Chaos on the Bridge (2014)


Chaos on the Bridge (2014)

Canadian acting legend William Shatner takes viewers inside the creation of Star Trek: The Next Generation, the bold attempt in 1986 to recreate the success of the original television series, in which Shatner played Captain James T. Kirk. The documentary, directed, written and presented by Shatner reveals the drama, chaos and controversy behind the scenes as producers tried to make lighting strike twice. Not only were the beloved original characters of Kirk, Spock and McCoy excluded from the new series, the studio also attempted to block the involvement of the creator of the original series - Gene Roddenberry. Few believed it would work including those closest to the production. Yet Star Trek: The Next Generation went on to enormous success lasting seven seasons and spawning the multi-billion dollar Star Trek franchise, which continues to the present day. Now, more than 25 years later, William Shatner brings together the cast, crew and fans of Star Trek: The Next Generation to present...
IMDb  7.1 /10
Release Date2014-08-25
GenreDocumentary, Biography, History, Sci-Fi
Content RatingTV-14 (TV-14)
Awards2 wins & 1 nomination.
CompanyWacky Doodle Productions, Ballinran Entertainment, 455 Films
CountryCanada, USA
Self - Writer & Script Consultant, Star Trek: TOS (as Dorothy 'D.C.' Fontana)
David Gerrold
David Gerrold
Self - Writer, Star Trek: TOS
Maurice Hurley
Maurice Hurley
Self - Television Writer & Producer
Self - Vice President, Paramount Network Television
Self - Executive, Paramount Pictures
Self - Research Consultant, Star Trek: TNG
Jeffrey M. Hayes
Jeffrey M. Hayes
Self - Television Producer, Paramount Network Television
John Pike
John Pike
Self - President, Paramount Network Television
Susan Sackett
Susan Sackett
Self - Secretary to Gene Roddenberry
Self - Q, Star Trek: TNG
Self - Lt. Tasha Yar, Star Trek: TNG
Self - Capt. Jean Luc Picard, Star Trek: TNG
Self - Writer, Star Trek: TNG
David Livingston
David Livingston
Self - Producer, Star Trek: TNG