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Star Trek: Picard: Armin Shimerman Turned Down Role of Ferengi, Sneed
It turns out Star Trek: Picard could have had a Deep Space Nine reunion had star Michael Dorn had his way…but not in the way you think Armin Shimerman, who played the franchise's most famous Ferengi, Quark, could have returned to Star Trek for the Paramount+ series, but sadly, it wouldn't have been that character[...]
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One of the biggest difficulties is to convince the cast to return because most have gone on record as being interested in returning if it involves a meaningful story for their characters – as was the case with Michael Dorn and Marina Sirtis, who reprised their roles as Worf and Deanna Troi The two shared[...]
Star Trek: Legacy Could Build On "Deep Space Nine" Aspects: Matalas
There are just so many stories from that era." The only DS9 character to appear was Michael Dorn's Worf, which is technically a cheat since he was a TNG character first before joining the spinoff It's a shame since Colm Meaney (Miles O'Brien) was recurring on TNG before joining the cast of DS9, and Alexander[...]
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Included in the panel are showrunner Terry Matalas, actor/director Jonathan Frakes (Riker), Gates McFadden (Beverly Crusher), Ryan, Ashlei Sharpe-Chestnut (Sydney La Forge), Michael Dorn (Worf), Brent Spiner (Data), and Todd Stashwick (Liam Shaw) Moderating were TNG and Picard actor Jonathan Del Arco (Hugh). Photo Credit: Trae Patton/Paramount+ ©2021 Viacom, International Inc All Rights Reserved. Star Trek: Picard[...]
Star Trek: Picard: Michelle Hurd Would Love More Raffi/Worf Backstory
While JL was occupied by unraveling the Borg-Changeling conspiracy, Raffi was in the thick of it with his former Enterprise chief of security, Captain Worf (Michael Dorn), who we learn is our handler in Starfleet Intelligence While the duo was key in helping to unravel said conspiracy, there's so much more to tell, thanks to[...]
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Enterprise-D on 'Picard?'" At the Paramount FYC (For Your Consideration) event, cast members Michael Dorn (Captain Worf), LeVar Burton (Commodore Geordi La Forge), Jonathan Frakes (Captain William Riker), and Mica Burton (Ensign Alandra La Forge) spoke out about coming back in a featurette called "Back on the Bridge: Returning to an Iconic Set." Photo Credit: Trae[...]
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Among the participants and pairings include Jeri Ryan (Seven) and Todd Stashwick (Shaw); Michael Dorn (Worf) and Michelle Hurd (Raffi); LeVar Burton (Geordi) and Jonathan Frakes (Riker); and Gates McFadden (Beverly) and showrunner Terry Matalas While the entire featurette is definitely worth your time, here's a look at how the crew addressed being a part[...]
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Everyone in the ensemble cast shines across the board – Stewart, Jonathan Frakes, Michael Dorn, Marina Sirtis, LeVar Burton, Gates McFadden, Speleers, Todd Stashwick, and Brent Spiner The series not only allows the proper farewell to the TNG cast we never got in 2002's Nemesis, but we also have a launching point for a true[...]
Star Trek: Picard Showrunner on Riker/Troi/Worf Reunion, Vadic Story
Among the lingering arcs of TNG were the Deanna Troi (Marina Sirtis), William Riker (Jonathan Frakes), and Worf (Michael Dorn) love triangle and the season's villain Vadic (Amanda Plummer) backstory Matalas addressed both in the eighth episode, "Surrender." Photo Credit: Trae Patton/Paramount+ ©2021 Viacom, International Inc All Rights Reserved. Star Trek: Picard: Terry Matalas' Unenviable Task of[...]
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Audiences will also be able to take part in a live Q&A following the screening with stars Patrick Stewart, LeVar Burton, Michael Dorn, Jonathan Frakes, Gates McFadden, Brent Spiner, Jeri Ryan, and executive producers Alex Kurtzman and Terry Matalas held at the LA screening and broadcast to the rest of the IMAX theater locations. The third[...]
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To dive deeper into semantics is an exercise in futility, so one fan speculated on what happened with Michael Dorn's Worf given what was featured in Star Trek: Picard tagging showrunner and executive producer Terry Matalas and production designer Dave Blass in the process. Photo Credit: Trae Patton/Paramount+ ©2021 Viacom, International Inc All Rights Reserved. Star Trek:[...]
Simmons-starring animated adaptation of Invincible shared a clip of Kirman explaining how Michael Dorn's portrayal of Worf on Star Trek: The Next Generation, Star Trek: Deep Space Nine, and other franchise efforts had him writing Battle Beast's dialogue as if it was Worf fanfiction Kirkman also shares how he felt hearing Dorn recite the lines[...]
Star Trek: Picard S03 Explores What's Inside Section 31's Secret Vault
It's been one of the biggest topics of discussion in Star Trek circles this week in the Picard season three episode "The Bounty," the contents inside at Daystrom Station, the facility Riker (Jonathan Frakes), Worf (Michael Dorn) and Raffi (Michelle Hurd) infiltrate to find out what the Changelings stole that's an even bigger threat than[...]
Creative team TBA; Just in time for his 30th anniversary, John Henry Irons must bring Metropolis into the future while trusting his niece Natasha to carry the mantle of Steel." Then Action Comics seemed to set up a Steel spinoff for John Henry and his family. And now DC has announced that the comic will be[...]
Star Trek: Picard Star Michael Dorn on Fans Embracing "The Journey"
Michael Dorn is the only Star Trek actor to be a featured cast member of two franchise series, The Next Generation and Deep Space Nine, along with the four TNG feature films Picard marks his live-action return to Worf since 2002's Nemesis We discover the beloved Federation lieutenant commander, and the modern Kahless of the[...]
Star Trek: Picard: Michael Dorn on How Worf Helped Hit Back At Haters
If there's one advantage in playing Star Trek: The Next Generation's Klingon crew member Worf, Michael Dorn used it to covertly confront critics of the franchise During the series' reunion to promote Star Trek: Picard, The View host Whoopi Goldberg, who reprised her role as Guinan in season two, had the set redone to look[...]
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You'll never see me do that again." Michael Dorn as Worf of the Paramount+ original series STAR TREK: PICARD Photo Cr: Trae Paatton/Paramount+ © 2022 CBS Studios Inc All Rights Reserved. When it came to how much of the actors bring themselves into their characters, Michael Dorn admitted Worf is a little more like him[...]
Star Trek: Picard Showrunner Updates Crusher, La Forge, Worf & Riker
Beverly Crusher (Gates McFadden), Geordi La Forge (LeVar Burton), Worf (Michael Dorn), and Riker (Jonathan Frakes). Michael Dorn as Worf of the Paramount+ original series STAR TREK: PICARD Photo Cr: Trae Paatton/Paramount+ © 2022 CBS Studios Inc All Rights Reserved. Star Trek: Picard: What Is the Crew Up To? One of the lingering storylines during TNG was the[...]
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Season three sees a reunion of the core cast of Star Trek: The Next Generation, which includes Michael Dorn's Lt Cmdr Worf Dorn is one of two TNG Enterprise crew to be featured in its successor series, Deep Space Nine The latest bit of info teased from Matalas is Worf's current mindset and how his[...]
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We cut away to Riker and Worf (Michael Dorn), who says the most un-Worf or perhaps un-Klingon thing, "You should know that I now prefer pacifism to combat." Before the two beam away, Riker deadpans, "We're all gonna die." The trailer then shifts to Raffi planetside, "They are blind to something big" then back on[...]
Star Trek: The Next Generation Cast Celebrates 34th Anniversary
Joining him will be Jonathan Frakes (Riker), LeVar Burton (La Forge), Gates McFadden (Crusher), Brent Spiner (Data), Marina Sirtis (Troi), and Michael Dorn (Worf). Image courtesy of Paramount Maybe Some Clues to Who Brent Spiner Will Play in Picard Season 3? While it's confirmed the bulk of the cast will reprise their TNG, it's not known what role[...]
Star Trek: Picard Third Season Premiere Date Announced & Teaser
"Where you go, we go." We see quick shots of Geordi LaForge (LeVar Burton), Worf (Michael Dorn), Troi (Marina Sirtis), and Raffi (Hurd). Screencapped from Twitter LeVar Burton in Star Trek: Picard Image courtesy of Paramount+ As we close on the teaser, we see Seven of Nine (Ryan)… or is it Cmdr Annika Hansen in her Starfleet[...]
Star Trek: Picard Shares Season 3 Teaser, The Next Generation Key Art
Among those featured are Sir Patrick Stewart (Jean Luc Picard), LeVar Burton (Geordi La Forge), Jeri Ryan (Seven of Nine), Michelle Hurd (Raffaela "Raffi" Musiiker), Michael Dorn (Worf), Marina Sirtis (Deanna Troi), Jonathan Frakes (William Riker), and Gates McFadden (Beverly Crusher) The montage shows the characters and standing poses. Paramount+ Picard: "You're only good as those around[...]
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Those who already returned to join star Patrick Stewart earlier in season one include Jonathan Frakes (Riker), Marina Sirtis (Troi), and Brent Spiner (Data) will now be joined by LeVar Burton (LaForge), Gates McFadden (Crusher), and Michael Dorn (Worf) Now Picard executive producers Christopher Monfette and Terry Matalas have tweeted more though treading carefully since[...]
Star Trek: The Next Generation: Ronald Moore on Fighting for Worf Arc
Abrams' Kelvin Universe reboot in 2009's Star Trek, would the franchise revival have even been possible without the passing of the torch? That being said, we have eight live-action Star Trek shows and countless films… and zero alien characters as Starfleet main leads holding command? Patrick Stewart and Michael Dorn in Star Trek: The Next Generation[...]
Star Trek: Worf, Dax: Why We’re Due for Live-Action Alien Lead Series
Played by Michael Dorn on TNG series and films and Deep Space Nine, expanding on his character especially as the first Klingon in Starfleet would be well within the brand Author Peter David wrote three books as part of the Starfleet Academy series released around the time when TNG was nearing its end The uphill[...]
Star Trek: The Next Generation: Ronald Moore on Fighting for Worf Arc
Worf (Michael Dorn), a Klingon Federation officer having to deal with the prospect of a potential Klingon civil war. Image courtesy of ViacomCBS "When I started at Star Trek, the Klingons were already part and parcel of the franchise," Moore said "But when you really broke it down, you didn't know that much about them." Prior to[...]
Star Trek: The Next Generation (Image: ViacomCBS)
His Tweet featured a mini-reunion on July 13 of the TNG cast poolside donning their masks practicing social distancing while tagging Stewart with the message, "Masked TNG actors at @SirPatStew's 80th." The actors are Michael Dorn, who played Lt Commander Worf and reprised the role for DS9; Marina Sirtis, who played ship counselor Deanna Troi[...]
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pic.twitter.com/p669BFyfkK — Marina Sirtis (@Marina_Sirtis) March 30, 2020 In the conference call were (from L-R) Patrick Stewart (Jean-Luc Picard), LeVar Burton (Geordi La Forge), Michael Dorn (Worf), Jonathan Frakes (William Riker), Wil Wheaton (Wesley Crusher), Brent Spiner (Data), Gates McFadden (Beverly Crusher), and Sirtis. Created by Gene Roddenberry, TNG helped revitalize the Star Trek franchise from the 1980s-1990s[...]