATCH: Trek's Replicator Nearing Reality

Star Trek’s replicator is this-close to becoming a reality. Right now, 3-D printers print objects layer by layer, a time-consuming process, particularly when larger objects are involved. Enter the scientists at the University of California, Berkeley, wh

Entertainment | Movies & Television

How horses and e-bikes help William Shatner stay fit and creative at 87 - Los Angeles Times

Still active in show business, legendary performer William Shatner discusses a key element in his long, joyful ride: daily fitness activities.

Entertainment | ENTERTAINMENT

Jewish Actor William Shatner Talks About Facing a ‘Great Deal’ of Antisemitism as a Child

Jewish Canadian actor William Shatner opened up in a recent interview about being the target of antisemites during his childhood....

Entertainment | Television/Film/Books

A Few Things Any Quentin Tarantino Star Trek Movie Is Gonna Need | WIRED

The director and J.J. Abrams are reportedly starting up a writers' room for a new voyage. Here are a few things to consider.

Miscellaneous | Other Kinds of Whatnot

The First Mashable Comic-Con Awards

From Barb to "Star Trek"—these are the events that mattered most.

Science & Technology | Science & Technology

These ER docs invented a real Star Trek tricorder

A group of doctors and engineers developed a sci-fi inspired device that can scan a patient, read his or her vital signs, and diagnose any medical problems in a matter of minutes.

Miscellaneous | Interesting Links

'Star Trek' at 50: How the TV series inspired a boy to become a scientist

Update on 'Boldly celebrating 50 years of 'Star Trek's' television, movies and more '

Entertainment | Entertainment

Bye Bye 'Abramsverse': Alternate 'Star Trek' Timeline Gets Official Name | Spinoff Online | TV & Film News Daily

The timeline that started with 2009's "Star Trek" and continues this year in "Star Trek Beyond" now has an official name.

Entertainment | Entertainment

Star Trek Beyond Will ‘Deconstruct’ the Star Trek Franchise

Star Trek Beyond co-star/co-writer Simon Pegg has offered new details regarding the storyline for the film, said to be a Star Trek 'deconstruction'.

Science & Technology | Cool Stuff

Transparent Aluminum: Real, Glass-Like, See-Through Metal

Stronger than glass, various military and commercial applications for this remarkable material are already being tested. What was once used in the

Entertainment | Entertain Me

'I don’t know why he stopped talking to me'

In his new book, Leonard: My Fifty-Year Friendship With a Remarkable Man, William Shatner reflects on his 50-year friendship with his Star Trek co-star Leonard Nimoy.

Entertainment | Entertainment

Watch the official trailer for Star Trek Beyond | Polygon

Update: Paramount Pictures released the official trailer for the movie following the leaked version. Our original post follows. The trailer for Star Trek Beyond, the third in the franchise, has...

Entertainment | Entertainment

Star Trek 3 Beyond Plot Spoilers: The Mysterious Ship That Is And Is Not The Enterprise

Shooting wrapped on Star Trek Beyond in Dubai, and photos from the set provide a number of insights into potential Star Trek 3 plot spoilers.

Science & Technology | Cool Stuff

The Math Of Star Trek: How Trying To Solve Fermat's Last Theorem Revolutionized Mathematics - Forbes

People who, like Captain Picard, tried to solve Fermat's Last Theorem ended up revolutionizing math.

Entertainment | Entertainment

The true ethical lessons of the Kobayashi Maru test in Star Trek

Just what are cadets to learn from the Kobayashi Maru scenario in Star Trek? While it’s the perfect foreshadowing and opening for Star Trek II: The Wrath Of Khan, with its discussion of death and sacrifice, and is later used to show the cockiness of Kirk and the rigidity of Spock in the 2009 reboot, is there more to the test than just a narrative device?

Humor | Funny Stuff

Bank of Canada urges ‘Star Trek’ fans to stop ‘Spocking’ their fivers | Dangerous Minds

  Bank of Canada is pleading with Star Trek fans to stop “Spocking” its five dollar bills. Since Leonard Nimoy’s death, Canadian folks have been “Spocking” the hell out of the five dollar bill that features a portrait of Canada’s seventh prim

Science & Technology | Cool Stuff

Star Trek vs. Superman: Who's the Fastest Sci-Fi Spacefarer? (Graphic)

A new graphic pits fictional spaceships and characters against each other in races across the universe.

Entertainment | Entertainment

Star Trek superfan boldly goes where no interior decorator has gone before

A man's home is his castle, or in the case of Steve Doman, his spaceship

Science & Technology | Israeli Innovation

Star Trek-style 'tricorders' on their way to customers | The Times of Israel

In just a few weeks, early adopters will receive the world’s first device that can scan products and provide a list of ingredients, components, materials, and other important information about food, pharmaceuticals, plants, and much more.

Architecture & Interior Design | Architecture and Design

Wealthy Chinese 'Star Trek' fan builds company headquarters in shape of USS Enterprise - May. 26, 2015

NetDragon has built a $100 million headquarters in the shape of the USS Enterprise in China's

Science & Technology | Cool Stuff

Has NASA Really Created A Warp Drive? | IFLScience

Forget blowing bubbles, NASA may be on the path to discovering warp bubbles that will open up every corner of the universe for human exploration. We have broken the speed of sound, but now NASA scientists are tentatively announcing they may have broken t

Science & Technology | Israeli Innovation

A Year On, SCiO Is On Its Way To Revolutionizing Our Interaction With The Physical World

A year ago, Consumer Physics shattered all crowd funding expectations with the launch of their cutting edge pocket spectrometer named ScIO.

Science & Technology | Technology

​Unlock the secret Spock emoji in iOS 8.3 - CNET

Apple has added support for a Vulcan salute emoji on iPhones and iPads, but you won't find it on the emoji keyboard.

Entertainment | Television/Film/Books

Simon Pegg: Star Trek 3 Will Be True to the TV Show

It sounds as though Simon Pegg is set to steer Star Trek 3 closer to the original TV series - but is that a good thing?

Entertainment | Entertainment

‘Star Trek 3′ Returning The ‘Spirit’ of Original TV Series

'Star Trek 3' star and co-writer Simon Pegg says the movie will be a return to the TV series' original 'optimism' and sense of adventure.

Entertainment | Film

Leonard Nimoy remembered as 'more than Mr. Spock' as celebrities react - LA Times

In the wake of Leonard Nimoy 's death Friday at his home in Bel-Air, celebrities remembered the 83-year-old not only as the iconic Mr. Spock character he'd originated on "Star Trek" but also as a great friend.

Entertainment | Entertainment News!

Stars React to Leonard Nimoy's Death

Hollywood is mourning the loss of Leonard Nimoy.  The beloved actor, who was best known for his r...

Entertainment | Television/Film/Books

Spock - Star Trek: The Wrath of Khan

Captain Spock (Leonard Nimoy) gives the ultimate sacrifice for his friends.

Entertainment | Entertain Me

Leonard Nimoy, Spock of ‘Star Trek,’ Dies at 83 - NYTimes.com

In addition to acting, Mr. Nimoy directed films; published poetry, autobiographies and books of photography; and recorded music.

Science & Technology | Cool Stuff

Scientists Create Water-Based Tractor Beam That Can Control Floating Objects

From Yahoo News: Physicists at Australian National University have taken a bold step toward “Star Trek” tech with their latest invention — a water-based tractor beam that could eventually be used to clean up oil spills and control floating objects.

Science & Technology | Cool Stuff

How Much Would It Cost to Build the Starship Enterprise?

So you want to build the Enterprise. Don't we all! Well good news: according to some quick, messy, napkin math, it's possible. Kind of. The bad news? It's going to be stupid expensive. But not unfathomably so! Start scrounging up your space-pe

Science & Technology | Tech

How today’s technology is rapidly catching up to 'Star Trek'

Science fiction is quickly becoming science reality. Many of the technologies that we saw in

Politics | Climate Change

Al Gore Denounced in Australian Press as Money Hungry 'Ferengi' for Suspicious Mining Magnate Alliance

Imagine if in America there were a coal mining magnate as famous as Donald Trump who was the founder of a political party named after himself (Trump United Party?). In addition, this well known person would be strongly opposed to a carbon tax. Obviously s

Entertainment | Entertainment

Director Bob Orci Says ‘Star Trek 3′ Story Is Part of the 5-Year Mission

'Star Trek 3' director Roberto Orci talks about the future of the starship Enterprise, teasing new antagonists on the crew's 5-year mission.

Science & Technology | Social Media

Everything I Needed To Know About Social Media I Learned From Star Trek - Jeffbullas's Blog

Ever noticed how many business owners look at social media as if it were from space? Here are lessons from Star Trek that I have applied to social media

Science & Technology | Cool Stuff

Boeing's New Space Capsule Is Straight Out Of 'Star Trek'

Boeing's new space capsule will rocket crews to the International Space Station in style.

Science & Technology | Tech

Flying Cars and Tricorders: How Sci-Fi Invented the Present

From Mary Shelley’s Frankenstein to George Orwell’s 1984 to Spike Jonze’s Oscar-nominated Her, artists have imagined what the future will look like. In this week’s episode, Kurt Andersen explores how science fiction has shaped the

Science & Technology | Science & Space

Star Trek 'tractor beam' created by scientists

A team of scientists has created a real-life miniature tractor beam - as featured in the Star Trek series - in a development which may lead to more efficient medical testing.