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Sir Patrick Stewart, on "Star Trek" and sonnets, courtesy CBSViacom.

Star Trek: Patrick Stewart On TNG Filming; Akiva Goldsman On Season 2

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.

Star Trek Alum LeVar Burton Talks Possible Picard Return For La Forge

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”

"Star Trek: Picard": Marina Sirtis, Brent Spiner Talk "TNG" Reunion, Chemistry

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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"Star Trek" Characters Who Should "Boldly Go" to Their Own Spinoff Series

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

"Star Trek": How CBS's Viacom Merger Helps Franchise Live Long & Prosper [OPINION]

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=KbXy0f0aCN0 Aside from the brief appearances from TNG cast in Star Trek: Voyager and Star Trek: Enterprise, there are many[...]

"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[/caption]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[...]