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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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Nygard Talks Trekkies

Tuesday, June 2nd, 2009

Making a documentary on Star Trek fans was such a good idea to Roger Nygard, that he did two different ones and he doesn’t rule out a third movie.

As reported by Den of Geek, the idea for Trekkies came from Denise Crosby (Tasha Yar.) “Denise had co-starred in my first film, High Strung, and a couple of years later she suggested the idea to me,” said Nygard. “I couldn’t believe nobody had done it yet, it seemed so obvious.” (more…)