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Wheaton To Appear On Big Bang Tonight

Thursday, April 26th, 2012

For fans of both Wil Wheaton and The Big Bang Theory, Wheaton will be appearing on the show tonight.

In tonight’s episode, The Stag Convergence, Wheaton appears at a bachelor party for Wolowitz (Simon Helberg).

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German TNG Blu-ray Release Date

Monday, April 23rd, 2012

German fans waiting for the international release of the first season of Star Trek: The Next Generation in Blu-ray will be getting their DVDs a bit sooner than they thought.

Earlier, it was announced that the UK release would be on July 23, with the North American release to follow soon afterwards. The German release was originally thought to be on August 9th.

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Lynch: DS9 Work Different Than TNG

Wednesday, April 18th, 2012

For director Paul Lynch, working on Star Trek: Deep Space Nine was quite different than working on Star Trek: The Next Generation, even though both were Star Trek shows.

There were two factors that made Deep Space Nine different for Lynch, both centering on the captain of the shows.

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Lynch: Directing Trek

Tuesday, April 17th, 2012

Director Paul Lynch worked on ten episodes of Star Trek, including five from Star Trek: The Next Generation and five from Star Trek: Deep Space Nine.

All of the episodes were in the early seasons of both series, and helped to establish both characters and relationships in the fledgling series.

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Five Trek Captains To Appear Together

Monday, April 16th, 2012

For Star Trek fans in the UK, October will prove to be an exciting month as all five Star Trek television captains; William Shatner, Patrick Stewart, Avery Brooks, Kate Mulgrew and Scott Bakula, will be appearing on the stage at Destination Star Trek London.

Destination Star Trek London organizers claim that their event will be the “first official Star Trek live event in the UK for ten years.”

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The Next Generation Blu-Ray UK Release Date

Monday, April 9th, 2012

For Star Trek fans eager to get their hands on Star Trek: The Next Generation in Blu-Ray, a release date for the first season has been announced.

This release date is for the UK version of the Blu-ray release, but it’s expected that the North American release date will occur around the same time frame.

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First Contact Day

Thursday, April 5th, 2012

For Star Trek fans, April 5, 2063 will be an eventful day, as this is the day that the first contact between humans and Vulcans will take place.

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Daniel Stewart: Making My Own Way

Wednesday, April 4th, 2012

Daniel Stewart, son of Star Trek: The Next Generation‘s Sir Patrick Stewart, wants to be judged on his own merits and not because he is Patrick’s son.

When Stewart expressed an interest in acting, his father pointed out the pitfalls of the profession. “Listening to my parents’ friends talking about their productions around the dinner table made acting sound fun but my dad pointed out ninety per cent of actors are unemployed and even those in work don’t make very much money,” said Stewart.

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De Lancie To Voice Quantum Conundrum Character

Wednesday, April 4th, 2012

John de Lancie, Star Trek: The Next Generation‘s Q, will be voicing the lead role in Quantum Conundrum.

In Quantum Conundrum, “players take on the role of a young kid dropped off on his uncle’s doorstep for the weekend; his uncle just so happens to be the brilliant, eccentric inventor, Professor Fitz Quadwrangle.”

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Goldberg To Appear In Glee

Wednesday, March 28th, 2012

Star Trek: The Next Generation‘s Whoopi Goldberg (Guinan) will be appearing in the third season of Fox’s Glee.

Glee is a “musical comedy about a group of eager and ambitious students who strive to outshine their singing competition to win Nationals while navigating the cruel halls of McKinley High.”

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Spiner: Fresh Hell Incident And TNG Thoughts

Friday, March 23rd, 2012

The second season of Brent Spiner‘s Fresh Hell will begin on Friday, but will fans ever find out what “the incident” was that made his character in the “situation-tragedy” fall from grace?

According to TrekMovie.com, Spiner said fans can expect a diverse emotional response when watching this season’s Fresh Hell. “You’ll laugh; you’ll cry; you’ll be glad you aren’t me,” he said.

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Stewart To Host Awards Show

Wednesday, March 21st, 2012

Star Trek: The Next Generation‘s Sir Patrick Stewart is set to host the Peabody Awards this May.

“Patrick Stewart, the first actor to host the Peabody Awards Presentation Luncheon, brings a career that perfectly illustrates the breadth of the Peabody Award,” said Horace Newcomb, director of the Peabody Awards at the University of Georgia.
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Spiner Webseries To Resume

Monday, March 19th, 2012

Fans of Brent Spiner‘s Fresh Hell webseries will be able to see more episodes beginning this week.

The second series of Fresh Hell debuts this Friday on YouTube on the Freshhellserie’s channel.

In Fresh Hell, Spiner plays the part of a celebrity who has fallen from grace after committing some unmentioned faux pas, referred to as “The Incident.”

Spiner wants nothing more than to return to acting and to earn back respect, but both “The Incident” and his most famous role as Data keep getting in the way of that goal.

Crosby And Trekkies

Wednesday, March 14th, 2012

After her time on Star Trek: The Next Generation as both Tasha Yar and Yar’s half-Romulan daughter Sela, Crosby wasn’t yet finished with Star Trek. She attended various Star Trek conventions which lead to the making of the documentaries Trekkies and Trekkies 2.

Attending those Trek conventions and talking to friends about some of the events at the conventions made Crosby curious about the fans, and what made them tick. “I was fascinated by the stories that I was hearing, going to different conventions,” she said.

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Crosby: Did She Make The Right Choice?

Tuesday, March 13th, 2012

After playing Tasha Yar on Star Trek: The Next Generation for one season, Denise Crosby wanted out, but what does she think  today about her decision to leave the show?

At first, Crosby had high hopes when it came to Tasha Yar. “I always talk about a scene I had to audition with, that never made it on to film, and I never understood that,” she said. “That scene, to me, was what was so exciting and interesting about the character. She was really, deeply insecure and had this wonderful paradox going on. She was so physically capable and had this very strong persona, but inside was just this little girl that felt very much out of her depth. That was the scene that I had to audition with, and it gave me a clue to the character.”

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