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Anton Yelchin as Pavel Chekov in Star Trek.

Anton Yelchin: Remembering and celebrating his life

Today, let us pay tribute to a man who has made his mark on Star Trek: Anton Yelchin, may he rest in peace.

Anton was born in Russia to a Jewish family and moved to the United States with his parents when he was six months old.

Anton was more than just an actor in recent Star Trek movies, he was an inspiration to many people. Anton brought joy and smiles to the faces of friends, fans, and family alike. He will be remembered in our hearts and minds as a talented, gifted, kind, funny, and charismatic man. Anton Yelchin touched more lives than he could ever know with his portrayal of Pavel Chekov in the Star Trek reboot trilogy.

Losing a member of the Star Trek Community is always a sad and heartbreaking experience, as was proven with the death of Leonard Nimoy last year. Anton’s death was a tragic loss that will be felt for many years to come.

The entire Star Trek community sends its thoughts, prayers, and condolences to those Anton has left behind, and the members of UFOP: StarBase 118 Star Trek PBEM RPG would like to invite you to sharing your thoughts and feelings on this loss on our Facebook post.


Going To The Chapel

Star Trek is no foreigner when it comes to weddings. In the original series, Robert Tomlinson married Angela Martine – well, almost.


A New Direction for Trek: Renegades

How often do you sit and wonder what it would be like to have a new Star Trek series to watch and enjoy? If you’re like most Trek fans, then you’ve been asking for one for a while now. Various fan-made series have come, and gone, mostly based on funding, but now there’s something new on the scene. A groups of ‘Renegades’ is planning something new in the realm of Television; a professional episode, filmed and edited as a presentation to CBS, the owners of the franchise, as a pitch for a new online or cable series.

This isn’t your typical fan made series either! Consider the impact that some of the Star Trek heavies could have, if given the chance, to mold the future of Star Trek in general. Well, that’s exactly what the Renegades are planning; directed by Trek veteran Tim Russ, and staring familiar names like Walter Koenig, Robert Picardo, and Garrett Wang, fans can expect loyalty and dedication to all that has come before. This truly looks to be a real possibility for the next direction Trek takes on TV.

But the success of Star Trek: Renegades depends on the fans like you. Head on over to their Indiegogo page to learn more about what they are raising money for, and what kind of rewards you can get for helping out.