Captain Picard and the crew of the starship Enterprise are returning…to syndication that is.Â Eight years after signing an exclusive deal to air repeats of “Star Trek: The Next Generation” on Spike TV, the crew of the NCC-1701 D are returning to broadcast stations later this year.Â The series will be part of Paramount’s push for the upcoming J.J. Abrams’ “Star Trek” reboot film.
No word yet on if the episodes will receive the digital upgrade treatment lavished on classic “Trek.”
Martha and Mickey are headed back to the TARDIS.Â Freema Agyeman is currently working on a deal that would see her character, Martha Jones, appear in the last of this year’s specials according to SyFy Portal.
It’s also being reported that actor Noel Clark would like to reprise his role as Mickey for an upcoming episode.
Earlier this week, we reported that Seth Rogan’s “The Green Hornet” was close to being indefinitely postponed.Â Now comes news from Ain’t It Cool News that the film will get made this year, it’s just searching for a new director.
Stephen Chow was set to direct and star as Kato, but left the directoral chair due to “creative differences.”Â He will still play Kato, however.
The L.A. Times is reporting that the film will still happen with Adam Sandler in a cameo role.Â Â Make of that news what you will…
A two-disc, special edition of the much-maligned “Howard the Duck” is headed for DVD on March 10.
And the full-motion animated versions of the “Watchmen” comics will hit DVD and Blu-Ray on March 3.