By Dave Bouressa
Having gone through the past two Star Trek film reboots with old Spock (playing by Leonard Nimoy) and a third on the way with a rumored William Shatner cameo, Star Trek fans have exclaimed "Enough of the old guys! Focus on the new!" However, if there were to be any cameo of Trek-alumni that would not have fanboys cry out in terror, it would be Patrick Stewart.
Stewart played Captain Jean-Luc Picard in the Star Trek: The Next Generation television series from 1987-1993 and several Trek films-often reprising the role in comedy skits for shows like Family Guy and Robot Chicken, however, could the good captain return to the captain's chair? The answer is hopeful.
In a recent facebook Q&A from Entertainment Weekly, a fan posted a question to Stewart asking whether he would ever be interested in returning to play the role in a genuine Star Trek production. Stewart had this to say: