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"Star Trek": Alex Kurtzman, Heather Kadin Talk TV/Film Connections, Futures

The reunification between the television and film ends of the franchise provides new opportunities for Star Trek - but Picard executive producers Alex Kurtzman and Heather Kadin are  saying, “Not so fast.” At the Television Critics Association (TCA) winter meeting, Kurtzman and Kadin revealed the planning for the television end of the Star Trek universe on[...]

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"Star Trek: Picard": Apolitical But "Does Its Bit to Heal Social Ills; Will More "Star Trek" Alum Appear?

Joining Goldsman, Stewart, and Kadin on stage were co-stars Alison Pill, Isa Briones, Evan Evagora, Michelle Hurd, Santiago Cabrera, and executive producer Alex Kurtzman. far as alum from Star Trek: The Next Generation and other sequel series’, trailers revealed Riker (Jonathan Frakes), Troi (Marina Sirtis), Data (Brent Spiner), Hugh (Jonathan Del Arco), and Seven of[...]

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"Star Trek": How Patrick Stewart is Reinventing Jean-Luc for "Picard"

Xavier in Fox’s Logan (2017), he spoke with series creator and executive producer Alex Kurtzman on reprising the iconic pop culture character A smart move considering CBS gave Kurtzman the keys to the television franchise following the success of Star Trek: Discovery. “[Stewart] is uninterested in repeating himself Everything he does is filled with innate integrity[...]

"Star Trek: Picard" - CBS Interested In Return Of Voyager's Holographic Doctor, Robert Picardo

"Star Trek: Picard" – CBS Interested In Return Of Voyager's Holographic Doctor, Robert Picardo

Alex Kurtzman, Michael Chabon, Akiva Goldsman, James Duff, Patrick Stewart, Heather Kadin, Rod Roddenberry and Trevor Roth serve as executive producers and Aaron Baiers (Secret Hideout) serves as co-executive producer and Kirsten Beyer as supervising producer. Hanelle Culpepper directed the first two episodes of the series.STAR TREK: PICARD will air exclusively on CBS All Access in the United States and[...]

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"Star Trek": Untitled Nickelodeon Animated Series Announces Writers' Room

Alex Kurtzman, Heather Kadin, Rod Roddenberry, and Trevor Roth are set to executive produce alongside animation producer Katie Krentz as well as Kevin and Dan Hageman - with Aaron Baiers serving as a co-executive producer. “Star Trek’s mission is to inspire generations of dreamers to build a brighter future Dan and Kevin have crafted a story[...]

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"Star Trek: Picard" EP Alex Kurtzman, Showrunner Michael Chabon Spill New Details

In advance of the panel, the show's executive producer Alex Kurtzman and showrunner Michael Chabon sat down with Entertainment Weekly to share new insights into the series While they carefully avoided any major spoilers, Kurtzman and Chabon revealed a lot about the tone and direction of Star Trek: Picard. to this week, we only had the[...]

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'Star Trek: Lower Decks' Season 1 Table Reads Go for Launch

McMahan is developing the show and Star Trek: Discovery showrunner Alex Kurtzman has signed on as executive producer However, no casting or premiere date announcements have been made In fact, other than the initial 2018 announcement, the only update we have had on is a interview with Kurtzman - who discussed the expected premier years for[...]

Nickelodeon Greenlights Animated 'Star Trek' Series

We couldn’t be more excited to jump aboard,” the Hagemans said in a statement to Variety.Alex Kurtzman, the overseer of all things Trek for CBS TV (for at least the next 5 years), said:“Star Trek's mission is to inspire generations of dreamers to build a brighter future Dan and Kevin have crafted a story that[...]

'Star Trek: Discovery' Season 2 End Will Be "Satisfying" Cast, Crew Teases

Numerous things were touched on for DISCO, the main point being what the role of Michael Burnham means to star Sonequa Martin-Green, and what fans can expect for the end of season 2.In this snippet from the talk, you can hear Martin-Green tearfully recount what the experience has been for her: a separate chat with SYFYWire,[...]

All Things 'Star Trek: Discovery', 'Picard' from Winter TCAs

There are already plans for "what if" Star Trek: Discovery gets picked up for a third season, two animated series (one called Star Trek: Lower Deck), and a solo spin-off series about Michelle Yoeh's DISCO character Philippa Georgiou.[caption id="attachment_980313" align="aligncenter" width="600"] Photo courtesy of Star Trek: Discovery's Twitter[/caption]Head of Star Trek for CBS Alex Kurtzman spoke to Deadline after the DISCO panel Wednesday,[...]

'Star Trek: Discovery' Season 2 "Brother": Now THIS is Star Trek! [SPOILER REVIEW]

When I was asked last season what I thought of Discovery, I would tell them "It is one of my favorite Star Trek movies, but it doesn't feel like a show." The people at CBS All Access and the showrunners--current-title-holder Alex Kurtzman and formerly Aaron Harberts and Gretchen J Berg (who co-wrote the season 2 premiere with Ted Sullivan)--seem to have[...]

'Star Trek: Discovery' Season 2 Questions We Need Answered Before the Premiere

Some claim Seth MacFarlane’s sci-fi dramedy, The Orville is more true to Roddenberry's vision than Discovery is.The random crew deaths, the conspiracies, the decision to set the series in the past, and the dramatic design changes that didn't gel with canon are just a few of the reasons Discovery divided the hardcore Trek fanbase--while being[...]

Alex Kurtzman Says Universal's 'The Mummy' Wasn't What he Wanted it to Be

Alex Kurtzman probably made the right choice when he opted to exit the planned Universal Monsters Universe after office performance of his feature film starring Tom Cruise- The Mummy.To be fair, there were certainly some good ideas contained within the film, like Russell Crowe as Henry Jekyll/Mr Hyde That casting was a BRILLIANT choice, and should have[...]

'Picard' Will Balance 'Star Trek: Discovery', 'Next Generation' Says Kurtzman

Not really 'classic' Trek, but in some ways holding to the original ideals better than the last two JJ Abrams Kelvin timeline films. DISCO has caused yet another rift in the Starfleet community, one that may start to see some repair come 2019 and the release of Captain Jean Luc Picard's own series.[caption id="attachment_870027" align="aligncenter" width="600"][...]

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'Star Trek' Animated Series Coming from Rick & Morty Writer

Yes, Star Trek does already have an animated series in it's past, but it would appear that CBS All Access is moving forward with a new one.Already picked up for two seasons, a half-hour animated comedy series called Star Trek: Lower Deck, which will reportedly will focus on the "support crew serving on one of Starfleet's least[...]

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CBS's 5 Year Mission with Alex Kurtzman and "Expanded Star Trek Universe"

CBS is ready to embark on a 5 year mission with Star Trek: Discovery interm showrunner Alex Kurtzman Following the exit of the two previous showrunners on the CBS All Access series, Kurtzman stepped into the position to continue production on season 2 of the 6th live-action Star Trek tv show.Variety broke the news this morning that Kurtzman[...]

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Star Trek: Discovery EP Alex Kurtzman to Boldly Direct Season 2 Premiere

[caption id="attachment_819591" align="aligncenter" width="600"] Editorial credit (left): Kathy Hutchins /[/caption]CBS All Access is hoping that Star Trek: Discovery's second season goes boldly where no other Star Trek series has gone before, and they're looking to executive producer Alex Kurtzman (Star Trek) to make it so Based on exclusive reporting from Variety, the series co-creator[...]