Trek in the News: Hunter, Evagora, Siritis and Pill

Jeffrey Hunter and Leonard Nimoy


Jeffrey Hunter and Leonard Nimoy in a scene from The Cage.

Star Trek and the people associated with the franchise are always in the news. Some of the news warrants full stories and some of those better be included in a synopsis. That’s this recap that’s now a regular Heavy on Star Trek feature, and this week’s recap features Marina Sirtis, Evan Evagora, Alison Pill, and… Jeffrey Hunter.

Evan Evagora is not returning for Season 3 of Picard

Evan Evagora, who played Elnor on seasons one and two of Star Trek: Picard, will not be back for the show’s third and final season, the actor confirmed in an Instagram post on May 5, 2022. He wrote: “A hacker, a listener, an admiral, a borg and an alien all come into an altered timeline and… I know I’ve made similar jokes before, but I don’t care, Season 2 is done, here’s some BTS.” I won’t be back for Picard season 3, so to quote a mediocre band, thanks for the memories, you all know the rest! LLAP.”

The actor’s big news surprised some fans. That’s because although his character died in “Assimilation,” the third episode of the second season, he appeared as a hallucination in two consecutive episodes Memory Alphaand then – as a final gift from Q – was restored in the season finale “Farewell”.

Marina Sirtis stars in new movie A Thousand Little Cuts

Marina Sirtis was busy. As previously reported by Heavy on Star Trek, the actress is one of the Star Trek: The Next Generation stars beamed down for the upcoming third season of Star Trek: Picard. The show has officially wrapped production, so Sirtis secretly filmed its scenes and it’s not yet known how many episodes she’ll appear in, although executive producer Alex Kurtzman said Heavy on Star Trek will be more than cameos.

Sirtis also stars in the new movie “The Bezonians‘ according to the Internet Movie Database, a British crime thriller starring Vinnie Jones. Finally, there’s A Thousand Little Cuts, a drama that’s available for rental now Amazon Prime Video. Here’s the synopsis from Amazon: “A beautiful young woman wakes up injured in the hospital with no memory of how or why she was there. As a savvy psychologist begins to guide her through memories and incidents leading up to a traumatic event, an impatient police detective presses for answers. As facts surface, her subconscious continues to struggle to prevent her from remembering.” Rebecca Liddiard plays the young woman Anne, with Sirtis as Monica, the psychologist.

The trailer for “A Thousand Little Cuts”

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Chris Hunter gives Anson Mount his seal of approval

Jeffrey Hunter’s son, Chris Hunter, the few years ago gave a thumbs up On the news of Anson Mount’s casting as Captain Christopher Pike in Star Trek: Discovery, has now also shared his excitement about Mount’s portrayal of Pike in Star Trek: Strange New Worlds. Jeffrey Hunter originated the role in the first Star Trek: The Original Series pilot, The Cage.

“Just watched ‘SNW,'” Hunter wrote in a Facebook post on May 5, 2022, the day the new show premiered on Paramount+. “I loved it!! Finally we have Star Trek back! Anson is great but reminds me too much of Dad…it’s going to be a wonderful show!!! Yayyy!!!”

Alison Pill says goodbye to “Picard”

Evan Evagora isn’t the only “Picard” actor to confirm he or she won’t be returning for season three. Alison Pill, the Dr. Agnes Jurati portrayed in seasons one and two. Speak with MovieWeb While promoting her new movie, All My Puny Sorrows, the actress said, “I know season three[of Picard]is going to be the end. I wasn’t part of season 3 so I don’t have much to say in terms of spoilers. I’ll be watching with everyone else.”

All My Puny Sorrows is a family drama adaptation of Miriam Toews’ book of the same name. Pill stars in the film with Sarah Gadon and Mare Winningham. Pill plays a novelist named Yoli, whose concert pianist sister Elfrieda, known as “Elf” (Gadon), has attempted suicide multiple times. Determined, Elf asks Yoli to accompany her to a clinic in Switzerland, where assisted suicide is legal. Winningham plays the sisters’ mother, Lottie.

The All My Puny Sorrows trailer

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All My Puny Sorrows is available to rent or buy now on Apple TV, Google Play and other streaming and VOD platforms.

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Brian Ashcraft

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