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Sixth Doctor Colin Baker has made a special guest appearance in the latest episode of fan-created web series Star Trek Continues, and it’s available to view right now! An unofficial continuation of the legendary original Star Trek, the series is a remarkably faithful recreation of the classic show, right down to every door-swish sound effect....
- Jonathan Appleton
I’m a big fan of Star Trek Continues, the incredible fan-produced project to finish the last two years of the original U.S.S. Enterprise’s five-year mission. After three amazing episodes, the crew is almost ready to go with Episode 4. Principle photography is completed, I am informed, and it is slated to debut in the spring.
But the extraordinary quality of Star Trek Continues means they’re not cheap to produce. So the production is running a Kickstarter — er, rather, a Kirkstarter — to raise the funds to finish Episode 4… and to produce Episode 5.
I am not alone in my love of Star Trek Continues, so it’s not at all surprising to see that the Kirkstarter has already met its $100,000 goal, with two weeks still left to go. But there are some really cool stretch goals on the horizon. I like this one:
• $175,000 • You want us to visit “planets” — and so do we! »
- MaryAnn Johanson
In the murky tangled world of non-canon Who and the Fan Fiction Multiverse there are both riches and horrors to be found. There are also lovingly re-created super-camp homages to hits of yesteryear, and few more lovingly devised than Star Trek Continues. This alternative take on the original 1960s Star Trek follows the voyages of...
- James Lomond
Have you heard Star Trek Continues? I happened to discover it just today, as I was surfing the web this morning. It is an award-winning …well, let me quote from the site itself:
“Star Trek Continues is a critically-acclaimed, award-winning, fan-produced webseries… the brainchild of long-time Star Trek: The Original Series fan – and producer, director, actor, voice-actor, musician – Vic Mignogna.
“Star Trek Continues is proud to be part of Trek history, aimed at completing
the final two years of the original five-year mission. After mounting a successful Kickstarter campaign, the show is already making waves and attracting guest stars such as Michael Forest, Jamie Bamber, Lou Ferrigno, and Erin Gray – as well as cameos by Star Trek alums like Marina Sirtis and Michael Dorn.”
It really is absolutely captivating. Mr. Mignogna is perfect – and I mean perfect! – William Shatner as Captain James Tiberius Kirk, down to body movements and personal tics. »
- Mindy Newell
4 items from 2015
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