A little more than three monts after the announcement of the production of a new “Star Trek” TV show the news came that Bryan Fuller will be its showrunner. It’s confirmed that Alex Kurtzman, already involved in the scriptwriting and in the production of the first two reboot movies, will work to the show as executive producer. For Fuller it’s a return to Star Trek after being the author of a total of 22 episodes for the shows “Deep Space Nine” and “Voyager”.
Siddig El Tahir El Fadil El Siddig Mohammed Abderrahman Ahmed Abdel Karim El Mahdi, this is his full birth name, was born on November 21, 1965 in Sudan. His mother is the sister of actor Malcolm McDowell, his father is the brother of Sudanese politician Sadiq al-Mahdi. Alexander Siddig is famous especially for playing Doctor Julian Bashir in the TV show “Star Trek: Deep Space Nine”. Lately he’s getting more fame playing Prince Doran Martell in the TV show “Game of Thrones”.
CBS has officially announced the launch of a new Star Trek television series, which will begin in January 2017. A special feature is that there will be a preview on television but in the USA the series will be available exclusively on CBS All Access, the video on demand and live streaming service while abroad will be distributed to various platforms. The news was welcomed by Star Trek fans with excitement but also fears.
A fundraising campaign on the Kickstarter website is succeeding to cover the costs of the upcoming shooting of “Star Trek: New Voyages/Phase II”, the web series that continues the adventures of the classic “Star Trek” series. They needed $20,000 to cover the basic costs of the shooting scheduled for July 2015 and at this moment $24.205 were pledged.
News just arrived of the passing of the actor Leonard Nimoy (Photo ©Kelly Walker).He’d been suffering for some time from chronic obstructive pulmonary disease, a chronic disease that restricts the flow of air into the lungs. In this case, the disease had reached its final stage and a few days ago Nimoy was rushed to the hospital for severe chest pains.