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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...

2009-02-10 12:54:00

MAY 5, 2009 ON DVD FROM UNIVERSAL STUDIOS HOME ENTERTAINMENT LOS ANGELES, Feb. 10 /PRNewswire/ -- OVERVIEW: From legendary producer Gene Roddenberry of Star Trek fame comes the 1997 Emmy(R)-nominated sci-fi epic Gene Roddenberry's Earth Final Conflict: Season One. Available on DVD for the first time, Gene Roddenberry's Earth: Final Conflict Season One includes all 22 episodes from Gene Roddenberry's final adventure series, plus never-before-seen bonus features. Join the quest to defend...

2009-01-27 21:55:47

The ashes of late Star Trek luminaries Majel Barrett Roddenberry and Gene Roddenberry are to be launched into space in 2012, the BBC says. Gene Roddenberry, who created Star Trek, died in 1991. His widow, Majel Barrett Roddenberry, died last month. She played Nurse Chapel in the original series and lent her voice to the computer of the Starship Enterprise in various Star Trek offshoots, including J.J. Abrams' upcoming big-screen prequel, Star Trek. The BBC said Majel Roddenberry had some of...

2008-12-18 17:41:34

Majel Barrett Roddenberry, the widow of Star Trek creator Gene Roddenberry, died early Thursday in her Bel Air, Calif., home, her family said. Roddenberry died in her sleep, surrounded by loved ones, a message posted on Roddenberry.com announced. She was 76. E! News said the cause of her death was leukemia. Known as the First Lady of Star Trek, Roddenberry played Nurse Chapel on the original Star Trek television series from 1966 to 1969, and lent her voice to the U.S.S. Enterprise's computer...

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