Amazon Video’s next big project is an adaptation of Consider Phlebas, the first novel in Iain M Banks’ Culture series. Not many details yet, but I choose to live in hopeful optimism as opposed to cataloging the ways they might fuck it up. This quote from the writer made me immensely happy:
So we got our first glimpse of the USS Discovery the other day, to mixed reactions. I was poking around the interwebs to learn a bit more about the Ralph McQuarrie design it was based off of, and I stumbled upon this guy’s amazing re-imagining of the design. He’s managed to take that clunky secondary hull and turn it…
The Enterprise filming model from the original Star Trek series has been restored by the Smithsonian and is looking fantastic! Trekcore took a video:
Peter Capaldi sketching the first four Doctors while dropping old-school Who knowledge. I love it when an actor’s love for what they’re working on shines through like this.
Or maybe a Z-95 Headhunter? Either way, it's a good-looking ship, and it's got that "used" Star Warsy look that I loved in the original trilogy. I believe this is the first full look at the finished ship, isit?