Friday, 28 April 2017

Discovery cast continues to grow

CBS have announced five(ish) new additions to the Star Trek: Discovery cast, filling out the ranks of the USS Discovery crew, and the Klingon contingent in the show. Continue below for a look at all the new faces:

Rekha Sharma will be USS Discovery security officer Commander Landry. You might recognise her many past TV roles, including Battlestar Galactica, The 100, V, and Smallville. Unofficially she has also previously featured in Star Trek, guest starring in the latest episode of the fan film series Star Trek: Continues!

Friday, 7 April 2017

TNG itty bittys, and other Hallmark Star Trek updates

Hallmark have announced a new range of TNG itty bittys plush toys, including a cuddly USS Enterprise-D. Meanwhile new Keepsakes ornaments are also on the way, with a strong TNG focus this 30th anniversary year. Continue below for all the details.

Revealed via a YouTube video (co-presented by Star Trek author Kevin Dilmore), four TNG characters have been announced in itty bittys form. Captain Picard and Worf will be released together with the Enterprise-D:

Monday, 3 April 2017

Discovery casting of Sonequa Martin-Green finally confirmed!

At last CBS have confirmed the long rumoured casting of Sonequa Martin-Green as the lead character in Star Trek: Discovery. As previously rumoured she will play a first officer, but the new announcement comes with a new name for her character, Michael Burnham (rather than the previously rumoured Rainsford).

Martin-Green comes to Discovery after a long-running role in The Walking Dead. Other significant roles to her name include parts in Once Upon a Time, and The Good Wife.