Register / Log in

View Classic Site
Latest News
Gunslingers
Release for 'Season 1' of the American Heroes Channel Series
Gator Boys
'Season 4' is Crawling to DVD this Spring
Tanked
DVDs Scheduled for Animal Planet's 'Season 2'
Amish Mafia
Can the Discovery Channel Tempt You with 'Season 3' DVDs?
Gold Rush
Dig Up 'Season 4' DVDs of the Discovery Channel Show
more news
Pick of the Week
Latest Review

The Book of Negroes
The Book of Negroes

Silicon Valley
Season 1

Star Trek - A Trek to Hi-Def Discs? Rumors of HD Format Plans for TOS, TNG, DS9, VOY & ENT!

Posted by David Lambert
8/29/2006
 
Our very good friend, Bill Hunt of "The Digital Bits" website, has alerted us to a post he's made at his Rumor Mill column yesterday. In a startling write-up, he goes over the plans CBS/Paramount has started to prep the original Star Trek series for Hi-Def releases on Blu-ray, HD-DVD, and other HD avenues including HD-TV syndication. Bill also mentions how close Enterprise is to a Hi-Def release already, since it was shot with such a release possibility in mind (and it's already in widescreen, of course).

The startling part, though, is about how The Next Generation, Deep Space Nine and Voyager could all be brought to Hi-Def as well...despite being finished on video, rather than on film. How? In a nutshell, taking the original effects-less film shots made of the cast interaction, and remaster that for HD and then re-finish it with new CGI special effects to the same specs as the original video special effects were made for the shows. And Bill hears tell that the studio could even apply this concept to the original series as well! Sound a bit scary? Maybe. Read Bill Hunt's write-up in its entirety at The Digital Bits Rumor Mill.

Twitter Graphicfacebook Graphic
 
 


Link to this page:
http://www.tvshowsondvd.com/news/Star-Trek/6359
 
All news for this show:
http://www.tvshowsondvd.com/shownews/Star-Trek/3971
 
More info on this show:
Star Trek


Copyright 2001-2015
TV Guide Online
Contact us - Sitemap - Privacy Policy
A TV Guide Digital Network Site