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Photo of Anne Thompson By Anne Thompson | Thompson on Hollywood May 9, 2009 at 4:39AM

With Star Trek taking off at warp speed, will there be a new generation of Trekkies who know the canon and read the books and follow the world? Paramount is banking on it.
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With Star Trek taking off at warp speed, will there be a new generation of Trekkies who know the canon and read the books and follow the world? Paramount is banking on it.

Jack Morrissey passed on links to Star Trek toys, t-shirts and an iPhone. So far I've got three of four Burger King collectible glasses: Kirk, Spock and Nemo. I'm missing Uhura.

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Thompson on Hollywood

Born and raised in Manhattan, Anne Thompson grew up going to the Thalia and The New Yorker and wound up at grad Cinema Studies at NYU. She worked at United Artists and Film Comment before heading west as that magazine's west coast editor. She wrote for the LA Weekly, Sight and Sound, Empire, The New York Times and Entertainment Weekly before serving as West Coast Editor of Premiere. She wrote for The Washington Post, The London Observer, Wired, More, and Vanity Fair, and did staff stints at The Hollywood Reporter and Variety. She eventually took her blog Thompson on Hollywood to Indiewire. She taught film criticism at USC Critical Studies, and continues to host the fall semester of “Sneak Previews” for UCLA Extension.