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Steve De Young
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Posted: 09 February 2016 at 1:06pm | IP Logged | 1 post reply

Bryan Fuller has been named as the showrunner for the new Trek show coming on the CBS streaming network. I knew about a lot of his genre work, but didn't know he had actually written for DS9 and Voyager.


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I didn't watch DS9 or Voyager much so I also haven't seen his Trek work.  I am a fan of a lot of his subsequent efforts, though, including Dead Like Me, Pushing Daisies, and Wonderfalls though Hannibal ultimately wore me out.   He certainly comes with a point of view.  
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He is an incredible producer; always full of ideas and even when stuff apears hectic, he never let staff be rattled.  This guy is one the best people I've ever worked for.  Anyone who has worked for him will tell you the same.  Bryan Fuller is awesome, whatever the show will be, the staff will be on the ride of their lives. 
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I very much enjoyed WONDERFALLS and DEAD LIKE ME, but just what I liked about those shows makes this seem like very odd "casting" to me.

Not that I expect to be watching the show anyway. . .

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Posted: 10 February 2016 at 6:59pm | IP Logged | 5 post reply

I'd totally be down for Angela Bassett as a starship captain.
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Posted: 10 February 2016 at 11:58pm | IP Logged | 6 post reply

I love me some Star Trek but I sure aint paying no subscription for it! I don't
care who's producing...and I pretty much don't know who this guy is anyways.

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I very much enjoyed WONDERFALLS and DEAD LIKE ME, but just what I liked about those shows makes this seem like very odd "casting" to me.

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I enjoyed DEAD LIKE ME but I've never seen a show fall apart so fast in it's second season by ignoring it's own mythology. The less said about the ending movie the better.

Fuller brings a lot to the table as far as Star Trek is concerned.   Perhaps that's the point -- this isn't going to be like any previous Star Trek show, hopefully in good ways.  

I assume it's going to be set in the Abrams/Orci revised timeline?



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Fuller brings a lot to the table as far as Star Trek is concerned.   Perhaps that's the point -- this isn't going to be like any previous Star Trek show, hopefully in good ways.

STAR TREK in title only, then?

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I assume it's going to be set in the Abrams/Orci revised timeline?

STAR TREK in title only.

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Posted: 11 February 2016 at 12:58pm | IP Logged | 9 post reply

Rick Berman spent the better part of 15 years trying to repackage TNG with
DS9, Voyager and Enterprise and in the process ran the franchise into the
ground. A fresh perspective could be a good thing.

I still aint paying no subscription for CBS!!!
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Posted: 11 February 2016 at 10:02pm | IP Logged | 10 post reply

I dunno, if, as this article speculates based on past interview comments, he did a series set at the time of TOS, with the TOS uniforms etc. on the Reliant, and just ignore the movies and previous shows...I think I'd be in for that.  Just a back to basics Star Trek show.
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He's working on this with Kurtzman of the the Abrams, Kurtzman, & Orci triumvirate, so...

And I am not sitting through another Hannibal.

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Wow!  They just signed Nicholas Meyer to the writing staff, and to serve as a Producer on the new show.

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