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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 |

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