'Star Trek' Legend Nichelle Nichols Remembers How Martin Luther King Jr. Convinced Her To Stay On The Show
The civil rights leader was a "Trek" fan, and he surprised her backstage and moved her to reconsider and stick it out.
The actor spoke out against the "really unfortunate" tribute in the new film.
Was an Episode of Star Trek: The Next Generation Never Filmed Because it Featured Two Gay Crew Members on the Enterprise?
One of the main concepts of Gene Roddenberry's Star Trek was that in the future, all the silly prejudices of the modern era were gone. In the original series that came out in the 1960s, right in the middle of the Cold War, Roddenberry had a Russian serving on the Enterprise's bridge.
I'll admit I haven't watched the various reinventions of the TV series, those multiple spinoffs and a myriad of films that I cannot possibly name or count. Until this one, I'm sure.
Chase Masterson Helps Scott Palm Beam in for Creation Entertainment's Galaxy-Spanning Convention: Star Trek Las Vegas
With Star Trek, one's generation is no obstacle. Neither is gender, neither is race, neither is anything.
Star Trek Into Darkness at once delivers the big-scale action (even better in IMAX 3D) that audiences have come to expect from a major studio tent pole release while honoring the ideals that made creator Gene Roddenberry's optimistic vision of the future so compelling.