Today on CNN Newsroom

The latest news and information from around the world. Also connect with CNN through social media. We want to hear from you.
May 10th, 2009
09:25 AM ET

Star Trek "Mania" – Why fans love it

Star Trek has gone warp speed at the box office. It's raked in 31 million dollars in US ticket sales after just over a day in theaters.
Jason Carroll - a bona-fide "Trekkie" - tells us what the hoopla is all about.

The original series of Star Trek broke barriers. The new movie is hoping to break box office records.

Why has this franchise been loved by so many for so long?

David Caplan, a senior editor with People magazine, joined Fredricka Whitfield to help answer that question.

soundoff (One Response)
  1. ronvan

    Have not seen the movie yet, but cannot wait!

    May 11, 2009 at 7:21 am |

Post a comment


 

CNN welcomes a lively and courteous discussion as long as you follow the Rules of Conduct set forth in our Terms of Service. Comments are not pre-screened before they post. You agree that anything you post may be used, along with your name and profile picture, in accordance with our Privacy Policy and the license you have granted pursuant to our Terms of Service.