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‘Discover’ Producer: ‘Star Trek’s’ Success Due To Optimistic Outlook

Since its debut 51 years ago Star Trek has grown into a phenomenon that creator Gene Roddenberry never could have imagined in his wildest dreams. With more than a dozen movies released and a sixth TV series about to premiere, Trek is one of the most prolific and successful franchises ever. Alex Kurtzman, who is [...] Since its debut 51 years ago Star Trek has grown into a phenomenon that creator Gene Roddenberry never could have imagined in his wildest dreams. With more than a dozen movies released and a sixth TV series about to premiere, Trek is one of the most prolific and successful franchises ever. Alex Kurtzman, who is a producer and writer on the new show, Star Trek: Discover, is very familiar with the Star Trek universe, having written the 2009 Star Trek film and its sequel, Into Darkness. Why does he think the franchise continues to thrive? He attributes it to Roddenberry’s original optimistic vision.  (Click on the media bar below to hear Alex Kurtzman) Star Trek: Discovery debuts on the CBS All Access streaming service, though non-subscribers will be able to preview the series when the CBS television network broadcasts the premiere episode Sunday, September 24 at 8:30/7:30c. Find Us On Facebook: Hollywood Outbreak Follow Us On Twitter: @Hollyoutbreak Posted by AC.....»»

Category: topSource: hollywoodoutbreakSep 13th, 2017

‘Discover’ Producer: ‘Star Trek’s’ Success Due To Optimistic Outlook

Since its debut 51 years ago Star Trek has grown into a phenomenon that creator Gene Roddenberry never could have imagined in his wildest dreams. With more than a dozen movies released and a sixth TV series about to premiere, Trek is one of the most prolific and successful franchises ever. Alex Kurtzman, who is [...] Since its debut 51 years ago Star Trek has grown into a phenomenon that creator Gene Roddenberry never could have imagined in his wildest dreams. With more than a dozen movies released and a sixth TV series about to premiere, Trek is one of the most prolific and successful franchises ever. Alex Kurtzman, who is a producer and writer on the new show, Star Trek: Discover, is very familiar with the Star Trek universe, having written the 2009 Star Trek film and its sequel, Into Darkness. Why does he think the franchise continues to thrive? He attributes it to Roddenberry’s original optimistic vision.  (Click on the media bar below to hear Alex Kurtzman) Star Trek: Discovery debuts on the CBS All Access streaming service, though non-subscribers will be able to preview the series when the CBS television network broadcasts the premiere episode Sunday, September 24 at 8:30/7:30c. Find Us On Facebook: Hollywood Outbreak Follow Us On Twitter: @Hollyoutbreak Posted by AC.....»»

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‘Star Trek: Discovery’s’ Captain Is Beaming Over His New Gig

Being a Star Trek fan has never been a prerequisite for actors looking to get a role in any of the Star Trek movies or TV shows. But when they cast the lead character, Captain Gabriel Lorca, on the new show Star Trek: Discovery, they managed to get a superfan in Jason Isaacs. When he [...] Being a Star Trek fan has never been a prerequisite for actors looking to get a role in any of the Star Trek movies or TV shows. But when they cast the lead character, Captain Gabriel Lorca, on the new show Star Trek: Discovery, they managed to get a superfan in Jason Isaacs. When he was growing up in the UK, Star Trek was can’t-miss viewing in his house. (Click on the media bar below to hear Jason Isaacs) Star Trek: Discovery streams on CBS All Access, with new episodes posted each Sunday. Find Us On Facebook: Hollywood Outbreak Follow Us On Twitter: @Hollyoutbreak Posted by: AC.....»»

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"Star Trek: Discovery" Cast Discusses Rebooting the Franchise in 2017

Jason Isaacs, Sonequa Martin-Green and Michelle Yeoh – cast members of the upcoming Star Trek: Discovery series debuting on September 24 – are on the cover of the latest issue of Variety, out on newsstands now. Here’s what the cast had to say: Sonequa on being the first African-American Star Trek lead: “If you say [...] Jason Isaacs, Sonequa Martin-Green and Michelle Yeoh – cast members of the upcoming Star Trek: Discovery series debuting on September 24 – are on the cover of the latest issue of Variety, out on newsstands now. Here’s what the cast had to say: Sonequa on being the first African-American Star Trek lead: “If you say you love the legacy of Star Trek but you don’t love that, then you’ve missed it.” Sonequa on the new iteration of Star Trek: “Anyone doing a new iteration of Star Trek, you have to understand how deep it is, you have to understand how important it is. You have to understand how much of a pillar it is to our culture. I think you need that in order to really give it the weight it deserves, and I think that — I hope that more than anything — people got the sense of how serious we take this. When I first got started, I had my freak-out phase. I had my almost catatonic moment where I thought, ‘What is happening?’ And I knew very quickly that I couldn’t live there and that I couldn’t create there. I owed it to the story and I owed it to the legacy to get it together. And I had to focus myself in gratitude. I had to focus myself on the passion for the vision for the story that we’re doing.” Jason on the message the show sends in the Trump-Brexit era: “The world is complicated and horrible, and I don’t know how to explain to my children the insanity of the people who are in charge of it at the moment. I thought it was a good story to tell and something I would be happy to watch, about presenting a vision of the world that’s full of drama but also full of resolution and unity.” For more from the Star Trek: Discovery cast, head to Variety.com......»»

Category: topSource: justjaredAug 29th, 2017

Star Trek: Discovery series premiere recap: 'The Vulcan Hello'/'Battle at the Binary Stars' - EW.com

EW.comStar Trek: Discovery series premiere recap: 'The Vulcan Hello'/'Battle at the Binary Stars'EW.comAfter a 12-year absence, Star Trek returned to its original medium Sunday night — well, for an episode, at least. CBS aired the series premiere of Star Trek: Discovery, the sixth Star Trek television series, in a primetime slot, before posting it and ...Where 'Star Trek: Discovery' Will Boldly Go After That Shocking PremiereHollywood Reporter'Star Trek Discovery' EPs Alex Kurtzman & Akiva Goldsman On “Burnham's Dilemma” & Michelle Yeoh ShockerDeadlineStar Trek: Discovery boldly goes where no Star Trek show has gone beforeThe VergeMashable -Vulture -USA TODAY -E! Onlineall 262 news articles ».....»»

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Producer: ‘Star Trek: Discovery’ Will Be True To TOS

Since its inception nearly 51 years ago, Star Trek has been one of the most prolific franchises in entertainment history, giving us 13 films and six TV series so far. Believe it or not, though, it's been 16 years since the premiere of a new TV Trek -- the longest the franchise has ever gone [...] Since its inception nearly 51 years ago, Star Trek has been one of the most prolific franchises in entertainment history, giving us 13 films and six TV series so far. Believe it or not, though, it’s been 16 years since the premiere of a new TV Trek — the longest the franchise has ever gone between premieres! That will be changing soon, though, as Star Trek: Discovery launches next month. Aside from what’s been seen in the trailers, very little is known about Discovery aside from the fact that it’s a prequel to the original 1966 series. We spoke to Oscar-winning writer Akiva Goldsman, who’s a producer and director on Discovery and worked for several seasons on J.J. Abrams‘ sci-fi series Fringe, to find out whether any aspects of Abrams‘ Star Trek reboot universe will be incorporated into the new series. (Click on the media bar below to hear Akiva Goldsman.) Star Trek: Discovery will be streaming this fall on the CBS All Access service, though non-subscribers will be able to get a look when the CBS television network broadcasts the series premiere Sunday, September 24 at 8:30/7:30c. Find Us On Facebook: Hollywood Outbreak Follow Us On Twitter: @Hollyoutbreak Posted by Susan Brown.....»»

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'Star Trek' Actor Going Boldly Into On-Camera Gay Romance - HuffPost

HuffPost'Star Trek' Actor Going Boldly Into On-Camera Gay RomanceHuffPost“Wilson Cruz will be playing my love interest,” actor Anthony Rapp said at San Diego's Comic-Con. By David Moye. “Star Trek” fans are going to discover something new when the franchise's latest show, “Star Trek Discovery,” debuts in September on the ...Watch Star Trek star Sonequa Martin-Green show off her Vulcan saluteEW.com (blog)'Star Trek: Discovery' Cast and Crew: If You Don't Understand Diversity, You Don't Understand 'Star Trek'IndieWire'Star Trek: Discovery' panel reveals new family connectionsLos Angeles TimesA.V. Club -CNET -Screen Rant -Entertainment Tonightall 191 news articles ».....»»

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"Star Trek: Discovery" spacecraft flies across New York City - CBS News

CBS News"Star Trek: Discovery" spacecraft flies across New York CityCBS NewsThe USS Discovery starship flew over New York City Saturday night, promoting the new CBS show bearing its name. The re-creation of the new Star Trek series' spacecraft's voyage occurred about 24 hours before the first episode of "Star Trek: Discovery" ...How to watch Star Trek: Discovery (and why it will cost you)EW.com (blog)What Time Does 'Star Trek: Discovery' Start?Comicbook.comHow Star Trek: Discovery Fits in Star Trek ContinuityScreen RantGizmodo -Hollywood Reporter -OregonLive.com -Polygonall 150 news articles ».....»»

Category: topSource: googlenewsSep 24th, 2017

The week in TV: Star Trek: Discovery; The Deuce; The Child in Time and more - The Guardian

The GuardianThe week in TV: Star Trek: Discovery; The Deuce; The Child in Time and moreThe Guardian'Rather good': Michelle Yeoh, left, and Sonequa Martin-Green in Star Trek: Discovery. Photograph: CBS. Science fiction · Observer TV reviews. The week in TV: Star Trek: Discovery; The Deuce; The Child in Time and more. The new Star Trek made perfect ...How Star Trek fans helped change TV foreverVoxStar Trek: Discovery's Female Lead Character Is Named Michael Burnham and I Can't Stop Thinking About ItThe Mary SueTribbles Return In 'Star Trek: Discovery' Episode 3 PhotosComicbook.comScreen Rant -IndieWire -Chicago Daily Herald -The Columbianall 82 news articles ».....»»

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Star Trek: Discovery Series Premiere Recap: Get Back in the Antiproton Chamber! - Vulture

VultureStar Trek: Discovery Series Premiere Recap: Get Back in the Antiproton Chamber!VultureI was put on this Earth to do two things: chew gum and love Star Trek. I have plenty of gum on my person and a brand-new Star Trek series to watch; the lark's on the wing, the snail's on the thorn, God's in His heaven, and all's right with the world. I ...'Star Trek Discovery' EPs Alex Kurtzman & Akiva Goldsman On “Burnham's Dilemma” & Michelle Yeoh ShockerDeadlineStar Trek: Discovery producer explains those first two episodesEW.com (blog)Where 'Star Trek: Discovery' Will Boldly Go After That Shocking PremiereHollywood ReporterThe Verge -cleveland.com -USA TODAY -TVLineall 319 news articles ».....»»

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Anthony Rapp & Wilson Cruz Talk Gay Romance in "Star Trek: Discovery": "Anyone Would Be Happy"

Sonequa Martin-Green and co-star Wilson Cruz are all smiles as they hit the carpet together at the premiere of their new series Star Trek: Discovery held at The Cinerama Dome on Tuesday (September 19) in Los Angeles. The 32-year-old actress and Wilson, 43, were joined at the event by their other cast mates Anthony Rapp [...] Sonequa Martin-Green and co-star Wilson Cruz are all smiles as they hit the carpet together at the premiere of their new series Star Trek: Discovery held at The Cinerama Dome on Tuesday (September 19) in Los Angeles. The 32-year-old actress and Wilson, 43, were joined at the event by their other cast mates Anthony Rapp and his boyfriend Teerakeni, Michelle Yeoh, Rainn Wilson, Mary Wiseman, Shazad Latif, Sam Vartholomeos, Doug Jones, Jason Isaacs, Kenneth Mitchell, Mary Chieffo, James Frain and Sonequa‘s husband Kenric Green. Also in attendance to show their support was Star Trek‘s Nichelle Nichols, Julie Chen and husband Leslie Moonves, Star Trek: Voyager‘s Robert Picardo, and Star Trek: Enterprise‘s Anthony Montgomery. Anthony and Wilson‘s characters, who share a romance in the show, will be the Star Trek series first openly gay characters. “It’s the first time two human beings were born themselves and in love with each other as the same gender,” Anthony told CBSN. “Even that he’s Latino and I’m white. We are also colleagues. It’s part of the fabric of it. Anyone would be happy [about the relationship].” FYI: Sonequa is wearing Georges Chakra Couture. Mary is wearing is a Parker dress, Lorraine Schwartz jewelry, Jimmy Choo clutch, and Rene Caovilla shoes......»»

Category: topSource: justjaredSep 20th, 2017

Star Trek II: The Wrath of Khan 35th Anniversary Screenings Announced - ComingSoon.net

ComingSoon.netStar Trek II: The Wrath of Khan 35th Anniversary Screenings AnnouncedComingSoon.netStar Trek II: The Wrath of Khan, the epic science-fiction adventure that continues to captivate audiences, marks its 35th Anniversary with a two-day-only return to cinemas nationwide. The Star Trek II: The Wrath of Khan 35th Anniversary screenings will ...Producer: 'Star Trek: Discovery' delayed to maintain qualityABC NewsStar Trek: Discovery's Timeline ConfirmedComicbook.comBryan Fuller Named the 'Star Trek: Discovery' Lead and Redesigned the Klingons [TCA 2017]/FILMAdweek -Den of Geek US -Mashable -Pittsburgh Post-Gazetteall 146 news articles ».....»»

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'Star Trek: Discovery' Reveals 'Rent' Reunion, Debuts New Trailer at Comic-Con - Hollywood Reporter

Hollywood Reporter'Star Trek: Discovery' Reveals 'Rent' Reunion, Debuts New Trailer at Comic-ConHollywood ReporterWilson Cruz, who played Angel in 'Rent,' will appear on 'Star Trek: Discovery' as Anthony Rapp's love interest. "We are warriors!" That was the rally cry Star Trek: Discovery guest star Rainn Wilson let out as he took the stage at San Diego Comic-Con ...'Star Trek: Discovery' Debuts New Trailer, Adds Wilson Cruz, Composer Jeff Russo to Starfleet —Comic-ConDeadlineNew Star Trek Discovery Trailer Premieres at SDCCComicbook.comComic-Con: New Star Trek: Discovery Trailer Teases War with KlingonsComingSoon.netA.V. Club -The Verge -Gizmodo -/FILMall 137 news articles ».....»»

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Tribbles Return In 'Star Trek: Discovery' Episode 3 Photos - Comicbook.com

Comicbook.comTribbles Return In 'Star Trek: Discovery' Episode 3 PhotosComicbook.comAfter an explosive two-part debut, Star Trek: Discovery is back, and bringing a familiar furry friend along for the ride. Star Trek.com recently released photos for Discovery's third episode, titled 'Context is For Kings'. You can check them out in our ...Star Trek: Discovery preview: Watch Anthony Rapp's first sceneEW.com (blog)'The Orville' vs. 'Star Trek: Discovery' Ratings: The Battle of TV's New Space Dramas Hits Warp SpeedIndieWire'Star Trek' Goes Less Jewish Than It Has Ever Gone BeforeForwardPinkNews -PennLive.com -Vox -The Columbianall 72 news articles ».....»»

Category: topSource: googlenewsSep 30th, 2017

7 'Star Trek' Easter Eggs From the 'Discovery' Series Premiere - Hollywood Reporter

Hollywood Reporter7 'Star Trek' Easter Eggs From the 'Discovery' Series PremiereHollywood ReporterFrom legacy characters to a certain bottle of wine, 'Star Trek: Discovery' is loaded with references to the many incarnations of the 'Star Trek' franchise. [Warning: This story contains spoilers from the first two episodes of Star Trek: Discovery ...Star Trek: Discovery gets nearly 10 million viewersEW.com'Star Trek: Discovery': Akiva Goldsman on Spock, What's in Store for Season 1VarietySave Us, Fall TVVanity FairThe Atlantic -CBS News -Gizmodo -HuffPostall 478 news articles ».....»»

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Star Trek: Discovery renewed for season 2 - EW.com

EW.comStar Trek: Discovery renewed for season 2EW.comThe streaming service has renewed Star Trek: Discovery for a second season. Sources say current showrunners Aaron Harberts and Gretchen J. Berg are signing on for another tour of duty as well. “In just six episodes, Star Trek: Discovery has driven ...Star Trek: Discovery Recap: Excuse Me, You're Standing On My KatraVulture'Star Trek: Discovery' Shows Logic at Its Prettiest and Ugliest in Episode 6Space.com'Star Trek: Discovery' Is Returning for a Second SeasonEntertainment TonightComingSoon.net -Mashable -Fortune -Geekall 167 news articles ».....»»

Category: topSource: googlenewsOct 23rd, 2017

'Star Trek: Discovery' Renewed for Season 2 on CBS All Access - Hollywood Reporter

Hollywood Reporter'Star Trek: Discovery' Renewed for Season 2 on CBS All AccessHollywood ReporterThe series, which underwent a showrunner change and multiple delays, will likely not return until 2019. Star Trek: Discovery is going to live long and prosper on CBS All Access. The network's subscription video on demand platform has renewed Star Trek: ...'Star Trek: Discovery' Renewed For Second Season At CBS All AccessDeadlineStar Trek: Discovery renewed for season 2EW.com'Star Trek: Discovery' Renewed for Season 2 by CBS All AccessVarietyEntertainment Tonight -USA TODAY -ComingSoon.net -E! Onlineall 61 news articles ».....»»

Category: topSource: googlenewsOct 23rd, 2017

"Star Trek: Discovery" gets hopeful, mostly positive reviews - CBS News

CBS News"Star Trek: Discovery" gets hopeful, mostly positive reviewsCBS NewsThe reviews for "Star Trek: Discovery" are in, and most critics had good things to say about the latest iteration of the franchise. The series had an 89 percent "fresh" rating on Rotten Tomatoes. "Discovery," which is the first new "Star Trek" show in ...Discovery is a Star Trek series for the Trump eraThinkProgress'Star Trek Discovery' cast shows its solidarity with the NFLMashableStar Trek: Discovery | Official Site | Trailer and Cast Info - CBS.comCBS.comall 479 news articles ».....»»

Category: topSource: googlenewsSep 26th, 2017

Star Trek: Discovery - how to watch the new series - CBS News

CBS NewsStar Trek: Discovery - how to watch the new seriesCBS NewsLast Updated Sep 24, 2017 2:35 PM EDT. "Star Trek: Discovery" on CBS All Access is almost here. The newest series of the franchise is a prequel that takes place about a decade before the five-year mission of the original 1960s "Star Trek." "Discovery ...How to watch Star Trek: Discovery (and why it will cost you)EW.com (blog)What Star Trek: Discovery's Episode Titles RevealScreen RantTV This Week: 'Star Trek: Discovery' premieres; 'Will & Grace'; 'Young Sheldon'OregonLive.comCNET -Comicbook.com -The Verge -Bleeding Cool Newsall 128 news articles ».....»»

Category: topSource: googlenewsSep 24th, 2017

What's on TV Sunday: 'Star Trek: Discovery' and 'Ballers' - New York Times

New York TimesWhat's on TV Sunday: 'Star Trek: Discovery' and 'Ballers'New York Times“Star Trek: Discovery” introduces new faces in a different era, but retains the same overarching themes. And Spencer and Joe land promising deals in the Season 3 finale of “Ballers.” What's on TV. STAR TREK: DISCOVERY 8:30 p.m. on CBS.Is beaming down in Star Trek a death sentence?Ars TechnicaTV tonight: 'Star Trek' premieres, 'Teen Wolf' series finaleUSA TODAYAnthony Rapp embarks, thrilled, on 'Star Trek: Discovery'Waco Tribune-HeraldCNET -The Columbus Dispatch -News & Observer (blog) -Radio Timesall 68 news articles ».....»»

Category: topSource: googlenewsSep 24th, 2017

Is beaming down in Star Trek a death sentence? - Ars Technica

Los Angeles TimesIs beaming down in Star Trek a death sentence?Ars TechnicaAhead of Discovery, we look to Trek's past to suss out specifics of how transporters work. Xaq Rzetelny - 9/23/2017, 6:00 AM. Enlarge · reader comments 170. Share this story. In the 2009 movie Star Trek, Captain Kirk and Sulu plummeted down toward the ...'Star Trek: Discovery' spaceship flies over New YorkCNETWhy Did Bryan Fuller Leave 'Star Trek: Discovery'? He Still Left His Mark On The SeriesBustle'Star Trek: Discovery' leads next week's high-profile premieres (videos)cleveland.com (blog)Comicbook.com -South China Morning Post -CBC.ca -Broadway Worldall 54 news articles ».....»»

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