#Star Trek: Strange New Worlds

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Kirk on Kirk

After saying "Fuck Star Wars. But Not Mark Hamill," and that Gene Roddenberry would be "turning in his grave" at some of the new Star Trek series, William Shatner had kinder words for Paul Wesley who now plays Kirk in Strange New Worlds.

He's young and handsome and thin and rich.

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But Not As We Know Him

When Paul Wesley was announced to have joined the season two cast of Star Trek: Strange New Worlds, we remarked that the accompanying promotional image didn't have much of a Kirk vibe.

Following his appearance as Kirk in Strange New Worlds' first season finale, Star Trek fan site Red Shirts Always Die echoed our sentiment.

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Strange New Fantasy

Despite our reservations following the second episode of Star Trek: Strange New Worlds, we returned for a third.

Which sat well with us except for the science.

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Star Trek Politics

George Takei and The Next Generation and Deep Space Nine writer Robert Hewitt Wolfe have rejected a Fox claim that:

Star Trek writers take Starship Enterprise where it's never gone before - woke politics

Even our entertainment is awash in bitter partisanship

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Strange New Directive

While we were relieved that Strange New Worlds' pilot episode felt like a return to real Star Trek, it may have been short-lived.

The second is an improvement in that Uhura gets over her pilot episode fangirl giddiness but unfortunately we see The Prime Directive retconned and also some weak writing.

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Ion Sci-Fi 3 May

We're back! In this week's edition, Star Trek: Strange New Worlds hits screens this week, we take a tour of Sydney's own starship simulator and a first look at Stephen Moffat's new series The Time Traveler's Wife.

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Strange New Opening

Paramount have released the opening titles for upcoming new series, Strange New Worlds.

While we haven't been impressed by all of the teasers, the title sequence is nicely done.

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It's Captain Wesley

If you've always wanted to see wee little Wesley Crusher graduate to the captain's chair, bad news. This isn't that.

Rather Paramount have announced that Paul Wesley has joined the season two cast of Star Trek: Strange New Worlds as Captain James T. Kirk.

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Ion Sci-Fi 15 March

In this week’s edition, a first look at Star Trek: Strange New Worlds, the latest Marvel hero joining the MCU this month, we talk to a visual effects expert about his work on sci-fi movies and the final nominations for the Ion Sci-Fi Awards – the best film category.

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Strange New Teaser

Star Trek: Strange New Worlds last week released their season one teaser and it lives up to its strange moniker.

Prior to this we had been reservedly optimistic. Now we're just confused.

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