Join Gerri, Eugenia and guest presenter Marlene for the final instalment of their Star Trek episodes prior to the public world premiere. This time around is an in-depth interview with John Cho who plays Hikaru Sulu. Gerri and Eugenia also share their thoughts and feelings about their first contact with Star Trek. Check it out now on Women Talk Sci Fi.
When you think of Star Trek Deep Space Nine you not only think of the main cast but the many recurring characters in the show. This is a show with a strong supporting cast that Eugenia and Gerri could have spent hours discussing. To choose just a few of them was proving a challenge for them both as one name lead to another including Gul Dukat, Garak and or course the magnificent Ferengi. One of these memorable characters was Leeta who was not only a Dabo girl but also the consort of the Grand Nagus. In this podcast Eugenia and Gerri interview Chase Masterson who played Leeta. Thanks go to Scott and Diana Liston from First Contact Conventions, www.firstcontactconvention.com.au for arranging the interview. Listen and find out about Chase’s time on the show and some of her other projects and you even get to listen to a sample of songs from her album which can be purchased through her website www.chasemasterson.com .
Eugenia and Gerri joined by guest presenter Marlene recall their first experiences of going to a Sci Fi convention. You will hear their excitement, their fears and their memories of that special ‘first time’ when they went from geek to “Geek”!
Ever watched a show and noticed that this one-off, short term character stays with you? In this episode Gerri and Eugenia discuss characters that impact the world of Star Trek. Whom do you remember? Which of the five Star Trek incarnations was able to deliver more of these than the other shows? Gerri and Eugenia discuss the characters that impacted them from the one-off to a short stint recurring character. They look at all incarnations of the show and tell us which stuck in with them. Do you agree with them? Who made an impact on you? They also had the opportunity to talk to Hallie Todd www.hallietoddstudios.com who played Lal, Data’s daughter in the episode The Offspring about her time on the show and the new movie she has produced with her husband Glenn Withrow called The Mooring www.themooringmovie.com Thanks to Scotty and Diana from First Contact Conventions www.firstcontactconventions.com.au.
Gerri and Eugenia talk about robots, androids and the odd dalek or two. They look at the history of the machine man/woman from the first in Sci Fi films the newly released and remastered, Metropolis from madman.com.au to today. They have an interview with one of the genres most loved character actors, the engaging and fascinating Brent Spiner who played the android Data in Star Trek The Next Generation! Thanks go to Scott and Diana Liston from First Contact Conventions www.firstcontactconventions.com.au .
It's Life Jim but not as we know it!
Submitted by Writer X on April 28, 2009 at 16:43 pm
What more could a Trekkie ask for than an interview with Kirk and Spock at the same time. Well that is exactly what happens in episode four of Women Talk Sci Fi. There are three things which spring to mind when listening to Chris Pine and Zachary Quinto. Their dedication to their craft, the respect they have for those that have come before them and their great sense of humour. Just like J.J. Abrams neither of these great actors claims to have been Trekkies when they accepted their new identities. It seems to be a recurring theme that may be distressing for many Star Trek fans, however they also share something else in common that alleviates that concern. That is a respect for both the characters they are playing and the fans that have come to love Star Trek. Without that respect a lot of damage could have been done to the beloved Star Trek franchise. That respect coupled with not being encumbered by expectations allows them to breathe new life into Star Trek. The humour that is on display in the interview is another promising glimpse into the new movie. Star Trek was always at its best when it didn't take itself too seriously and had a good laugh at its own expense. J.J. Abrams certainly seems to have surrounded himself with a group of actors who desperately want to bring something of themselves to their characters whilst trying to remain true to the originals. This is an attitude that cannot be missed when listening to Chris Pine and Zachary Quinto talk about their experiences making this movie. It's not all serious talk though, two actors certainly have a few interesting stories to tell. So join Gerri, Eugenia and guest presenter Marlene with their round table interview with Chris Pine and Zachary Quinto.
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