The next chapter in the “Star Trek” mythology begins tonight on CBS with the season premiere of “Star Trek: Discovery”. I’ve shared some trailers and posters here before and if you’ve not seen any of those yet just click on THIS LINK to open up a run of them. After tonight’s premiere the show heads to the CBS All Access service and to generate more excitement here are the official poster along with some reminder of premise and cast. I’ll close us out with some added thoughts.
The Premise: Set roughly ten years before the events of the original Star Trek, the series follows the crew of the USS Discovery as they discover new worlds and civilizations, while exploring the franchise’s signature contemporary themes. The season-long storyline revolves around “an incident and an event in Star Trek history that’s been talked about but never been explored”. Continue reading Tonight: “Star Trek: Discovery” on CBS (9/24/2017)→
I’ve touched upon the upcoming “Star Trek: Discovery” series that will air on CBS All Access and if you click the proper tag of the show name, you can see the trailer posts. Yesterday a healthy batch of the series character posters were unveiled and since I love those sorts of visuals I am sharing them with you in this narrative. After the run of images I have added in the larger cast and premise stuff. Enjoy.
Back in May I shared the first glimpse into the upcoming “Star Trek: Discovery” series which will be broadcast in full on the CBS All Access service. Now we have another trailer which premiered at the recently held Comic Con International: San Diego. I waited since there were so many trailers to share with you and this one will be on towards the end of September so it didn’t really need to be ahead of our other posts. Take a look. Then review the overall premise and the casting. I will close out with thoughts on this trailer afterwards.
The Premise: Set roughly ten years before the events of the original Star Trek, the series follows the crew of the USS Discovery as they discover new worlds and civilizations, while exploring the franchise’s signature contemporary themes. The season-long storyline revolves around “an incident and an event in Star Trek history that’s been talked about but never been explored”. Continue reading CBS All Access Reveals “Star Trek: Discovery” Official Trailer @ SDCC→
Fans of the novel “American Gods” by Neil Gaiman will be excited that the show makes its season premiere this evening on Starz. I’ve shared some posts about it before with a trailer and the character posters for those interested. This one crept up on me and I am unfamiliar with the source material so I am not sure I am catching it straight away. Here is the show poster along with some reminder of cast.
Ricky Whittle as Shadow Moon
Emily Browning as Laura Moon
Crispin Glover as Mr. World
Bruce Langley as Technical Boy
Yetide Badaki as Bilquis
Pablo Schreiber as Mad Sweeney
Ian McShane as Mr. Wednesday
Gillian Anderson as the new Goddess Media
Jonathan Tucker as Low Key Lyesmith
Cloris Leachman as Zorya Vechernyaya
Martha Kelly as Zorya Utrennyaya
Erika Kaar as Zorya Polunochnaya
Peter Stormare as Czernobog
Chris Obi as Mr. Jacquel
Mousa Kraish as the Jinn
Omid Abtahi as Salim
Orlando Jones as Mr. Nancy
Demore Barnes as Mr. Ibis
Dane Cook as Robbie
Kristin Chenoweth as Easter
Corbin Bernsen as Vulcan
Jeremy Davies as Jesus Prime
Conphidance as Okoye
Beth Grant as Jack
PiercingMetal Thoughts: I’ve already stated that I am not sure about catching this one right away but the DVR allows for easy binge watching. Have any of you readers sunk your teeth into the original novel at all? I know there is a comic book hitting the stands as well and perhaps I will add that to our narratives as well in the comic book review area. Tell me below if you will be watching. I’d like to hear.