The pressing need to perfect Star Trek: Discovery as the franchise’s TV return is precisely what caused its numerous delays in the first place, but CBS may not have high confidence. Reports suggest Star Trek: Discovery reviews will be embargoed right up through the premiere.
At long last, Star Trek is boldly going back to TV. Just two weeks out from its CBS All-Access premiere, Star Trek: Discovery introduces us to Michael Burnham in two new clips from the series, along with one very scary Klingon.
The first Star Trek: Discovery trailer finally revealed the new CBS series’ characters and aesthetic, yet we never saw the title ship or its crew. Birds and stones, Trek fans, as a new photo reveals Discovery’s Captain Lorca; both the man and his ship.
Seven seasons in, The Walking Dead serves AMC’s best interest to extend and expand itself as long as possible . We’ve even heard vague suggestions of The Walking Dead continuing indefinitely, as with its comic inspiration, but AMC boss Josh Sapan took things a step further to proclaim their flagship horror-drama as an endlessly renewal franchise, a la Star Trek.
The late, great Leonard Nimoy, who died earlier today at the age of 83, will always be Mr. Spock, second-in-command of the USS Enterprise under Captain James T. Kirk. For a long time, Nimoy was not okay with this. And then, over the years, he embraced the character that defined his career and inspired an entire generation of fans (many of whom became scientists, engineers, and astronauts). But Nimoy didn't just sit back and rest on his Vulcan laurels. When he wasn't wearing those pointy ears, Nimoy was acting, directing, writing, singing, and lending his likeness and distinctive voice to commercials and TV specials. He was a real Hollywood renaissance man, dabbling in high art, low art, and everything in-between.
We have very sad news to report from The New York Times: Leonard Nimoy, Star Trek’s Mr. Spock for almost 50 years, has died. Nimoy’s wife, Susan Bay Nimoy, told the Times the cause of death was “end-stage chronic obstructive pulmonary disease.” The beloved actor and director was 83 years old.
Okay, here's some sexy Star Trek stuff for you nerds. Okay, that's not fair, naked women are for everyone. There's no nudity in this parodies, but you can kind of see where they're going. Read more after the jump.