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“Star Trek”: Alex Kurtzman, Heather Kadin Talk TV/Film Connections, Futures

The reunification between the television and film ends of the franchise provides new opportunities for Star Trek – but Picard executive producers Alex Kurtzman and Heather Kadin are  saying, “Not so fast.” At the Television Critics Association (TCA) winter meeting, Kurtzman and Kadin revealed the planning for the television end of the Star Trek universe on […]


“Star Trek”: How Patrick Stewart is Reinventing Jean-Luc for “Picard”

Sir Patrick Stewart was given an opportunity no other Star Trek actor had in seven decades: star in his second television series for the franchise. In the near-18 year gap between his last Star Trek: The Next Generation-related project in Nemesis (2002) to the new CBS All Access television series Star Trek: Picard, Stewart reprises […]



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“Star Trek”: Untitled Nickelodeon Animated Series Announces Writers’ Room

It’s been three months since it was announced that Star Trek would be making its way to Nickelodeon in the form of a new, original CG-animated series developed by Kevin Hageman and Dan Hageman (Trollhunters, The LEGO Movie), and overseen by Nickelodeon’s Ramsey Naito. While we still don’t have an official name for the series […]



Star Trek: Lower Decks Is Go For Launch

‘Star Trek: Lower Decks’ Season 1 Table Reads Go for Launch

All the way back in October 2018, Bleeding Cool brought you the the news that Rick and Morty writer, producer and all-around Man of Mystery Mike McMahan was developing an animated Star Trek comedy series for CBS All Access. Titled Star Trek: Lower Decks, the show would be about the “support crew serving on one of Starfleet’s […]

Nickelodeon Greenlights Animated ‘Star Trek’ Series

Not to be confused with CBS All Access’s upcoming adult-oriented animated Star Trek: Lower Decks from Rick & Morty writer Mike McMahan (about the “less glamorous” jobs in Starfleet), Nickelodeon has just given the greenlight for their own star trekkin’ animated series for the youngins.  Kevin and Dan Hageman (Trollhunters, Ninjago: Masters of Spinjitzu) will be talking the helm […]


‘Star Trek: Discovery’ Season 2 End Will Be “Satisfying” Cast, Crew Teases

If you missed it, this past weekend was the kickoff of the PaleyFest spring tv sessions, with CBS All Access series Star Trek: Discovery and The Twilight Zone reboot both having panels on Sunday, March 24th. Numerous things were touched on for DISCO, the main point being what the role of Michael Burnham means to star Sonequa Martin-Green, […]

All Things ‘Star Trek: Discovery’, ‘Picard’ from Winter TCAs

It’s Winter TCA (Television Critics Association) press tour time, and that means panels and presentations from various studios across the tv-verse.   Just yesterday, CBS All Access took the stage to preview their upcoming season, including release dates for Jordan Peele‘s The Twilight Zone redo (airing April 1st, naturally), season 3 of The Good Fight, and the announcement of […]


‘Star Trek: Discovery’ Season 2 Questions We Need Answered Before the Premiere

With Paramount’s Kevlinverse films currently on hold, much has happened since the season one finale of CBS All Access‘ Star Trek: Discovery as the franchise continues expanding the current series’ “universe”. Fans have been treated to a series of Star Trek-related mini-movies (Short Treks), and have even more to look forward to in the immediate future. Along […]

Alex Kurtzman Says Universal’s ‘The Mummy’ Wasn’t What he Wanted it to Be

Alex Kurtzman probably made the right choice when he opted to exit the planned Universal Monsters Universe after the….disappointing…box office performance of his feature film starring Tom Cruise– The Mummy. To be fair, there were certainly some good ideas contained within the film, like Russell Crowe as Henry Jekyll/Mr. Hyde. That casting was a BRILLIANT choice, and should […]


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‘Star Trek’ Animated Series Coming from Rick & Morty Writer

Yes, Star Trek does already have an animated series in it’s past, but it would appear that CBS All Access is moving forward with a new one. Already picked up for two seasons, a half-hour animated comedy series called Star Trek: Lower Deck, which will reportedly will focus on the “support crew serving on one of Starfleet’s […]

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CBS’s 5 Year Mission with Alex Kurtzman and “Expanded Star Trek Universe”

CBS is ready to embark on a 5 year mission with Star Trek: Discovery interm showrunner Alex Kurtzman. Following the exit of the two previous showrunners on the CBS All Access series, Kurtzman stepped into the position to continue production on season 2 of the 6th live-action Star Trek tv show. Variety broke the news this morning that […]

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Star Trek: Discovery EP Alex Kurtzman to Boldly Direct Season 2 Premiere

CBS All Access is hoping that Star Trek: Discovery‘s second season goes boldly where no other Star Trek series has gone before, and they’re looking to executive producer Alex Kurtzman (Star Trek) to make it so. Based on exclusive reporting from Variety, the series co-creator is set to direct the sci-fi drama’s season two debut […]