Archive - Feb 2010
Starship Farragut: The Animated Episodes just released Act I1 of their new episode "The Needs of the Many". Written by Michael Struck (Owner, NEO f/x) and Jack Trevino (Writer, DS9), "Needs" has the crew of the Farragut warping to Cestus III on a secret mission for the Federation. If you haven't watched Act I of "The Needs of the Many" be sure to download and watch it here.CONTINUE READING >>
The Spirit of Star Trek is a monthly educational series exploring the spiritual, philosophical, moral and ethical implications of Star Trek, held at the First Presbyterian Church, Encino. The series is co-hosted by Academy Award-winning makeup artist Michael Westmore and Rev. Curtis Webster. Each month, they screen an episode from one of the five Star Trek series and then discuss the episode with a special guest (or guests) associated with the episode. CONTINUE READING >>
Andrew Koenig, son of Walter Koenig and star of several TV appearances (including a long running stint on "Growing Pains" and a guest appearance on DS9) was found dead from an apparent suicide. Andrew had gone missing in Vacouver, British Columbia on February 16th, sparking a flury of activity on the internet and among Trek fans, who tried to help solve the mystery.
Andrew's body was discovered around 11:30 am today in the 1,000-acre Stanley Park, a favorite place for Koenig to frequent during his visits to Vancouver.
"My son took his own life," his father, Walter Koenig, said in an emotional news conference in the park.CONTINUE READING >>
Trekcast, oh Trekcast, Where for art thou? It's only been two weeks since we've had our weekly does of all things Trekcast, and we need it bad, real bad. Okay, sorry that went a little too far. Sorry if we made you feel uncomfortable. To be honest, we feel a little strange about it too. Anyway... Darren, David, Alicia, Damon, & Jerad are all back with a brand new episode for your Ferengi pleasure.CONTINUE READING >>
As we reported earlier this week, Andrew Koenig (son of Walter Koenig) has been missing for nearly two weeks. He was last seen at a bakery in Vancouver's Stanley Park neighborhood Feb 14, but may have left warning signs when he returned personal items to his friend and colleague filmmaker Lance Micci on February 2nd.
"I asked him to work on a couple gigs last time we spoke (Feb. 4), and he just refused. It was unusual. He was kind of fed up with the Hollywood business," Miccio said.CONTINUE READING >>
Rolling around the internet today we saw a tweet from @levarburton announcing his new TV movie deal with NBC. The movie, called "The Jensen Project", is actually what they call a backdoor pilot that could lead into a new series for NBC.
"Jensen" also stars Kellie Martin, Brady Smith, & Patricia Richardson, and revolves around a group holed up in the mountains to solve the world's problems. When one goes rogue, the others are forced to try and stop him. The two hour movie is sponsored by Walmart and Proctor & Gamble in a bid to bring back family friendly TV to the airwaves.CONTINUE READING >>
Andrew Koenig who played Richard 'Boner' Stabone on "Growing Pains", as well as Tumak on the DS9 episode "Sanctuary", has been missing since February 14th. Andrew, son of TOS star Walter Koenig, was last seen in Vancouver, Canada.
Andrew is "in a depressed state," his father told Entertainment Tonight. Walter said he and his wife Judy had last heard from Andrew, 42, in early February when he was visiting friends in Toronto. He then went to Vancouver where he was last seen February 14. He didn't show up for his February 16 flight back to L.A.CONTINUE READING >>
Wil Wheaton has been in the news quite a bit lately, from his fantastic "Memories of the Future" to his Star Trek XI voice over work. Now, young Wesley is returning as an alter ego version of himself (and Sheldon's nemesis) in the CBS hit comedy "TheBig Bang Theory".CONTINUE READING >>
Our favorite bearded first officer is busting out his bull horn again and is directing a brand new episode of the scifi series "V". Frakes, who has become quite the director over the years, is set to direct episode 1.06 of the series. The episode is actually in production as we speak. Starting Tuesday the 16th and scheduled to conclude on the 25th, the episode introduces a new character named John May.CONTINUE READING >>