Photos & Details On William Shatner’s TNG Documentary

Even at 83, William Shatner hasn’t slowed down a bit. On the heels of 2011’s The Captains and 2012’s Get A Life, Shatner is back in the director’s chair with his next documentary release which examines the birth and making of Star Trek: The Next Generation.

According to details, provided to us by The Movie Network, the film entitled Chaos On the Bridge “takes an intimate look at the recreation of an iconic television series, through the eyes of the writers, producers, actors, and executives who were involved,” describing it as “a tale of power struggles, ego clashes, and most importantly, the legacy of the man behind the legend: Gene Roddenberry.”

Directed by Shatner, Chaos On the Bridge is set to premiere on HBO Canada on Monday, August 25th.

Check out some stills from the film below.

Shatner and TNG writer/producer Ira Steven Behr
Shatner and TNG writer/producer Ira Steven Behr
William Shatner and TNG writer Melinda Snodgrass
William Shatner and TNG writer Melinda Snodgrass
Shatner talks to TNG star Gates McFadden
Shatner talks to TNG star Gates McFadden

Description:

In WILLIAM SHATNER PRESENTS: CHAOS ON THE BRIDGE, William Shatner, the original Captain Kirk, takes an intimate look at the recreation of an iconic television series, through the eyes of the writers, producers, actors, and executives who were involved, many of whom have never before told their story on film. Directed by William Shatner, (who also conducts the interviews), what emerges is a tale of power struggles, ego clashes, and most importantly, the legacy of the man behind the legend: Gene Roddenberry.

WILLIAM SHATNER PRESENTS: CHAOS ON THE BRIDGE premieres Monday, Aug. 25 at 9 p.m. ET on HBO Canada.

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Shatner explains the concept of the film, then known as ‘Wacky Doodle’, to Larry King in the video embedded below.

Stay tuned to TrekNews.net for additional details, including information on the film’s US release.

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