Checking in With Karl Urban

Karl Urban didn’t have to return as Bones in the just-released Star Trek Beyond. He’d satisfied the requirements of his contract with his appearance in Star Trek Into Darkness and had to choose between Beyond and  another project. He ultimately chose Beyond, of course, and he feels he made the right decision. StarTrek.com recently spoke…

Vacationers on Risa Most Likely To…

If you could vacation to the planet  Risa, what would you do? That was the question we asked for our latest poll of StarTrek.com readers, and the participating could choose from the following activities: Swim in Suraya Bay, climb Cliff Galartha, relax in the Risan steam pools, visit a nightclub or visit the subterranean gardens….

Discovery First Episode Director Announced

David Semel, one of Hollywood’s most-prolific directors, has been tapped to direct the first episode of Star Trek: Discovery, it has been confirmed. Semel is adept at both first episodes/pilots and sci-fi/fantasy. His pilots include those for Madam Secretary, Code Black, Person of Interest, Intelligence, Legends, American Dreams, Heroes and No Ordinary Family, as well…

Ascendancy Strategy Game Debuting at STLV

Gale Force Nine’s game, Star Trek: Ascendancy, will debut both at Star Trek Las Vegas, August 3-7, and at Gen Con in Indianapolis, August 4-7. Ascendancy is a strategy board game of exploration, expansion and conflict between the United Federation of Planets, the Klingon Empire, and the Romulan Star Empire. In Star Trek: Ascendancy, you…

Catching Up with Trek’s Cupcake, Jason Matthew Smith

Jason Matthew Smith counts among his credits dozens of film and TV appearances, spanning from Six Feet Under, 24, Playmakers, Rebound and Bones to Big Love, Sons of Anarchy, NCIS: Los Angeles, Longmire and Six Gun Savior. But, thanks to Star Trek, he’s achieved cult favorite status. And that’s because he played a character credited…

The Story of STO

As captains in Star Trek Online entered the year 2410, a number of conflicts were winding down throughout the galaxy. The discovery of an Iconian gateway on New Romulus led to another great find – the Solanae Dyson Sphere in the Delta Quadrant. Faced with a new mystery and mutual danger, three of the galactic…

Co-Writer Doug Jung Takes You Inside Beyond

Doug Jung does double duty in Star Trek Beyond. He not only co-wrote the script with Simon Pegg, but he plays the brief but important role of Ben, Sulu’s partner, and the co-parent of their young daughter, in the sci-fi adventure. Prior to Beyond, the New Jersey native counted among his credits the TV shows…

ANOVOS’ Beyond Survival Jacket

Fancy the cool Survival Jackets you saw in Star Trek Beyond? Well, ANOVOS soon will offer their high-end version of it, with the product created using reference and measurements taken from the original screen-used Beyond production assets. The identical style fabrics have been custom dyed to match the distinctive quilted panels seen in the Beyond…

They Came from the Holodeck!

Earn Doctor Chaotica in “They Came From the Holodeck Part 2!” The dastardly deeds of space-villain Doctor Chaotica are once again being unleashed upon the galaxy, and the entire Alpha Quadrant needs your help, Captain! Grab your ray gun and head to the holodeck for an encore edition of “The Came from the Holodeck!” Doctor…

Defend The Enterprise in Star Trek Panic

USAopoly’s new game, Star Trek Panic, allows you to join the original crew of the U.S.S. Enterprise, where your five-year mission will be to explore strange new worlds, encounter alien civilizations and… defend the ship. Players work together to carry out missions while keeping the U.S.S. Enterprise safe from enemy attacks. Complete five missions with…

Braga, Roth Set for Mission New York Producers Panel

As memorable as the action was on screen, Star Trek behind the scenes was just as remarkable. A Who’s Who of Star Trek producers, including Brannon Braga and Trevor Roth of Roddenberry Entertainment, are set for a panel during Star Trek: Mission New York. During their time on stage, the producers will talk about what…

Attack Wing Wave 25 U.S.S. Venture

WizKids/NECA will release Star Trek: Attack Wing Wave 25 this month, and StarTrek.com has the exclusive First Look at the ships in the upcoming expansion packs, concluding with the U.S.S. Venture. The U.S.S. Venture is a Federation Galaxy-class Starship. It was part of a task force led by Admiral Hastur to reinforce Deep Space 9…