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Wheaton Talks Leverage

Thursday, August 27th, 2009

Now that the Leverage episode in which Wil Wheaton appeared has aired, an incident mentioned in Wheaton’s blog (July 17th entry) is finally explained.

Sometimes, when making a television show or filming a movie, the unexpected happens. “We were shooting a bunch of footage for the security cams where you see Chaos [Wheaton] outside,” Wheaton explained. “There’s that scene where you see Chaos standing outside Sophie’s apartment building, getting ready to take those flowers in, and we were shooting it in an actual apartment building, on a real street, with people walking around and somehow this woman got past our PAs.”

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Takei Slams California Court Decision

Tuesday, May 26th, 2009

Although his own marriage is still safe, George Takei is angry over today’s decision by the California Supreme Court which upheld a ban on gay marriages while permitting marriages already conducted before the passage of Propostion 8 to stand.

As reported by PopEater, Takei, one of the approximately eighteen-thousand gay couples who married before voters passed Proposition 8 (which banned same-sex marriage) said that the California Supreme Court’s ruling to allow some marriages to stand meant that they had “decided to be indecisive,” and that the ruling would “ultimately be condemned by history.” (more…)

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Thursday, May 14th, 2009

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Ten Questions Answered by J.J. Abrams

Memory Alpha, has posted ten answers to questions submitted to J.J. Abrams by Star Trek fans.

Questions submitted included topics such as: original fan alienation concerns, Trek canon, the influence of Abrams’ other work on making Star Trek XI, directing Leonard Nimoy, redoing aspects of the movie, relating to characters from the original series, why the classic era time was chosen, designing the ship stations, using Memory Alpha as a reference and concerns that Star Trek is no longer as relevant as it was when the series first began. (more…)

Family Guy The Next Generation Photo Released

Friday, March 13th, 2009

Fox has released a photo from the forthcoming Family Guy: Not All Dogs Go to Heaven episode.

As reported by Comics Continuum, A new photo for the Family Guy “Star Trek: The Next Generation” episode was released today, showing the Next Generation crewmembers standing in a transporter with Stewie standing in front of them.

According to the episode description, “The Griffin family heads to the annual Quahog Star Trek convention, but Stewie blows a fuse when he doesn’t get a chance to ask his favorite Next Generation cast members any questions. He devises a plan, builds a transporter and beams the entire cast to his bedroom so they can spend a fun-filled day together in Quahog.”

The main cast of Star Trek: The Next Generation voiced their respective characters. Not All Dogs Go to Heaven airs on Sunday, March 29.

To read the article, head to the link located here. (more…)

Star Trek Family Guy To Air Next Month

Wednesday, February 25th, 2009

In March, a new Family Guy episode will air on FOX featuring a Star Trek: The Next Generation story.

As reported by SF Universe, Star Trek: The Next Generation actors will be voicing their characters in the forthcoming Not All Dogs Go to Heaven episode of Family Guy, including Patrick Stewart, LeVar Burton, Gates McFadden, Michael Dorn, Wil Wheaton, Denise Crosby, Marina Sirtis, Brent Spiner and Jonathan Frakes. (more…)

MTV ‘Spoilers’ Star Trek XI Footage

Sunday, February 22nd, 2009

The Star Trek XI behind-the-scenes featurette from MTV’s Spoilers was released online today after last night’s airing of the second episode of the movie review show.

As reported by MTV, the new featurette, introduced by Zachary Quinto and running just over a minute in length, is basically a recap of what has already been seen before, with the exception of a shot with J.J. Abrams on what appears to be the bridge of another starship, and a short glimpse of Kirk and Spock fighting each other as seen on a monitor. There are also brief comments from several of the Star Trek XI actors in the short clip. (more…)

Wheaton To Fans: Relax!

Saturday, February 21st, 2009

Even though the Star Trek XI trailer shows a lot of action, it’s aimed at the teens and long-term Star Trek fans will still recognize Star Trek XI as familiar and worthy.

As reported by MTV, Star Trek: The Next Generation’s Wil Wheaton encourages Star Trek fans not to get too worked up over what Star Trek XI seems to be based on the available trailers. “It was all stuff that I’ve seen already,” he said of the footage to be seen on MTV’s upcoming Spoilers, “but it looked cool and everyone in the theater loved it.” (more…)

Burton: Confused And Disappointed in Roddenberry

Sunday, February 15th, 2009

To LeVar Burton, Star Trek’s Gene Roddenberry was a bit of a contradiction as a person, but Burton has no beef with Wil Wheaton.

As reported by TrekMovie.com, Roddenberry’s attitudes at times were a puzzlement to the former Geordi LaForge. “I will go a bit into detail but not too much because, obviously, a lot of that I consider private,” he explained when asked about his thoughts on Roddenberry. “However, I will share this…Gene was a human being and full of contradictions. He was this great visionary, and yet he was a womanizer. All of the women all wore short skirts you know? He had somewhat sexist views. Star Trek was full of spiritual meaning and yet he was an agnostic. Those kinds of things.” (more…)