A vaguely interesting concept becomes a true mess
by JOHN VINCENT
Airlock Alpha expresses condolescences
We at Airlock Alpha are deeply saddened by the tragedy that has occured here in the United States.Airlock Alpha is an international site, accessible everywhere in the world where there is Internet access. However, we are based both in Minnesota (where Greg is) and Tampa, Fla. (where I am).This is a ...Read More
The fan-created series gets visitors well past initial expectations for premiere
"Star Trek: Renaissance," the new fan-created series featuring the Enterprise-G in a post-Dominion War setting 25 years after the end of "Star Trek: Deep Space Nine," reported strong numbers for its debut over the weekend. Yehuda Katz, "Renaissance" publicity coordinator, said that nearly 3,000 cop ...Read More
An up and coming British opera singer may be getting his big break in the U.S.
Has it been confirmed? The British news site Ananova seems to think so. Russell Watson, a British tenor opera singer, will become the first singer to ever perform a theme song for Star Trek (well, outside the female voice used in some of the original series' themes). According to Ananova, Wats ...Read More
The 'Enterprise' star talks about how he got into the show; plus the name for Ep. 8!
What attracted Scott Bakula the most to Capt. Jonathan Archer and his pre-Federation starship Enterprise? The fact that he was going to be the first captain ... and the most unique. "Certainly, when (creators/executive producers) Rick Berman and Brannon Braga explained to me that Archer would be ...Read More
Jennifer Blanc talks about the latest from the new season of 'Dark Angel'
There could be a new direction in the character of Kendra in "Dark Angel" this fall, at least according to the character's portrayer, Jennifer Blanc. "There's been quite a few storylines being talked about [by producers]," she recently told Sci-Fi Wire. "The one that I've liked the best is Kendra b ...Read More
SPOILERS: Latest rumors indicate that Lucy Lawless' character has a strong connection to the past
If this is true, this would have to be one of the biggest rumors to hit "The X-Files" in a long time.Moriarty of Ain't It Cool News is reporting that a major bad guy, who apparently was killed off during the sixth season finale of the series, will be making a return."The secrecy around the role to b ...Read More
It took more than a season and a half to happen, but it's going to happen
So, whatever happened to Earth after the fall of the Commonwealth on "Gene Roddenberry's Andromeda?" We'll find out this coming season when the Andromeda Ascendant makes the big return back to Earth."'Bunker Hill' is shaping up to be a freaking amazing episode," said Zack Stentz, a writer for the se ...Read More
The series finale earned the 'Star Trek' series a pair of gold statuettes
While it didn't get nominated for any awards that will be given out during the live broadcast next week, the series finale of "Star Trek: Voyager" did win two technical Emmys for the franchise in Saturday night's taped ceremony. "Endgame" took home two statuettes. Jay Chattaway won Outstanding Mu ...Read More
COMMENTARY: There's no fanfare, so specials ... in fact, do Berman and Braga even know?
There's no party. There's no big reunion of the casts. There's no huge cake in the shape of the U.S.S. Enterprise. There isn't even a day marked on NBC's calendar. Sept. 8 of every year is celebrated by Trekkies everywhere as "Star Trek Day," marking the anniversary of when "The Man Trap" first a ...Read More
The creator gives a candid interview to The Onion AV Club
Joss Whedon has always exercised an open-door policy with his fans, and recently let his hair down even more to talk with Tasha Robinson from The Onion AV Club about "Buffy the Vampire Slayer" and his life as a third-generation writer in the entertainment industry.But of all the things he was willin ...Read More
Willow's Alyson Hannigan talks about when we could see the series move to the big screen
Will there ever be a movie based on a series based on a movie? Alyson Hannigan, who plays Willow on "Buffy the Vampire Slayer," told Empire Online that while there has been some rumblings about a possible movie based on the series, she doesn't expect it to happen anytime soon. "There are no concre ...Read More
Jay Chattaway hints about music to be found in 'Enterprise'
Some more information has come out about how the music will be scored behind the action and dialogue of UPN's "Enterprise." Jay Chattaway has apparently told TrekWeb sources that he will be (or already has been) scoring the first episode after the series' pilot, "Fight or Flight," as well as severa ...Read More
The crew seems to be more comfortable with the show so far during the second season
Is James Cameron as active on "Dark Angel" as the late Gene Roddenberry is on "Andromeda?"Yes. And more. So says executive producer Rene Echevarria."Jim has always been more involved than people thought," Echevarria said of the show's co-creator, best known for his "Titanic" and "Terminator" feature ...Read More
Ben Browder talks about how the third season of the series is going to end
There will be a "really big" ending to "Farscape," when it ends its third season on the Sci-Fi Channel, according to series star Ben Browder (Cmdr. John Crichton)."I actually think that perhaps the best episode of the season is in the final four," Browder said during an interview at a recent Farscap ...Read More
A former costar hints to such at a recent Slanted Fedora convention
In a recent interview, Whoopi Goldberg -- who played Guinan in "Star Trek: The Next Generation" -- said she had not been asked by producers to make any type of appearance in the upcoming "Star Trek" movie. But there's a chance she might have spoke too soon.LeVar Burton told fans at the Slanted Fedor ...Read More