Walter Koenig Star Celebration, New Teaser for Larry Nemecek’s “The Con of Wrath,” North Carolina Modern Film Festival Wrath of Khan Screening with Nicholas Meyer, Star Trek Online Trailer as Kinetic Typography
Walter Koenig Star Celebration Offer from Planet Xpo and Star Trek.com
Ever since the announcement last summer, fans have been waiting for the final link in the TOS circle to be put into place as Walter Koenig receives his star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame. Now the event is finally upon us. On September 8 and 9 the Star Celebration will kick off with special screenings of Koenig’s favourite Treks, a Q&A, and a Celebrity Roast and Dinner.
New Teaser for Larry Nemecek’s “The Con of Wrath”
The surprise premiere of a new teaser for “The Con of Wrath” at San Diego Comic-Con on July 14 showed off a few more of the early faces who have talked to Larry Nemecek about “The Ultimate Fantasy” gone wrong in 1982. Only fans in that room have seen it so far—not even at Vegas… But now, Larry has released this teaser on the official website, conofwrath.com, and you’ll recognise a lot of the faces in there.
North Carolina Modern Film Festival Wrath of Khan Screening with Nicholas Meyer
If you want to chase Kirk ‘round the moons of Nibia and ‘round the Antares Maelstrom and ‘round Perdition’s flames, all while Nicholas Meyer rides shotgun, then you need to set course for Kannapolis, North Carolina, this October. The Gem Theatre will play host to a special screening of The Wrath of Khan on October 5 as part of The Modern Film Festival. A Q&A session with director Nicholas Meyer will follow.
Star Trek Online Trailer as Kinetic Typography
A few weeks ago we shared with you a kinetic typography treatment of the bar fight scene from J.J. Abrams’s Star Trek. Now Tom Baddeley, co-host of our Star Trek Online show Deck Eight, has spun a Typographic Web around the Star Trek online trailer.