News Bullets

By Amy
March 7, 2001 - 8:30 PM

  • The gang over at IGN Sci-Fi, in the form of Sarah Kuhn, have posted a TV Report Card, looking at the progress of shows so far this season. Voyager is given a C+, with episode 'Body and Soul' described as the high-point. Gene Roddenberry's 'Andromeda' also gets a look in.

  • Rene Auberjonois (Odo), will be acting in two one-acts plays (George Bernard Shaw's "Overruled" and Edward Albee's "The Zoo Story,") to raise money for the David Dukes Memorial Scholarship. The event will take place from 6:45 P.M tomorrow evening at the University of Southern California's Bing Theatre with tickets starting at $100. For more information, read the original report at the official site.

  • Psi Phi's UPN schedule has been updated with the news that 'Critical Care' will be repeated on March 21.

  • AntonyF of Fandom.com's Star Trek central has managed to get hold of a screenshot of Michael Dorn's (Worf) role in the upcoming Emperor: Battle for Dune.

  • The Associated Press has a review (via Star Trek Central) of Avery Brook's (Sisko) latest project, crime thriller '15 Minutes', which is described as "eight 15-minute chunks of time you could have better passed organizing your sock drawer." Notes on Brook's performance are not particularly complimentary either.

  • There will be a chat at Fandom.com's Star Trek Central at 6:30am EST tomorrow for the launch of the space shuttle Discovery.

  • TrekWeb has posted some excerpts from a Cinescape interview with Majel Barrett Roddenberry, where she talks about her hopes to revisit 'Genesis II' and 'Planet Earth', and a bit about the original character of Dylan Hunt, now on 'Andromeda'.

  • BBC news yesterday published an article looking at the recent attempt in New Zealand to have 'Jedi' official recognised as a religion by putting it on their census forms. it also looks at the extremes of Star Wars and Star Trek Fandom. Thanks go out to Elaine Butler for this!

  • Cinescape has posted an interview with Pocket Books editor John Ordover looking at sales and some more of what's to come this year.

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