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Latest Gene Roddenberry Stories

2014-02-18 08:28:19

Chapters To Be Released Digitally Throughout March LOS ANGELES, Feb. 18, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Building on its critically-acclaimed comic book series, Days Missing, Roddenberry Entertainment releases its next highly-anticipated graphic novel, WORTH, published by Arcana Studio. Launching as a 128-page, full-color hardcover book on April 2, WORTH will also be digitally unveiled one chapter at a time throughout the month prior. The story of a super-human whose ability is rendered obsolete by the...

2013-06-17 12:26:23

Rod Roddenberry Sets Out to Discover the Impact his Father Had on the World through the Star Trek Universe He Created, in a Must-See Film NEW YORK, June 17, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Gene Roddenberry, the creator of Star Trek, remains a legendary figure to generations of fans. With many iterations on both large and small screens, fans of his work stretch around the world. Roddenberry's own son, however, understood little of his father's influence, but set out to learn about it long after...

2013-04-25 08:32:24

Fans to Receive Unprecedented Access to Never Before Seen Materials From Roddenberry Archives SAN FRANCISCO, April 25, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Wikia.com, the world's leading collaborative media company and home to many of the Web's largest social communities, in partnership with Roddenberry Entertainment, today announced the launch of the ultimate, online "Star Trek" community portal. Trek Initiative (www.trekinitiative.wikia.com) will offer a gateway for the millions of "Star Trek"...

Android's 'Majel' Is Google's Answer To Siri
2011-12-15 08:27:51

Google Android's own version of Apple's smartphone voice software, Siri, could launch in as little as a few weeks, according to reports. Codenamed Majel, after esteemed Star Trek legend Majel Barrett-Roddenberry, the voice-activated personal assistant could be Android's answer to Siri, which has received a huge amount of attention since its debut. For those who do not know, Majel Barrett-Roddenberry, widow of Star Trek creator Gene Roddenberry, provided the computer interface voice in most...

2011-11-14 09:51:00

SILVER SPRING, Md., Nov. 14, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- SCIENCE celebrates the 45th anniversary of one of the greatest television franchises of all time, Star Trek, with the world-premiere two-hour event, TREK NATION. This tribute follows Gene Roddenberry's son, Rod, as he explores the deep impact of his father's singular vision for the future. Through interviews with fans, including George Lucas, J.J. Abrams, Seth MacFarlane, and many notable Star Trek alums, TREK NATION chronicles a son's...

2011-07-20 07:30:00

TORONTO, July 20, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Skywriter Media and Entertainment Group and Roddenberry Entertainment are joining forces to develop an animated kids' comedy series, Gene's Journal®, based on the hilarious web comic created by Trevor Roth and illustrated by cartoonist David Reddick; it was announced by Skywriter Media and Entertainment Group CEO Kevin Gillis. A chronicle of legendary science-fiction icon Gene Roddenberry's adolescent years, the new animated Gene's...

2010-08-18 23:01:00

WASHINGTON, Aug. 19 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Following is the daily "Profile America" feature from the U.S. Census Bureau: (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20090226/CENSUSLOGO) (Logo: http://www.newscom.com/cgi-bin/prnh/20090226/CENSUSLOGO) THURSDAY, AUGUST 19: "STAR TREK" CREATOR Profile America -- Thursday, August 19th. The man whose imagination gave television audiences a host of beloved characters such as Captain James T. Kirk, Spock, Captain Jean-Luc Piccard, and...

2009-06-29 08:00:00

EACH ISSUE WILL FEATURE EXCLUSIVE COVERS BY THREE DIFFERENT ARTISTS LOS ANGELES, June 29 /PRNewswire/ -- Exemplifying their commitment to produce sophisticated, intelligent and entertaining science fiction, Archaia and Roddenberry Productions announced the remaining creative teams on Days Missing, a highly anticipated, five-issue comic book mini-series debuting in August. The talent line-up includes a buzz-worthy mix of industry veterans and notable up-and-comers who will each add their...

2009-06-18 08:00:00

FIRST ISSUE OF NEW SERIES WILL RETAIL FOR ONLY 99 CENTS LOS ANGELES, June 18 /PRNewswire/ -- With an eye toward recruiting top creators as part of their exclusive partnership, Archaia and Roddenberry Productions have brought on writer Phil Hester (Firebreather, The Darkness, Green Arrow), artist Frazer Irving (forthcoming Batman and Robin arc, Seven Soldiers of Victory) and cover artist Dale Keown (The Incredible Hulk and Pitt) to create the first issue of Days Missing, a new five-issue...

2009-03-21 14:45:36

Rumors of a possible resurrection of the Star Trek science fiction series got new life when U.S. TV writer Bryan Fuller expressed in the idea. Fuller, who writes for NBC's Heroes, said with director J.J. Abrams working on another Star Trek movie, he was inspired to consider a possible new TV version, The Hollywood Reporter said Friday. I told my agent and told the people of J.J. Abrams' team I want to create another 'Star Trek' series and have an idea that I'm kicking around, Fuller said. I...