We'd all love to see a brand new Star Trek TV series, as the show warps towards its 50th anniversary. Almost everyone agrees Trek belongs on television, where thoughtful stories and optimism can flourish. But the latest rumor about a Star Trek TV show in the works? Is absolutely 100 percent false.
Now that Space Battleship Yamato, the live-action remake of the classic anime series, has crushed the Japanese box office, there's talk of an American version. Chris McQuarrie, writer of The Usual Suspects and Darren Aronofsky's The Wolverine, is the screenwriter.
Come this June, NBC is launching Persons Unknown, a genre-tinged, paranoia miniseries from Oscar-winning writer Chris McQuarrie. Will it conjure memories of the British cult-classic The Prisoner...or AMC's ponderous misfire, The Prisoner?