In February we reported that CBS and Netflix had cut a deal to begin streaming a number of CBS series, including all of the Star Trek TV shows. Some CBS shows have begun to appear on streaming, so TrekMovie checked with Netflix get an update on the Star Trek roll-out, see below for exclusive details.
Bob Orci isn’t the only Star Trek writer/producer who went to Wondercon. Trek Vet Brannon Braga was also in San Francisco to prmote his upcoming time travel series Terra Nova, which he said has a "Star Trek feel". He also talked about how the show ill address time travel and more. More below including video.
This week Star Trek Voyager’s Jeri Ryan returned to series television as part of the cast of ABC’s medical examiner show Body of Proof, which started off with strong ratings. While promoting the show, the Seven of Nine actress also talked a bit of Star Trek, including Voyager’s controversial pairing of Seven and Chakotay. Excerpts below.
Things are busy for Star Trek Voyager’s Jeri Ryan. Her new ABC show Body of Proof premieres in less than two weeks and we have new behind the scenes video from that. Plus there is a new set video of Jeri playing Sonya Blade in the upcoming Mortal Kombat web series, plus she has landed a guest spot in Law & Order: Criminal Intent. .
Last summer, Star Trek’s new Captain Kirk, Chris Pine got rave reviews for his stage work in the dark satire "The Lieutenant of Inishmore". Last night Pine won an LA Drama Circle Award for the play, and he was joined at the event by his father (a fellow Trek vet) who also won an award. Plus Star Trek Voyager’s Robert Beltran opens a new play in LA in April. Details below
While the Oscars were not a big year for Star Trek, one Trek vet, designer Robert Stromberg, picked up an Academy Award. More details below, plus photos of Star Trek vets at Oscar events, including JJ Abrams, Zoe Saldana, William Shatner, and Whoopi Goldberg…plus George Takei with Oscar-winner Colin Firth.
Today Jeri Ryan, aka Seven of Nine, Tertiary Adjunct of Unimatrix Zero-One aka Annika Hansen, of Star Trek Voyager, turned 43 years old. We here at TrekMovie want to wish Jeri a happy birthday, and we also catch up on what the Borg Babe is up to these days.
Former Star Trek overlord Rick Berman has revealed that he at work on a previously promised memoir of his two decades with the Star Trek franchise. In a new interview, the ex-producer also talks about taking over producing Star Trek: The Next Generation from Gene Roddenberry, as well as creating Deep Space Nine, Voyager and Enterprise.
A number of interviews with Star Trek actors, both past and present, have cropped up online over the last few weeks. We have Sir Patrick Stewart discussing X-Men, Anton Yelchin talking Star Trek 2012, and Dominic Keating on… The Hobbit? Also, Jeri Ryan is confirmed for the Mortal Kombat web series. Click “more” for, well… more. [Update]: New video added.
This week marks the 16th anniversary of the launch of Star Trek Voyager on UPN. Marking the occasion, Kate Mulgrew is talking about her time as Captain Janeway, and also about what’s new in Star Trek, including explaining why she hasn’t seen the latest Star Trek movie. .
Star Trek: The Exhibition, the travel exhibit of Star Trek props, costumes, replicas and memorabilia, opens up next Sunday at the Louisville Science Center in Louisville, KY. Plus, Star Trek: Voyager’s Bob Picardo will be on hand for a special preview party next Saturday night. Details below.
The latest official Star Trek Magazine is on newstands now. Issue #31 has a focus on the women of Star Trek. We have excerpts and images, including covers and bits from an interview with Star Trek: Voyager’s Roxann Dawson. Check it all out below.
In addition to playing Star Trek: Voyager’s Tuvok, Tim Russ has always been a big fan of Star Trek. In a new interview the actor outlined what he saw as the future of Star Trek on film, and also alluded to possible pitches for a new Star Trek TV series.
Today is the birthday of Robert Picardo, Star Trek Voyager’s holographic Doctor. Today the actor is turning 57, and all of us at TrekMovie want to wish Bob a big happy birthday. Below we have a couple of favorite doctor moments, plus we check in to see what Mr. Picardo is up to these days.
Over the weekend the Hollywood Xpo convention was held in Universal City and many Trek stars were in attendance, including Jonathan Frakes, Michael Dorn, Nichelle Nichols, Robert Duncan McNeill, and Walter Koenig . Below we have video of many of the Trek celeb talks, plus pictures from the event.
Star Trek Voyager writer/producer Bryan Fuller has created a number of original and critically acclaimed shows, but now he is going to take a crack at a couple of reboots: The Munsters for TV and Pinocchio for film. Details below.
Following in the footsteps of Zachary Quinto and Zoe Saldana, Star Trek Voyager stars Robert Picardo and Tim Russ have a new Funny or Die video – a sci-fi spy spoof called "Chad and the Alien Toupee". Check that out below, plus some excerpts from an interview where Picardo talks about the Voyager finale and the notion of a Voyager reunion.
Today a new sort of celebrity auction was launched on the web, including some Star Trek celebrities. TwitChange is a charity for building homes for victims of the Haiti earthquake with dozens of celebrities involved by auctioning off becoming your friend on Twitter. Trek celebs Jeri Ryan, Nichelle Nichols, Simon Pegg and Levar Burton are involved. Details below.
Veteran Star Trek writer/producers Kenneth Biller (Voyager) and Mike Sussman (Voyager & Enterprise) have most recently been working on the fantasy series Legend of the Seeker and now the pair are writing and producing Perception, a new pilot for TNT. More details below.
Veteran Star Trek writer producer Brannon Braga, the same writer who controversially wrote the deaths of both James T Kirk and Charles "Trip" Tucker", has revealed in a new interview that he also wanted to kill off another of Trek’s best known characters: Seven of Nine.
One of the elements that distinguishes Star Trek from other sci-fi on the big and small screen, is an emphasis on the science in science fiction. This penchant for "technobabble" has been criticized by some, but now Star Trek Voyager actress Jeri Ryan says that it actually helped her in her new role.
Syfy has been getting a lot of buzz for their upcoming origninal movie Sharktopus, but they have another Syfy monster movie coming this fall with Monsterwolf, starring Star Trek Voyager’s Doctor, Robert Picardo. More details on that, plus we have a Sci-Fi TV update with Syfy’s full fall schedule below.
As noted in the TrekMovie write-up on the Star Trek: Voyager panel at the Star Trek convention in Las Vegas, Jennifer Lien (Kes) made a rare con appearance, but didn’t really say much on stage. Lied did speak to the official Star Trek site and talked a bit about her time on Voyager and her preferred ‘exit’ episode.
Brannon Braga, Star Trek’s most prolific (and often controversial) writer came to the Star Trek convention in Las Vegas to interact with the fans. Braga answered questions about his time on Next Generation, Voyager, and Enterprise, revealing some insights and new details. Get a breakdown below.
Shatner and Nimoy were not the only big Star Trek stars at the Star Trek convention on Saturday. Also there were most of the main cast of Star Trek Voyager, including Jeri Ryan in a rare appearance. See below for our panel reports and for photos of the Voyager crew.
Kate Mulgrew, Star Trek Voyager’s Captain Kathryn Janeway, has returned to the stage and is appearing all month in the off-Broadway production Love, Loss, and What I Wore, and we have details on that including how to get discount tickets. But in a new interview Mulgrew reveals that if she were to ever get the call again to appear in a Star Trek movie, she is ready for that too.
Today a mysterious new shot film tied into the Mortal Kombat video game franchise was released. Titled "Mortal Kombat Rebirth", it isn’t clear if this is related to a new video game, or to a possible Mortal Kombat film. One thing is clear, the video features former Voyager Borg Babe Jeri Ryan as a famous MK character. [UPDATE: Ryan Tweets About Video]
It is Memorial Day Weekend and this year the summer is kicking off with Star Trek celebrities fanning out to a few cons around the world. Phoenix Comic Con in Arizona, Collectormania in Milton Keynes, UK and Showstoppers Spectacular in LA, CA all have main cast Trek TV stars, plus many Trek guest stars. Find out where you can meet your heroes below.
Jeri Ryan has worked constantly since her time as 7 of 9 on Star Trek Voyager, including her recent stint on the heist show Leverage. But in a interview promoting the Leverage season 2 DVD set, Ryan admitted she still gets more fan mail for her work on Star Trek.
Dennis McCarthy, the prolific composer who scored much of Star Trek on TV and Film from 1987-2005, is being honored by ASCAP this summer with the prestigious ASCAP Golden Note Award. More details below.