Wheaton: From Good Guy To Baddie

Discussion in 'Star Trek: The Next Generation' started by TrekToday, Feb 27, 2013.

  1. TrekToday

    TrekToday Rear Admiral Rear Admiral

    Mar 27, 1999
    For Wil Wheaton, new acting success came when he figured out just what type of character he should be playing. It turns out that the best character for Wheaton to play is not someone like Wesley Crusher. After his initial success when young, Wheaton found that he wasn’t getting the roles when he auditioned, and [...]

  2. Mojochi

    Mojochi Rear Admiral Rear Admiral

    Aug 18, 2007
    It's a valid point in his case

    It's not unlike how Shatner has carried on all these years either. At a certain point no one would want him for heroic work, so he's been surviving on getting laughs being the pompous smarmy guy that people have labeled him with

    3rd Rock From The Sun
    Miss Congeniality
    The Practice
    Boston Legal
    Shit My Dad Says
    Priceline Negotiator
  3. marksound

    marksound Fleet Captain Fleet Captain

    Nov 19, 2008
    Planet Carcazed
    Shatner likes broad comedy, farcical stuff. Just like in his dramatic roles, he likes to really push the envelope.

    Oh, and don't forget Airplane 2. And TJ Hooker. :lol:
  4. Robert Comsol

    Robert Comsol Commodore Commodore

    Sep 10, 2012
    USS Berlin
    Wow...pretty straight forward reflections of Wil Wheaton.

    I found his last remark most interesting. But in a manner of speaking, isn't that the part the majority of the fanbase recognized him for during his Star Trek participation? ;)