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Posts Tagged ‘Koenig’

New Star Trek: Renegades Teaser

Thursday, December 26th, 2013

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The second teaser for Star Trek: Renegades has been released.

Directed by Tim Russ, Star Trek: Renegades is the continuing story of Star Trek, set ten years after the return of the USS Voyager.

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Koenig To Join EU Parliament Debate

Wednesday, October 3rd, 2012

Star Trek‘s Walter Koenig will join European Space Agency (ESA) astronauts for an interactive discussion at the European Parliament later this month.

The discussion, hosted by EU 40, is meant to inspire Europe’s next generation of scientists and researchers by showing positive role models.

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Star Trek: Renegades Starts Production

Monday, September 10th, 2012

Star Trek: Renegades, a new production aimed at bringing Star Trek back to television, has begun production on a professionally-produced television pilot.

The show, which will feature familiar Star Trek actors as well as newcomers to the Trek world, claims to be “bold, edgy and a little dark.”

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Koenig Star Ceremony Streaming Live Now

Monday, September 10th, 2012

At 11:30 AM Pacific time today, fans interested in watching Walter Koenig‘s star ceremony may see it live.

The Koenig Star ceremony is the highlight of a two-day celebrated held in Hollywood during the 46th anniversary of Star Trek.

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Koenig Star Fund Reaches Goal

Wednesday, August 1st, 2012

With a little more than a month to go until Walter Koenig is inducted into the Hollywood Walk of Fame, the goal of reaching the amount of funding necessary for the star installation has been met.

The finish line was crossed courtesy of a donation from someone very familiar to Star Trek fans.

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Koenig Walk of Fame Star Celebration

Friday, April 13th, 2012

Walter Koenig‘s induction onto the Hollywood Walk of Fame will take place this September and details on the celebration plus a video congratulating the actor have been released.

On September 8, the last of Star Trek’s seven regular cast members will get his star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame, and the day will begin with a trek down that Walk of Fame with Koenig to locate every star involved with Star Trek.

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Koenig On Things To Come Series

Thursday, March 8th, 2012

Star Trek‘s Walter Koenig is not only an actor, but an author as well, with a four part Things to Come graphic novel series in progress.

Things to Come #1 has already been released, and the story includes something quite popular today, vampires. “These are vampires not quite like you’ve seen before,” said Koenig. “I’m proud of the work all around.”

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Koenig In New Podcast

Friday, November 18th, 2011

Fans of Walter Koenig can download a new podcast that includes an interview with the original series’ actor.

The podcast, called Sci-Fi Spotlight of Star Trek,  is the tenth episode of the Critic Show Podcast.

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Koenig: Shatner Was No Patrick Stewart

Tuesday, July 12th, 2011

Even though one might have assumed that the hatchet was buried when Walter Koenig appeared on Shatner’s Raw Nerve earlier this year, Koenig is still not a fan of William Shatner.

According to TrekMovie.com, while speaking to an audience at the London Comic Con held last weekend, Koenig revealed his lingering bitterness towards his fellow actor.

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Koenig To Receive His Hollywood Star

Tuesday, June 21st, 2011

Walter Koenig will finally receive a star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame next year.

Koenig was the only one of the seven original series actors without a star and fans had campaigned to rectify that oversight.

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Trek Actors On Shatner’s Raw Nerve Tonight

Monday, March 14th, 2011

Star Trek fans take note; William Shatner will be interviewing two Star Trek actors tonight on Shatner’s Raw Nerve.

Trek fans are in for a double treat, as the original series’ Walter Koenig and Star Trek: The Next Generation‘s LeVar Burton will be the guests appearing on Shatner’s Raw Nerve tonight.

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Koenig: Animated Series Disappointment

Wednesday, March 9th, 2011

For Walter Koenig, writing The Infinite Vulcan was an often frustrating process.

Although Koenig wasn’t included in the voice work for Star Trek: The Animated Series, he was able to contribute to the series although contributing meant having to deal with Gene Roddenberry‘s many changes to his script.

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Koenig: Life Beyond Star Trek

Wednesday, January 12th, 2011

In the second part of an interview with Star Trek‘s Walter Koenig, the actor talks about other roles in his career and what he is doing today.

Star Trek fans know Koenig as Chekov, but he found the role of Bester on Babylon 5 to be a better and more satisfying role. “[A]s sacrilegious as it might be for Star Trek fans, Bester was a more exciting opportunity and a more challenging role,” said Koenig. “It was a fleshed-out character, which was fun to play.”

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Koenig Talks Chekov, Shatner.

Tuesday, January 11th, 2011

Walter Koenig took time recently to answer fan questions; with topics including his favorite moment on set, his character and public reaction to his character and Koenig’s relationship with William Shatner.

Although word was put out that the Russians complained that there were no Russians on the original series, Koenig says that was nothing but a P.R. story. “Star Trek wasn’t being played in the Soviet Union,” he said. “That whole promotion thing they did about Pravda complaining that there weren’t any Russians on Star Trek was exactly that; it was a promotional thing by the P.R. department at NBC. They were really interested, of course, in having somebody that would attract the same fans that The Monkees did. And that’s really why they added the character.”

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Hollywood Xpo Honors Nichols

Thursday, October 14th, 2010

Nichelle Nichols (Lt. Uhuru) will receive a Hollywood Legacy Award on Friday, October 15th at 7:00pm at Hollywood Xpo’s Stars Night Out in Universal City, California. Nichols’ Star Trek co-star Walter Koenig (Chekov) is emceeing the event, while Star Trek Generations actor Alan Ruck (Captain John Harriman) will be presenting Nichols with the award. The actress will be honored alongside astronaut Buzz Aldrin, who will receive his award from Star Trek: Voyager actor Tim Russ (Tuvok).

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