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Author Topic: National Enquire interview with the "new captain" of the up coming show Voyager  (Read 980 times)

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Offline bevs_plaything

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I recently found an old interview with the 'first captain' of USS Voyager Genevieve Bujold.  I am glad that things turned out the way they did!! 

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When you see her as Janeway she is pretty wooden in the role.




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Brings to mind Michael O'Hare as Cmdr. Sinclair on B5.
He lasted one season, then replaced by the more Dynamic Bruce Boxleitner.

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Wow.  I do like her.  I recall reading that Erin Gray was thought of for the role as well.  She would have been great.
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I think if she grew into the role it would have been interesting, certainly having a non-American as captain would have been more in line with Voyager's diverse crew. From what I understand it was her that quit, saying the pressures of weekly Tv were not for her. Maybe they let her bow out gracefully.
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I think the series would have been quite different but I don't think she really made enough to know how she would have settled into the role. As with all variants of Trek, it's something I would have enjoyed seeing (but maybe not for seven years of t was too bad!)

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After I saw the Bujold Janeway, I thought that the Mulgrew Janeway was the better choice.

I still believe that Angela Bassett, Linda Hamilton, Gina Torres or perhaps even Geena Davis would have made an excellent Janeway. :)
"Character is what you are in the dark."
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I am glad it played out the way it did in the end.  I think the producers wanted to try and copy the sucess they had with a French captain, with an actress who had genuine French (French/Canadian) roots! :D

 




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