A Geek’s Reaction To 50 Years Of Star Trek

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By Danny F. Santos (doddleNEWS) I can't believe that Star Trek is 50 years old — not too bad for a series that started life with low ratings and mixed reviews. I've been a fan of the show since Star Trek: The Next Generation premiered in the 1980s, and have watched every incarnation of … [Read more...]

Movie Review: Star Trek Beyond

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By Danny F. Santos (doddleNEWS) JJ Abrams' reboot of Star Trek and I have had an interesting relationship over the past seven years. As much as I liked the first film, it really didn't feel anything like Star Trek. Sure, the names sounded familiar but this was definitely not the franchise I grew … [Read more...]

Star Trek 4: Chekov Won’t Be Recast; Final Star Trek Beyond Trailer

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By Danny F. Santos (doddleNEWS) On the heels of the news that Star Trek 4 has been officially announced, and just a few days away from Star Trek Beyond's premiere, Paramount has released one final trailer for the third outing. The one minute trailer seems to feature mostly new footage from the … [Read more...]

A Geek’s Reaction To The Third Star Trek Beyond Trailer

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By Danny F. Santos (doddleNEWS) The JJ Abrams reboot (now officially called the Kelvin Timeline) of Star Trek has been something of a strange beast for me. On one hand, I did enjoy the first film as a science fiction adventure but I still have a hard time calling it Star Trek. I thought Star … [Read more...]

CBS Star Trek TV Series Hires More Veteran Trek Writers

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By Danny F. Santos (doddleNEWS) We had to wait four years between JJ Abrams' Star Trek and Star Trek Into Darkness, and then a further three years between that and Star Trek Beyond, which will premiere in just over a month. But the next time we see a Starfleet crew will be just six months after … [Read more...]

Paramount Already Developing Star Trek 4

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By Danny F. Santos (doddleNEWS) Star Trek Beyond is still several months away, but that hasn't stopped Paramount from looking to the future. According to Trek Movie, Paramount has registered the title Star Trek 4, with the Motion Picture Association of America signalling that they are confident … [Read more...]

Hannibal’s Bryan Fuller To Produce Star Trek TV Series

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By Danny F. Santos (doddleNEWS) Ever since JJ Abrams rebooted Star Trek in 2009, I've been waiting for the series to return to its home on television. I really enjoyed the reboot as a science fiction film, but not as a Star Trek film. I flat-out disliked Star Trek Into Darkness, and I can't … [Read more...]

Joss Whedon and JJ Abrams: From TV Kings To Tentpole Gods

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Editor's Note: We are re-publishing this story from 2013 as JJ Abrams' Star Wars: The Force Awakens opens, and Joss Whedon's Avengers: Age of Ultron was a massive hit earlier this year. By Mark Hodge (doddleNEWS) Joss Whedon and JJ Abrams have much in common. Aside from being hugely talented, … [Read more...]

A Geek’s Reaction To The Star Trek Beyond Trailer

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By Danny F. Santos (doddleNEWS) Paramount wanted to premiere the trailer for Star Trek Beyond with Star Wars: The Force Awakens, which hits theaters this Thursday. While that seems like a great idea, a German language version of the trailer leaked on the internet forcing Paramount to release an … [Read more...]

Get Geeked! Has CBS Really Already Ruined The New Star Trek TV Show?

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By Danny F. Santos (doddleNEWS) Yesterday CBS dropped a bomb on Star Trek fans, and announced development of a brand new TV series starring an all-new crew. Since details were extremely light, I didn't comment too much on the production, because all we know is that it'll be on streaming service … [Read more...]

CBS Developing New Star Trek Television Series!

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By Danny F. Santos (doddleNEWS) Back in January, I wrote a Get Geeked! op-ed where I wondered when Star Trek would return to the small screen. I surmised that a new series would be announced during the 50th anniversary in 2016 for a 2017 or 2018 release date, and would air on CBS or The CW. I got … [Read more...]

First Look At New Costumes, Characters From Star Trek Beyond!

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Check out new characters and suits in Star Trek Beyond! By Danny F. Santos (doddleNEWS) I have a complex relationship with JJ Abrams' Star Trek reboot. On one hand, I was wildly entertained by the first movie, but the problem was I barely recognized it as a Star Trek film. That's not entirely … [Read more...]

Star Trek Beyond: Justin Lin Confirms Trek 3 Title

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By Mark Hodge (doddleNEWS) Justin Lin set his social media phaser to 'stun' confirming the title for the third rebooted Trek movie, Star Trek Beyond. The Fast & Furious director tweeted: Let the next Starfleet voyage begin! #StarTrekBeyond #LLAP pic.twitter.com/VZh9YvJgqA — Justin … [Read more...]

Chris Pine & Zachary Quinto Sign On For Star Trek 4

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By Danny F. Santos (doddleNEWS) Cameras have just begun to roll in Vancouver on the set of the third Star Trek film, rumored to be called Star Trek Beyond, but we're already getting news about Star Trek 4. The Hollywood Reporter got the scoop that lead actors Chris Pine and Zachary Quinto have … [Read more...]

Simon Pegg: Paramount Thought Original Star Trek 3 Script Was Too “Star Trek-y”

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By Danny F. Santos (doddleNEWS) Sometimes Hollywood thinking baffles me and I have no idea how to parse exactly what it is that I'm reading. The Star Trek reboot, while entertaining, wasn't very "Star Trek-y," and the less said about the sequel Into Darkness, the better. Yet according to … [Read more...]

Idris Elba As Star Trek 3 Villain? Simon Pegg On Writing The Film

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By Danny F. Santos (doddleNEWS) Hold on to your photon torpedoes, it looks like the next Star Trek movie may be getting one hell of an antagonist! It is being reported that Paramount is looking at Idris Elba to play a villain in the Justin Lin-directed Star Trek 3. While no one knows who the … [Read more...]