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Here’s 7 ‘Star Trek’ and ‘Into Darkness’ Fun Facts Before Seeing ‘Beyond’ (Video)
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Star Trek

The third entry in the rebooted Star Trek movie franchise is set to be released next week, titled Star Trek Beyond, and to go along with the occasion CineFix has dedicated this week’s installment of their “Things You (Probably) Didn’t Know” YouTube series to the first two releases directed by J.J. Abrams, Star Trek and sequel Into Darkness.

Some of the fun facts listed that you might not have known about include a deleted scene involving the Klingons, filming in a brewery, and some low-budget approaches to making the big blockbuster movies.

Continue below to check out the video.

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‘Star Trek’ Star Anton Yelchin Dead At 27
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Anton Yelchin

Best known for playing a young Pavel Chekov in the rebooted Star Trek franchise and for roles in films such as Terminator Salvation and Green Room, actor Anton Yelchin died this morning. He was 27.

The cause of Yelchin’s death, according to his representative, was a fatal traffic collision at his San Fernando Valley home. The rep stated, “His family requests you respect their privacy at this time.”

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Watch The ‘Star Trek Into Darkness’ Gag Reel
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Star Trek Into Darkness prank

Paramount recently released Star Trek: The Compendium, a Blu-ray set which includes the two films of the rebooted Star Trek universe — Star Trek (2009) and Star Trek Into Darkness (2013).

The box set also includes a bunch of bonus features, including the obligatory gag reel, which is now online. Check out the video here below.

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The Digital Wire Blu-ray/DVD Release News: Breed, Bikers, Blood, Bob-Ombs, and the Beeb
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Nightbreed

For this week’s edition of The Digital Wire we’ve got more new Blu-ray and DVD release news than a single human being should be legally permitted to process, including some bonus features updates for a few titles on which we have previously reported. There’s so much good stuff here that for many of us our bank accounts are going to be shedding a little weight this autumn.

Below you’ll find info on several future home video releases complete with technical specs, release dates, and links to pre-order at Amazon. We would greatly appreciate it if you use those links to order because a small percentage of each order helps keep this website running at max power. The cover art for certain titles has yet to be finalized.

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Roberto Orci Will Direct ‘Star Trek 3’
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Star Trek Into Darkness: Spock and Kirk

Now that J.J. Abrams is hard at work making Star Wars: Episode VII, Paramount Pictures and Skydance were in need of a new director for the third movie in their rebooted Star Trek franchise. Abrams directed the first two movies, 2009’s Star Trek and 2013’s Star Trek Into Darkness.

In what could be considered a risky move, the studios have decided not to find an established big Hollywood blockbuster director to bring in. In fact, they’re not even bringing in an up-and-coming director who might be ready to break out. Instead, it has been decided to hire writer Roberto Orci to direct Star Trek 3.

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Sweded Trailers For 2013’s Biggest Blockbuster Films
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Pacific Rim

Sometimes you can gauge the audience interest in a potential tentpole blockbuster movie simply by observing the great lengths certain individuals will go to in order to honor those big-budget entertainments, or even burn them in mocking effigy.

Whenever a new trailer for one of these eagerly-anticipated features is released you can always expect there to be a “sweded” version or two uploaded to YouTube or Vimeo within days. For those of you unfamiliar with this term, “sweded” basically means a group of amateur filmmakers get together with whatever resources they can scrounge up and make their own identical version of the slicker Hollywood trailers. Some of them often use shots from the real trailers to plug in gaps in their dollar bin attempts, but the makers of the best sweded trailers will recreate every component themselves, from the visual effects to the shot composition to even the bloody generic music that underscores these 2.5-minute blasts of money shots.

Submitted for your approval and enjoyment are sweded trailers for 8 of the year’s biggest blockbusters, like Star Trek Into Darkness, Pacific Rim, Iron Man 3, Man of Steel, and more. Depending on your perspective you might find some of these homemade previews better than the genuine articles. Even if you don’t, you have to admit they are pretty amusing.

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‘Star Wars’ Droid R2-D2 Spotted In ‘Star Trek Into Darkness’
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Star Wars droid R2-D2 in 2009's Star Trek

R2-D2, where are you?

Back in 2009, after the release of Star Trek, the reboot of the Trek universe helmed by J.J. Abrams, it was discovered that popular Star Wars droid R2-D2 had made a cameo in the film. The little blue and white astromech droid could be seen floating in space during one of the battles (see photo above, which shows the droid in 2009’s Star Trek).

Now, R2-D2 has been spotted in the sequel, Star Trek Into Darkness, which is coming to DVD and Blu-ray on Tuesday, September 10, 2013.

Check out the screenshot here below of R2 in Star Trek Into Darkness, posted by io9.

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Watch Simon Pegg Prank His Fellow Cast Mates On The Set Of ‘Star Trek Into Darkness’
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Star Trek Into Darkness prank

This summer’s Star Trek Into Darkness, directed by J.J. Abrams as the follow-up to his 2009 reboot, Star Trek, will be out on DVD and Blu-ray on September 10, 2013, and from the looks of it, there won’t be too many bonus features included on the home release, as most will be packaged as “retailer exclusives.” (Bogus, I know, but that’s a whole other story.)

One of the bonus behind-the-scenes featurettes is a short clip that shows how actor Simon Pegg, who plays Scotty in this Trek universe, pranked his fellow cast members by having them to wear protective “Neutron Cream” and then getting them to do mock public service announcements about the dangers of neutron damage. It’s pretty hilarious.

Check out the video here below.

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Paramount Releasing ‘Star Trek Into Darkness’ & ‘World War Z’ As Double Feature In Theaters
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Star Trek Into Darkness World War Z Double Feature

Science fiction (and zombie)… double feature…

Paramount will be releasing Star Trek Into Darkness and World War Z, two of their major summer film offerings, as a double feature in theaters this week.

Starting this Friday, August 30th through Thursday, September 5th, both films will play together on 2D and RealD 3D screens in select AMC Theatres, Carmike Cinemas, Marcus Theatres, Regal Cinemas, and other participating theaters nationwide.

Star Trek Into Darkness, written by Roberto Orci, Alex Kurtzman, and Damon Lindelof, was directed by J.J. Abrams as his follow-up to his 2009 reboot, Star Trek, and has earned more than $450 million worldwide since its theatrical release in May. DVD and Blu-ray sets, including the Starfleet Phaser Limited Edition Blu-ray 3D Combo Pack Gift Set, are available now for pre-order and will be released on September 10, 2013.

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The Drill Down 278: One Red Ring to Rule Them All
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This week, Google buys a quantum computer, Yahoo buys instant cool with Tumblr and spruces up tired old Flickr, Aereo & Arrested Development disrupt Big Media, and Microsoft launches the next-generation of XBox. Plus, our review of Star Trek: Into Darkness!

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