Star Trek’s new Captain Kirk may be adding another high-profile project to his growing Resume. According to a new report, George Clooney wants to direct Chris Pine, reprising his stage role in the film adaptation of the play Farragut North.
In Sci-Fi TV this week we have news on a number of new genre TV projects, including a new shows from Ron Moore and Neil Gaiman. Plus there is big casting news with James Marsters joining a new Syfy show and another big Chuck guest star. We also have a big Doctor Who update, and lots of previews, including Smallville and The Event. All that plus the latest television ratings, casting bites and more.
The popular DVD rental and online service Netflix has extended their offering of streaming Star Trek features to include the 2009 Star Trek movie, along with a selection of most of the other films. Details below.
In the last season of The Big Bang Theory, Wil Wheaton was introduced (playing an evil version of himself) as a nemesis of the show’s breakout character Sheldon Cooper. The Star Trek: The Next Generation star appeared twice in the last season, and now it looks like he could be coming back.
Red Letter Media has become an Internet sensation with their lengthy detailed (and scathing) “Harry Plinkett” video reviews of the Star Wars prequels and the TNG era movies. Today they released their review of the 2009 Star Trek movie and so you would expect it got ripped to shreds right? Wrong. Watch how it works out below.
Kisses, bugs in the ears, giant drills, fights in the snow, Scotty, and Captain Data. Wait…Captain Data? It must be the reviews of the fifth and sixth issues of IDW’s adaptation of Star Trek. IDW wraps up their version of the 2009 Star Trek movie today, find out how it all works out, plus a five-page preview of issue 6.