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Then in March 2020, season one showrunner and second season writer Michael Chabon expressed his excitement about the possibility of writing new scenes between Picard and the Ten-Forward lounge bartender, trusted personal and professional confidant, and friend through Star Trek: The Next Generation and the films Star Trek Generations and Star Trek: Nemesis. Star Trek: The[...]
Star Trek: Why Picard, Sisko, and Archer Deserve Their Own Memorials
Stewart is also the only actor to star in two Star Trek series (The Next Generation and Picard) not only doing his part as Picard saving the earth from the Borg but also he just saved an entire race of synthetics from the first season of his self-titled series on CBS All Access When it[...]
LOS ANGELES - JUN 3: Wil Wheaton at the "Changeland" Los Angeles Premiere at the ArcLight Hollywood on June 3, 2019 in Los Angeles, CA (Image: Kathy Hutchins / Shutterstock.com)
Wil Wheaton is doing a lot more for the Star Trek franchise than ever before transitioning from his The Next Generation role as Wesley Crusher to embracing his role as a brand ambassador with his CBS All Access web series Ready Room and hosting panels in "Star Trek Day." The actor spoke to Trek Movie[...]
Star Trek Day Loaded with All Series for Virtual Panels, Marathon
The virtual event hosts eight separate panels running at a three-hour block hosted by Wil Wheaton and Mica Burton: Discovery, Deep Space Nine, Strange New Worlds, The Original Series, Voyager, Enterprise, Lower Decks, and Picard + The Next Generation. The Discovery panel hosted by Burton starts at 12 p.m PDT/3 p.m ET features stars Sonequa Martin-Green[...]
LOS ANGELES - NOV 11: Patrick Stewart at the "Charlie's Angels" Premiere at the Village Theater on November 11, 2019 in Westwood, CA (Image: Kathy Hutchins / Shutterstock.com)
Far from his native Yorkshire and at times miserable home life, far from the young actor who combed his thinning hair over the crown, until one night two friends scissored it off and a noble skull was revealed." LOS ANGELES – NOV 11: Patrick Stewart at the "Charlie's Angels" Premiere at the Village Theater on November[...]
Sir Patrick Stewart, on "Star Trek" and sonnets, courtesy CBSViacom.
First playing the role of Captain Jean-Luc Picard in 1987 on Star Trek: The Next Generation, nearly 33 years passed, and the demands on the set of Picard aren't anywhere close as grueling Stewart spoke to CBS Sunday Morning about how it felt to return to a character he hadn't played in 18 years Prior[...]
LeVar Burton plays U.S.S Enterprise-D’s chief engineer Lt. Commander Geordi La Forge in the Star Trek universe, courtesy of CBS All Access.
Commander Geordi La Forge in The Next Generation over seven seasons and four films, but did not reprise his role for Picard When asked about the absences of Burton and Michael Dorn, who played chief of security Lt Commander Worf, series star Patrick Stewart, and executive producers Michael Chabon, Alex Kurtzman, and Akiva Goldsman said[...]
“Star Trek”: Marina Sirtis, Brent Spiner Talk TNG Cast Reunion, Chemistry on “Picard”
Marina Sirtis added a unique role to the galaxy of Star Trek as ship's counselor in The Next Generation While first officer Commander William Riker (Jonathan Frakes) sat at Captain Jean-Luc Picard's (Patrick Stewart) right side, Counselor Deanna Troi (Sirtis) flanked Picard's left The last time Sirtis played her 15 years ago on the finale[...]
"Picard": Patrick Stewart Explains How "Logan" Led Him to "Star Trek" Spinoff
After seven seasons and four feature films of Star Trek: The Next Generation, Sir Patrick Stewart was happy staying retired as Captain Jean Luc Picard After retiring from his other signature role in Charles Xavier in FOX's X-Men franchise in 2017's Logan, Stewart decided to entertain a call from CBS All Access about a pitch[...]
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Michael Dorn played the character through The Next Generation and Deep Space Nine, all four TNG films, and even his ancestor who shared the same name in The Original Series film, The Undiscovered Country. At the conclusion of Deep Space Nine, High Chancellor Martok requested Worf be appointed Federation Ambassador to the Klingon Empire – while[...]
“Star Trek: The Motion Picture” Returns to Theaters for 40th Anniversary
With Sir Patrick Stewart continuing his signature role from Star Trek: The Next Generation (TNG) as Jean-Luc Picard, there's now hope other characters from Trek's past can come into play – now, whether from television or film. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=KbXy0f0aCN0Video can't be loaded because JavaScript is disabled: Star Trek: Picard | SDCC Trailer – Sir Patrick Stewart Returns[...]
"Star Trek: Picard": Jonathan Frakes Signals His Directing Duties Have Wrapped
Then came word from Star Trek: The Next Generation's own Jonathan Frakes (Cmdr Will Riker) himself that he would be reuniting with Patrick Stewart when he directs the "second block" of episodes from the upcoming series (with an announcement tweet, which you can find below) – and now? Frakes is letting fans know that his time[...]
'The Orville': EP David A. Goodman Talks Season 2, Season 3 and More
Cr: Kevin Estrada/FOX Goodman also addressed the comparisons between The Orville and Star Trek: The Next Generation (ST:TNG) – whose characters are more refined to their environment by comparison: "I think our characters are more flawed than the Next Generation characters We embrace that society has become much better, but people haven't necessarily[...]