Trek XI blog going to ComicCon
Thursday, July 20, 2006
Well I wasnt going to go to ComicCon, but now there are a few other things going on down in SD with fam and friends (including a couple of Thievery Corporation shows)...so its roadtrip time. While in SD I plan on dropping in on ComicCon. I have never been to one of these things before so I dont know what to expect...except lots of dudes gawking at chicks dressed as spandex comic-vixens. Of course from Hollywood's point of view Comic-Con is now, as Variety puts it: "Where Hollywood courts the nerd herd". The Hollywood Reporter goes so far as to say Hollywoods yearly pilgimage to ComicCon proves 'geek' now means 'cool'. Hear that kids? time to get your lunch money back!!
Star Trek XI and ComicCon
Since it is so early in development there are no events at ComicCon associated with Star Trek XI. That being said there are quite a few events about Star Trek. StarTrek.com has a full breakdown of any event that can be tied to Trek in any way. Some of the events are actually about Trek, others just with those associated with Trek (like Moore talking about new BSG or Behr talking about 4400, etc). I certainly plan on seeing Moore and checking out the Christies Trek Auction disply. Ther are some events that may prove interesting from a Trek XI point of view though:
Star Trek: Year 41 and CountingI will be missing an event held today 'Star Trek as a Cultural Phenomenon' with Rod Rodenberry and David Brin...maybe someone can brief me on that later. There are also other various informal Trek events including some Klingon ceremony I will try and check out.
which will have some folks from CBS Paramount (but not Paramount Pictures)
About Trek fandom with Eugene Rodenberry
Lost: Season 3
Panel will include STXI producers Damon Lindelof and Bryan Burk
TV Guide Presents: 2006 and Beyond
about future of scifi..panel includes Brannon Braga, Rene Echevarria, Bryan Fuller
Anytime I am anywhere near anyone who might know anything...I will try and get some info. If there is any news (or even rumors) to report about Trek XI, I will endeavor to report it ASAP (with pics and maybe vid if tech permits). I will also attempt to make at least one update to the blog while in SD regardless...time permitting.
posted by Tony P @ 11:08 AM,