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The New Star Trek Series Can Feature All The Sex, Blood, And Profanity It Wants

Here’s something you may not have realised about Bryan Fuller’s upcoming Star Trek TV series being on CBS’ All Access thingie instead of CBS proper: it’s not beholden to Network Standards and Practices, meaning it can be more graphic than any Trek series before. But that doesn’t mean it will.


20 Screenwriting Tricks And Tropes We Never Need To See Again

Pop culture is a never-ending source of wonder and amazement. We’re seeing some really top-notch, innovative writing across every medium right now. But there’s also a lot of tired, warmed-over stuff, that feels copy-pasted from script to script. Here are 20 screenwriting moves we’d be happy never to see again.


Bryan Fuller Promises To Continue Star Trek's Progressivism

If there’s one person who knows exactly what to say about a new Star Trek series, it’s Bryan Fuller. Everything he says about how he’s running CBS digital Star Trek show sounds right and good and not at all like he’s going cannibalise a beloved franchise for parts.


The Official Star Trek Fan Film Guidelines Are Here And They Are Onerous

Good news: Paramount and CBS’ have created a way to ensure a fan film won’t get sued. Bad news: The way they have done that is by issuing some seriously confusing and oppressive rules about what fans can and can’t do.


10 Actors Who Kept Their Characters Alive In Books After Cancellation

The greatest heroes and villains of science fiction and fantasy live on in our hearts and minds, long after they have left our screens. That’s often thanks to actors who really invest in these characters — to the point where the stars want to keep the stories going, too. Here are 10 science fiction and fantasy actors who wrote novels about their own characters.


You Can Now Buy This Sweet Star Trek Communicator In Australia

This screen-accurate 1:1 replica of the Original Series Star Trek Communicator is the very first fully functional wireless Communicator in the world (and galaxy!).

While it may not enable you to contact orbiting starships or request Scotty’s transportation services, the handset will enable you to communicate with friends and family back on terrestrial earth.


J.J. Abrams Kinda Made Up The News That The Star Trek Fan Film Lawsuit Was Ending 

Well. Now we might know why, despite director J.J. Abrams recently claiming that we’d hear about a settlement, CBS and Paramount’s lawsuit against Axanar Productions is still going on.


The Lawsuit Against A Star Trek Fan Film Isn't Going Away Just Yet

Even though it sounded like we may be getting close to ending the battle between the fan film Axanar and the studios that own Star Trek, the latest court action hints that it’s just starting.


The Original Star Trek Is Getting An Incredible Blu-Ray Set For The 50th Anniversary

Star Trek‘s 50th birthday is this year, and the celebration has begun — there’s the new TV show on the way,


A Tiny Spock Leaning On A 1964 Buick Riviera Is The Best Hot Wheels Car Ever

San Diego Comic-Con is just around the corner, which not only means we’re about to get tantalising looks at next winter’s blockbuster films, but also a mountain of exclusive toys and collectables. The convention hasn’t even started yet, but Hot Wheels might have already won the whole thing with this exclusive 1964 Buick Riviera featuring a badarse-looking Spock leaning on the hood.


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