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‘Doctor Strange 2’ Cameo Gave Off Hardcore ‘X-Men: The Animated Series’ Vibes

[This story contains spoilers for Doctor Strange in the Multiverse of Madness.]  It was truly a sight to behold for X-Men fans. Patrick Stewart made an obvious (even noted on his Twitter account) appearance as Charles Xavier in Doctor Strange in the Multiverse of Madness.  Stewart’s was one among a number of exciting cameos, which […]

‘Doctor Strange 2’ Wisely Plants Fail-Safe Should the Multiverse Require Endgame

[This story contains spoilers for Doctor Strange in the Multiverse of Madness.]  Doctor Strange in the Multiverse of Madness makes it crystal clear that Marvel Studios is now very much in the multiverse business. Following last year’s Loki premiere season on Disney+ and Spider-Man: No Way Home, Sam Raimi’s Multiverse of Madness is not only […]

‘Picard’ Star Patrick Stewart Shares Season 2 Regret and Explains Why He Sounds Slightly Different in Final Episodes

[Warning: This story contains spoilers for the season two finale of Star Trek: Picard.]  As Sir Patrick Stewart watched the season two finale of Star Trek: Picard, he became awash in emotion. The distinguished, iconic actor, who has played Jean-Luc Picard since the 1987 Star Trek: The Next Generation pilot “Encounter at Farpoint,” realized for […]

‘Picard’: Sunny Ozell Shares Adorable Story Behind Her Recent ‘Star Trek’ Series Cameo

Sunny Ozell could tell her husband was a tad nervous. The two were on the road after just getting coffee, and he had an idea after finishing a script for his show. Finally, a hesitant Patrick Stewart asked his singer-songwriter wife if she would be interested in a cameo on Star Trek: Picard, as a […]

‘Picard’ Star Brent Spiner Appreciates Complicated Soong Story That Foreshadows Lore’s Wickedness in ‘TNG’

[Warning: This story contains spoilers for Star Trek: Picard episode “Two of One.”] Brent Spiner is elated Star Trek: Picard is offering greater insight into Data and Lore by delving deeper into their creator’s family tree. The iconic (essentially good and evil, respectively) humanoid androids were introduced in the Next Generation series. The award-winning actor […]

‘Picard’ Star Orla Brady Credits Character’s Total Sense of Self to “Reasonably Rare” Female Director

Orla Brady was not ready to say goodbye to her Romulan character introduced last season on Star Trek: Picard. So it goes without saying that Brady was thrilled to learn that she would return for the second season of the Paramount+ series in a double role as both Jean-Luc’s (Patrick Stewart) love interest, Laris, and […]

‘Picard’ Director Jonathan Frakes Talks Unexpected “Thrill” of Helming Episode With ‘Star Trek: First Contact’ Callbacks

Jonathan Frakes calls it luck. Fans may call it kismet. Either way, the Star Trek actor-director is thrilled to be back in the saddle for another season of Picard, helming a special episode connected to his Next Generation film past. Frakes found himself behind the camera for the latest episode of the Paramount+ series, titled […]

‘Picard’ Director Lea Thompson Proudly Put Her Unique Spin on Time Travel in ‘Star Trek’ Universe

[This story contains spoilers for episode three of Star Trek: Picard.] Lea Thompson knows a thing or two about cinematic time travel. So, when the opportunity arose for the Back to the Future star to direct two episodes of the current Star Trek: Picard season revolving around the classic sci-fi trope, she knew it was […]

‘Picard’ Borg Queen Actress Weighs In on Debated ‘Star Trek’ Character Question

[Warning: This story contains spoilers for episode two of Star Trek: Picard.]  It has been a question pondered by Star Trek fans for years: Is there more than one Borg Queen, or have multiple actresses played the same alien in assorted franchise projects? Picard newcomer Annie Wersching has thoughts on the matter. “In my opinion, she […]

Mitchell Ryan, Actor in ‘Lethal Weapon’ and ‘Dharma & Greg,’ Dies at 88

Mitchell Ryan, the square-jawed character actor who played a heroin-smuggling retired general in the first Lethal Weapon movie, an ex-con on Dark Shadows and an obnoxious father on Dharma & Greg, has died. He was 88. Ryan died Friday of congestive heart failure at his home in Los Angeles, his stepdaughter Denise Freed told The Hollywood Reporter. Ryan was perhaps […]

‘Picard’ Star John de Lancie Had Single Question Before Returning to ‘Star Trek’ as Q

Star Trek creator Gene Roddenberry told John de Lancie during production of The Next Generation pilot “Encounter at Farpoint” that the actor had no idea what he was getting himself into with joining the franchise. Thirty-five years later, de Lancie can’t help but chuckle at the accuracy of the statement. Star Trek: Picard once again […]

‘Star Trek: First Contact’ Co-Writer Ron Moore Recalls Story Clash With Patrick Stewart

For fans, there was life before and life after Star Trek: First Contact. Twenty-five years ago, on Nov. 22, 1996, the second film featuring Captain Picard (Patrick Stewart) and the rest of the Star Trek: The Next Generation crew promised an action-packed adventure, pitting the Starfleet officers against their most lethal adversary: the Borg, a […]