Last night if you watched American Idol on FOX you would have caught previews of a couple of things related to the world of Star Trek. First was the new trailer for Cowboys & Aliens, written by Star Trek writer/producers Orci, Kurtzman and Lindelof. In addition there was another preview for tonight’s episode of Fringe that could explain the interesting way Leonard Nimoy will be appearing. Watch both below.
Cowboys & Aliens Trailer 2
Before they started work on the Star Trek sequel screenplay, Damon Lindelof, Roberto Orci and Alex Kurtzman penned the screenplay for Cowboys & Aliens, a sci-fi western directed by Jon Favreau starring Daniel Craig and Harrison Ford. Orci and Kurtzman are all also producers on the movie. Last night the second trailer premiered with on American Idol and at Apple.com. Check it out below.
Cowboys & Aliens is coming this summer.
Nimoy’s Fringe appearance revealed?
On American Idol FOX also aired a new preview for tonight’s episode of Fringe (created by JJ Abrams, Roberto Orci, and Alex Kurtzman). The episode "Lysergic Acid Diethylamide" features the return of Star Trek’s Leonard Nimoy as William Bell, but has been teased to be an unusual return. Our friends at FringeTelevision point us to a tweet from producer Jeff Pinker noting how the preview (below) is "Verrrry revealing".
Fringe’s "Lysergic Acid Diethylamide" airs Friday April 15th at 9PM.