Strange New Worlds Is Classic Star Trek at Its Best

Image: Paramount It is a strange feeling to get excited about a show I technically don’t care about. Or at least I shouldn’t. Star Trek is a franchise that I’ve never been particularly into, and what I know about it has mainly been gleaned by osmosis during 20 years of covering nerd news. It was … Read more

Star Trek Picard Season 3 Loses Several Main Cast Members

Picard’s circle of friends is shrinking in season three.Image: Paramount Star Trek: Picard’s second season finale was a bananas trip, messily running around trying to bring closure to the show’s remaining plot threads while throwing out some wild Hail Marys for the show’s future. But in the wake of its release, one weird trend has … Read more

Picard Recap—Season 2 Episode 9 “Hide and Seek”

Who thought the fate of the Federation would rest on an old man playing hide and seek with the Borg?Image: Paramount Star Trek: Picard’s second season had a lot to wrap up coming into its last two episodes. As the threat of the Borg Queen and Q’s own 2024 shenanigans merged into an unholy matrimony … Read more

Helen Mirren to Return in Fast 10

Fast 10 those seatbelts, folks.Image: Universal Robert Eggers is losing hope for his Nosferatu movie to ever get made. Anson Mount talks Pike’s future on Star Trek: Strange New Worlds. Plus, get a look at today’s episode of Picard, and Chucky’s ready for round two on Syfy. To me, my spoilers! It Takes Two Variety … Read more

Strange New Worlds Cast Interview—Inheriting Legacy

Star Trek’s next step forward is arguably one of its biggest leaps back yet. Although the new era of Star Trek shows kicked off with Discovery—at first a prequel set before the events of the original series, now its farthest flung future—its latest bet on the Trek universe, Strange New Worlds, is a throwback to … Read more

Star Trek Book of Friendship Exclusive Excerpt: Spock and Bones

J.K. Woodward’s cover art.Image: BenBella Books When you think of Star Trek, what’s the first thing that comes to mind? A character? A ship? A particular series or episode? Whatever your answer is, we’re willing to guess it wasn’t friendship, but maybe it should be. Think about it. Ultimately, all iterations of Star Trek are about … Read more

Star Trek Voyager Documentary To the Voyage First Look

Between Discovery (which just concluded its fourth season), the ongoing second season of Picard, the hype ahead of Strange New Worlds, and the spiffy new release of 1978’s Star Trek: The Motion Picture, one might start to feel a little overstuffed on all things Trek. But here’s something to change your mind. shared a … Read more

Captain Kirk’s 10 Best Star Trek Episodes, Ranked

Screenshot: Paramount We’ve written before about what a fantastic Kirk episode this is, so, we’ll keep it brief: this is about more than just Star Trek’s loveably dodgy fight scene between a two-fist-swinging William Shatner and a guy in a lizard-alien rubber suit. “Arena” is about Kirk and humanity at large’s constant struggle with its … Read more

Star Trek Picard Season 2 Episode 3 Recap: “Assimilation”

Team Picard gets ready for a bumpy ride to 2024.Image: Paramount Star Trek loves all time travel, but perhaps the kind of time travel it loves most is a chance to take a sideways step into our current moment. From The Voyage Home to Voyager and DS9 episodes like “Future’s End” and “Past Tense,” Star … Read more

What Did Captain Kirk Do Before Commanding the Enterprise?

Kirk and Spock in one of their very first missions together we see on Star Trek, in “The Man Trap.”Screenshot: Paramount Last night brought the shocking news that Captain James T. Kirk would be returning to Star Trek, his young self being portrayed by Vampire Diaries’ Paul Wesley in the second season of Strange New … Read more