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In Or Around Fort Worth, TX? Watch Star Trek XI Under The Stars

In Or Around Fort Worth, TX? Watch Star Trek XI Under The Stars

Outdoor free movies seem to be a growing trend across the US.  With shows cropping up all over, even in D.C., J.J. Abrams's "Star Trek" as well as other Trek films seem to be a popular showing.  Fort Worth, Texas is no exception.  Originally scheduled for July 1st, but unfortunately rained out, the new Showing of Star Trek XI is scheduled for July 8th.  If we lived closer, we would definitely attend. It's really exciting to see this new enthusiasm for Star Trek.  

Check out the details below.

"Free Enterprise 2" Actually In The Works

"Free Enterprise 2" Actually In The Works

"Free Enterprise 2", the long awaited indie film sequel to it's aptly named prequel is actually getting made.  In the process for 10 years or so now, director Robert Meyer Burnett has been given the go-ahead and it appears William "The Shat" Shatner has confirmed it at Trek Expo 2010.

"Free Enterprise…remember the film? Well we are doing a sequel, Free Enterprise 2. So they have got me involved in some fun stuff. And I will be shooting that in the next month or so." Shatner Said to an extremely excited crowd.

If you haven't seen the original "Free Enterprise", check out the synopsis below.

Summer Glau, A TNG Fan, "Grew Up Idolizing" Marina Sirtis

Summer Glau, A TNG Fan, "Grew Up Idolizing" Marina Sritis

Summer Glau, "Firefly" & "The Sarah Connor Chronicles", is in Australia for the Supernova series of conventions and was recently interviewed for Scifi Australia where she admitted to being a huge TNG fan. 

"...the show I really grew up on was Star Trek: The Next Generation. That was a show that I watched with my parents that I talked them into letting me stay up to watch it. I got to meet Marina Sirtis last year, which was a really special moment for me. I grew up idolizing her." Said Glau, when asked what scifi she would show to a friend to introduce them to the genre.

She also revealed that she would love to meet The Shat.  Yeah, who wouldn't?

TNG "Encounter at Farpoint" Director Corey Allen Dies At 75

TNG "Encounter at Farpoint" Director Corey Allen Dies At 75

Corey Allen, actor and prominent television director, passed away in his home on Sunday. He was 75.  Allen was most famous for the playing the teenage gang leader that dies in a knife fight with James Dean in "Rebel Without a Cause".  Allen was also an Emmy winning television director, with credits ranging from 70's cop and detective shows "Mannix" & "Police Story" to "Dallas" & "Magnum PI" in the 80's.

Captain Pyke Reviews: Keyscaper "Star Trek" Custom Keyboard & Mouse

Keyscaper "Star Trek" Custom Keyboard & Mouse Review

LCARS or Library Computer Access/Retrieval System is something that most if not all Trek fans are familiar with. Even if you've never heard the acronym before, you've seen it in action. You know, the computer interfaces with multi-colored pill-shaped buttons that litter nearly every computer and control from "Star Trek: The Next Generation" onward. Even "Enterprise" and the new J.J. Abrams's "Star Trek" had they're own custom controls and user interfaces.

Geek Fights Podcast Episode 1: Star Trek Vs. Star Wars

Geek Fights Podcast Episode 1: Star Trek Vs. Star Wars

A good friend of Subspace Communique just launched a brand new podcast called Geek Fights. You may know Damon as the trivia guy from Trekcast, but he's also one of our contributors, reviewing the Star Trek: D-A-C video game for us last year. Well, Damon has launched a brand new podcast called Geek Fights, where each week two subjects in geek culture are pitted against each other in a steel cage grudge match.

Iowa Trek Fans Go For Guinness World Record

Iowa Trek Fans Go For Guinness World Record

Another group of Trek fans may have beaten the world record for the "most people dressed as characters from the television series and movies".  As you may or may not have heard, this record attempt seems to be the thing to do at conventions this year.  The original record was set back in February in London on the world famous Millennium bridge where 99 Trek Fans gathered.  With attempts in Tampa back in May, the "enterprising" (sorry) fans of Iowa could have actually beaten the record.

“Trek Nation is going to be amazing” Says Wil Wheaton

“Trek Nation is going to be amazing,” Says Wil Wheaton

"Trek Nation", the long anticipated documentary from Rod Roddenberry, son of Gene Roddenberry, is currently looking for a distribution deal.  Much like you, we're waiting with bated breath for it's release.  

The Shat To Direct A Documentary About Himself

The Shat To Direct A Documentary About Himself

William "The Shat" Shatner is full of awesomesuce, as we all know, and is really the king of all media.  From directing, producing, starring, "singing", and even entrepreneuring his way across the galaxy, The Shat is now making his way where no man has gone before, again.  This time, Bill is ready to direct a documentary about himself starring himself.  Wait, wouldn't that rip a hole in the fabric of something or other?

Bye Bye, Robot: Official Licensed Star Trek Fine Art