Trek Stars At Phoenix ComiConBy T'Bonz
January 28, 2009 - 4:32 AM
Four different Star Trek actors hosted Trek panels at the Phoenix ComiCon which was held last weekend at the Mesa Convention Center in Arizona.
As reported by TrekMovie.com, Star Trek fans were in for a treat as several Trek actors hosted panels, entertained and answered questions for fans in attendance at the Phoenix ComiCon last weekend.
Wil Wheaton (Wesley Crusher) "geeked out," played Rock Band 2 and performed material from some of his books for fans. Castmate Marina Sirtis (Deanna Troi) hosted a "Meet Marina" panel where she chatted with fans. Deep Space Nine's Chase Masterson (Leeta) hosted a showing of Yesterday Was a Lie, her new film, which was followed by a question and answer session.
The Next Generation fans were in for a treat as Wheaton, Sirtis and Brent Spiner (Data) shared the stage on Saturday for a Next Generation panel, where they talked, answered questions and joked around with each other.
Wil Wheaton hosted a Friday evening "Rock Out With Wil" event, where fans came up to join him in playing Rock Band 2 onstage.
In other Star Trek news, as reported by Star Trek Cruise.com, a Star Trek Cruise Adventure is planned for October and will last for seven days, beginning in Los Angeles and visiting Cabo San Lucas, Mazatlan and Puerto Vallarta, Mexico. Several Star Trek actors will be aboard, including Tim Russ (Tuvok), Garrett Wang (Harry Kim), Chase Masterson (Leeta) and Alan Ruck (Captain John Harriman, Star Trek: Generations.)
Fans will be able to meet the Star Trek celebrities, attend autograph sessions, see an exclusive screening of Star Trek: Of Gods and Men and be part of a Star Trek Murder Mystery,helping to solve the crime. Some fans may become part of the cast!