News Bullets

By Michelle
September 14, 2005 - 9:03 PM

  • George Takei (Sulu) is involved in seeking donations in Monterey Park for Hurricane Katrina victims, noted the Pasadena Star News.

  • RPGamer has a review of X-Men Legends II which includes a voice-over by Patrick Stewart (Picard) as Professor X.

  • Roxann Dawson (Torres) recalls screaming happily when her husband Eric Dawson received an Emmy nomination for Nip/Tuck, she told the Lincoln Journal Star. She talks about her work ethic as well.

  • The BrandRepublic Bulletin reports that Kirstie Alley (Saavik), who starred in a sitcom called Fat Actress, is appearing in ads for Jenny Craig after losing 50 pounds on the diet.

  • Official word arrives via The Futon Critic that Jolene Blalock (T'Pol) will appear on Lost on Wednesday, September 28th.

  • SciFi reports on Tony Todd (Kurn, older Jake Sisko) in a recurring role on Stargate SG-1. Todd follows Robert Picardo (The Doctor), Blalock and others into the franchise. Thanks to Jeremie.

  • The September issue of NWA World Traveler, the in-flight magazine for Northwest Airlines, includes an interview with actor Jeff Daniels, who recently recorded an album with a song titled, "If William Shatner Can, I Can Too." Daniels stated:
    When people's careers slow down, they put out a CD. It's a phenomenon. God in heaven please destroy anything ever sung by Leonard Nimoy.
    Thanks to Rick.

  • The trailer for Chase Masterson (Leeta)'s Take Out is now available at ChaseClub.com via a link from EMediaWire.

  • Sid City has the new Syriana poster starring Alexander Siddig (Bashir).

  • Sev Trek has launched a new caption contest.

  • Capital News 9 has an article on Star Trek: New Voyages.

  • The Star Trek: The Next Generation game Stranded is available for Sky customers, according to GamesIndustry.biz.

  • At the TrekbBS. Pocket Books editor Marco Palmieri announced that The Eugenics Wars: The Rise and Fall of Khan Noonien Singh, Volume Two by Greg Cox and A Time to Kill by David Mack are both going into second printings.

  • In other book news, there is an excerpt of Star Trek: Titan: The Red King at Psi Phi.

  • Sci Fi Pulse has posted part three of a series of interviews about Star Trek: Vanguard.

  • Decipher has announced that, pending Paramount approval, the new CCG set name voted on by fans will be "These Are the Voyages."

  • StarTrek.com has unveiled a new set of merchandise, including "The Trek Life" and "What Would Kirk Do?" t-shirts.

  • Star Trek: Enterprise will be shown on the big screen for the first time in Germany in conjunction with the Galileo 7 Convention at the end of this month.

  • Network Computing has a cartoon showing the original Star Trek cast dealing with communicator flip phones.

  • And Christianity Today warns a concerned parent that Star Trek conventions and science fiction fandom can become a substitute religion.

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