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By Caillan
October 30, 2004 - 9:39 AM

  • Jolene Blalock (T'Pol) is scheduled to make her very first convention apperance at Creation Entertainment's March 2005 Grand Slam convention in Pasadena. To book tickets, head over to this page. Numerous other Trek celebrities will also be attending, including Gates McFadden (Beverly Crusher), Rene Aubjeronois (Odo) and Roxann Dawson (B'Elanna Torres).

  • Colm Meaney (Miles O'Brien) will be a guest at Creation Entertainment's London con in April, 2005.

  • Scott Bakula (Jonathan Archer) will be appearing on the Monday, November 1 edition of Life & Style. The actor is set to chat about Enterprise's fourth season, raising his children and life as a soccer and little league coach. To see when the show airs in your area, check out the web site. Thanks to 'Miri' for this!

  • Over at Pop Thought, Amy H. Sturgis has posted an article entitled, "Beam Me Up, King Arthur?!? Or How The Five Incarnations of Star Trek Reflect Arthurian Legend". Here's an excerpt from the piece:

    Creator Gene Roddenberry unveiled his new series Star Trek on September 8, 1966, and audiences met Captain James T. Kirk, his First Officer Mr. Spock, and Doctor Leonard "Bones" McCoy for the first time. [...] The heroic male triad that matured through the original three-season run, an animated series, professional novels, and seven feature films reflects an earlier soldiers' tri-partnership, namely the core Arthurian relationship of Arthur, Lancelot, and Gawain.

    To read the complete article, head over to Pop Thought.

  • According to Film and Video Magazine, NewTek has revealed plans for upgrading its LightWave FX Developing Technology with a 64-bit port. "The 64-bit version of LightWave will revolutionize the way animators and artists approach their work by streamlining the production process," the site said. Enterprise one of many shows, including Smallville and Battlestar: Galactica, that use this technology. Thanks to 'R2-D2' for this!

  • The official site has released a "time capsule" of the original Star Trek: Generations web site which went live in October 2004. Blast back into the past via this link.

  • Psi Phi has uploaded a tentative, unconfirmed schedule for the rest of Enterprise's fourth season.

  • Disney's Mulan, featuring the voice of George Takei (Hikaru Sulu), will be released in a special edition DVD set this week. Takei briefly spoke to MickeyNews.com about the film and its upcoming sequel.

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