‘Trek in the News: Stewart, McFadden, Johnson & More

Star Trek” and the individuals related to the franchise are all the time within the information. Some of the information warrants full tales and a few of it’s higher included in a round-up. This is that round-up, which is now a daily Heavy on Star Trek characteristic.

This week’s round-up entails Patrick Stewart, Gates McFadden, Jack Quaid, Tawny Newsome, Patton Oswalt, Dwayne “The Rock” Johnson, and Aldis Hodge.

Gates McFadden & Patrick Stewart Made the Trek to San Diego Comic-Con for ‘Picard’

Patrick Stewart and Gates McFadden reunited on July 23, 2022, at San Diego Comic-Con for a Hall H panel celebrating the upcoming third and closing season of “Star Trek: Picard.” The third season will characteristic a bigger “Star Trek: The Next Generation” reunion that can embrace Brent Spiner, Jonathan Frakes, Marina Sirtis, LeVar Burton, and Michael Dorn. During the panel, in response to The Hollywood Reporter, govt producer Alex Kurtzman instructed followers to count on a feminine antagonist, however wouldn’t reveal something greater than that. Fans in attendance have been additionally handled to a teaser video that depicted the most recent appears to be like for the acquainted characters, which embrace a white-haired Worf (Dorn) and Seven of Nine (Jeri Ryan) sporting a captain’s uniform. The panel was moderated by Lea Thompson, the “Back to the Future” actress who directed two season-two episodes of “Picard” and made a quick visitor star look in a single episode.

‘You Are Only as Good as Those Around You’

Also at Comic-Con, Paramount+ revealed that season two of “Star Trek: Strange New Worlds” will characteristic a crossover episode with characters from the animated collection “Star Trek: Lower Decks.” According to a press launch from Paramount+, “In this particular crossover episode, that includes each live-action and animation, followers can count on to see Ensign Beckett Mariner, voiced by Tawny Newsome, and Ensign Brad Boimler, voiced by Jack Quaid, from ‘Star Trek: Lower Decks,’ becoming a member of the united statesS. Enterprise in season two of ‘Star Trek: Strange New Worlds.’ The episode can be directed by ‘Star Trek: The Next Generation’ actor and director Jonathan Frakes.” Paramount+ additionally launched a season-three trailer that featured the house station Deep Space 9 from the collection, “Star Trek: Deep Space Nine.”

‘Just Circle Around & Pretend We’re in Awe of the Pylons’

The upcoming Netflix collection “The Sandman” will characteristic actor and comic Patton Oswalt in a key function because the voice of Matthew the Raven, it was confirmed throughout a “Sandman” panel at San Diego Comic-Con on July 23, 2022. That panel, in response to Variety, featured Oswalt and the remainder of the cast, plus “Sandman” creator Neil Gaiman, who has developed and govt produced the show. A Netflix press launch notes, “When the Sandman, aka Dream (Tom Sturridge) — the highly effective cosmic being who controls all our goals — is unexpectedly captured and held prisoner for over a century, he should journey throughout completely different worlds and timelines to repair the chaos his absence has triggered.” According to Memory Alpha, Patton voiced Spot 73, Dr. Jurati’s digital/digital cat — and a tip of the cap to Data’s feline, Spot — within the “Star Trek: Picard” episode, “Penance.” Patton may also be seen quickly within the upcoming film, “I Love My Dad.” “The Sandman” will premiere on August 5, 2022.

Patton Oswalt Has Been Doing Voiceovers Lately for ‘Star Trek: Picard’ & Now ‘The Sandman’

NetflixPatton Oswalt, Neil Gaiman, and the cast of “The Sandman” at San Diego Comic-Con 2022.

Another “Star Trek” visitor actor, one who has emerged as one of many world’s greatest TV and film stars, made a significant impression on followers at San Diego Comic-Con. Dwayne Johnson, who was higher generally known as The Rock throughout his wrestling days, took the stage at a “Black Adam” Hall H panel on July 23 sporting full Black Adam regalia, in response to The Hollywood Reporter. According to the commerce paper, “‘Black Adam hails from ‘Jungle Cruise’ director Jaume Collet-Serra and can characteristic a crew new to the DC movies, The Justice Society of America. That consists of Hawkman (Aldis Hodge), Cyclone (Quintessa Swindell), Atom Smasher (Noah Centineo) and Dr. Fate (Pierce Brosnan). As for Johnson, he performs Black Adam — an antihero imbued with historical energy.” The movie will open on October 21, 2022.

According to Memory Alpha, Johnson performed the Pendari Champion, who battled Seven of Nine, within the “Star Trek: Voyager” episode “Tsunkatse,” which debuted on February 9, 2000, throughout the show’s sixth season. Aldis Hodge can be a “Star Trek” veteran. According to Memory Alpha, Hodge portrayed the human soldier Craft within the “Star Trek: Short Treks” episode “Calypso,” which premiered on November 8, 2018. Deadline reported on July 13, 2022, that Hodge had simply wrapped manufacturing on a “heist romantic drama” known as “Marmalade,” during which he co-stars with Joe Keery of “Stranger Things” and Camila Morrone.

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