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Archive for the ‘Star Trek: TNG’ Category

Murdock Passes

Monday, May 7th, 2012

Veteran character actor George Murdock passed away last week at the age of eighty-one.

The actor, best-known for his roles on Barney Miller and Battlestar Galactica, was familiar to Star Trek fans for his appearances in Star Trek V: The Final Frontier and in Star Trek: The Next Generation.

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The Next Generation Cast Reunion Video

Friday, May 4th, 2012

For fans who did not attend the reunion of the cast of The Next Generation which was held in Calgary, Canada last weekend, a full video of the reunion cast panel has been posted online.

Over fifty thousand fans attended the weekend event, with the highlight of the convention being the TNG:EXPOsed event which took place Saturday evening and included the entire regular cast of The Next Generation.

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The Next Generation Cast Calgary Expo Reunion

Wednesday, May 2nd, 2012

Last weekend, fans attending the Calgary Expo in Calgary, Canada were able to see the entire cast of Star Trek: The Next Generation, plus surprise guest John de Lancie.

Over fifty thousand fans attended the weekend event, with the highlight of the convention being the TNG:EXPOsed event which took place Saturday evening.

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De Lancie To Appear With RPO

Tuesday, May 1st, 2012

John de Lancie, Star Trek: The Next Generation‘s Q, will be appearing twice this weekend with the Rochester (New York) Philharmonic Orchestra.

De Lancie will narrate two performances of a classic children’s story The Sneetches, originally written by Dr. Seuss, as part of the RPO’s OrKIDStra family series.

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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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