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The ashes of Star Trek actors Nichelle Nichols (Uhura), James Doohan (Scotty), Majel Barrett Roddenberry (Chapel), creator Gene Roddenberry, and visual effects specialist Douglas Trumbull will be heading to space The flight will be part of a special "Enterprise mission" that finds the spacecraft going "beyond the moon," which will take place at a future[...]
Star Trek: Majel Barrett’s Influence on Digital Assistants Like Alexa
She and franchise creator Gene Roddenberry's son Rod Roddenberry spoke with Cinemablend about how Apple and Google initially approached Barrett about becoming a potential digital assistant prior to her passing in 2008. Majel Barrett Roddenberry in Star Trek: The Next Generation Image courtesy of Paramount "Those companies actually reached out to her," Roddenberry said "Apple, I believe,[...]
Star Trek: The Next Generation: Ronald Moore on Fighting for Worf Arc
Moore provided some of the best content the Star Trek franchise has seen especially during The Next Generation era occasionally butting heads with its creator Gene Roddenberry Among the episodes Roddenberry had an issue with was the Picard (Patrick Stewart)-centric season four episode "Family" that took the U.S.S Enterprise D captain on "shore leave" back[...]
Star Trek: Ronald D. Moore Recalls Fighting For TNG Episode “Family”
Moore, who wrote the episode with Les Landau directing, spoke to The Hollywood Reporter for its 30th anniversary about how the series' most influential executives in creator Gene Roddenberry and EP Rick Berman showed disdain for the episode. David Birkin as Rene, Jeremy Kemp as Robert, Samantha Eggar as Marie, and Patrick Stewart as Jean-Luc Picard[...]
'Star Trek: Discovery': Jonathan Frakes Says "Gene Would Be Very, Very Pleased"
All Rights Reserved. It's a journey he's not ending anytime soon, as Frakes has directed 3 episodes of CBS All Access series Star Trek: Discovery, the most recent program to carry the Gene Roddenberry-created moniker. "Despite Yourself" — Episode 110 — Director, Jonathan Frakes of the CBS All Access series STAR TREK: DISCOVERY Photo Cr: Jan Thijs/CBS © 2017[...]
'Star Trek: Discovery' Season 2 Questions We Need Answered Before the Premiere
Michelle Yeoh's upcoming Discovery-spinoff will focus on her work with Starfleet's secretive Section 31 – and will also be the actress' first lead role on American television. With so much at stake and Star Trek: Discovery season 2 premiering this week, here's a look at some of our observations and questions heading into the series' return. Jan Thijs/CBS Will[...]
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In an interview with Entertainment Weekly, Star Trek: Discovery showrunner Aaron Harberts discussed what the underlying political themes of the continuation to Gene Roddenberry's legendary science fiction franchise are intended to be: "The Klingons are going to help us really look at certain sides of ourselves and our country Isolationism is a big theme[...]
George Takei Thinks Sulu Coming Out Is Unfortunate
George Takei is a vocal and respected advocate for the LGBT community, but in an interview with THR, the actor who brought Hikaru Sulu to life for the first time nearly 50 years ago said the announcement that the character would come out as gay in Star Trek Beyond is unfortunate. Takei had approached creator Gene Roddenberry[...]
American Mythology Kickstarts Final Chapter Of Roddenberry's Days Missing
American Mythology wants to make an ending to Gene Roddenberry's Days Missing series.  American Mythology is Bringing the Lost Volume of Days Missing to Comics! We have been working very hard trying to find the best hidden gems in comics to bring original and licensed sequential stories to readers We are extremely proud that Roddenberry Entertainment is allowing[...]