‘Star Trek’ hits warp 6 in L.A. with a half-dozen midnight movies this summer

June 03, 2010 | 12:50 a.m.

Wrath of Khan

For “Star Trek” fans, the Laemmle Royal Theatre in West L.A. is the place to Klingon to the past this summer.

The 600-seat theater will show the first six “Trek” feature films in Saturday midnight screenings — all of them in galaxy-class size, too, with 70 mm. prints.

June 12: “Star Trek: The Motion Picture” (1979), with an appearance by actress Arlene Martel, who portrayed T’Pring in the original-series episode “Amok Time.” (Pending professional commitments)

June 19: “Star Trek II: The Wrath of Khan” (1982), with an appearance by director Nicholas Meyer.

June 26:Star Trek III: The Search for Spock.” (1984)

July 10:Star Trek IV: The Voyage Home” (1986), with an appearance by actress Catherine Hicks who portrayed Dr. Gillian Taylor.

July 17: “Star Trek V: The Final Frontier” (1989), with an an appearance by actor Walter Koenig (Lt. Pavel Chekov).

July 24:Star Trek VI: The Undiscovered Country” (1991) An appearance by actor George Takei (Lt. Commander Hikaru Sulu). (Pending professional commitments).

All Q&As will be moderated by Anthony Pascale of TrekMovie.com. It’s $10 general admission for each screening and $45 for a six-film ticket package.

– Geoff Boucher

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2 Responses to ‘Star Trek’ hits warp 6 in L.A. with a half-dozen midnight movies this summer

  1. fraaank says:

    why doesnt this kinda stuff happen in philadelphia? wish i could go!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!

  2. Tim says:

    George Takei is scheduled to be there, "Pending professional commitments." Translation: George Takei will not be there.

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