Thinkin this is the title that made Turner a Comic Book Superstar, but my favorite is still Fathom…
“It’s official. Bryan Fuller, who will co-create, produce and serve as showrunner of the upcoming Star Trek series, has just announced the news that Nicholas Meyer has joined the show’s writing staff and will be a consulting producer.
“Nicholas Meyer chased Kirk and Khan ’round the Mutara Nebula and ’round Genesis’ flames, he saved the whales with the Enterprise and its crew, and waged war and peace between Klingons and the Federation. We are thrilled to announce that one of Star Trek’s greatest storytellers will be boldly returning as Nicholas Meyer beams aboard the new Trek writing staff,” said Executive Producer, Bryan Fuller.
Meyer, of course, is beloved by Star Trek fans worldwide for directing (and co-writing, uncredited) Star Trek II: The Wrath of Khan, co-writing Star Trek IV: The Voyage Home and co-writing and directing Star Trek VI: The Undiscovered Country.
The new Star Trek series, produced by CBS Television Studios, will launch in early 2017. In the U.S., a special premiere episode will air on the CBS Television Network and all subsequent first-run episodes will be available exclusively on CBS All Access. The series will also be available on television stations and platforms in other countries around the world.”
One of my favorite classic sci-fi films is and always will be The Black Hole: the music, the cast, the over-all cheesieness(?)…it’s fantastic. And the idea of the companion droids (yes, probably a rip from Star Wars, but these speak english)…Always thought the movie should get a re-boot, but the droids should remain close to the original design, just with some modern tweaks…so here was what started as my idea for V.I.N.C.E.N.T. 2.0 (Vital Information Necessary CENTralized). Even broke out the old graph paper for this one. Need to finish it some day…