William Shatner on the First 4 Star Trek Films

With the primary 4 Star Trek motion pictures arriving on 4K Extremely HD Blu-ray tomorrow in celebration of Star Trek’s 55th anniversary, I just lately acquired to talk with William Shatner about being a part of probably the most necessary collection of all time. Whereas Star Trek solely lasted three seasons when it initially aired within the 1960’s, its affect on our planet can’t be totally measured. Take into consideration how many individuals watched the collection on tv, or in syndication, and heard the phrases “to boldly go the place no man has gone earlier than” and had been impressed.

In contrast to most collection airing on the time, Star Trek handled ethical and social points like discrimination and slavery, whereas addressing these and different subjects with an interracial solid and a multi-ethnic crew. As well as, Star Trek was one of many first collection to function a Black actress (Nichelle Nichols) able of energy because the ship’s communications officer. These are simply a few of the examples of Star Trek’s constructive imaginative and prescient of the longer term. And whereas I can level out the various methods it impacted our society, Star Trek was my first entry to the world of science-fiction, and it completely modified my life for the higher.

Throughout my interview with William Shatner, he talked about working with director Robert Clever on Star Trek: The Movement Image, if he knew in the course of the making of Star Trek II: The Wrath of Khan that it could be such a particular movie, what he remembers about making director Leonard Nimoy’s Star Trek IV: The Voyage House and the movies highly effective message about the environment, how Star Trek IV included whales, and extra. He additionally shared his ideas on going again and redoing older VFX and fixing errors with trendy expertise.

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Take a look at what he needed to say within the participant above and beneath is strictly what we talked about and extra info on the Star Trek 4K motion pictures. For an in depth record of all of the extras on the 4K Star Trek motion pictures you’ll be able to learn them right here.

William Shatner

  • He asks the place the identify Collider comes from.
  • Is he engaged on a 4K remaster of Star Trek V?
  • How does he really feel about new VFX being added to older collection like Star Trek and fixing errors that had been observed after launch?
  • What had been his ideas on Robert Clever helming the primary Star Trek film?
  • Why the primary Star Trek movie ran out of time within the modifying room.
  • Has he seen the brand new 4K remastered editions of the primary 4 Star Trek motion pictures?
  • At what level in the course of the making of Star Trek II: The Wrath of Khan did he notice this may be a particular movie?
  • Why he at all times performs like what he’s about to do goes to be one of the best factor he’s ever achieved.
  • What he remembers about making Star Trek IV: The Voyage House and the way the movie included whales to speak about what humanity was doing to the environment.
  • What it was like after Star Trek ended after the third season.



For the primary time ever, expertise the unique 4 Star Trek movies in gorgeous 4K Extremely HD. Newly remastered from authentic components for optimum image high quality, every movie is introduced with Dolby Imaginative and prescient and HDR-10. This distinctive assortment contains 4 Extremely HD discs, in addition to 4 remastered Blu-ray discs with hours of beforehand launched bonus content material. Star Trek: The Movement Image, Star Trek II: The Wrath of Khan (each the theatrical and director’s reduce), Star Trek III: The Seek for Spock, and Star Trek IV: The Voyage House are introduced on each the 4K Extremely HD and Blu-ray Discs, together with entry to digital copies of the theatrical model of every movie.

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