It's Star Trek Day on the Picket Lines

Posted on December 10, 2007

Today is Star Trek day at the writers' strike. That means that quite a few Star Trek writers, actors and fans are joining in the picket lines at Paramount today to show their displeasure at the AMPTP's psy-ops negotiating style. sends out the call to all Trek fans in the L.A. area:
Monday’s Star Trek themed day for the WGA writers strike is picking up a number of Trek stars to come out and show their support. The list of actors includes series stars Anthony Montgomery, Brent Spiner, Wil Wheaton, Walter Koenig, and Armin Shimerman. Many Trek recurring guest stars will be there as well such as Chase Masterson, Gary Graham and Vaughan Armstrong (with his band). More stars are also expected to show, but can't be sure until tomorrow.

Of course there are also quite of few 'star' writers coming as well, including Ron Moore, Ira Steven Behr, and Harlan Ellison. The newest stars of the Trek writing club, Bob Orci and Alex Kurtzman are also expected to take time out from their work as executive producers on the new Star Trek to show their support. Trek veteran writers Bradley Weddle, David Thompson, David Goodman, Chris Black, Bradley Thompson, David Gerrold, Ken Lazebnik, Jane Espenson, and Mike Sussman will be on hand as well.

You can come too! Fans are also invited to come show their support for Star Trek and the writers.

If you are interested in attending, the check in spot is the Windsor Gate. The event runs from 11-3 on Monday at Paramount Pictures at 5555 Melrose in Hollywood.
Strike long and prosper!

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