“We’re in a time when inclusion is very important for the industry, which is a great thing that’s happening, but also it’s just been the tradition of Star Trek,” Culpepper says. “You can’t have a Star Trek series that’s not diverse. It would just feel incorrect.”
Big Beach, the company that brought us Marielle Heller’s A Beautiful Day in the Neighborhood and Lulu Wang’s The Farewell, has set an adaptation of the memoir Running A Thousand Miles For Freedom by William and Ellen Craft. The feature will be titled 1000 Miles and Hanelle M. Culpepper is set to direct with Selwyn […]
The New CW pilot Kung Fu [is] reimagining with a female lead of the 1970s David Carradine-starring TV series. It hails from Christina M. Kim, Martin Gero, Greg Berlanti, Sarah Schechter and Warner Bros. TV. Additionally Hanelle Culpepper (Star Trek: Picard) has signed on to direct and co-executive produce the pilot.
They love those Borg Cube entrance and exit shots, don’t they? (But, seriously. Director Hanelle Culpepper is killing it.)
On my work to portray the characters in a fresh way: “She magnificently shapes this episode around Picard, as well as each of the new people we are meeting for the first time.”