The Fifty-Year Mission: The Complete, Uncensored, by Edward Gross

By Edward Gross

This is the unauthorized, uncensored and incredible actual tale in the back of the making of a popular culture phenomenon. the unique Star Trek sequence debuted in 1966 and has spawned 5 television sequence spin-offs and a dozen characteristic movies, with an upcoming one from Paramount arriving in 2016. The Fifty-Year Mission is a no-holds-barred oral background of 5 a long time of Star Trek, instructed by means of the folks who have been there. listen from the masses of tv and picture executives, programmers, writers, creators and forged as they unveil the commonly surprising tale of Star Trek's ongoing fifty-year venture -a challenge that has spanned from the vintage sequence to the lively exhibit, the various makes an attempt at a relaunch throughout the cherished characteristic motion pictures.

Make no mistake, this is not only a ebook for Star Trek enthusiasts. here's a quantity for all lovers of popular culture and a person attracted to the nuts and bolts of a tv touchstone.

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J. Abrams, Chris Pine, and various cast and crew members making the 2009 and 2013 rebooted universe, Star Trek and Star Trek Into Darkness, for Movie Magic and SciFiNow magazines. In between all of this, I became aware of Mark A. Altman through his own magazine, Galactic Journal, and his in-depth coverage of Star Trek: The Next Generation in Cinefantastique. ). In the years since, a number of things changed, among them the diminishing of interest in Star Trek as a whole, many believing that it was at least partially due to oversaturation between television series and feature films.

CONWAY is a film and television director whose work includes Supernatural, Charmed, Burke’s Law, and Sunn Classic Pictures’ Hangar 18 and In Search of Noah’s Ark, as well as episodes of TNG, DS9, VOY, and the two-hour premiere of ENT. CHARLES CORRELL was a cinematographer and television director. He was the director of photography on STIII. MANNY COTO is a writer, director, and producer for film and television. He is best known as the executive producer and showrunner for 24, Dexter, and ENT, as well as cocreator of Odyssey Five for Showtime.

He was on the Paramount publicity team for TMP and served as unit publicist on STII–IV. CLIFF EIDELMAN is a film composer who scored Star Trek VI: The Undiscovered Country. HARLAN ELLISON is a legendary award-winning author, screenwriter, and raconteur. He has written for The Twilight Zone, Babylon 5, and TOS. JOEL ENGEL is a journalist and author of the book Gene Roddenberry: The Myth and the Man Behind Star Trek. DAVID FEIN is a producer who oversaw the director’s edition DVD release of TMP for Robert Wise Productions.

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