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Star Trek: The Next Generation: Ronald Moore on Fighting for Worf Arc
If you took out Burnham from Discovery or put her in a lesser role, Doug Jones's Saru is perfectly capable of leading as the character is a captain. Jolene Blalock and John Billingsley in Star Trek: Enterprise Image courtesy of Paramount It's a travesty how as inclusive as the franchise is that we can't see some real[...]
Star Trek: Discovery – Five Questions After Season Three
All Rights Reserved. Who's the First Officer of Discovery? We know that Michael Burnham (Sonequa Martin-Green) finally agreed at Admiral Charles Vance's (Oded Fehr) insistence to become the new commanding officer of Discovery, but who did she choose to serve as her first officer? Is it Ensign Sylvia Tilly (Mary Wiseman), who was given provisional status by[...]
“The Hope That is You, Part 2” — Ep#313 — Pictured: Blu del Barrio as Adira, Ian Alexander as Gray and Wilson Cruz as Dr. Hugh Culber of the CBS All Access series STAR TREK: DISCOVERY. Photo Cr: Michael Gibson/CBS ©2020 CBS Interactive, Inc. All Rights Reserved.
On the planet's surface, we get tapped more into the emotional side with Saru (Doug Jones), Culber (Wilson Cruz), Gray (Ian Alexander), and Adira (Blu del Barrio) trying to break through to Su'Kal (Bill Irwin), who's so inexperienced in the world and hesitant for change. Photo Cr: Michael Gibson/CBS ©2020 CBS Interactive, Inc All Rights Reserved. The[...]
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Saru (Doug Jones) demoted her from first officer status Despite the recovery of a piece related to the cataclysmic event, Michael licks her wounds contemplating her future in Starfleet With her rearing up in Vulcan society as Spock's adopted sister, the Federation earned a foot in the door The episode is satisfying on so many[...]
“Forget Me Not” — Ep#304 — Pictured: Blu del Barrio as Adira and Sonequa Martin-Green as Burnham of the CBS All Access series STAR TREK: DISCOVERY. Photo Cr: Michael Gibson/CBS ©2020 CBS Interactive, Inc. All Rights Reserved.
Meanwhile, Saru (Doug Jones) is almost taking a "kids will be kids" attitude Michelle Yeoh is just flat out wasted as the outburst would be the perfect opportunity NOT to sit on the sidelines for Emperor Georgiou It just feels like writers Alan B McElroy, Chris Silvestri, and Anthony Maranville should have moved on from[...]
“Forget Me Not” — Ep#304 — Pictured: Sonequa Martin-Green as Burnham and Blu del Barrio as Adira of the CBS All Access series STAR TREK: DISCOVERY. Photo Cr: Michael Gibson/CBS ©2020 CBS Interactive, Inc. All Rights Reserved.
Now that the third season of CBS All Access' Star Trek: Discovery has gotten the band back together (with Saru now commanding the bridge), it's time to find some answers as to why the Federation no longer exists in 3189 and what exactly happened that caused the Federation to be no more- replaced by something[...]
Star Trek: Discovery S3: Doug Jones Teases Who is Leading the Ship
In the Star Trek: Discovery New York Comic-Con panel, stars Sonequa Martin-Green and Doug Jones, who play Michael Burnham and Saru, respectively provided updates to what the temporally displaced Starfleet crew will be doing in the upcoming season three and teases who will lead the ship The panel was hosted by Entertainment Weekly's Sarah Rodman[...]
While the crew must work together to unravel their meaning and origin, Michael Burnham is forced to face her past with the return of her estranged brother, Spock. Star Trek: Discovery stars Sonequa Martin-Green (Commander Michael Burnham), Doug Jones (Commander Saru), Anthony Rapp (Lt Commander Paul Stamets), Mary Wiseman (Ensign Sylvia Tilly), Shazad Latif (Ash Tyler),[...]
IDW Takes Trek to New Frontiers with 'Captain Saru' (REVIEW)
IDW just released a one-shot comic that features our favorite Kelpian's first official command mission, and it's a wonderful read. //Credit: IDW Publishing Captain Saru is a pretty large comic, clocking in at 53 pages There's a lot of story crammed in to those pages, too, with Kirsten Beyer and Mike Johnson providing a fast-moving narrative that[...]
Doug Jones Was Offered Cameo in 'Hellboy' Reboot
Reboot means recasting, and I'm told this first reboot does not have anybody in it from the original film. I received an offer to do a cameo, but I was deeply immersed in Star Trek: Discovery when that offer came in, so I couldn't do it." While we're sad we won't get more Jones-Abe, we have been thoroughly enjoying[...]