All Access Digs Into Star Trek Business News And Reflects On The New William Shatner Documentary –


Anthony and Laurie are joined by Brian Drew from the Shuttle Pod podcast this week. They start by looking at the latest competing offers to buy Paramount Global, what else is on the table, and how all these high-level business dealings might impact the Star Trek franchise on TV and the big screen. And in other business news, we hear what some executives had to say about the future of Trek on the big screen and why Star Trek: Legacy has not been greenlit for the small screen. There is also some production news to catch up on for the Section 31 movie and Strange New Worlds and a few Discovery season 5 tidbits.

The trio then moves on to talk about the new William Shatner documentary You Call Call Me Bill and the NYC premiere event (that Brian and Laurie attended) where Shatner and his director, Alexandre O. Philippe, did a Q&A with Neil deGrasse Tyson. All three offer their thoughts on the doc and how it fits its subject perfectly.

They wrap up with a Star Trek prediction update from the BBC, a look forward to Adam Nimoy’s new memoir about his father, and a look back at Gene Roddenberry’s The Lieutenant.


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Watch Trailer For ‘William Shatner: You Can Call Me Bill’ Documentary Coming In March

Adam Nimoy’s newsletter Thoughts from Talos IV

Sanctuary Districts And Irish Unification: Star Trek’s Vision Of 2024 Comes Strikingly Close


Anthony: The ‘banned’ Star Trek episode that promised a united Ireland [BBC]
Laurie: Gene Roddenberry’s first TV series, The Lieutenant, on YouTube
Brian: Adam Nimoy’s The Most Human: Reconciling with My Father, Leonard Nimoy

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