Thursday, August 5, 2021

Starfleet Academy Star Trek Series in Development at Paramount+

During an interview with The New York Times, filmmaker and producer Alex Kurtzman (Star Trek, Star Trek Into Darkness, Clarice) revealed that Paramount+ is developing a series centered on the Starfleet Academy.RELATED: Paramount+’s Star Trek: Lower Decks Season 2 Trailer ReleasedEmmy-nominated Kurtzman has produced five shows in the Star Trek universe for Paramount+, including Star Trek: Discovery, Star Trek: Picard, the adult animated series Star Trek: Lower Decks, the upcoming Paramount/Nickelodeon animated series Star Trek: Prodigy, and Star Trek: Strange New Worlds, debuting in 2022. The outlet confirmed that another project, Section 31 starring Michelle Yeoh in her reprised role as Captain Philippa Georgiou is also in the works along with a “show built around the Starfleet Academy, which will be aimed at a younger audience.”It has not yet been confirmed if the Starfleet Academy project will be a live-action or animated series.“I think we’re just getting started,” said Kurtzman about the ever-expanding Star Trek universe. “There’s just so much more to be had.”President of CBS Studios David Stapf added: “Anything goes, as long as it can fit into the Star Trek ethos of inspiration, optimism, and the general idea that humankind is good. So comedy, adult animation, kids’ animation — you name the genre, and there’s probably a Star Trek version of it.”RELATED: Star Trek: Prodigy Teaser For Nickelodeon & Paramount+’s Animated SeriesKurtzman, who revealed to the outlet that he “wants to get much weirder with the franchise,” said if it were up to him, he would be “pushing the boundaries much further than I think most people would want. I think we might get there. Marvel has actually proven that you can. But you have to build a certain foundation in order to get there and we’re still building our foundation.”
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    Rosa Salazar Is Hungry For Revenge in COMPLETELY NEW Cherry Flavor Trailer

    Netflix has released the official Brand New Cherry Flavor trailer for their forthcoming psychological horror miniseries, starring Rosa Salazar and Catherine Keener. The series is slated to premiere on August 13.The video, which you can check out below, features Salazar as an aspiring filmmaker who gets betrayed and mistreated by a producer. Because of this, she enlists the help of Keener’s character to enact her revenge on the person who wronged her. It also gives us a preview of the horrific and disturbing scenes that we should expect to see in the upcoming limited series including nightmarish creatures, kittens eating a dead dog, and Salazar’s character getting badly beaten up.RELATED: Fear Street Director Talks Possibility of Creating an MCU-Style Horror Universe For NetflixIn Brand New Cherry Flavor, Lisa N. Nova comes to LA dead set on directing her first movie. But when she trusts the wrong person and gets stabbed in the back, everything goes sideways and a dream project turns into a nightmare. This particular nightmare has zombies, hitmen, supernatural kittens, and a mysterious tattoo artist who likes to put curses on people. And Lisa’s going to have to figure out some secrets from her own past in order to get out alive.The 8-episode limited series stars Rosa Salazar (Alita: Battle Angel), Oscar nominee Catherine Keener (Get Out), Manny Jacinto (The Good Place), Eric Lange (Unbelievable), and Jeff Ward (Agents of SHIELD).RELATED: Chucky Goes to School in New Photos For Child’s Play SeriesBrand New Cherry Flavor is written and executive produced by Nick Antosca (Channel Zero, The Act) and Lenora Zion (Channel Zero), who are serving as showrunners. The first episode is directed by Arkasha Stevenson.

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