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Voyager Bridge Via The Oculus Rift

Monday, April 21st, 2014

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Star Trek fans can tour the bridge of the USS Voyager via the Oculus Rift.

The Oculus Rift is a virtual reality headset currently under development which allows gamers to “step inside their favorite games [to] completely immerse themselves in the virtual world.”

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Ruskin Passes

Tuesday, December 31st, 2013

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Joseph Ruskin, a character actor with half-a-dozen appearances in Star Trek episodes, has passed away.

The actor, aged eighty-nine, died of natural causes.

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Mulgrew To Pen Bio

Friday, November 8th, 2013

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For fans of Star Trek: Voyager‘s Kate Mulgrew, the future will bring a memoir from the actress.

Little, Brown and Company announced the book, as of yet untitled.

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Amazon LOVEFiLM To Air Trek Shows

Monday, June 24th, 2013

UK and German Subscribers to Amazon’s LOVEFiLM are now able to watch the original series and Star Trek: Voyager.

LOVEFiLM has signed a multi-year licensing deal with CBS Studios International that permits the shows to be streamed on-demand.

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Picardo: Keeping In Touch

Wednesday, January 16th, 2013

Even though it has been almost twelve years since Star Trek: Voyager ended, Robert Picardo still maintains contact with his former co-workers.

Every year, the actors get together once or twice for a dinner and this year’s dinner fell on a special date.

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Picardo: I Think I’ve Got The Worst Part

Tuesday, January 15th, 2013

Star Trek: Voyager‘s Robert Picardo shared his memories of joining Voyager and of the first episode, Caretaker.

Picardo was the last actor to work on the pilot which was a bit daunting. “I was the last guy to come in, and everybody else had already established relationships,” he said. “So I come in and say ‘Hello,’ and everyone knew each other already. That meant that there was that little feeling of I had to prove myself.”

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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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Beltran: Being Vocal About Chakotay

Friday, July 20th, 2012

Star Trek: Voyager‘s Robert Beltran wasn’t happy with how Chakotay was used on Voyager, and was vocal about this displeasure in hopes of having the character improved.

At first, the powers-that-be listened to Beltran. “During the Michael Piller-Jeri Taylor years, they listened intently,” he said.

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Picardo Wants Trek Cameo

Friday, June 29th, 2012

If Star Trek: Voyager‘s Robert Picardo has his way, fans will see him in the third J.J. AbramsStar Trek movie.

Picardo, best-known to Trek fans for his role as the EMH on Voyager, has met Abrams and he is a big fan of the Abrams’ Star Trek  reboot.

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Mulgrew Filming New Movie

Wednesday, May 9th, 2012

Star Trek: Voyager‘s Kate Mulgrew is currently working on a new film, Drawing Home.

Set in the 1920s, Drawing Home is the story of Catharine Robb, who falls in love with a young painter from the mountains of Banff, Alberta, Canada.

Mulgrew will be playing Edith Morse Robb, Catharine’s artistic mother.

Drawing Home is written by Donna Logan and Markus Rupprecht, directed by Rupprecht and produced by Margarethe Baillou and Allan Neuwirth. The movie will be released next year.

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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Ryan: Corset, Captain And Conventions

Thursday, April 12th, 2012

While Jeri Ryan has good memories of her days on Star Trek: Voyager, not everything about with her time there was positive.

Initially, Ryan was hesitant to take on the role of Seven of Nine due to fear of being typecast. “That was a huge concern for me when I signed on initially,” she said. “My agent came to me three times with this role, and I kept passing. I kept saying, ‘Absolutely not!’ I wasn’t a Star Trek fan. I never watched it. All I knew was that the actors are pigeonholed and that’s all they do. It was so early in my career I didn’t want to kill it.”

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Ryan Worries For Future Of Body Of Proof

Tuesday, April 10th, 2012

Although Jeri Ryan is concerned that her current show Body of Proof may be cancelled, she is hoping that it will survive to air another season.

The medical drama series, in which Ryan plays Chief Medical Examiner Dr. Kate Murphy, has been on the air for two seasons, but the finale, which airs tonight, may be the last episode of the show.

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Fox Cancels Terra Nova

Tuesday, March 6th, 2012

After only a single season, Terra Nova, executive produced by Star Trek‘s Brannon Braga, has been dropped by Fox.

In Terra Nova, humans from a futuristic world traveled back to prehistorical times to escape a polluted and overcrowded Earth.

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Russ Wins Indie Soap Award

Tuesday, February 28th, 2012

Star Trek: Voyager‘s Tim Russ has won an award for his work on Bloomers.

Russ and fellow director Henryk Cymerman won Best Director of a Comedy at the Indie Soap Awards held in New York City last week.

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