Tag Archives: Trek

After 50 Years Of ‘Trek’ Can The Star Trek Universe Be Saved?

After 50 years of ‘Trek’ and the lackluster reaction to the latest Star Trek film, Star Trek: Beyond, is the Star Trek franchise exhausted, or can the Star Trek universe be saved? The answer to this question requires a look at what Star Trek has been, what it is now and what it can be in the years to come. ...

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Did You Have Sex at Gizmodo’s Star Trek Book Party?

GIF Illustration by Sam Woolley As reporters and editors, we at Gizmodo like to investigate stuff and ask questions. But there comes a time when you’re beat and have to reach out for help. That’s why we’re coming to you, our readers, with a question we haven’t been able to answer despite weeks of probing. So: Advertisement Did you have ...

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‘Star Trek’ Series Has A Name, A New Teaser, And Early Plot Details [Video]

Little by little, CBS is releasing details for their new Star Trek series and, while many have criticized the network for their plans to air the new Star Trek series strictly on their online streaming service, CBS All Access, mounting excitement indicates that won’t keep fans of the franchise from watching the show. Recent events at San Diego Comic Con ...

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‘Star Trek Beyond’: John Cho’s Sulu Doesn’t Have Onscreen Gay Kiss, Same-Sex Kissing Scene Deleted

Star Trek Beyond just opened in theaters and it’s already breaking boundaries with the news that John Cho’s character Sulu is openly gay, but it could have gone even further with an on-scene same-sex kiss. The kiss between Hikaru Sulu, Star Trek’s first openly gay character, and his husband didn’t make it into the movie and Beyond actor John Cho ...

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Star Trek Actor Anton Yelchin Dies in Freak Car Accident [Updated]

According to the Associated Press, actor Anton Yelchin has died at the age of 27 in a car accident. According to TMZ, friends noticed Yelchin was missing around 1 am after he was late to a rehearsal. The actor was discovered pinned to his mailbox by his car at the bottom of a steep driveway at his San Fernando Valley ...

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CBS 2016 Shows Include New Versions of ‘MacGyver’ and ‘Star Trek’ [videos]

CBS is the latest network to reveal sneak preview synopsis videos of upcoming CBS 2016 shows and even a few teasers for 2017. Among the offerings of new shows are new sitcoms for former sitcom stars, Joel McHale, Kevin James and Matt LeBlanc. Also returning to the small screen is Katherine Heigl who is appearing in yet another new show ...

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‘Star Trek Beyond’ Deconstructs The Federation, As CBS Clings To Roddenberry’s Tenets

As the 50th anniversary of Star Trek draws near, CBS and Paramount are revving into warp speed with their separate but not completely unrelated projects. From the Star Trek Beyond feature film to the new series being created for CBS, there will be no shortage of Star Trek sagas for fans to rally behind in celebrating the Gene Roddenberry created ...

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‘Star Trek: Beyond:’ Death Of Spock Character Leonard Nimoy To Get Mention In New Film Plus New Documentary [Videos]

Everyone associates the late Leonard Nimoy with the Star Trek TV series and films and some are ensuring that no one forgets the man who played the iconic character Spock. In the upcoming Star Trek: Beyond, the passing of the actor will get a definite mention, plus a documentary by Nimoy’s son about his famous father airs at the Tribeca ...

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‘Beam Me Up Scotty’, Breakthrough In Star Trek Style Transporter Technology

Scientists in Germany have just made a remarkable breakthrough in transporter technology inspired by the hit TV show and movie phenomenon Star Trek. Researchers from the Institute of Applied Physics at the University of Jena have used lasers to move information from one place to another instantaneously in the first demonstration of quantum teleportation, according to the Express. Just like ...

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‘Star Trek Beyond’ Director Sides With Fan Film — Klingon Language Also Involved In Copyright Infringement

It looks like Star Trek Beyond director Justin Lin had his say in regards to the Star Trek: Axanar fan film. He recently made a statement via Twitter regarding that this should be seen as a positive, giving credence to the fan support. One would think Lin would side with CBS/Paramount who has brought a lawsuit against the Axanar producers, ...

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