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Archive for the ‘Star Trek: TNG’ Category

Star Trek: The Next Generation Blu-ray This Spring

Tuesday, February 5th, 2013

For fans waiting for the third season of Star Trek: The Next Generation in Blu-ray, mark your calendars for April 30th.

In addition to TNG S3, another Trek Blu-ray release will happen on that date when Star Trek: The Next Generation: The Best of Both Worlds is offered.

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Wheaton Super Bowl Ad Now Online

Friday, February 1st, 2013

The new Lincoln Motor Company car ad commercial in which Wil Wheaton has a part is now online.

The ad also features hip-hop artist Rev Run and the NFL’s Emmitt Smit.

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O’Neil As Garrett: A Badge Of Honor

Tuesday, January 29th, 2013

For Tricia O’Neil, playing the first Star Trek female captain of the Enterprise in TNG’s Yesterday’s Enterprise was something special.

O’Neil had not been trying to get the role of Rachel Garrett when she got the call to come in and audition for it. “I’d auditioned for other roles on the show. I didn’t get those, but they called me in to play Captain Garrett,” she said.

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Stewart To Star In Match

Thursday, January 17th, 2013

Star Trek: The Next Generation‘s Patrick Stewart will be taking on the role of Tobi in Match, a movie adaptation of Stephen Belber‘s play of the same name.

Written by Belber, Match will also feature Broadway vet Carla Gugino and Matthew Lillard.

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Wheaton To Appear In Super Bowl Commercial

Wednesday, January 16th, 2013

Star Trek: The Next Generation‘s Wil Wheaton will be appearing in a commercial that will air during this year’s Super Bowl.

And the commercial, for the Lincoln Motor Company, was filmed at a very familiar place to Star Trek fans, Vasquez Rocks.

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Two Trek Actors In Tales From Beyond

Wednesday, January 9th, 2013

The voices of two familiar Star Trek actors will be heard in Tales From Beyond, a new paranormal audio drama series currently fundraising.

The Star Trek actors involved with Tales From Beyond are John de Lancie and Robert Picardo.

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ISS Astronaut Trek Tweeting

Wednesday, January 9th, 2013

More Star Trek actors interact with astronaut Chris Hadfield and a famous astronaut joins in the fun.

If you’re not following Hadfield, a flight engineer from Expedition 34 on the International Space Station, on Twitter,  you’re not only missing fabulous pictures of Earth taken from high above, but you’re also missing Star Trek-related tweets.

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Shatner’s New Trek Documentary

Thursday, January 3rd, 2013

William Shatner is making another Star Trek documentary but this one is not about the original series.

The documentary, titled Wacky Doodle, will document the first two years of production on Star Trek: The Next Generation.

“It’s about how crazy it was; how difficult it was to get it started and do it right,” said Shatner.

Chalmers: Directing Fun Trek

Wednesday, December 19th, 2012

Chip Chalmers is known to Star Trek fans for his work on four The Next Generation episodes as well as two of the better Deep Space Nine episodes.

The episodes Chalmers directed include: Captain’s Holiday, The Loss, The Wounded, Ethics, The Magnificent Ferengi and Take Me Out to the Holosuite.

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The Measure Of A Man – A Deleted Scene

Friday, November 30th, 2012

On Monday, Season 2 of the Blu-ray edition of Star Trek: The Next Generation will make its debut and will include the extended version of The Measure of a Man.

In The Measure of a Man, in order to avoid being disassembled by cyberneticist Commander Bruce Maddox, Data must convince Starfleet that he is a sentient being and not just the property of Starfleet.

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TNG Twenty-Fifth Anniversary Litho Released

Friday, November 16th, 2012

A new lithograph featuring the The Next Generation crew is now available for U.S. fans courtesy of Bye Bye Robot.

The lithograph is in honor of the twenty-fifth anniversary of The Next Generation.

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Star Trek TNG S2 Blu-ray Release Update

Friday, November 2nd, 2012

More details have emerged about the Blu-ray release of Season 2 of Star Trek: The Next Generation, formerly reported here.

The Blu-ray TNG set will be released on December 4, and includes the highly-anticipated extended cut of The Measure of a Man.

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De Lancie: What Made Q Tick

Wednesday, October 17th, 2012

John de Lancie explained what he liked about his The Next Generation character Q, and what he felt worked best for the character.

De Lancie put his own particular brand on the character beginning in the pilot. “…The only place that [director] Corey [Allen] and I had a difference of opinion … is that Corey wanted Q to be straighter than I thought he should be.”

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Shatner: The Next Generation Documentary

Tuesday, October 9th, 2012

The ever-busy William Shatner has begun a new project, this one focusing on Star Trek: The Next Generation.

The actor spoke about his new project ahead of his forthcoming appearance at Destination Star Trek London, at which all five television Star Trek captains will be appearing later this month.

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Star Trek: The Next Generation S2 Blu-Ray Release Date

Wednesday, September 5th, 2012

For fans waiting for the second season of the Star Trek: The Next Generation on Blu-ray, the set will be out by the end of the year.

The five-disc set of hi-def episodes will hit stores on December 4.

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