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What do you get when you cross Classic Star Trek and the Next Generation? A lot of great lines. Check out all the Star Trek comic & movie news!

Make it So: The Next Generation is finally heading to Blu-ray
Dec 15, 2012

Star Trek fans all over the world have been waiting what seems like forever for this news: Star Trek: The Next Generation will beam into our homes on beautiful high-def Blu-Ray just in time to celebrate the show's upcoming 25th anniversary in 2012.

13 terrifying Star Trek episodes worth beaming down for Halloween
Dec 15, 2012

Star Trek's often thought of as the lighter side of sci-fi—a future in which we manage to not destroy everything we hold dear—but it turns out that amid the Klingons and the Tribbles, even the Federation knows how to whip up a good scare.

Abrams confirms he'd love to have Benicio Del Toro for Star Trek 2
Dec 15, 2012

A few short weeks ago, we told you about the rumor that J.J. Abrams had his eye on Benicio Del Toro for, perhaps, the role of the villain for his Star Trek sequel. Today, Abrams confirms he's very much interested in the Wolfman actor to get on board for the U.S.S. Enterprise's next adventure.

Kate Mulgrew thinks there should be a Star Trek: Voyager movie
Dec 15, 2012

We love J.J. Abrams' 2009 Star Trek reboot and can't wait for the sequel—message to Abrams: just go easy on the lens flares this time, please—but we'd also love to see what happened to all our favorite Trek TV characters that were left behind in the process.

Baffled Zachary Quinto plays rock-paper-scissors-lizard-Spock
Dec 15, 2012

Zachary Quinto obviously isn't a fan of those uber-geeks from The Big Bang Theory, as evidenced by his confusion when an interviewer challenged him to a game of "Rock-paper-scissors-lizard-Spock"—but luckily, the actor proved to be a fast learner.

Time for a gay Trek character? Zachary Quinto says, 'I don't know'
Dec 15, 2012

Star Trek's Zachary Quinto has been making news ever since coming out as a gay man just a few days ago. Since then, the actor has received nothing but warm support from his throng of adoring fans and countless people from all over the world. Now what fans also want to know are his thoughts on finally getting a gay character on Trek.

Marina Sirtis thinks there's only one way Next Gen could come back
Dec 15, 2012

We don't know about you, but we'd LOVE to see the cast and crew of Star Trek: The Next Generation back into our lives again for fresh new adventures where no one's gone before in one form or another (TV, mini-series, movies, you name it). So does actress Marina Sirtis, who thinks that the series—like the original Star Trek crew—could also get the reboot treatment next.

Enterprise star says: Don't blame us for killing Star Trek on TV
Dec 15, 2012

Some people happen to love Star Trek: Enterprise, while others woefully hate it and even blame the series for killing the franchise. But actor Connor Trinneer, who played the Enterprise NX-01's beloved engineer, Commander Charles 'Trip' Tucker, says that's nonsense.

Astronomer: 3 reasons we can't blow up a planet sci-fi style
Dec 15, 2012

Phil Plait is an astronomer and major sci-fi geek. He writes the Bad Astronomy Blog for Discover Magazine and is also the host of the Discovery Channel's science show "Phil Plait's Bad Universe." You can follow him on Twitter at @BadAstronomer. You have a problem. There's this pesky planet, and you need to blow it up. What's a supervillain to do?