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 …

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 …

Where No Man Has Gone Before

Since its inception, the Kelvin Timeline – that is, the alternate timeline that has encompassed Star Trek (2009), Star Trek Into Darkness and Star Trek Beyond – has been a real shot in the arm for the Star Trek brand, allowing the new films to simultaneously honor what has come before while forging their own …