Tagged: Star Trek

Zoe Saldana in wetsuit as Uhura - Star Trek Into Darkness

Star Trek Into Darkness Featurette Round-up + Motion still!

Paramount has released a featurette of J.J. Abrams Star Trek Into Darkness starring Chris Pine and Zachary Quinto. To my knowledge it doesn’t contain any new footage but it does re-organize what we have seen in the trailers so far and it clarifies the plot of the movie a bit. As such; SPOILER ALERT! No seriously, this is the featurette that is going to be played and re-played for the coming three months until the release of the movie itself Here is...

Star Trek Enterprise season 1 Blu-ray cover - Jolene Blalock as T'pol - Scott Bakula as Jonathan Archer

Enterprise season 1 Blu-ray trailers and cover!

The Blu-ray release of Enterprise’s first season is more highly anticipated than you might think considering the series got cancelled after four years. After the end of Star Trek DS9 in 1999 and Voyager in 2001 fans of Star Trek generally agreed that the franchise needed a rest. DS9 fans couldn’t imagine another epic storyline in their lifetime and Voyager fans agreed with critics that Star Trek should be more than special effects and Jeri Ryan’s boobs. However, the executive producers of what was to...

All present Science Fiction TV-shows listed (2013)!

All present Science Fiction TV-shows listed (2013)!

All sci-fi series 2013 listed. With Fringe ending and Alphas cancelled, so soon in the wake of the cancellation of Alcatraz, Terra Nova and Eureka you might be wondering just what Sci-Fi TV-shows are even on the air. For example, last year I only found out about Continuum just a few days before the release of the pilot while browsing the web. On various forums people seem to like the show but the first time they heard about was when it started...

Starfleet Academy The Assassination Game Review!

Starfleet Academy The Assassination Game Review!

Starfleet Academy The Assassination Game by Alan Gratz is the fourth novel in the series and is set in the Star Trek Reboot Universe that was started with the 2009 movie directed by J. J. Abrams. This series of novels targets those aged 12 and above though it is certainly also recommended for older readers who want their fix of the new Star Trek. Plot outline…. The story starts with cadet’s Kirk and McCoy joining the ‘Assassination Game’, an impromptu competition at the academy wherein cadets...

Starfleet Academy The Assassination Game cover revealed!

Starfleet Academy The Assassination Game cover revealed!

After less than a week to go until its supposed June 26th release date publishers Simon & Schuster have finally revealed the cover of the fourth installment in The Starfleet Academy young adult novel series. Book 4 is entitled The Assassination game and is written by Alan Gratz. So far, I have reviewed all earlier novels in the series and I must say I am looking forward to this one. And even though the plots seems to have elements from the 1980’s movie Gotcha it...

Star Trek Novels Update!

Star Trek Novels Update!

As I have not posted anything on Star Trek novels lately like I used to I will give a brief summary of what has happened on this front. ***UPDATED*** Here is the cover of Starfleet Academy The Assassination Game. ***UPDATED*** ‘Starfleet Academy The Assassination Game’. First of all is the prospective release of the Young adult novel ‘Starfleet Academy The Assassination Game’ by Alan Gratz late June next month, I say prospective because even though it is highly expected by fans there...

Star Trek: Typhon Pact: Brinkmanship Announced!

Star Trek: Typhon Pact: Brinkmanship Announced!

Yet another Typhon pact novel has been announced by Simon and Schuster, Brinkmanship will be written by Una McCormack who wrote such novels as Hollow Men and The Never Ending Sacrifice, both were featured the Cardassians and so its a good bet this novel will too! Brinkmanship is scheduled for a September 25th release, stay tuned!  

Star Trek game 2012 Digital Extremes

New Star Trek Game screenshots revealed!

Between the two movies, the novels and the comics it is almost possible to forget that there also exists a console game set in the reboot universe. This Star Trek game has so far got the simple title ‘Star Trek’, it is produced by veteran game developer Digital Extremes. Digital Extremes is of course famous for games such as Unreal and Bioshock. Officially the game is slated to appear only on Xbox 360 and PS3, but a PC version can’t be excluded. The has got...

Star Trek Destiny Omnibus

Simon & Schuster reveals details for their 2012 Star Trek Line-up.

Here are the details of the 2012 line up of Star Trek novels from Simon & Schuster. In the Last few months we have hit a bit of dry spell when it came to releases and the synopsis of the upcoming novels seem to arouse anticipation. Please note the details of ‘The assassination game’, so far we have been kept in the dark about the latest entry into the Starfleet Academy series. Star Trek: Typhon Pact: Plagues of Night Publication...

Why was Enterprise Canceled?

Why was Enterprise Canceled?

A few days ago Blastr.com hosted an interview with John Billingsley, who for years amused us with his character Dr Phlox on the last Star Trek show Enterprise. The show was sadly canceled after 4 seasons. In the interview the actor states that the bean counters killed of the show because they insisted on ever grander plots and action settings. He links this with viewers tuning out. Personally I agree with him on that issue, it was a problem that...

Star Trek Typhon Pact returns in 2012.

Star Trek Typhon Pact returns in 2012.

After four novels and one ebook set in the cross-franchise universe we will get two more novels in 2012. The Typhon Pact is of course the series that contains the main cast from TNG, DS9 and Voyager. Each of these series has continued into the expanded universe in one form or the other and in many ways the Typhon Pact series was an effort to bring some order and continuity to the expanded universe. Now, the series will continue with two...

Chris Pine gets to practice his ‘KHAAAaaan’!

Chris Pine gets to practice his ‘KHAAAaaan’!

After weeks of speculation the rumors have been finally debunked, Star Trek 2 will get Khan Noonien Singh as its probable main antagonist. To many this comes as no surprise, as it is a smart choice for die hard trekkies and the villain has lots of appeal to non-regular Star Trek viewers. Khan is of course famous from Star Trek 2 The Wrath of Khan in which he manages to obtain the deadly weapon ‘Genesis’, As his first appearance in Star Trek...

Star Trek Typhon Pact: The Struggle Within eBook Review!

Star Trek Typhon Pact: The Struggle Within eBook Review!

Depsite the fact that the Star Trek franchise recieved an official reboot back in 2009 the original franchise timeline continues. During the last two years we have seen the expanded universe of TNG, DS9 and VOY dealing with the aftermath of the Borg invasion. These novels and stories contain considerably more drama and emphasize personal development rather than exploring. So far they have been quite to my liking and slowly these storylines are emerging from the post-Borg invasion setting into a...

Starfleet Academy The Gemini Agent review!

Starfleet Academy The Gemini Agent review!

Synopsis… In The Gemini Agent, as first-year final exams week kicks off, several incident reports with serious allegations against James T. Kirk end up on the Commandant of Midshipmen’s desk. None of the allegations are true, of course… or are they? Kirk is being plagued by mysterious blackout periods, so he finds the allegations difficult to refute. During these blackout periods, he has no recollection of what he did, save for some very disturbing and disjointed memories. Kirk needs his...