Star Trek: TNG
Summer Glau, "Firefly" & "The Sarah Connor Chronicles", is in Australia for the Supernova series of conventions and was recently interviewed for Scifi Australia where she admitted to being a huge TNG fan.
"...the show I really grew up on was Star Trek: The Next Generation. That was a show that I watched with my parents that I talked them into letting me stay up to watch it. I got to meet Marina Sirtis last year, which was a really special moment for me. I grew up idolizing her." Said Glau, when asked what scifi she would show to a friend to introduce them to the genre.
She also revealed that she would love to meet The Shat. Yeah, who wouldn't?CONTINUE READING >>
Corey Allen, actor and prominent television director, passed away in his home on Sunday. He was 75. Allen was most famous for the playing the teenage gang leader that dies in a knife fight with James Dean in "Rebel Without a Cause". Allen was also an Emmy winning television director, with credits ranging from 70's cop and detective shows "Mannix" & "Police Story" to "Dallas" & "Magnum PI" in the 80's.CONTINUE READING >>
We absolutely love how much Patrick Stewart has been in the news lately. With his recent addition to the Vegas Khhaaan! roster it seems the Captain is on a whirlwind tour of the Globe. In fact, he's in Edinburgh, Scotland this week as the jury chairman for the Edinburgh International Film Festival. Not only as a part of the jury, but Patrick was also the focus of an on-stage interview helmed by Alan Morrison, arts editor of the Sunday Herald. CONTINUE READING >>
Patrick Stewart has had quite a year. From being knighted to being in almost every Shakespearean production this side of Talos IV, our humble Captain seems to be in his prime. Added to his full year has been his seemingly none stop convention attendance. This is a true treat for Trek fans as Patrick had been absent for many years. CONTINUE READING >>
June 11th through the 13th is the date and Philadelphia, PA. apparently is the place for an awesome gathering of Trek stars. Among other stars from various scifi and fantasy genres, you'll get the chance to see three captains (two Starfleet and one Gorn), a father and son duo of omnipotent beings, an android, our favorite Russian navigator, and the son of the Emissary. Just added to the roster is none other than Sir Patrick Stewart. Wizard World is currently working with Sir Patrick to set up one or two panel discussions that should prove enjoyable.
We didn't intentionally plan our list to be a guessing game, but we enjoyed it none-the-less. Check out the full list of Trek stars below.CONTINUE READING >>
Today I received an email from our good buddy Miles, from The SciFi Diner podcast, with a terrific video from youtube (via i09). The video features a good conversation between Jonathan Frakes and Marina Sirtis. For me, the video encompasses the best part of TNG. Past all of the phaser fights and fantastic science fiction, Next Gen feels like home and being with the ones you love.CONTINUE READING >>
He's discovered new worlds and new civilizations. He's boldly gone where none of us have gone before. He's explored the final frontier. All while having to pull down his uniform and gaining his own named maneuver in the process. That's right, you've guessed it. We're talking about the Captain of the federation flagship. Our dear Captain Jean-Luc Picard. More importantly we're talking about the man who brought him to life. The amazingly talented and versatile actor Sir Patrick Stewart.CONTINUE READING >>
A large amount of Star Trek memorabilia will be hitting the auction block this June in Vegas and It's all going to charity. Included in the auction are items from the blockbuster Star Trek XI such as romulan weopons, cadet unifroms & badges, as well as Spock Prime's cold weather gear worn by Leonard Nimoy on Delta Vega.CONTINUE READING >>
Whoopi Goldberg was a huge Star Trek fan, even before she got the chance to play our favorite bartender. The Academy Award winning actress is known for the fantastic roles she's played over the years. From "Sister Act" to "The Color Purple", she has played nuns to thieves, but she always be known as Guinan to Trek fans throughout the world.
In a recent question & answer session with Yale Daily News, Whoopi recalls the story of joining Star Trek: The Next Generation.
Q. I heard somewhere you are a fan of Star Trek. What draws to you to the show?CONTINUE READING >>