Episode 56: We Have 2020 Visions

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  • Happy 40th Anniversary, “Star Trek: The Motion Picture”
  • ViacomCBS is now a thing
  • Late-breaking word that Michael Chibon would not return as showrunner, should there be a 2nd season of Star Trek: Picard. He would stay on as a producer, while working on bringing his “Amazing Adventures of Kavalier & Clay” to Showtime as part of a deal with CBS TV Studios.

Subspace Chatter

Robert Walker, Jr.

Dorothy “D.C.” Fontana

René Auberjonois

Just some of the other Trek luminaries (from in front of and behind the cameras) we have lost this year:

21 more stories we did not have time to cover.

Main Mission

This time around, we’re talking about the two newest Short Treks:

“Ephraim and Dot”

Written by Chris Sylvestri and Anthony Maranville

Starring Kirk Thatcher (Narrator) and Jenette Goldstein (Computer Voice)

Directed by Michael Giancchio (who also composed the music for the short)

“Ephraim, a humble tardigrade, is flying through the mycelial network when an unexpected encounter takes her on a bewildering adventure through space.”

“The Girl Who Made The Stars”

Written by Brandon Schultz

Starring the voices of Kendric Green (Mike Burnham), Kyrie Mcalpin (Young Michael Burnham)

Directed by Olatunde Osunsanmi

“When a lightning storm in space scares a young Michael Burnham, her father aims to ease her fears with a mythical story about a brave little girl who faced her own fears head on.”

Warpspeed Roundtable

Last time we asked: What item would you most like to bid on in the upcoming auction?

This time: We will be reviewing our predictions from the end of 2018 on what we thought would happen in 2019, and give new predictions for 2020.

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