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Star Trek Into Darkness Given The Thumbs Up By (Most) Critics: Review Round-up

Star Trek Into Darkness took the UK box office by storm this weekend, and judging by the majority of reviews for the film it's easy to see why. Holding a firm 87% approval rating on...

Star Trek Goes Boldly To Top Of U.k. Box Office

The latest Star Trek movie has been beamed to the top of the U.K. box office, toppling the might of Iron Man 3.J.J. Abrams' Star Trek Into Darkness, starring Chris Pine, Zachary Quinto and Benedict...

Gatsby Shines In Second-place Finish

arely has a second-place finisher at the box office received as much attention as The Great Gatsby has this week. Final box office figures put its domestic total at $50.1 million, well above the $35-40...

Benedict Cumberbatch Was Exhausted By Star Trek Fight Training

British actor Benedict Cumberbatch struggled with the "exhausting" fight training he received in preparation for the new Star Trek sequel because he only had a few weeks to prepare for the action role.The War Horse...

Star Trek Set To Stun Iron Man 3 And The Great Gatsby Off The Box Office Charts

Iron Man 3 and The Great Gatsby coasted along to a one-two finish in the American Box Office charts this weekend (10-12th May) without much pressure. In fact, the only other opening they had to...

Messy Chris Pine Needed Extra Gold Shirts For Star Trek Into Darkness

Bulked-up actor Chris Pine forced costume designers on the set of the new Star Trek sequel to make additional shirts for his turn as Captain Kirk because he kept dropping food on his outfit.The slender...

Chris Pine Struggled With Star Trek Action Scenes

Actor Chris Pine struggled through filming for the new Star Trek movie as he regularly inhaled "debris and detritus" during action scenes.The Hollywood hunk reprises his role as Commander/Captain James T. Kirk for Star Trek...

Simon Pegg Turned To Father-in-law To Perfect His Scottish Scotty

Funnyman Simon Pegg perfected his Scottish accent for the Star Trek films with a little help from his Glaswegian father-in-law.The Brit plays Montgomery Scott, aka Scotty, in the new Star Trek movie franchise and, in...

George Takei Asks For Public's Help Following Alleged Attack On Gay Couple

Star Trek veteran George Takei has asked for the public's help in identifying a group of men who allegedly attacked a gay couple in New York City earlier this week (begs06May13).Nick Porto and his partner...

Star Trek Game Takes Panning In Reviews

Oh dear. There was much anticipation among gaming circles for the new Star Trek game, which tied in handily with the equally anticipated film Star Trek Into Darkness. But Star Trek The Game has taken...

Zachary Quinto Counts Spock Predecessor As A Close Friend

Zachary Quinto has formed a close friendship with his Star Trek predecessor Leonard Nimoy over their shared love of Mr. Spock.Quinto has donned Spock's pointy ears for two rebooted installments of the sci-fi series, following...

Chris Pine Admired The Way Pal Quinto 'Came Out'

Chris Pine has applauded his Star Trek co-star Zachary Quinto for the way he announced he was gay in 2011, insisting he knew all about the actor's sexual preference when they started working together in...

High Frame-rate Tv Shows On Pirate Website

A handful of TV broadcasts shot at the ultra-high-definition 60-frames-per-second rate, have been turning up on the Pirate Bay BitTorrent network, TorrentFreak.com, which tracks BitTorrent usage, said today (Monday). Most of the videos reportedly are...

Star Trek 'Phaser' Stuns With $231,000 Auction Sale

A prop gun, made for Star Trek's Captain Kirk to use during a pilot episode of Star Trek has sold at auction for $231,000 (£151,000). It was estimated to sell for about $50,000, but achieved...

Star Trek Rifle Sold At Auction For $231,000

A one-of-a-kind Star Trek prop gun used by William Shatner for a 1960s Tv pilot has sold at auction for a record-breaking $231,000 (£144,375).The phaser rifle, which featured in the second pilot episode of the...

Chris Pine Scoffed At Star Trek Offer

Actor Chris Pine baulked when he was invited to audition for J.J. Abrams' 2009 Star Trek movie, calling the sci-fi reboot "the furthest thing" from the dramatic parts he dreamed of tackling.The Hollywood hunk was...

'You Can Fly The Star Ship Enterprise': More Details Revealed About Star Trek: The Game

Something else for all you Star Trek fans to get excited about: the new Star Trek game! Brian Miller of Paramount Pictures and the producer of Star Trek: The Video Game spoke to Forbes about...

Mark Wahlberg Turned Down Star Trek Role

Mark Wahlberg turned down a role in J.J. Abrams' first Star Trek movie because he couldn't understand the script.Wahlberg was approached to play Captain Kirk's father George Kirk in the movie, but he was baffled...

Benedict Cumberbatch Fell For Simon Pegg's Star Trek Prank

British actor Benedict Cumberbatch spent a morning on the Star Trek set with cream smeared on his face after falling for a prank by his co-star Simon Pegg.The two Brits are among the star-studded cast...

Producers Confirms J.j. Abrams As Star Wars Director

The producer behind the next generation of Star Wars movies has confirmed Star Trek director J.J. Abrams has been hired to oversee the new installment of the beloved sci-fi series.After initially denying he was in...

J.j. Abrams To Make Lance Armstrong Story

Lost and Star Trek director J.J. Abrams has secured the rights to turn cyclist Lance Armstrong's fall from grace into a new movie.A day after the seven-time Tour De France champion was shown admitted to...

Zachary Quinto Pays Tribute To Star Trek Super Fan

Zachary Quinto has sent his condolences to the family of a Star Trek fan who lost his cancer battle just days after seeing an early screening of the upcoming sequel thanks to director J.J. Abrams.Daniel...

Watch! New Extended Star Trek Into Darkness; Plus, What Are Hobbit Fans Seeing In The Preview?

Poster for the new Star Trek filmWith word only just out on who Benedict Cumberbatch is going to be playing in the new Star Trek film Into Darkness, its indicative that the producers have been...

George Takei Turns Comic Book Star As Gay Advocate

Gay Star Trek actor George Takei is set to make a cameo in the new edition of Archie Comics' Kevin Keller in a bid to provide support to teenage readers.Writer/artist Dan Parent recently met Takei...

Zachary Quinto Addresses Star Trek Quitting Speculation

Zachary Quinto has urged fans to "simmer down" amid reports he is quitting his role of Spock in the Star Trek films.The actor sparked speculation he is bowing out of the sci-fi franchise after discussing...

Zachary Quinto Blasts Donald Trump Over Barack Obama Rant

Star Trek actor Zachary Quinto has taken aim at Tv tycoon Donald Trump over his harsh criticism of newly re-elected U.S. President Barack Obama.The actor is a staunch Democrat, and spent six hours manning the...

J.j. Abrams Wins Norman Lear Achievement Award

Star Trek director J.J. Abrams is to be honoured with the 2013 Norman Lear Achievement Award in Television at the Producers Guild of America Awards in Hollywood on 26 January (13).The multi-talented producer/writer, who has...

Star Trek Captains Unite At London Convention

Sci-fi fans were given the ultimate thrill on Saturday (20Oct12) as all five Star Trek captains united at a London convention.William Shatner, Sir Patrick Stewart, Avery Brooks, Kate Mulgrew and Scott Bakula - who have...

Swedish Trekkies Tie The Knot During UK's First Ever Klingon Wedding

Whilst it may be something of a novelty in America, last night saw the first ever Klingon Wedding to take place in the British Isles, as Star Trek fans came from across the Universe to...

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