Whoopi Goldberg reprised her Star Trek character Guinan on The View this week, donning the costume from her franchise reentry on Star Trek: Picard to host the cast of Star Trek: The Next Generation (TNG) for a very special reunion episode on the talk show.
Nicholas Meyer knew there was something special about Kirstie Alley the moment he met her for a possible role in his film, Star Trek II: The Wrath of Khan. At the time, Alley, who would go on to be a film and TV icon, had so little experience in the industry, she "faked" her résumé. But,
Filmmaker Matt Shakman is no longer boldly going into the Star Trek galaxy. Shakman, who was set to helm a Trek movie for Paramount, has dropped out due to scheduling issues as he is jumping to Fantastic Four for Marvel Studios. The movie was a top priority at the Melrose Avenue-based studio and was dated for
'Star Trek' legend Nichelle Nichols is heading back to space with several of her Enterprise crewmates ... part of an incredibly fitting mission to put their remains into orbit. Nichelle, who starred as Lieutenant Uhura and passed away back in July, will have her ashes added to the payload of a Vulcan rocket launching later this
Saturday’s Star Trek Universe panel at San Diego Comic-Con had some big reveals for three (out of five) of the current Star Trek series. While the event mostly focused on those three shows, the man in charge of the Star Trek Universe for Paramount+ dropped some hints about what’s next for the television franchise. Expect two
Chris Pine was promoting his upcoming movie Dungeons and Dragons: Honor Among Thieves at San Diego Comic-Con 2022 when Deadline asked him what was happening with a fourth Star Trek movie starring him as Captain Kirk. “I don’t know,” he replied. “I haven’t heard anything about it other than the news.” Pressed about whether he’d even
Nichelle Nichols, who broke barriers for Black women in Hollywood when she played communications officer Lt. Uhura on the original “Star Trek” television series, has died at the age of 89. Her son Kyle Johnson said Nichols died Saturday in Silver City, New Mexico. “Last night, my mother, Nichelle Nichols, succumbed to natural causes and passed away.
If there's one name synonymous with the beloved sci-fi series "Star Trek," it's William Shatner. The legendary actor, of course, played the role of Captain James Tiberius Kirk in the original "Star Trek" in 1966 for show creator Gene Roddenberry. Over a span of 79 episodes, Shatner's Captain Kirk and the crew on the U.S.S.
Joanne Linville, who was best known for playing a Romulan commander in “Star Trek,” died Sunday in Los Angeles, her agent confirmed to Variety. She was 93. Born in Bakersfield, Calif. as Beverly Joanne Linville, she was the first female actor to play a Romulan in the “Star Trek” franchise. Linville was a fixture on television
Star Trek: Picard streams exclusively on Paramount+ in the US, on Amazon Prime Video in more than 200 countries & territories and in Canada, airs on Bell Media’s CTV Sci-Fi Channel & streams on Crave.
2020 has been a year in which far too many of us have lost far too many people. In this special year-end edition of Daily Star Trek News, please join me in saying goodbye to some of the members of our Star Trek family that we’ve lost this year.