Will Stape

Screenwriter, book author, and producer. Wrote for 'Star Trek: The Next Generation & Deep Space Nine,' and has created docudramas for cable TV and the web.

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How Frank Herbert's 'Dune' Warned Of The Rise of Artificial Intelligence
3 years ago
“Fear is the mind killer. Fear is the little death that brings total obliteration. I will face my fear. I will permit it to pass over and through me. And when it has gone past, I will turn the inner e...
Sci-Fi Casting That Almost Happened - 'Star Trek' Edition 
3 years ago
Our favorite TV shows and movies and the iconic characters who populate them effectively carry us away on captivating adventures. We connect to them as an audience on many emotional levels. Often, the...
The Young & the Jedi - Remember Folks, 'Star Wars' Is a Soap Opera
3 years ago
The fantastic force of Star Wars is back in our collective awareness in a really big way—like it or not. After Disney purchased the film rights from George Lucas in 2013—along with his legendary speci...
Netflix Is Bringing Back Sci-Fi TV
3 years ago
Sci-fi TV, like any category of entertainment, sees an ebb and flow in its popularity and supply. These days it is back in a big way, and not just on cable outlet SyFy— it's coming on strong in the st...
'Star Trek' Booze: 50 Years Of Drinking With The Starship Enterprise
3 years ago
For the proud accomplishment of lasting half a century, a 50th anniversary is golden. It deserves a celebratory toast for any species in any part of the galaxy, and in the latest Trek film, fans get a...
'Star Trek' and 'Star Wars' Time Travel
3 years ago
Is sci-fi about going forward boldly into the future or reminiscing and reliving the past? Certainly, with time travel preoccupying science fiction as both an awesome gadget, concept, and plot device,...