New 'Star Trek' Series Boldly Goes Godless
By Matt Philbin, Newsbusters.org
Well, this will cause a kerfuffle at Comic-Con. Or maybe not. Who the hell knows?
There’s a new Star Trek series in which it is forbidden for actors or writers to reference God (ironic, considering the only explanation for yet another Star Trek spinoff is punishment for man’s innate sinfulness.)
Entertainment Weekly relayed this anecdote from the set of CBS All Access’s Star Trek: Discovery:
The imposing Captain Gabriel Lorca strides across the Starship Discovery bridge, squinting at the raging battle on the viewscreen, rattling off orders to his crew with rapid precision. There’s a Federation ship under attack by Klingons, and the Discovery is rushing to join their fight. “Lock on the Bird of Prey!” Lorca barks. “Basic pattern Beta 9. Hard to port! Fire at something, for God’s sakes!” …