Star Trek

to clarify...

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i have been inundated with questions and confusion about a comment i made during an interview with wired - about the new atari star trek online game - in which i said i am stepping away from trek for the next two years.  obviously i will be a part of any upcoming films... reprising my role as spock.  what i meant was that in the meantime i won't be making any public appearances related to the franchise - or doing any more auxiliary projects pertaining to the trek universe.  i will be focusing my efforts on other projects and preparing to shoot the next film - which will be released in june of 2012... two years from now.  hence the no trek for two years remark.  worry not trekkers.  it was a misunderstanding of context.  i am not spock.  but i am spock.  all at the same time.  

ll & p.

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STAR TREK: dvd & blu-ray are in stores today

STAR TREK dvd (1.5 hours extra features, 2 discs) and blu-ray (3 hours of extra features, 3 discs) are available today. 

Click HERE to purchase from the ZQ Amazon Store. Below poster from TrekMovie.com.

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VIDEO: Spock Extra Feature - TREK DVD

ZQ and STAR TREK win Hollywood Film Festival Awards

Zachary attended the Hollywood Film Festival Awards on Monday night, where he was awarded a Spotlight Award for 2009. He also accepted the award for Best Film of 2009 for STAR TREK, on behalf of the cast and crew.

Read more about it on trekmovie.com.

Below, Zachary accepts the STAR TREK award from presenter, Michelle Monaghan.
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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.

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

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S. N. Love it...

5.19.09.

all is settled...

it has been a while.  travels have brought me home.  took a few days of relative solitude to let things breathe.  the last leg of the trip was absolutely raucous and exhausting.  mostly because all of us realized the imminent conclusion of such an epic adventure and wanted to make the most of it.  went back and forth between la and new york a few times.  then touched down in tokyo for a blink before coming home and seeking some desert revelation.  highlight of the trips to nyc?  unsurprisingly...  SNL.  such a mindblowing convergence of childhood dreams and creative freedom.  i mean - come on.  gilda radner?!  kevin nealon!  jan hooks & phil hartman!!!  the history of genius and hilarity and instinct.  the possibility of it all.  the cast and writers could not have been more generous or welcoming.  justin timberlake slaughtered it.  and all i can say is: SNL knows how to throw an after party.  and after after party.  suffice it to say i boarded my 8:30 sunday morning flight to tokyo with literally no sleep.  not being hyperbolic.  but it all evened out.  in the end - and i welcome all of your support in this matter - the simple fact remains: i must host saturday night live imminently.  we're working on it.  to be sure.  tokyo was a brief delight.  whet my appetite more than anything.  there was karaoke until the wee hours after the premiere.  to be sure.  john cho definitely gave the most rousing rendition of lionel ritchie's hello that i have ever heard.  to be sure.  that boy can sing.  go see his band in la sometime.  all told... we all went for it.  all around.  and now the movie's out.  official travel has concluded.  for the most part i have switched into life mode again.  i will likely be laying low the next couple weeks to solidify next steps and gather momentum before the door.  a sincere and direct thank you to all of my fans who have followed my exploits and supported our travels and adventures.  glad to have been able to share some of it with you since you are ultimately the reason that it's possible.  thanks for seeing the film in such impressive numbers and please keep spreading the word.  we'll keep information and ideas flowing through.  and i will most certainly check in again soon.  in the meantime.  some photos.  and please don't miss the merkin interview.  seriously.  my favorite interview from the entire press tour.  to be sure.  be well all.  see you soon.  zq. 

one late night at a bar in the lower east side.  blue light glasses anyone?
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VIDEO: Merkin Interview. Enough said.

Michelle Merkin interviews Zachary & Chris Pine for EPIX.

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:

VIDEO: The Quinto & Pine "Bromance" Interview

PHOTO: Tokyo Premiere of STAR TREK

The Cast, Director, and Producer standing under a giant replica of the Starship Enterprise at the STAR TREK Premiere in Tokyo, Japan. Thanks to Lucianna at zach-quinto.com for the photo.

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COVER: "INTERSECTION" magazine (article & photoshoot)

Zachary is on the cover of INTERSECTION magazine this month. Inside the magazine is an 8 page photoshoot spread and an interview by a great writer named Nicolas Stecher. CLICK HERE to order or find the actual magazine. Scans below. Click each page to make larger.

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SPOCK --- OBAMA: NY Times article - Maureen Dowd

An Op-Ed piece by New York Times writer, Maureen Dowd, comparing Barack Obama to Spock. Amazing image from the Times is below. CLICK HERE to read the article.

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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 trekmovie.com - 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 www.hulu.com.

COVERS: Entertainment Weekly

Zachary as Spock on the cover of Entertainment Weekly. There were two covers last weelk - one featuring ZQ, and the one below that featuring Chris Pine and Zoe Saldana (and an itty bitty photo of ZQ in the upper right-hand corner). This is Zachary's fourth cover for EW. He remains the only person ever to have two consecutive weekly covers.
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COVER: "SCRIPT" Magazine & Others

Zachary on the cover of SCRIPT magazine, for an article about how Roberto Orci and Alex Kurtzman came to write STAR TREK. Also the cover of NEWSWEEK, another cover for ESQUIRE magazine in the UK, an alternate cover of STAR TREK magazine, and the cover of AMERICAN CINEMATOGRAPHER.

For a collection of ALL of the magazine covers that ZQ has been on, click HERE for a Facebook gallery or over HERE for a collection on ZQ.com.

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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.


STAR TREK OPENS TODAY - May 8

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LATE NIGHT WITH JIMMY FALLON - tonight - May 8

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

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

VIDEO: Jimmy Kimmel Interview

Newsweek Video - ZQ and Leonard Nimoy

5/7/09 - In their first video interview together, Leonard Nimoy and Zachary Quinto break down their 'fascinating' character's iconic ears, famous greeting and infamous fans.


VIDEO: Ellen DeGeneres Interview

ZQ Interviewed on the Ellen DeGeneres Show on Youtube

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 bonniehunt.com for stations and times).  He then joins friend Lynn Collins who is in the rival blockbuster, "X-Men Origins: Wolverine."

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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.

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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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Video: TODAY SHOW

DAVID LETTERMAN


Letterman Photo

The photographers outside "The Late Show With David Letterman".
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TODAY SHOW: Photo

A photo of Zachary being interviewed by Matt Lauer and the gang in Rockefeller Plaza on "The Today Show".
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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. www.nbc.com

homeward bound...

4.24.09.

truth be told...

the "...ward bound" part happened on tuesday.  it is 6:30 in the morning in los angeles.  i have been back for two days now.  i have done a relatively decent job of escaping the clenches of jetlag.  i go to bed at a normal hour.  and wake up early.  now i know how most of the world does it.  it's good to be home for a brief time.  a couple of days before everything swirls up again.  it's hard to believe after all we experienced abroad - that there are still three more weeks before all is said and done.  we jump into the domestic press leg starting tomorrow.  press conferences.  interviews.  talk shows.  then on to tokyo.  that part is very exciting - as i have never been to that part of the world.  my last post was in paris.  and then from there things went into a kind of warp mode (no pun intended).  it went a little something like this:  two days of press in paris and then wednesday evening to berlin.  arrive at 8:30pm.  whisked to group dinner.  after dinner hung with friends who live in the city.  in bed by 2:00am.  next morning.  press begins at 9:00am and goes all day.  finish at 5:00pm.  have 45 minutes to shower and change for the berlin premiere.  cars pick us up at the hotel at 5:45pm.  get to carpet by 6ish.  an hour and twenty minutes of interviews and photos and signing.  run upstairs.  time for one glass of champagne to celebrate the impressive turn out at the sony center at postdamer platz.  ushered through the back corridors to the side door of the enormous theater.  introduced on stage to wish the audience an enjoyable experience.  ushered back out the side door.  back through the corridors to our waiting cars.  driven directly to airport where we board the jet and fly immediately to madrid.  arrive madrid at 11:30pm.  get to hotel by midnight and convene in the hotel bar for a nightcap and a check-in with my fellow travelers.  in bed by 2:00am.  next morning.  press begins at 8:30am.  at lunch time i make arrangements to get raced to reina sofia to see picasso's masterpiece guernica. by the time we get to the museum - we have 15 staggering minutes - to contemplate this breathtaking piece - before we have to leave to get back for the second half of the day.  we make it on time.  more translated press.  finish press day at 4:30pm.  we are in our cars by 5:00pm on our way to the airport where we board the jet again for london.  arrive in london at 7:30pm.  now we have two days off in london.  and i just want days off.  didn't make the time to update my adventures - i was too busy having them.  monday in london was mad press and monday night the insane premiere and party.  ended on a high note.  and headed back to la on tuesday afternoon.  so here we are.  that pretty much brings us up to speed.  some pictures below.  nothing earthshattering.  just a sense of where we've been.  more to come with regard to where we're going...

brother and our driver markus at my friend's flat in berlin.  it's always good to make friends with the drivers.  they know everything...
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on the way back to my berlin hotel room.  getting artsy in the elevator...
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a brief moment of connection with my berlin friends who came to the premiere.  i had time to hug them all before getting ushered off...
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in madrid the hotel used to be a duchess' villa.  this was the study.  now the restaurant.
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sitting in the cockpit during take off from madrid to london.  one of the many perks of flying private...
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in claridge's hotel - one of my favorites - the view from the top of our floor's staircase...
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after all - a weary traveler waiting for the final leg to bring him home...
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it ends the same way it begins.  always...
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REVIEW: Variety Loves "STAR TREK"

Todd McCarthy's fantastic review of STAR TREK is in Variety magazine today.

Quote on film: "Blasting onto the screen at warp speed and remaining there for two hours, the new and improved "Star Trek" will transport fans to sci-fi nirvana.... Paramount won't need any economic stimulus package with all the money it'll rake in with this one globally, and a follow-up won't arrive soon enough."

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Read the entire article by CLICKING HERE

Exclusive Photos: From the London Premiere

Several great photos from the London Premiere of STAR TREK sent by Shane, a friend of our web designer, Sean.

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REVIEW: "Star Trek" is reviewed in The Hollywood Reporter

In The Hollywood Reporter today, Ray Bennett wrote a fantastic review for "STAR TREK".

Choice quotes: "Paced at warp speed with spectacular action sequences rendered brilliantly and with a cast so expert that all the familiar characters are instantly identifiable, the film gives Paramount Pictures a new lease of life on its franchise."


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CBR News: Review of STAR TREK

From the premiere in Leicester Square, London.  

To read review please visit ComicBookResources.com

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VIDEO: London Premiere Blue Carpet

Trek uber-blogger Anthony Pascale over at Trekmovie.com has extensive coverage on the London Premiere of STAR TREK. Here's an interview video that they posted on YouTube - JJ, Zachary, and the rest of the cast interviewed on the blue carpet.

VIDEO: British Talk Show - Zachary & Chris on GMTV

Zachary and Chris Pine were interviewed this morning in London on GMTV with Lorraine Kelly, in anticipation of tonight's London Premiere of STAR TREK in Leicester Square. LINK HERE.

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TREK MOSAIC of ZQ/Spock

There's a cool project that Paramount is doing, involving photo mosaics composed of photos taken in STAR TREK branded Photobooths. Check out the first steps of the marketing effort, with a mosaic of ZQ as Spock.


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VIDEO: Berlin Premiere of STAR TREK - on the red (blue) carpet

Zachary and the cast of STAR TREK on the blue carpet at the film's Berlin premiere at the Sony Center. He joined Chris Pine, Eric Bana, Simon Pegg, Zoe Saldana, John Cho, Karl Urban, and of course JJ Abrams.

why i want to live in paris (in three photos and two videos)...

4.15.09.

two years ago today - i put myself on tape to play the role of spock.  this was on the wall of the bar where we went last night.  coincidence?  i don't believe in coincidence. so this first photo doesn't count as one of the three.  i just thought it was a crazy little anniversary present from the universe... 

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now... why.
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and...

TWO VIDEOS

SFX Magazine - Cover

Zachary and Chris Pine are on the cover of SFX Magazine in support of the May 8th release of STAR TREK.

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Esquire Magazine UK - COVER

Zachary is on the cover of British Esquire this month. This is an early peek at the cover:

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kuwait a minute... (photos & now VIDEO)

4.11.09.

in the middle (east).

one of the most fascinating and remote destinations on the whole trip is with out a doubt kuwait.  we travelled almost 19 hours from new zealand through dubai to get there and then spent less than a day before heading another 9 hours to paris.  i have never been so simultaneously exhausted and exhilarated in my whole life.  as soon as we arrived in the middle east - the energy shifted for me.  it exists in such stark juxtaposition to the nature of our trip and the essence of our culture.  to be in the region that engenders so much passion and misunderstanding throughout the rest of the world was so unique and illuminating.  we all felt it immediately.  it took a while to get into the country - even with guides and handlers.  after so much time on planes it required a specific kind of patience in the hour and a half we stood at the processing desk waiting for all of our visas to clear.  eventually they did - and we were escorted by military liaisons and local police via passenger bus (with curtains that we were not allowed to open due to forced protection) to a hotel where we had less than an hour to get ready for our trip to camp arifjan - the biggest and central u.s. military base in the theater of the middle eastern operations.  once there we were greeted by the general and introduced to the rules and our surroundings.  although photos were limited on the base while outside - it is an absolutely massive place.  fences behind which hundreds of tanks sit idle.  huge transport vehicles and humvees everywhere.  and desert as far as the eye can see.  it was apparent immediately how genuinely excited the troops were to have us.  as trivial as what we do can seem in the face of the sacrifices they and their families are making - it was deeply humbling to hear how important our work can be to them.  one soldier told me that she would ration her episodes of heroes so she could make the experience last longer during her active tour in iraq.  the idea of their need to escape from the relentless intensity of their responsibilities and the associated pressure actually put the contribution of our work in a new kind of perspective.  i felt so grateful to share time with them and to share the movie with them.  they were excited and responsive and it was an all around incredible part of the journey.  after we introduced the screening at arifjan - we split into groups and boarded two military blackhawk helicopters for a 30 minute flight to camp lsa which is the base from which all troops leave to enter active duty in all parts of the middle eastern war.  it is also the base through which they pass at the end of their tours and before and after departure for r&r trips.  in other words - it is the gateway to the entire war - and as such had a much deeper and more resonant energy for all of us.  there we sat and signed with troops who were literally waiting to be called on to c130 planes that would take them to the frontlines in iraq and afghanistan.  as military flights do not run on a specific schedule like commercial airlines - the troops have to congregate in this huge hall and wait there for anywhere from an hour to an entire day or more before they are deployed.  while we were there - a group of soldiers were called to their planes and left immediately for points unknown to us.  that was sobering to say the least.  from there it was back on to the blackhawks and arifjan where we boarded the bus to return to kuwait city - and the airport for our trip to europe.  a couple words about blackhawks... HOLY SHIT!  i don't even know how to describe the experience.  first of all - we flew with the doors open.  150 miles per hour.  our pilots were the officers that fly the three and four star generals all throughout the middle eastern theater.  so essentially they are the best of the best.  soaring over the open desert above bedouin camps and camels and burning oil valves and just desert and desert and desert.  it was arguably one of the most incredible experiences i have ever had in my life.  absolutely staggering and hard to wrap my mind around on so many levels.  pictures could not begin to do it justice.  but they will have to suffice.  it was definitely good to head out of there - but the part of the trip i think we were all most curious and excited about most certainly didn't disappoint.  now on to the city of lights... in stark contrast - but no less vivid.  more to come...

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the somehow ominous road out of town...
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the war room overseeing the entire middle eastern operation... literally.
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our companion chopper soars alongside us.
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blackhawk up... 

auckland adventures...

jump!!!!

4.10.09.

two down.  what can i say about new zealand... other than i wish we could have stayed much longer.  the premiere went really well.  people were excited - but not frenzied.  i have noticed a kind of ease about the people in this part of the world.  understandable when you consider the natural beauty that surrounds them.  the kind of chaotic hollywood experience of flash and celebrity and spectacle doesn't quite have the same effect.  and i prefer it.  but what they do have is a tremendous spirit of adventure.  something i did not know is that bungee jumping was invented in auckland.  and apparently the saying goes - you can't leave auckland without jumping off of something.  so when in rome... or auckland.  the day after the premiere elder quinto and i - along with our intrepid paramount publicist angharad - took a leap off of the tallest building in the southern hemisphere.  it's called the sky jump.  and it is a controlled descent - but a descent nonetheless - of 630 feet in 11 seconds.  working on some video to post.  but for now you'll have to take my word for the fact that it was one of the scariest and exhilarating experiences i have had in a very long time.  then - after that adventure - we were treated to a helicopter ride over auckland which landed us at te whau vineyard - one of the most exquisite restaurants in the city.  overlooking the water and with stunning views all around - the lot of us had an incredible lunch before beginning our epic journey to the next leg of the trip.  the middle eastern leg.  definitely not sure what to expect of that.  but will be excited to see how it all unfolds.  some pictures of the auckland fun.  until next time...


this is a pre-premiere reception at the top of sky tower.  by the end of the next morning i will have jumped from this height...
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helicopter ride to lunch?  i won't say no...
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a bird's eye view of one of auckland's harbors - where they say everyone and their dog has a boat.
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a view from te whau vineyard.  not a bad lunch spot.
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VIDEO from KUWAIT: Zachary talks to a soldier's daughter on the phone!

Video posted on Zachary's FanPage on Facebook by a soldier named Earl. In Kuwait, he asked Zachary to talk to his daughter on his cellphone, and the call is on video. 


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Kuwait - Link to Photos

Here's a link to some early photos of Zachary and the cast, and an article coming out of the Kuwait stop on the STAR TREK WORLD TOUR. 


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A Few Auckland Premiere Photos - Star Trek

Getty Images has a few photo from the Auckland Premiere - a few samples below:

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Kellog's Star Trek Promo Site

Kellogs just launched a preview of all of the products that they are promoting via their STAR TREK promotional campaign. Visit www.kellogs.com for more details. See a screen capture below:
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More Sydney Footage

SYDNEY Premiere - Red Carpet Video with Movie Footage

An amazing look at the actors and the film, in conjunction with STAR TREK's world premiere in Sydney, Australia.


Auckland Interview - Part 2

i can't believe...

4.9.09.

... i'm still awake.

just got into my hotel room in auckland after a couple of incredible days in sydney.  the world premiere was a thrill.  could the lit up sydney opera house look any more like the starfleet insignia?!  even in the face of some trekker upheaval - it seems obvious why the world premiere was held there.  and the austin sneak premiere feels like a fair exchange - with spock #1 on hand for the festivities.  we are in new zealand for a couple of days now - then on to kuwait.  most of us are looking forward to that leg of the trip above everything else.  the troops.  the movie.  a good combination.  i am going to fall asleep imminently.  here are some pics from our travels today.  a lot happening.  a lot to look forward to.  more to come... as usual.

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the brothers quinto.  on our way.
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a somehow fitting auckland street sign.  a green light.  but no green girl...
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preparations underway...

4.6.09.

down (under) day.

first day in sydney.  spent it walking about and absorbing this phenomenal city.  also reconnected with an old friend who lives here - and whom i haven't seen in over five years.  that was a blast.  tomorrow won't be so leisurely - but probably infinitely more exhilarating.

if you look very closely on the steps of the opera house - you can just make out the beginnings of the red carpet.  this is from the roof of our hotel.
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here's a closer look.
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elder quinto out and about.  and in a phone booth... why not?
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New STAR TREK - TV Spot # 5

my first post

4.4.09.

and so it is underway.

the future may begin may 8th for the rest of the world.  but tonight it begins for us.  the adventure.  the circus.  the maelstrom.  almost two years to the day after first putting myself on tape to play the role of spock - i find myself sitting in the airport lounge with the gang - waiting to board the qantas flight that will ultimately change all of our lives.  i've never been to australia - and was laughing earlier that my first experience of sydney will basically be every postcard i have ever seen of the city.  the premiere is at the opera house (the first film ever to premiere in the actual concert hall there) - which is kind of  unfathomable to begin with.  almost 1700 aussies will join us tuesday night for the world premiere of the movie.  needless to say - we are all looking forward to it.  more to come...  


zq.  taking it all in.

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a view of the sunrise from qantas flight 12 as we descend into sydney.




TREK TOUR - LAX departure for Sydney

Zachary, Chris Pine, and J.J. Abrams were photographed at LAX boarding a Qantas airlines flight for Sydney, to begin the STAR TREK world press tour. LINK HERE.

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Billboards at Paramount Studios - Star Trek

The billboards for STAR TREK have gone up on the side of the Paramount lot in Los Angeles, and on a nearby billboard. Photos below. Click each for larger versions.

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TREKMOVIE.COM - Exclusive Announcement of Official Site

Today's launch of The Official Zachary Quinto Website was exclusively announced in partnership with STAR TREK blogger extraordinaire, Anthony Pascale at www.trekmovie.com. Here's the link to his site's exclusive launch announcement - http://trekmovie.com/2009/04/03/zachary-quinto-launches-new-official-site-sends-video-message-to-trekmovie-readers/.

Thanks to Anthony and all his readers at www.trekmovie.com for your support of Zachary and his first official website.

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STAR TREK - World Press Tour

Zachary, Chris Pine, J.J. Abrams, Eric Bana, Zoe Saldana, John Cho, Simon Pegg, and Karl Urban leave this Saturday, April 4th for a Worldwide Press Tour in support of the release of STAR TREK on May 8th.

Cities include: 
  - Sydney, Australia
  - Auckland, New Zealand
  - Kuwait City, Kuwait
  - London, England
  - Berlin, Germany
  - Paris, France
  - Madrid, Spain
  - New York, New York
  - Los Angeles, California
  - Tokyo, Japan

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STAR TREK Countdown - Issue # 4

The 4-issue STAR TREK: COUNTDOWN comic book series released its fourth issue today. The four-issue arc tells the story of what happened in the Star Trek Universe between the end of last movie and the beginning on the new J.J. Abrams film. The story for the comic series is by Roberto Orci & Alex Kurtzman (screenwriters of the new film), it's written by Mike Johnson & Tim Jones, and published by IDW. 

Next week, the trade paperback collecting all four issues into one graphic novel will be available. It's available for pre-order through the store section of this website - link. Cover art for the fourth issue is below (there are alternate covers for this issue in some stores with a photo of Zachary as young Spock in the place of this old Spock artwork).

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Star Trek Magazine - Cover

Zachary will appear on the cover of the May issue of Star Trek Magazine. This is an early preview (not the final cover).

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Audiobook - STAR TREK

Zachary is the new voice of the STAR TREK audiobook series, following in the footsteps of Leonard Nimoy. He reads the novel adaptation of the new STAR TREK movie. It's available for pre-order in our STORE section, via Amazon. The book is released on May 12th, 2009.

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Total Film UK Cover - Star Trek

Zachary appears on one of multiple STAR TREK covers of a British film magazine called Total Film.

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Italian Magazine CIAK - Cover

Zachary and Chris Pine appear on the cover of Italian magazine Ciak.

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Cinema Magazine Cover - Germany

Zachary appears on the cover of the German magazine Cinema.

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ZQ - STAR TREK trailers (all of them) - Player

In order of release, here is a player of all of the STAR TREK trailers, starting with the teaser, up until the most recent trailers.

Star Trek Magazine - Cover

Zachary will appear with Chris Pine on the cover of Star Trek Magazine's April issue.

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Golden Globes 2009 - View From ZQ's Seat

A photo of the view from Zachary's seat at the Golden Globes, 2009, where he and Chris Pine presented the award for Best Actress in a TV Drama to Anna Paquin.

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SFX Magazine - Cover

Zachary appears on the cover of the UK's SFX Magazine, in support of STAR TREK.

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Empire Magazine Cover - Star Trek

Zachary appears on the cover of the December issue Empire (the top British SciFi magazine) in debut photos from the new STAR TREK movie.

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Entertainment Weekly Cover

Zachary appears on the cover of Entertainment Weekly as "Spock" in anticipation of the new STAR TREK film's release in May of 2009. Chris Pine also appeared as "James T. Kirk".

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People - Q&A

After a summer on the hush-hush STAR TREK set, NBC's HEROES star has all new secrets to keep.

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Entertainment Weekly - STAR TREK

First Look at the Star Trek poster, as well as a Spock illustration.
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SciFi Magazine - Cover

Zachary appears on the cover of Sci Fi Magazine, regarding the announcement of him a playing Spock.

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TV Guide- Interview

Q&A with Zachary on what's next for his Heroes character, why he almost quit show business for good, and what it's really like wearing Vulcan ears for the Star Trek movie. 

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USA Today- STAR TREK

USA Today coverage of Zachary playing Spock.
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Entertainment Weekly - STAR TREK

News & Notes about Zachary being cast in Star Trek.

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Spock & Star Trek - Variety Announcement

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Variety announced Zachary's casting as Spock in the new STAR TREK film, sharing the role along with Leonard Nimoy, who has played the role on and off for 40 years. J.J. Abrams is directing for Paramount, with Roberto Orci and Alex Kurtzman writing the screenplay, and Brian Burk and Damon Lindelof producing.



Spock & Star Trek - Hollywood Reporter Announcement

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The Hollywood Reporter announced Zachary's casting as Spock in J.J. Abrams new STAR TREK film franchise reboot.
 

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