‘Star Trek’ Movie Loses Director Matt Shakman


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

Nichelle Nichols Ashes Boldly Going to Deep Space On Vulcan Rocket Launch


'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

Why Star Trek 4 Still Hasn’t Happened


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, Lt. Uhura on ‘Star Trek,’ has died at 89


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.

Joanne Linville, Who Played a Romulan Commander in ‘Star Trek,’ Dies at 93


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 2020: In Memoriam


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.