Axanar Podcast #29: The Price of Leadership
To win a conflict like the Four Years War requires strong leadership, and on the Klingon side, that comes in the form of Supreme Commander Kharn. The old-school, TOS flavor that Kharn brings to Axanar, brilliantly delivered by Battlestar Galactica legend Richard Hatch, has Star Trek fans everywhere talking about how true-to-Trek Axanar is.
In this episode of the official Axanar podcast, hosts Robert Meyer Burnett and Alec Peters are joined by Richard to talk about the role, why Richard was attracted to the project, and what he hopes to bring to the story. The discussion goes beyond Axanar itself into the realm of why people fight, the toll that conflict takes on leaders, and even why he loves the most recent incarnation of Star Trek.
In our news segment, Alec and Rob also bring you an update on the Indiegogo campaign, the Blu-ray, and a recap of San Diego Comic-Con.
NOTE: There is an audio glitch around the 46-minute mark. It has been left in the show so as not to lose what Richard is explaining. Just think of it as podcasting at warp speed.
Robert Meyer Burnett and Alec Peters
Editor and Executive Producer
C Bryan Jones
Norman C. Lao
Intro, SDCC + Blu-ray Update (00:00:00)
Reaction to the Vulcan Scene + Indiegogo (00:02:58)
Feature: Richard Hatch
Streets of San Francisco + BSG (00:07:49)
New BSG and Tom Zarek (00:11:12)
Kharn and the Dynamics of War (00:16:21)
The Crowdfunding Movement (00:29:33)
The Excitement of Collaboration (00:35:10)
Changing the Film Industry (00:49:06)
What is Star Trek? (00:58:55)
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