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'Star Trek' Crossovers: 10 Times Generations Collided

Time and space can't keep members of the different crews apart.   Read More... //feedproxy.google.com/~r/thr/television/~3/SDQaqn70YUI/star-trek-crossovers-top-10-911984

Star Trek Getting a NewConvention for Its 50th Anniversary Is Highly Logical

One of, if not the, biggest anniversaries in pop culture this year is the 50th anniversary of Star Trek . A new TV show is in the works, a new film is being released, and now theres official news of a massive, three-day convention coming to New York.   Read More...     //feeds.gawker.com/~r/io9/full/~3/mxnPFLQQ44k/star-trek-getting-a-new-convention-for-its-50th-anniver-1755010570

Star Trek Creator Gene Roddenberrys Lost Data Recovered From 200 Floppy Disks

Documents written by Star Trek creator Gene Roddenberry have been recovered from 200 floppy disks owned by the late TV writer and producer. DriveSavers and eDiscovery announced Monday that after months of work they were able to pull data from the disks, which Roddenberry used to store information while he was working on Star Trek. Mike Cobb, DriveSavers director of engineering, would not reveal what was on the disks, but he did offer some clues. Lots of documents, Cobb hinted in a press release. 2016 just happens to be the 50th anniversary of the original Star Trek, anything could happen, the world will have to wait and see.   Read More... //www.thewrap.com/star-trek-creator-gene-roddenberrys-lost-data-recovered-from-200-floppy-disks/

We're Getting a Whole Year of Never-Before-Seen Star Trek History in 2016

Next year marks the 50th anniversary of Star Trek , and fans are getting a lot to celebrate witha new movie in Star Trek Beyond , and the promise of a brand new Star Trek show in early 2017. But every day of 2016, theyre going to get an extra treat: rare pieces of Star Trek history, unearthed from Gene Roddenberrys collection. Read more...

Obviously There Are a Bunch of Trekkies Designing USA Today

Whats that sound? Like millions of nerds suddenly cried out in terror, and were suddenly silenced? You had one job, USA Today ! Read more...     //feeds.gawker.com/~r/io9/full/~3/ZYNUZltZpSQ/obviously-there-are-a-bunch-of-trekkies-designing-usa-t-1749195053

How Star Trek Beyond Questions the Federation's Philosophy

Fans have complained that the recent Star Trek movies don't do enough to explore the philosophical issues that were at the heart of classic Trek . But Justin Lin, the director of Star Trek Beyond , told us the new movie is all about debating Starfleet's philosophies. Read more...     //feeds.gawker.com/~r/io9/full/~3/F37xejcRa8Y/how-star-trek-beyond-questions-the-federations-philosop-1748217974

A New Documentary Shows How Gene Roddenberry Almost Killed Star Trek TNG

Former Star Trek star William Shatner has made a slew of Trek documentaries in recent years, so when I saw he had a new one about the first few years of Star Trek: The Next Generation , I wasnt sure if it was worth watching. But it totally was. Read More...     //feeds.gawker.com/~r/io9/full/~3/HlxYZG_4IaU/a-new-documentary-shows-how-gene-roddenberry-almost-kil-1721153875

First Look At Axanar, The Star Trek War Movie We've Waited Decades For

Star Trek fans have been curious for years about the Battle of Axanar, the decisive turning point in the war against the Klingon Empire. And now, a new unofficial movie will show what really happened at Axanar, and how Captain Garth triumphed. Heres your first image from Star Trek: Axanar , exclusively at io9!   Read More...     //feeds.gawker.com/~r/io9/full/~3/dVtPwNBakAw/first-look-at-axanar-the-star-trek-war-movie-weve-wait-1716037166

'For the Love of Spock': Leonard Nimoy documentary needs your help

From our friends at Hypable.Adam Nimoy, son of the late Leonard Nimoy, wants to make a documentary about the beloved "Star Trek" actor, and his most iconic role.Sunday was Father's Day, but not everyone got to celebrate. Adam Nimoy lost his dad Leonard Nimoy last year, when the 83-year-old "Star Trek" vet passed away after suffering from chronic obstructive pulmonary disease.Before the elder Nimoy died, the pair were actually working on a project together: a documentary, which was set to explore Leonard Nimoy's career, with a particular focus on the life and legend of his most famous character, Mr. Spock.Nimoy originated the iconic "Star Trek" character in the 1960s, and would reprise the role through to the 2009 revival movie.He adopted Spock's classic Vulcan hand-sign and salute, "Live long and prosper." Nimoy was known for signing his tweets with the "LLAP" acronym (and he did, indeed, live long and prosper).Although Leonard has passed away, Adam's... //feedproxy.google.com/~r/Zap2it/~3/mxob4foOyZ8/for_the_love_of_spock_leonard_nimoy_documentary_needs_your_help-2015-06

Star Trek's 'Best Of Both Worlds' Changed The Franchise Forever

The Hollywood Reporter has a great oral history post from the writers and actors behind the Star Trek: Next Generations epic cliffhanger episode Best of Both Worlds. Heres a couple of things we learned about the episode, and how it changed Star Trek forever:   Read More... //feeds.gawker.com/~r/io9/full/~3/R6VYIzIEitw/star-treks-best-of-both-worlds-changed-the-franchise-fo-1712912927