‘Star Trek: Discovery’ EP Talks Canon, Spock Connection & Streaming

Star Trek: Discovery FullerStar Trek: Discovery will transport viewers back into Gene Roddenberry’s universe through the television medium for the first time in 12 years. Although in the past seven years, we have been given three new big screen adventures within the Star Trek universe, the franchise truly belongs to TV.

Recently, executive producer Aaron Harberts discussed some interesting details regarding the upcoming sci-fi series. He commented on how Discovery may stray away from the established canon of the franchise and that those narrative decisions will be addressed in the show:

“Nine times out of 10, we know that we’re violating canon. We also know that two or three episodes later, we’re going to turn it. If people are patient, and sort of don’t have a knee-jerk reaction to what they’re seeing, the delight has been resolving it, tying it up, showing everybody that we’re in on it.

That’s something that we really are excited about in terms of the storytelling. So maybe the fans go a little bit crazy on the couch for a second, but either an act later, a scene later, or two episodes later, we hope that they’ll say, ‘Oh, I get it. I get what they were doing. Oh, they didn’t violate it. They weren’t wrong. They called it out and we move on.'”

Harberts also discussed how the connection between Mr. Spock’s family and Sonequa Martin-Green’s character, Michael Burnham was a major creative decision that they hope works out for the canon overall:

“Oh my God! We went back and forth and back and forth. Bryan Fuller was one of those people who said, ‘Let’s do it.’ And the thing that’s fantastic about Bryan is that he has the currency and the cache, not only from just who he is as a writer and his track record, but also as someone who has lived and loved the Star Trek universe since he was a kid, since he wrote on Voyager, etc, etc. And he was the one who said, ‘We’re doing this. I’ll handle the fans. I’ll handle the blowback.'”

Harberts also talked about how streaming gives the creative team more opportunities to push Discovery through boundaries that other Star Trek shows have yet to push:

“The streaming service has definitely allowed us to push boundaries. We can do nudity. We can do violence that we can’t do on broadcast. We can have language.”

 Star Trek: Discovery will get a two-part premiere on CBS on September 24, 2017, while all other episodes will be released through CBS All Access over subsequent weeks, concluding in early 2018. The show’s cast includes Sonequa Martin-Green, Terry Serpico, Maulik Pancholy, Sam Vartholomeos, James Frain, Doug Jones, Michelle Yeoh, Anthony Rapp, Chris Obi, Shazad Latif, Mary Chieffo, Jason Isaacs, Mary Wiseman, Rainn Wilson, Kenneth Mitchell, Rekha Sharma, Damon Runyan, Clare McConnell, and Wilson Cruz.

Source: CBR

7 Worst Moments In Good Superhero Movies

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There happens to be an abundance of good to great comic book films. It’s a medium that can be challenging to adapt for the big screen. Making solid movies while staying true to the material is always challenging and it’s quite a feat when a filmmaker is able to accomplish something like that. Of course, there have been many superhero films that have been successful, but no film is truly perfect. Perfection is an impossible standard to achieve, but greatness is definitely attainable.

With any good or great film, there are bound to be a few bad moments and flaws, and the same can be said for the opposite. Some of these bad moments stick out more than others, but they’re pretty much always there, no matter how good the film is. While it’s easy to overlook these flaws, it’s also important to study them. With that in mind, I decided to write about some of the worst scenes in what are otherwise considered good superhero movies.

Here are the 7 worst moments in good superhero movies. Click Next to get started!

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Noah Villaverde

Noah Villaverde

Cinema lover. Saxophone player. Coffee consumer. Chronic complainer. Oh, I also write. #TeamHeroic

  • They could have done all those things and still had it on Netflix in the U.S.