RIP Barbara March

#RIP: we are saddened to report the apparent passing of actress Barbara March (a.k.a., Barbara Scarfe), who reportedly died on Aug. 11, 2019, at the age of 65, as posted by her husband Alan on Facebook.

She played Lursa of the House of Duras in #StarTrek #TNG, #DS9, & “Star Trek VII: #Generations”; & more, including work on stage. She was also a writer.

Our sincerest condolences to her family, friends and fans. May she rest in peace. She has earned her place in Sto’Vo’Kor.

Barbara March (1953-2019)

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RIP Jeremy Kemp

#RIP: actor Jeremy Kemp has died at the age of 84. He played Robert Picard (Jean-Luc’s older brother) in one of the most memorable & powerful episodes of #StarTrek #TNG, Dr. Ernst Linden in #Space1999, Hissah Zul in #Conan (TV series), & more, including playing PC Bob Steele / vagrant in the British police drama TV show “Z Cars”.

Our sincerest condolences to his family, friends & fans. May he rest in peace.

Jeremy Kemp

Jeremy Kemp (1935-2019)

 

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RIP Stephanie Niznik

#RIP: actress Stephanie Niznik passed away at the age of 52 on June 23, 2019. Her death was only reported today. She played Lt. Peril in “#StarTrek IX: #Insurrection”, the Wraith in #Enterprise; Dr. Evelyn Ariza in #Lost; Lena Weisinger in #Viper; Debra Carbol in #Sliders; & much more, including playing Nina Feeney in 82 episodes of the drama TV series #Everwood.

Our condolences to her family, friends & fans. May she rest in peace.

Stephanie Niznik

Stephanie Niznik (1967-2019)

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RIP Morgan Woodward

#RIP: actor Morgan Woodward has died at the age of 93. He played Capt. Tracy / Dr. Simon van Gelder in #StarTrek #TOS, Cayman in #BattleBeyondTheStars, Old Harry Cokely in #TheXFiles, Iron Lung Man in #Millennium, Sheriff Winston in #KnightRider, Uncle Jack / Nick Hall / Tribal Elder / Marshall Victor Grennan in #FantasyIsland, Martin in #PlanetOfTheApes (TV series), Morgan in #LogansRun (TV series), Carlton Tanner in #ProjectUFO, Ben Madrid in #TheIncredibleHulk, & much more.

Our condolences to his family, friends & fans. May he rest in peace.

Morgan Woodward

Morgan Woodward (1925-2019)

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Paramount Has Reportedly Shelved “Star Trek IV”

In not-so-good news for #StarTrek fans, #Paramount has reportedly shelved plans for #StarTrekIV. Contributing factors appear to include:

  • Poor box office revenue for “Star Trek Beyond”, the third film.
  • Contract negotiations with Captain Kirk star Chris Pine (and Chris Hemsworth, who played his father George in the 2009 reboot) collapsed around August, 2018, which we reported about.
  • Attached director S.J. Clarkson has moved on to direct the upcoming>Game Of Thrones prequel pilot.

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New “Star Trek” Series Featuring Sir Patrick Stewart as Jean-Luc Picard Coming in 2019

A new #StarTrek series will debut in late 2019 on #CBS’ #AllAccess streaming service. The new show will feature the return of veteran “Star Trek” #TNG actor Sir Patrick Stewart reprising his role as Jean-Luc Picard.

This new series will join “Star Trek: Discovery” and an upcoming animated “Star Trek” series that will titled “Lower Decks”. This will give the CBS All Access streaming service 3 “Star Trek” series.

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