News Bullets

By Caillan
August 23, 2002 - 8:50 AM

  • Wil Wheaton (Wesley Crusher) spoke recently to the Deutscher StarTrek-Index about being cut from 'Star Trek: Nemesis.' "I have been really surprised at the reaction across fandom to this news," he said. "They seem to be taking it much harder than I am. I have been sent over 500 emails and there are nearly 500 comments on my website about it, and the response has been overwhelmingly supportive." The original article can be found here.

  • John deLancie (Q) will appear in the recurring role of Colonel Simmons in tonight's episode of Stargate SG-1, entitled 'Prometheus.' The episode will air on the Sci-Fi Channel at 9pm and 11pm Eastern Time. Thanks to Tzenkethi for this!

  • The Dutch web site DVD Home has posted the official artwork and specifications for the Region 2 TNG season four box set here. Thanks to 'Scotty' for this!

  • According to Psi Phi, UPN will be showing another repeat of 'Shockwave' at 9:00pm Eastern Time (8:00pm Central) on Tuesday September 17, the day before the season premiere, 'Shockwave, Part II.'

  • StarTrek.com recently posted a tribute to Star Trek creator Gene Roddenberry on what would have been his 81st birthday, had he not sadly passed away in 1991.

  • Jeff Corey, who played Plasus in the Original Series episode 'The Cloud Minders,' passed away last week, the official site reported. Our heartfelt condolences go out to his friends and family at this difficult time.

  • Recent updates to the Psi Phi Star Trek Book Database include an excerpt from Mission Gamma #3: 'Cathedral,' the text-free cover art for SCE #20: 'Enigma Ship,' and the cover art for the mass-market paperback reprint of 'The Lives of Dax.'

  • Author Keith R.A. DeCandido announced at Psi Phi on Tuesday that "Arren Isaac Ordover, the son of John J. Ordover, one of Pocket Books' Star Trek editors, and Carol Greenburg, editor of the Enterprise Logs anthology, was born early this morning." Congratulations from everyone here at TrekToday!

  • Several reports from Creation's Las Vegas convention can be found here at DominicKeating.com.

  • Twenty-five years on NASA's Voyager probes are still going boldly, and have now passed far beyond the solar system, making them the most distant man-made objects. Read more in this Reuters article. Thanks to Don Leibold for this!

  • A round-up of Trek alumni in the movies and on television is available here at StarTrek.com.

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