Star Trek 4 Back on Track

The Enterprise is finally done gassing up. The Hollywood Reporter says that the previously shelved Star Trek 4 will resume production. Noah Hawley, the creator of FX series Fargo and Legion, will direct the third sequel to J.J. Abrams’ 2009 prebootquel, replacing S.J. Clarkson, who would have been the first woman to helm a Star …

ViacomCBS Has Big Plans for Star Trek and Mission: Impossible

As another big Hollywood merger looms, we could see more multi-platform franchises in the near future. Once Viacom – which owns Paramount – and CBS are one, all elements of Star Trek will be owned by one mega-corporation, meaning there will be no more rules about which characters can be used where; the shows and …

Boldly Going Back to Star Trek (2009)

As I’ve written previously, I’ve always had a sentimental attachment to Star Trek. When Star Trek: Nemesis failed at the box office and put the cinematic side of the franchise into stasis, I hoped we would get to see the Enterprise make a comeback, in part because my dad and grandpa had a tradition of …

William Shatner: Celebrating an Icon

Legend is a word that gets thrown around a lot when talking about actors in Hollywood. Yet in the case of William Shatner, it is absolutely justified. I’ve been following Shatner’s work for many years, having watched Star Trek with my dad as a little kid. While the iconic actor is best known for his …

New Star Trek Animated Series Coming to Nickelodeon

Nickelodeon is about to go where they’ve never gone before. Deadline reports that Star Trek guru Alex Kurtzman and the Hageman Brothers are going to be bringing a Star Trek animated series to the Paramount-owned network. I have to admit that when I came across this news, I was a tad surprised. It seemed as …

Star Trek 4 Shelved

The crew of the Enterprise won’t be boldly going anytime soon. In an article about S.J. Clarkson directing the pilot for the totally necessary Game of Thrones prequel series, Deadline reveals that her previously pending project, the tentatively titled Star Trek 4, has been shelved by Paramount. Putting the next adventure for Kirk and company …