William Shatner’s Space Travel Gets Documentary on Prime Video


At CCXP Worlds 2021, Prime Video announced Shatner in space, a new documentary that follows William shatnerrecent space travel. Shatner is known to have played Captain Kirk in the 1960s Star trek series, a role that gave him the privilege of seeing our little blue planet on board Jeff Bezos‘Blue Origin rocket.

Shatner boldly went where few people went before last October 13, with Blue Origin’s vice president of mission and flight operations, Audrey Powers, and two paying customers. Amazon founder Bezos, owner of Blue Origin, oversaw the trip, for which Shatner was a guest. After landing, Shatner was naturally emotional, describing the trip as “amazing” and stressing how “everyone needs to see” our home planet from afar. Summarizing his experience, Shatner also said, “I hope I never get over it. I hope I can keep what I feel now. I don’t want to lose it.

While Shatner’s reaction to the post-landing trip is already a treat for Star trek Fans, Shatner in space will show new images of the discovery of space by our eternal Captain Kirk. Additionally, the documentary will bring us one step closer to the dream of seeing Earth from afar with our own eyes, as we share Shatner’s astonishment with the spectacular sight he had on board the Blue Origin rocket.



Shatner in the social space
Image via Prime Video

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“My time in space was the most profound experience I could have ever imagined,” said Shatner. “This special document on my journey gives a dramatic view of that experience, and I hope it inspires the world to see that we must go to space to save Earth.”

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The Star trek The franchise that Shatner helped build has already spawned 13 feature films and ten TV series, with more on the way. While the franchise’s theme of space exploration has helped fuel the imagination and love for science across generations, Star trek also fought for equal representation for all peoples. The original series included one of the first multiracial castings on American television, featuring the multiracial first kiss. The new productions echo the same ideals, with a diverse cast and crew.

Star trek helps Paramount + fight streaming wars with both classic series and new productions. In addition to holding the complete library of Star trek series and films, Paramount + is also the exclusive home of future seasons of the popular show. Star Trek: Discovery. The new generation of Star trek productions also count with Star Trek: Picard and Star Trek: Lower Bridges. Next year we will have the premiere of Star Trek: Strange New Worlds. There is also a Starfleet Academy and one Article 31 series in production. The two Discovery and Picard are among the most viewed original series on Paramount +.

In the space of an hour, Shatner in space, will premiere worldwide on Prime Video on December 15. Check out the key art below:



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