Latest News on Star Trek III - The Search for Spock

July 31, 2013

Netflix Pulls Star Trek III Due to Alien Subtitle Snafu

Because Klingons are hard enough to understand as it is.More…

April 27, 2009

Trekking With Tim, Day Three: Star Trek III: The Search for Spock

Before I get into my assessment of Star Trek: The Search for Spock, allow me a brief moment of indulgence. After my first day of first grade, my parents asked me who was in my class, and to describe them. I dutifully rattled off various names and attributes before noting that one classmate "had spaceman ears." Now, I barely watched television as a kid (much less Star Trek, so I'm still a bit surprised that I would refer to someone with pointy ears in such a way. I barely remember anything else about said classmate (I think he's a techno DJ in New Hampshire these days), but what I'm getting at, I guess, is that somehow Star Trek so deeply permeated the culture that even a little kid with no firsthand knowledge of it knew a Spock lookalike when he saw one.More…

July 25, 2007

Has Abrams Found His Spock?

The guy's done a LOT of TV, but you'd probably remember him best from 24 or Heroes. And now it looks like the guy (Zachary Quinto is his name) has been tapped to play Spock in J.J. Abrams' Star Trek prequel.More…

February 28, 2007

New "Star Trek" Flick to Hit Theaters on Christmas (2008)

Pretty slow news week, so here's a really short one: Paramount's 11th "Star Trek" flick will hit theaters on Christmas Day 2008. As reported a few days back, J.J. Abrams will be directing.More…

January 11, 2007

J.J. Abrams Wants Newbies to See His "Star Trek" Movie

In the world of fandom, you simply won't find many groups as old-school passionate as the "Star Trek" enthusiasts. So whenever a new movie or TV series is announced, skepticism is mixed with excitement, and the message boards begin swelling with banter. But the latest "Trek" helmer (J.J. Abrams) seems to be happy to cater to the newcomer crowd.More…

June 9, 2006

New "Trek" Writers to Tread Carefully

By now you've already heard that "MI3" director J.J. Abrams will be producing and/or directing a new installment in Paramount's "Star Trek" franchise, and he'll be bringing his writing team of Kurtzman & Orci with him. And it seems like the scribe team has its head on straight regarding old-school "Trek" lore and how to be true to the series.More…

October 28, 2005

In Other News...George Takei Boldly Goes Where Many Have Gone Before

Almost 40 years after originating the role of Sulu on "Star Trek," George Takei has officially come out of the space closet in the current issue of the gay and lesbian mag, Frontiers.More…