News Bullets

By Michelle
July 10, 2005 - 5:39 AM

  • Jeffrey Combs (Weyoun, Shran) has directed a production of Richard III that opens the Kingsmen Shakespeare Festival, notes the Simi Valley Acorn.

  • Anthony Montgomery (Mayweather) is answering questions from fans at his web site.

  • Alexander Siddig (Bashir)'s next project will be a role in a Poirot telefilm, based on Agatha Christie's novels, reports SidCity.

  • Patrick Stewart (Captain Picard)'s X3 will begin shooting at the end of July, claims XMenFilms.net.

  • Roadside Attractions has acquired the U.S. theatrical and television rights to Sarah Silverman (Rain Robinson)'s concert film Sarah Silverman: Jesus Is Magic.

  • Totally Kate! has new photos of Kate Mulgrew (Janeway) at the London Film and Comic Con.

  • E Insiders has an obituary for Normal Prescott, producer Star Trek: The Animated Series, who died July 2nd. Thanks to Alex.

  • Nana Visitor is confirmed as a guest at Collectormania 8 in the UK which runs from September 30th to October 2nd, says her official web page, NanaVision.

  • Ex-Astris-Scientia reports that Manu Intiraymi (Icheb) is in a new Burger King commercial.

  • Broadcast and Cable reports that ABC rejects the label "science fiction" for Lost to "more palatable to a wider target audience on Madison Avenue" rather than just "Trekkies" and the like.

  • The greater Washington area fan film Starship Farragut has launched.

  • The fan series Star Trek: Unity has released an offical press kit available to the media from frederik.egger@gmail.com.

  • And illustrator Toru Kanamori created a series of professional quality Star Trek prints and kuchi-e. Thanks to Dave Bull.

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