Simon Pegg: ‘Star Trek’ Film Spin-Offs Have Been Discussed

Simon Pegg has confirmed that multiple Star Trek spin-off movies are being discussed.

Speaking to Gold Derby, Simon Pegg answered a few questions about the future of Star Trek in movie theaters. Simon Pegg noted that there are lots of options that are being explored at once, and that as far as he’s aware, Noah Hawley’s movie won’t necessarily be a traditional Star Trek 4:

“I don’t think that Noah’s thing is necessarily going to be Star Trek 4… As far as I know, Quentin Tarantino’s Star Trek idea is still kind of in the mix. That’s down to [him] about what he wants to do next, you know. There’s been talk of various spin-offs possibly. We’ll see. I’m always happy to get back into that universe.”

You can hear Simon Pegg talk about the future of the franchise on film below:

Currently, much of Star Trek‘s presence will be on CBS All Access. The first series developed for the platform, Star Trek: Discovery, put the nascent streaming service on the map, having two seasons completed and a third in the pipeline. Next month will see the debut of Star Trek: Picard, which features the return of Patrick Stewart as the character he made famous in Star Trek: The Next Generation, which has already been renewed for a second season. Also moving forward is the animated comedy series Star Trek: Lower Decks, which focuses on the wacky exploits of a lesser-known Starfleet crew who are stuck with the menial work of keeping a ship running while it explores the universe.

Star Trek 4 is currently in development at Paramount Pictures. The movie will be directed by Noah Hawley and is expected to star Chris Pine, alongside the returning cast of the previous films.

Source: Gold Derby

DC Universe Debuts ‘Doom Patrol’ Character Posters

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Doom PatrolAlong with the premiere of the first teaser for Doom Patrol, DC Universe also debuted a collection of character posters for each of the members of perhaps the strangest team of characters to be adapted in live-action form for DC Comics.

In particular, these new character posters highlight Timothy Dalton's The Chief, Diane Guerrero's Crazy Jane, Joivan Wade's Cyborg, April Bowlby's Elasti-Woman, Matt Bomer's Negative Man and Brendan Fraser's Robotman. These posters each follow unique designs that reflect the nature of each character and tease unique personalities amongst the group as well.

You can start the gallery of new posters by clicking "Next".

Which of these Doom Patrol posters is your favorite? Are you excited to see what the cast brings to these roles? Sound off in the comments below, and be sure to continue following Heroic Hollywood for all the latest news in the DC Universe.

Doom Patrol is a reimagining of one of DC’s strangest group of outcast Super Heroes which includes: Matt Bomer as Larry Trainor/Negative Man, Brendan Fraser as Cliff Steele/Robotman, April Bowlby as Elasti-Woman, Diane Guerrero as Crazy Jane, Joivan Wade as Victor Stone/Cyborg and Timothy Dalton as Dr. Niles Caulder/The Chief.

Here is the synopsis for the show:

“Doom Patrol will find the reluctant heroes in a place they never expected to be, called to action by Cyborg, who comes to them with a mission hard to refuse, but with a warning that is hard to ignore: their lives will never, ever be the same.”

Doom Patrol will premiere on February 15, 2019 exclusively on DC Universe.

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