News Bullets

By Michelle
January 11, 2006 - 10:02 PM

  • Scott Bakula (Archer) may appear in the Broadway musical version of Legally Blonde, according to BroadwayWorld.com.

  • Warner Brothers will release Alexander Siddig (Bashir)'s acclaimed theatrical feature film Syriana on DVD on April 25th, notes Canada's Movies Online.

  • Speaking of Siddig, the Sid City Forums has posted a list of BAFTA semifinalists, which includes several actors and crewmembers from Syriana.

  • Decipher has a feature on Leadership and Officer Skills in the Star Trek CCG Second Edition, plus part one of an article on the ten non-Headquarters missions in To Boldly Go.

  • StarTrek.com has posted a documentary on the Ktarian mind-control devices from "The Game."

  • Plus "The Trek Life" at StarTrek.com discusses the difference between Vulcan and Romulan sex appeal.

  • Sev Trek is having a contest to figure out what Piker spends all his time doing on the Hollowdeck.

  • Sci Fi Pulse has a round-up of upcoming Star Trek books for January-February 2006 by Jacqueline Bundy.

  • A beta version of Google Video is now live with episodes of Deep Space Nine and Voyager available for download for $1.99 each.

  • The Movie Review Diary Blog takes on Star Trek II: The Wrath of Khan, saying, "It remains the best film to use the Star Trek mythos by a wide margin."

  • The Canada Free Press states that the space industry will be bound by the same regulations to prevent terrorism as is the aviation industry: " This means you too, William Shatner. Star Trek was fantasy, but global terrorism is reality."

  • "Like Star Trek, Arnold Creates an Alternative Universe in California," editorializes ChronWatch, which compares the Schwarzenegger administration to the Mirror universe.

  • A note on the origin of the word "Trek" can be found in The Christian Science Monitor.

  • Convention news: Narnia Fans reports that Avery Brooks (Sisko) will appear at Collectormania in Manchester, England in February along with a host of stars from Harry Potter, Lord of the Rings and other big franchises.

  • EMediaWire has a press release on Dallas' All-Con from March 17-19th which will feature James Horan (Future Humanoid) among others.

  • And Fredericksburg.com has an article about the International Consumer Electronics Show (in Las Vegas, across the street from Star Trek: The Experience) and ways in which Star Trek inspired real technology.

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