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Whoopi Goldberg Accepts Sir Patrick Stewart’s Invite to Join ‘Star Trek: Picard’ Season 2

This morning, Stewart stopped by The View to promote his new Picard spinoff series, but before he could dive into his spiel, he had an important matter to discuss with Goldberg. “I’m here with a formal invitation. And it’s for you, Whoopi,” he said. “Alex Kurtzman, who is the senior executive producer of Star Trek: Picard, and all of his colleagues — of which I am one — want to invite you into the second season.” – Claire Spellberg, Decider » https://trib.al/1SYbD22 [photo: The View, Twitter]

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‘Star Trek: Picard’: Patrick Stewart on Why He Returned to the Final Frontier

The new show is different from its predecessor in nearly every respect — texture, tone, format, production value, even the likelihood of characters dropping an f-bomb. That’s all by design. Stewart’s design. “He is uninterested in repeating himself,” says Alex Kurtzman, the show’s creator and executive producer, and the mastermind behind CBS’ effort to not just revive “Star Trek” but also transform it into a vast narrative universe in the Marvel mold. – Daniel Holloway, Variety » https://ift.tt/2QAGRWX [photo: CBS]

Star Trek: Picard Brings Back a Much Different Hugh

Ahead of Picard‘s Jan. 23 debut on CBS All Access, TVLine has an exclusive first look at former Borg drone Hugh, played once again by Jonathan Del Arco. But now, instead of the customary android Borg look, Hugh looks almost human, with only a few remnants of his Borg past — some stray metallic bits attached to his face — still visible. – Dave Nemetz, TVLine » https://ift.tt/2MiGeyG [photo: CBS/TVLine]

STAR TREK: PICARD Trailer Sees Jean-Luc and Riker Reunite

[The] part that will have Trek fans all emotional is the reunion between Will Riker (Jonathan Frakes), his wife Deanna Troi (Marina Sirtis) and their former Captain. It looks like these guys have retired from Starfleet, and we hear a young man call Riker “dad.” So the Rikers seemed to get their happily ever after and started a family… – Eric Diaz, Nerdist » https://nerdi.st/30SHrB7 [photo: CBS All Access]

Author Walter Mosley Quits ‘Star Trek: Discovery’ After Using N-Word in Writers’ Room

Mosley went on to explain that the individual in HR said that while he was free to use that word in a script, he “could not say it.” Mosley then clarified, “I hadn’t called anyone it. I just told a story about a cop who explained to me, on the streets of Los Angeles, that he stopped all n—ers in paddy neighborhoods and all paddies in n—er neighborhoods, because they were usually up to no good. I was telling a true story as I remembered it.” – Lesley Goldberg & Evan Real, The Hollywood Reporter » https://ift.tt/310pL7C
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