William Shatner has made a documentary about Star Trek, focusing on the many captains which the various incarnations of the series has seen over the years. In The Captains, Shatner meets up with Patrick Stewart (The Next Generation), Kate Mulgrew (Voyager), Scott Bakula (Enterprise), Avery Brooks (Deep Space Nine) as well as the newest helmer of The Enterprise and the first actor to take over Shatner’s defining role – Â Chris Pine, Â in J.J. Abramsâ€™ Star Trek reboot.
The trailerÂ shows offÂ Shatner’sÂ humor andÂ take on the enduring show, theres no-one else better suited to have hatched this doco. ‘The Captains’ will Â make it’s debut July 21st on the cable channel EPIX HD, head over to epixhd.com for more info.
Hereâ€™s the synopsis:
The Captains â€“ an Epix Original Documentary produced and directed by William Shatner. In The Captains, he travels the world to connect with each of the actors who have played Captains over the long life of the Star Trek franchise. Shatner recalls his own experiences in the role that made him a star by interviewing Patrick Stewart, Kate Mulgrew, Scott Bakula, Avery Brooks and Chris Pine while interweaving clips from their respective shows and movies.