Will Stape

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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  • Will Stape
    Published 3 years ago
    How Star Trek’s Most Sexually Charged Movie Scene Was Nearly Lost

    How Star Trek’s Most Sexually Charged Movie Scene Was Nearly Lost

    Star Trek III: The Search For Spock continued the original feature film’s loose trilogy started by Nicholas Meyer with Star Trek II: Wrath of Khan (1982), and while it’s not as critically praised, it’s a landmark in Trek canon for several compelling reasons. Much is made over Spock’s ‘resurrection’ - after Leonard Nimoy was lured back to Trek’s fold with directing his first major motion picture –– but there’s an underlying texture of sexuality which nearly overshadows Spock returning to life. Indeed, the racy moment was initially deemed so risqué or plain silly, that Paramount Pictures executives nearly kept the sexually charged scene on the cutting room floor.
  • Will Stape
    Published 3 years ago
    ‘The Game’ of Pokémon Go According to Next Generation’s Wesley Crusher

    ‘The Game’ of Pokémon Go According to Next Generation’s Wesley Crusher

    “Shut up, Wesley!” – Captain Picard in “Datalore,” Star Trek: The Next Generation, First Season.
  • Will Stape
    Published 4 years ago
    Star Trek Sex

    Star Trek Sex

    Space is the sexual frontier. In Will Stape's Star Trek Sex: Analyzing the Most Sexually Charged Episodes of the Original Series, he explores the fun, sexy, flashy, and lusty world of the original Trek. Covering important and sexually charged moments in the series, Stape analyzes each scene within the Star Trek universe, while focusing on the sexual human (and inhuman) play that has made Star Trek into the beloved and iconic franchise that it is today. Read Stape's five favorite excerpts below…