News Bullets

By Michelle
March 23, 2006 - 4:45 PM

  • Many articles are being published about Scott Bakula (Archer)'s appearance in Shenandoah at Ford's Theatre. Playbill has one; The Washington Post has another, quoting Bakula recalling his reaction to the musical in the Vietnam-era 1970s: "There was just a lot of change going on...and this was a sweet, simple musical." Project Quantum Leap has a page compiling news about the show.

  • Playbill also reports that Rene Auberjonois (Odo) will star in The Imaginary Invalid at San Francisco's American Conservatory Theater during ACT's upcoming 40th season. Auberjonois is a founding A.C.T. company member.

  • Leonard Nimoy (Spock) played the devil in The Soldier's Tale at the recent all-day Stravinsky festival in New York City, opposite Richard Thomas as the soldier. Thanks to CAM. The New York Times has a photo.

  • The Sid City Forums confirm that Alexander Siddig (Bashir)'s Hannibal will air Sunday, May 14th at 8:00 p.m. on BBC 1.

  • Also at the Sid City Forums: a link to this French interview about Siddig's Syriana. Academy Award winner George Clooney speaks about the film as well.

  • TrekWeb has a summary of Patrick Stewart (Picard) on the Richard and Judy show, saying he believes there may be an X4 and joking that he lusts after Kelsey Grammer (Morgan Bateson).

  • WebWire notes that Bethesda Softworks - the new Star Trek gaming licensee - has announced that the The Elder Scrolls IV: Oblivion is now available for the Xbox 360 in North America. Stewart voices Emperor Uriel Septim VII in the game.

  • A reminder: Living in TV Land: William Shatner reruns next Wednesday, March 29th, at 10 p.m. on TV Land. Viewers can see Shatner (Kirk) complaining that Stewart gets louder applause, discussing typecasting with Kate Mulgrew (Janeway) and singing a love song to Spock.

  • Decipher has news about the 2006 Territorial Open Championship (TOC) for CCG players and escape routes using cards like Personal Forcefield and Medical Teams.

  • A new installment of The Trek Life comic ponders what aliens would find if they met Trekkies.

  • Slashdot has notes on Ron Moore's recent talk at GDC on his Battlestar Galactica and how it differs from the original.

  • And TrekCore.com has new DVD caps from Deep Space Nine's "Rules of Engagement", Voyager's "Meld", and Enterprise's "Shadows of P'Jem" and "Shuttlepod One".

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