Slice of SciFi #217: Interview with Antonio Elias (“Star Trek”)

In the News:

  • The Broadway version of Spider-Man is ready to go, except for one small detail–it still needs a leading man.
  • Carl Franzblau is taking science to school children with mobile science labs.
  • Masi Oka (aka Hiro on “Heroes”) has come up with an idea for a movie about the world of avatars called “The Defenders”.

Movie Talk:

  • If you want to see the new “Harry Potter” movie on IMAX, you’re going to have to wait even longer.  Due to a schedule conflict, the movie has been moved back two weeks for opening on IMAX screens.
  • Reboot Rage:  They’re working on a reboot/remake of “Scream.”

Slice of Trivia: This week Kurt in St. George tests the studio crew and you with three new clips. Email your clips to Kurt at sliceoftrivia at Your entries could get picked and played on the show.

TV Talk: Robert Hewitt Wolfe talks about bringing “Riverworld” to the small-screen in the upcoming Syfy miniseries.

Interview: This week, we talk to Antonio Elias from “Star Trek.”  Antonio plays Officer Pitts in this summer’s feature film reboot of the classic “Trek” series.

In the Future:

  • Liam Neeson and Bradley Cooper are in talks to be in the upcoming “A-Team” movie.
  • SF writer Ben Bova’s B-Four Productions has teamed up with Red Giant Media to develop Bova’s own “The Immortality Factor” as a movie.

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