Hold onto your hats, Star Trek fans, because your favorite franchise could be heading back to TV. What's more, it might just have one of the most popular directors in Hollywood behind it. And no, not J.J. Abrams.
There are few things funnier than watching Will Ferrell take over a room with his comedy. Thatís exactly what happened on Wednesday night when the actor and comedian busted out the Star Trek Theme Song on James Cordenís Late Late Show.
Indeed, the universe is vast and dangerous and to accommodate our slothful requirements, weíre going to need a list of 5 very aesthetically different candidates in our search for the most excellently tranquil of transports. So, on that note, letís look at the 5 science fiction spaceships we'd love to live in.
Leonard Nimoy's Spock character was known for his moral compass on Star Trek and in real life, and he once used his abilities to help out a cast member on the set of the original Star Trek series. Catch the full story after the jump.
This weekend, Chris Hemsworth took the stage to host an episode of Saturday Night Live for the first time. During the episode, the team put together some sketches referencing the acting projects he is most famous for.
One would be hard-pressed to find anyone who didnít appreciate the Boston-born thespianís work and achievements, and so weíve put together five reasons why everyone loves Leonard Nimoy. Is five too limited a number? Perhaps, but each reason is the culmination of many yearsí worth of effort, so we hope he would approve.†
We have tragic news to report today, as Leonard Nimoy, the iconic mainstay of the Star Trek franchise, has passed away. The 83-year-old was recently hospitalized due to chest pains, and his son, Adam, announced the news of his passing.
There was a lot to take in during this weekís episode of Arrow, but what you may not have noticed is that the episode included a fun reference to one of the most famous science fiction franchises of all time: Star Trek.
With J.J. Abramsí Bad Robot all over TV these days ó including the recently premiered Fox cop drama Almost Human ó added to his involvement in the Star Trek franchise, itís a wonder we havenít heard word that there might be a Star Trek revival headed to the small screen in some form or another. Abrams spoke briefly about that recently, and it sounds like CBS is currently responsible for the fate of the Star Trek TV franchise, and they arenít currently interested in doing anything with the property.
Last night's episode of Breaking Bad wasn't all about revelations and throw downs. Oh, there was plenty of that, and if you haven't seen the Season 5.5 premiere, "Blood Money," yet, I'd advise skipping this text as it does contain some vague plot references. But go ahead and enjoy the video above, as it gives very little away beyond Jesse's blank stare, which you can chalk up to too many bong hits if you want.
Star Trek fans, drop everything, call in sick, and grab the snacks. Itís time for a marathon. In honor of William Shatnerís 82nd birthday last week, Hulu has decided to make every last episode of all of the Star Trek series available free through the end of March, even if you donít have Plus.
Even people who have barely heard of Star Trek probably know about the Red Shirts. They were the expendable crew members of the Enterprise, the non-regular cast members identifiable by he color of their uniforms who could be killed off on various away missions without causing any kind of hysteria.
Forty-six years ago on September 8, 1966 the first episode of a science fiction show called Star Trek aired on NBC. Low ratings meant the series struggled to stay on the air, but after itís cancellation it would go on to become one of the biggest pop culture sensations of all time.
This is not an official confirmation, just a hint that the extended footage may be included. The fact that it's being looked at is definitely promising, but until CBS/Paramount actually announces it, this will just have to remain something worth crossing your fingers. If an extended cut of "Measure of a Man" does make it onto Blu-ray, could that open the door to extended versions of other episodes on future sets?
The box art is as snazzy as you'd expect, even if it is graced with the tragedy that is Beardless Riker. All of the episodes have been remastered in high-def, with 7.1 DTS HD Master Audio and upgraded special effects, similar to what they did to the Original Series a few years back. The set will also include an array of bonus features, including behind-the-scenes footage, featurettes, bloopers, and interviews.