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'Star Trek: Discovery': Jonathan Frakes Says "Gene Would Be Very, Very Pleased"

All Rights Reserved.[/caption]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.[caption id="attachment_978215" align="aligncenter" width="600"] "Despite Yourself" -- Episode 110 -- Director, Jonathan Frakes of the CBS All Access series STAR TREK: DISCOVERY[...]

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

Holy falling tribble babies, Batman! CBS All Access' Star Trek: Discovery season 2 opener "Brother" was amazing. I liked the first season–I did–but I didn't love it. 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." […]

'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.[caption id="attachment_968000"[...]

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You're Wrong About The Future: Exclusive Scene From Roddenberry's New Film Instant

Roddenberry Entertainment, a name synonymous with science fiction,  will be releasing their latest short film Instant following their San Diego Comic Con (SDCC) panel on Thursday July 19, 2018 1:30pm – 2:30pm in Room 24ABC.  The company was awesome enough to let us share an exclusive clip with our readers ahead of next week's panel. An intimate 22-minute […]

Star Trek: Discovery: CBS Beams Down New Premiere Pics, Description

With CBS All Access ready to boldly go where no other network has gone in over a decade tonight, The Eye Network has released new photos from Star Trek: Discovery's premiere episode tonight, 'The Vulcan Hello'; along with a new episode description. The series is set to premiere tonight at 8:30 pm EST on both […]

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Make America Klingon Again – Star Trek: Discovery Is An Allegory For Trump's America

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 Racial purity is a big theme[...]

STLV 2017: Star Trek Film Academy To Offer Courses In Fan-Filmmaking

One of the more interesting news items coming out of this weekend's Star Trek: Las Vegas 2017 convention was Star Trek Original Series Set Tour owner James Cawley's announcement of the opening of the new Star Trek Film Academy. Set to open in Spring 2018, the academy is officially licensed by CBS and will offer […]

'Star Trek: Discovery': Showrunners Berg, Harberts Speak (Klingons!)

Though plagued with production setbacks at the beginning, CBS is on-track for Star Trek: Discovery to make its Sunday, Sept. 24, debut (first on CBS and then on their CBS All Access streaming service; with Netflix handling international distribution). After getting fans excited with the show's trailers and "first look" pics, showrunners Aaron Harberts and […]

Simon Pegg Responds To George Takei's Remarks About Sulu's LGBT Status

However, with regards to his thoughts on our Sulu, I must respectfully disagree with him."At issue: Takei maintained the production should've introduced a new character onto the Enterprise as Star Trek creator Gene Roddenberry intended Sulu to be straight and that the new revelation would mean Sulu was closeted in the original series He called[...]

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[...]

Rod Roddenberry Joins New Star Trek Series As Executive Producer

Variety reports that Rod Roddenberry, son of Star Trek creator Gene Roddenberry, has joined the staff of CBS's new untitled Star Trek series as an executive producer along with Trevor Roth.They join the previously announced executive producers Alex Kurtzman and Heather Kadin and showrunner Bryan Fuller in shaping the latest version of the generations-spanning franchise[...]

Tread Perilously Podcast — Star Trek TNG: Genesis

Moore, Riker's sex-offender status, Troi's position as a bridge officer and the difficult time Gene Roddenberry had in introducing an executive officer character Also, writer Brannon Braga may not have understood Star Trek.Tread Perilously responds to its first listener request! Back when Erik and Justin took on the second season Star Trek: The Next[...]

John Byrne's Star Trek Mission Becomes Ongoing

Legendary creator John Byrne did the Star Trek Annual 2013 as a photonovel and it sold out with a second print coming. Well, IDW is not one to miss the obvious… so this May Byrne will kick off a new ongoing bi-monthly photonovel series, Star Trek: New Visions. "What John does on these photonovel stories […]


Casting For Frank Darabont's LA Noir Seems To Have Spoiled Yet Another TV Show

committed to rooting out corruption in the police department, and equally dedicated to bringing down Mickey Cohen and the mob. Incidentally, Gene Roddenberry was one of the real Parker's scriptwriters, and there are even rumours that he was the original inspiration for Mr Spock Fingers crossed that LA Noir lasts long enough for Roddenberry to get[...]

Long-Lost Star Trek Script Resurrected

And so it was with Norman Spinrad's screenplay, He Walked Among Us, intended to showcase Milton Berle.Berle was perhaps the all-time biggest and almost certainly the first real TV star, and I'm not at all surprised to know that Gene Roddenberry wanted to feature him on Trek.But the script never made it to air[...]