News Bullets

By Caillan
September 16, 2003 - 10:39 AM

  • Editor and author Keith R.A. DeCandido has posted a list of upcoming Starfleet Corps of Engineers eBook releases at the TrekBBS.

  • Robert Picardo (the Holodoc) recently spoke to about his recurring role on NBC's The Lyon's Den. "My contract extends through nine [episodes]," he said, "and at that point, depending on how much they love me, and how many letters the loyal Star Trek fans have written saying how wonderful it is to see me back on series television, then maybe I'll be there longer."

  • Patrick Stewart's (Jean-Luc Picard) guest appearance on Frasier (story) is now scheduled to air on September 30, according to the Patrick Stewart Network.

  • A transcript of The Union Jack's interview with Dominic Keating (Malcolm Reed) is available at his official web site. The actor looks back at his role in Desmond's and talks about the weather in California.

  • Jamahl Epsicokhan has posted his recap of Enterprise's second season at Star Trek Hypertext. Here's an excerpt from the article:

    I spend so long discussing "The Expanse" because, for this series and its current direction, it is more significant than possibly all the rest of the second season's episodes combined. Dramatically, the writers have an opportunity to take this series to some new places and explore some darker and deeper elements that haven't been seen on Trek since maybe the height of the Dominion War on DS9.

    Read more at this page.

  • The Rhondda Cynon Taf Council in South Wales recently spent £5,000 on a Star Trek-themed conference, which took place in a "specially-constructed marquee decked out with pictures of stars from the cult sci-fi series", Ananova reported. The opposition's response? "This is council mismanagement on a galactic scale."

  • Showtime has renewed its original drama series, Dead Like Me, for a second season, according to the Hollywood Reporter. The series was creatred by former Voyager scribe Bryan Fuller, who has since left to produce Wonderfalls.

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