News Bullets

By Michelle
September 11, 2006 - 4:04 PM

  • The tenth Galileo 7 convention may have to be rescheduled due to a contractual problem with the Hotel Van der Valk in Gladbeck, according to a note from the organizers.

  • StarTrek.com continues its Las Vegas convention coverage with several original series stars.

  • StarTrek.com has obituaries for Joseph Stefano, who wrote Next Gen's "Skin of Evil", and Byron Morrow, who appeared on the original Star Trek as Admiral Komack in "Amok Time."

  • Movie gossip: The Trek Movie Report quotes screenwriter Roberto Orci on plans for Trek XI's schedule.

  • Russell Crowe as Captain Kirk in the upcoming movie? Okay, not really, but someone was thinking about it.

  • According to a press release, "Sci-fi rock gods Warp 11 respin the classic tale of boy-meets-green-skin-alien-girl" in their new music video "She Make It So", from their third album Boldly Go Down On Me, at YouTube.

  • Also at YouTube, in a convention clip from Birmingham, England, Garrett Wang (Kim) explained that he believes the reason for no Star Trek on television for so long is that Paramount wanted to run out executive producer Rick Berman's contract so they could turn the franchise over to someone else. Marina Sirtis (Troi) added that she was sure to get blamed for the fact that he said this, "because I get blamed for everything on Star Trek."

  • The official web site of Robert Duncan McNeill (Tom Paris) reports that McNeill will be directing an episode of ABC's The Knights of Prosperity. Regrettably, he will now be unable to attend Creation's Sacramento convention due to his schedule.

  • Totally Kate! has yet more photos of Kate Mulgrew (Captain Janeway) onstage and with fans at the Creation Las Vegas 40th Anniversary Celebration.

  • The Pavel Chekov Site has an art contest sponsored by Walter Koenig to portray Chekov in a setting different from the familiar Star Trek milieu.

  • Koenig's Mad Cowgirl expands its successful theatrical run in theatres in Washington, Texas and Illinois.

  • CNN reports that the kidnapped Austrian teen who spent more than eight years in a windowless cell watched Star Trek.

  • The PC Weenies webcomic provides a homage to Star Trek with today's installment.

  • According to The Trek Life, There Is No Force Greater Than a Trekkie.

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