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Tango01 Supporting Member of TMP27 Jun 2017 9:15 p.m. PST

"Riker takes command! Star Trek: The Next Generation alumnus Jonathan Frakes (who played William T. Riker, and reprised the role for several films) will be directing an episode of the upcoming CBS / CBS All Access series Star Trek: Discovery. Frakes has a lot of experience behind the lens, including directing episodes of TNG and other Star Trek franchises like Deep Space Nine and Voyager, as well as some of the Star Trek films. He's also worked on non-Trek projects like Burn Notice, Leverage, and Roswell…"
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Tango01 Supporting Member of TMP28 Jun 2017 9:31 a.m. PST

No fans of Riker here…? (smile)


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Dynaman878928 Jun 2017 10:31 a.m. PST

I like him quite a bit, very funny guy (he walked around in Pajamas for one of Shatner's Star Trek shows) but I'm not sure he is all the good of a director.

Ghostrunner28 Jun 2017 12:49 p.m. PST

He did do First Contact… which was all lot of action and not much else.

Not sure that having him on board really gives the series any credibility it didn't already have.

JMcCarroll Inactive Member28 Jun 2017 3:54 p.m. PST

One episode will not turn around the series.

Tango01 Supporting Member of TMP29 Jun 2017 11:02 a.m. PST

Let's see…


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Dave Jackson Supporting Member of TMP29 Jun 2017 11:32 a.m. PST

"YES….FRONT ROW!"

Covert Walrus29 Jun 2017 3:24 p.m. PST

Well, it worked out so well for the "Thunderbirds" movie . . . .

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