signing lucid at midtown comics

take a look at the facebook event and let us know that you are coming.

berlin meet margin call.

my company's first feature film, "margin call" will make its international premiere at the 61st annual berlin film festival in february.


Ebay Auction

Help raise funds for Pakistan relief with this Ebay auction: Signed Heroes t-shirt.

VIDEO: Comic-Con 2010 - "LUCID" Panel

thanks to the wonderful mabes for posting videos of the LUCID panel at Comic-con, split into four parts. the panel is moderated by stephen christy (from archaia), and features corey moosa (before the door), zq (btd), michael mcmillian (the writer/creator of lucid), and neal dodson (btd). (archaia's mel caylo is also on the panel running the slide projector).

get info on how to order the LUCID comic at your local comic book store by clicking HERE.





We are bringing LUCID #1 to COMIC CON.

Want to reserve a copy of LUCID at your local comic book store?
Download and print this pre-order form and take it to your local comic book store to help them order enough copies of LUCID so that you don't miss out!!!


We will be presenting LUCID at COMIC CON!  Come join us for the panel with writer Michael McMillian and the BTD team.

Friday, July 23, 4:30-5:30 p.m., Room 25ABC
Archaia: LUCID -- Lucid, the first comic book project from Archaia's partnership with Before the Door, arrives in stores in August! Join Lucid creator and writer Michael McMillian ("True Blood") and BTD partners Zachary Quinto ("Star Trek," "Heroes"), Neal Dodson and Corey Moosa as they share cool behind-the-scenes info and other interesting tidbits about the making of the comic. Moderated by Archaia Editor-in-Chief Stephen Christy.


BEFORE AFTER - the poster

poster #1 for BEFORE AFTER on funny or die.


ETHAN FROME - (from creators of PILGRIMS)

from the creators of PILGRIMS, comes a new short film - EDITH WHARTON'S ETHAN FROME. our friends, creators anna martemucci and victor quinaz, are both working on multiple projects with before the door pictures. along with their team, they wrote and directed this followup to PILGRIMS. news of this new project has already been picked up by new york magazine.


and in case you missed it, PILGRIMS

NASHVILLE pilot for The CW: w/ Paisley, Bomer, Dodson, & Schwahn

news from over at my before the door pictures company:

This was announced in Variety a month ago or so, and we'll be talking more about it in the new year, along with other projects. But we wanted to officially post something here about our company producing a television series pilot for The CW Network called "NASHVILLE". The series takes place in the world of country music and is set in the title city. It's a scripted hourlong drama about the amazing music, struggles, and victories of a new young female country artist and a songwriter who's trying to find his way.

The series was created and written by Before The Door partner Neal Dodson and the star of USA network's "WHITE COLLAR" - actor Matt Bomer. Writer Mark Schwahn, who created "ONE TREE HILL" for The CW, will direct and executive produce. We're also thrilled that country star Brad Paisley, a dear friend of Neal, Matt, and Zachary, will be a producer as well. Brad will be writing and overseeing the music for show, sometimes appearing as himself, and bringing his relationships in Nashville to bear on the series.

More details to follow soon. We're very excited for this to be the first television project from Before The Door Pictures...

  - CM, ND, and ZQ

VIDEO: Interview re: "Hollywood's Least Wanted"

chris dallman - sad britney (spears) album is released

my dear friend christopher dallman is a singer-songwriter with a new e.p. that came out today on itunes. it's an amazing set of four acoustic covers of britney spears songs. check it out and download your own copy HERE if you dig it. he's an amazing, talented guy. 


noah quinto

noah and i will be at this saturday.


hollywood's least wanted - charity multimedia exhibition

on saturday, i'm hosting a charity multimedia exhibition, of 3-D photos of rescue dogs, along with my own rescue dog, noah.  the artist, rachel schmeidler is a friend of mine who went to carnegie mellon as well, and asked me to help bring attention to a great cause.

here's the official invitation:



RSVP for Hollywood Least Wanted 3D

November 21, 2009 

Hollywood Least Wanted 3D

4:00 PM Red Carpet Dog Walk

5:00 PM Reception

7:00 PM After Party 

Rivera & Rivera 

1100 S. Hope Street

Los Angeles, California 90015




Please join multimedia artist Rachel Schmeidler and celebrity guests Zachary Quinto 

and other celebs (and their pet dogs) for an evening enjoying a new exhibition of 3D 

modern artwork and fundraising for animals in need. The "Hollywood Least Wanted 

3D" exhibit is Schmeidler's latest work in 3D and will feature anaglyphic 3D 

photographs of dogs and cats "behind bars" in an effort to raise public awareness 

and support for the animals. Also featured at the exhibit are 3D versions 

Schmeidler's "Hollywood Most Wanted" series of celebrity mugshots. Schmeidler's 

work has been featured on CNN, Access Hollywood and US Weekly Magazine. 


Hollywood Least Wanted 3D is catered to raise funds for the City of Los Angeles' 

Animal Services Department as well as to serve as an animal adoption fair.   A 

required donation of $20 includes one raffle ticket to several prize drawings if 

you order online at:  

Raffle prizes will drawn one day before the event on November 20, 2009.  

Please RSVP at  

There is limited space to this event.

In addition to the donation, 50% of the proceeds from the sale of artwork will go 

towards the Department of Animal Services of the City of Los Angeles.



please Join:


t: 323.650.4173
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RSVP with Stephanie Vanderholm,, 303.883.8832.

Funny Or Die & Before The Door present "HOSTAGE: A Love Story"

POSTER for "HOSTAGE: A Love Story"

Here is the poster for "HOSTAGE: A Love Story". The Before The Door Pictures short film debuts on tomorrow, Wednesday September, 2nd.

Directed by Hank Nelken (the writer of SAVING SILVERMAN, among other films), and written by Holt Bailey and Brian Steele ( It stars Zachary Quinto, Roberta Valderrama (10 ITEMS OR LESS on TBS), and Rachael Harris (THE HANGOVER).

Full cast and crew credits are on Before The Door's website, and the Exclusive Video section of They are also trickling onto


LUCID - an original comic book series

The second project from the partnership between Zachary Quinto's Before The Door Pictures and the publisher, Archaia, will be an original comic book series - LUCID: A Matthew Dee Adventure

"LUCID" was created by Michael McMillian, a writer and actor (HBO's "TRUE BLOOD" and many other projects) and a longtime friend of Zachary, Corey, and Neal from their days together at Carnegie Mellon. 

Here is a link to a great interview with ZQ, CM, and ND about the projects and partnership with Archaia with writer Jesse Schedeen over at IGN. 

And another great interview/article from G-Man over at ComicVine.

This early teaser artwork premiered at Comic-Con on July 25th, 2009.



Our nation's prayers have been answered: The stars have aligned and brought us President Jefferson Monday to lead the world into a new Golden Age. After thousands of years of promise... Camelot has returned.

Unfortunately, evil agents of darkness lurking in shadows and high positions of world power aren't willing to call it a day just yet...

Thankfully, the United States Department of Secrets has employed Matthew Dee to protect us. A descendant of Queen Elizabeth I's court magician, John Dee, Matthew is a covert spy and combat mage, trained in the ancient practice of the Mystery School Network, fighting to ensure humanity's freedom from the grip of ancient dark forces.

LUCID, a 4-issue limited series, is an action-packed fantasy for the 21st century drawing inspiration from James Bond, Arthurian Legend, and modern American mythology. 

And here's a video of Michael McMillian and the Before The Door Team (ZQ, CM, ND) talking about "LUCID" on the Archaia panel at Comic-Con.

MR. MURDER IS DEAD - an original graphic novel

The first project from the partnership between Zachary Quinto's Before The Door Pictures and the publisher, Archaia, will be an original graphic novel. 

"MR. MURDER IS DEAD" was created by Victor Quinaz, a New York-based writer and longtime friend of Zachary, Corey, and Neal from their days together at Carnegie Mellon. 



     Old men doing bad things...

     GOULD KANE is long into his retirement as a top cop. He was once the basis for the world famous comic      

     strip detective THE SPOOK. But when a not-so-nice man, once nicknamed MR. MURDER, is found dead, the 

     events that unfold could lead Gould to a new and perhaps even greater profession in his twilight... as a very 

     bad man.

     MR. MURDER IS DEAD lives in several worlds. It's all at once a throwback to the great staples of noir & 

     pulp, while at the same time examining the real-life ramifications of our characters' choices.

Here's a LINK to an article about the partnership with Archaia from ComicBookResources. 

This early cover artwork (by Chris Burnham) premiered at Comic-Con on July 25th, 2009.

Mr_Murder_is_dead.jpgAnd here's a video of Victor Quinaz and the Before The Door Team (ZQ, CM, ND) talking about "MR. MURDER IS DEAD" on the Archaia panel at Comic-Con.

Comic-Con 2009 : Before the Door / Archaia

Zachary and his partners at Before The Door (Corey Moosa, and Neal Dodson) attended Comic-Con this past weekend in San Diego. The main purpose of their visit was to announce a three-book publishing deal with Archaia Comics. More details on those specific projects will be trickling out over the next few days, including artwork.

Below is an interview from Newsarama that details the new venture.

On that front, here are some thoughts from Zachary:

"As a company passionate about telling unique stories, we're thrilled to be doing that on our projects with Archaia. I've been immersed in the comic book world through my work as an actor, and it feels fitting that Corey, Neal and I are diving even further into it as producers. It's my third year in a row at Comic-Con--Sylar, Spock and now Archaia."

And from Corey Moosa: 

"I second Zachary, and add that, as a lifelong comic book fan myself, our writers are telling some awesome tales. We can't wait to share them."


And here's a VIDEO of the first segment of the Comic-Con panel that featured Zachary Quinto, comicbook legend Jeph Loeb (who moderated the panel), Corey Moosa, Neal Dodson, Archaia director of development Stephen Christy, Archaia president PJ Bickett, and our first two writers: Victor Quinaz & Michael McMillian. Thanks to Mabes and the Sarmy for the front row video footage.

The ZQ Community

After a bit over a week of early Beta Testing - a new feature is launching on  a COMMUNITY section.

This is an innovative web experiment, combining social networking features (like friending & profiles) with blog features (like posting & commenting) with twitter-like features (following someone) with fan-club like features (but free...). It's a community built around Zachary Quinto and his projects, photos, videos, work, and also built around YOUR projects, videos, photos, and work. 

This new platform, powered by TypePad, has just completed a long research, programming, and testing phase. We are proud to work with the team at Six Apart. As you begin to use the site, if there are features you would like to see included or things that seem to not work as well as you'd hope - let us know your thoughts.

The site will grow and change, both based on your input, and also based on new features that are already being explored and developed. We're just getting started.

So... click on the community feature button.

Sign up.
Join in.
Create your own profile inside of
Post a photo.
Make a video.
Record your thoughts as an audio file.
Post your original music.
Write a message, a story, a poem.
Post a link.
Comment on and favorite other posts.
Connect with other fans.

Welcome to the Official Zachary Quinto Community.

   - The ZQ and BTD Team

The sneak peeks... # 2

Archaia/BTD sneak peek # 2


The sneak peeks... # 1

Archaia/BTD sneak peek # 1


ESPY Awards

From - About Zachary's presentation of an award at the ESPY Awards.


ComicCon 2009

San Diego ComicCon, 2009. Saturday, July 25th:

5:30pm - ARCHAIA panel -  Archaia: New Titles-- Come hear about the great titles Archaia has in store, including Awakening (with writer Nick Tapalansky and artist Alex Eckman-Lawn), The Killer (with writer Matz), and The God Machine (with creator Chandra Free). Then: You've watched him for three seasons on NBC's Heroes playing Sylar and on the big screen as Spock in the new Star Trek movie, but what do actor Zachary Quinto and his colleagues at media production company Before the Door Pictures have to do with Archaia? Find out exclusively at this panel, which will feature Quinto, Corey Moosa and Neal Dodson of Before the Door Pictures, plus appearances by top-secret special guests with additional announcements!Room 5AB 

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3:15pm - the annual "HEROES" panel at the Hilton Hotel.


buddy 'n' andy


medium well.

brian jarvis and i used to sling hash together at a hipster coffee shop in hollywood.  that is the cornerstone of our friendship.  i have never laughed so hard over a plate of greasy fries.  and as i look back on that time when i was chasing something that - i know now can't be caught - i am grateful to have shared it with the likes of brian jarvis.  and i am more grateful that all these years later - he still makes me laugh as hard.  and he's not slinging hash anymore.  he's dressing up like a crazy mid-century-style butcher covered in blood chomping a cigar.  and living with a steak (the inimitable jim freeman).  this is the first in a line of little offerings of work that i and we at before the door believe in - and are honored to share.  they will come sporadically and in our own time.  they will all come surrounded by some quiet fanfare.  they will come from different points of view.  but will also come from voices that we have known for many years.  long before before the door.  brian jarvis is the first.  and i - and we - are proud to present:

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under my exclusive videos section - LINK HERE


on the before the door youtube channel - LINK HERE

     - zq

Box Office for STAR TREK

The movie keeps on rolling... STAR TREK crossed $240,000,000 domestic box office this past weekend. See article below.

A photo of Zachary that's not been posted before. More news on new projects soon.



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360 degrees at MTV Movie Awards

Zachary attended the MTV Movie Awards last night with "HEROES" star Hayden Panettiere. Click HERE to see ZQ in 360 degree Matrix-style photograph on the red carpet.

AUDIO: Sample of ZQ Narrating the "STAR TREK" Audiobook

Here's a 5 minute audio sample of Zachary narrating the Audiobook version of Alan Dean Foster's "STAR TREK" film adaptation. Thanks to Simon & Schuster for sending us the clip. Purchase the audiobook HEREZachary narrates the entire 8.5 hour book and voices all of the characters, which includes parts of the story that are not in the movie. 

Here's the audio sample:

ZQ NARRATES: the new "STAR TREK" Audiobook

Tomorrow, Simon & Schuster releases the Zachary Quinto audiobook of the "STAR TREK" movie novel adaptation written by Alan Dean Foster, based on Roberto Orci and Alex Kurtzman's screenplay. Zachary narrates the entire 8.5 hour book and voices all of the characters, which includes parts of the story that are not in the movie. Go to the ZQ STORE to buy your copy. 

John Tenuto reviewed Zachary's narration on - here is an excerpt of that REVIEW:

"The Narration by Zachary Quinto

I cannot offer enough accolades to Zachary Quinto's narration. He is simply the best audio book narrator in the history of Star Trek, and that is saying quite a great deal considering the formidable and venerable talents of George Takei and James Doohan. Yet, Quinto shows all his acting abilities in the audio adaptation and he has a thoughtful style as narrator. He performs Scotty and Chekov flawlessly (watch out Anton Yelchin!). He also has a subtly in his voice while performing Kirk that is very good and displays the assuredness of the character without being a parody. One of the fun things about listening to audio books is to hear how various narrators act out characters of the opposite sex (think William Shatner in "Turnabout Intruder"). Quinto does very good at hinting at the femininity of characters without lisping to exaggerations or stereotypical imitations. In the film, Eric Bana uses several voices as he performs Nero (compare his voices when welcoming back Spock with talking to Pike). Quinto does a very good job of staying consistent and sounding like Bana. Quinto is a true master of various accents.

As the generic narrator, Quinto also displays excellent qualities. His tonation and energy help maintain interest during the 8.5 hours of the audio book. His abilities as narrator and character actor are especially seen in the scenes on the USS Kelvin. With only his voice (no sound effects or music accompany his reading of the text), Quinto is able to convey all the sadness and tragedy of those moments. In fact, he is so good that as a father and fan, I am not embarrassed to say there were tears in my eyes while listening to Quinto's heartbreaking reading of the scenes between Winona and George Kirk. That he is able to engender this kind of emotion in an audio book speaks volumes about Quinto's talent."

See the video below for more information or click HERE for publisher's site. Audio clips are coming from the publisher tomorrow...

Zachary appeared on NBC's "SATURDAY NIGHT LIVE" on May 9th, alongside castmates Chris Pine and Leonard Nimoy during Seth Meyers' "Weekend Update" segment. See below via

VIDEO: Late Night with Jimmy Fallon

Leonard Nimoy and Zachary as guests on "Late Night With Jimmy Fallon" last night. The other guests for the night were Joan Rivers and Rachel Ray. 

Click HERE for the full episode. Below is a clip.


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Catch ZQ and Leonard Nimoy tonight on Late Night with Jimmy Fallon. . . Check your local listings for times.


"Star Trek is great. No spoilers. But its great!!!" (Jimmy Fallon, Twitter, May 1)

VIDEO: Jimmy Kimmel Interview

BONNIE HUNT SHOW - Today - Wed, May 6

Zachary Quinto, who plays "Spock" in the much-anticipated "Star Trek" movie, stops by "The Bonnie Hunt Show" on Wednesday, May 6 (syndicated/log on to for stations and times).  He then joins friend Lynn Collins who is in the rival blockbuster, "X-Men Origins: Wolverine."


JIMMY KIMMEL LIVE - Tonight - Tuesday, May 5th

Zachary is the first guest on "Jimmy Kimmel Live" tonight on ABC at 12:05, 11:05 Central, talking about "STAR TREK". 

Below is a clip of ZQ's last appearance on Kimmel over a year ago.

BORDEAUX - short film exclusive

Click HERE to see "BORDEAUX" - a short film produced by Before The Door Pictures (Zachary Quinto, Corey Moosa, and Neal Dodson) and directed by photographer/filmmaker Dave Schwep. It features "HEROES" castmembers: Greg Grunberg, Jack Coleman, Zeljko Ivanek, and Masi Oka. Also check out Dave Schwep's other work at his company Dreamsequences. Also find the "BORDEAUX" short film on, where you can embed it in your own site or blog.
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ZQ on "The Ellen DeGeneres Show"

Zachary will be a guest on "The Ellen DeGeneres Show" on Tuesday, May 5th. The other guests are Simon Cowell and The Black-Eyed Peas. The show airs at 4pm, most places, but check your local listings HERE.
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TUESDAY NIGHT: Zachary on "Late Show With David Letterman"

Zachary appears tonight on "The Late Show With David Letterman" on CBS in support of STAR TREK. The night's other guest is Dolly Parton. Link HERE.

TUESDAY MORNING: ZQ on "The Today Show" on NBC

Zachary is on the Today Show on NBC this morning, Tuesday, the 28th. He'll be interviewed by Matt Lauer and Al Roker between 8:30 and 9:00am.

ZQ now has an Official Page on Facebook

ZQ is now on FaceBook - become a fan by clicking HERE for his Official Facebook Page.

Also, don't forget to friend ZQ on Myspace - click HERE.

And also connect with ZQ's YouTube Channels via the LINKS page. 

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