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About Those New Star Trek TV Rumors ...

Michael Hinman addresses why 1701News has chosen not to cover them, at this point

There has been a rumor report going around beginning Wednesday that talks about identifying the timeline for the next Star Trek series, currently planned for a January release on CBS All Access. According to this report, the show would take place after "Star Trek VI: The Undiscovered County" and before "Star Trek: The Next Generation" in the "prime" canon timeline, that's controlled primarily by CBS Corp. (the same company doing the series). The report further states that additional information was received that the next series would be an anthology series. At the prese ...
 | Apr-14-2016 | 
Angela Bassett In TV Trek? Not So Fast

Actress shoots down weak rumors she'll star in CBS All Access series

Fans were hoping they might be able to draft Emmy-nominated actress Angela Bassett into the new Star Trek series. But in reality, even if Bassett wanted to do it, she's just too busy. "That's thrilling, that is very nice," Bassett recently told E! Online. "But how am I going to do that and 'American Horror'? How is that going to work?" Bassett is referring to "American Horror Story," which she's already earned two Emmy nominations in 2014 and 2015. She also appeared in the most recent season of the series, "American Horror Story: Hotel," and is expected to return for a four ...
 | Mar-7-2016 | 
Should Star Trek TV Series Take Cues From 'Fargo'?

A Vox columnist has an interesting take on how small-screen Trek could return

There have been plenty of ideas for what a new Star Trek television series should be like, yet CBS Television — which holds the boob tube rights to the franchise — seems no closer than before in returning Trek to television after a 10-year absence. But that hasn't stopped even new suggestions from coming forward, including one new column from Vox contributor Todd VanDerWerff that has been making the rounds online. The concept? Borrow from the success of shows like "American Horror Story," "True Detective" and "Fargo," and make the next Trek television series an anthology se ...
 | Mar-5-2015 | 
Is J.J. Abrams Standing In Way Of New Trek Series?

Bryan Fuller is interested in try Trek again, but there's a lot of red tape

Bryan Fuller is Bryan Fuller thanks to Star Trek. And now he wants to give something back by reviving the franchise on television. Yet, his current efforts (along with separate efforts by Bryan Singer) to bring fans the first Star Trek television series in eight years has hit a major roadblock: "Star Trek: Into Darkness" director J.J. Abrams. "We both would love to do a Star Trek series," Fuller recently said of he and Singer to Den of Geek. "I think Star Trek is in J.J. Abrams' purview, as it should be, because I loved Star Trek, the movie, and I'm looking forward to the n ...
 | Apr-28-2013 |