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UNBELIEVABLE!!!!!: Chase Masterson, In Conversation with Darren Shulman (30/07/2020)

A new sci-fi parody film, UNBELIVABLE!!!!!, is released tomorrow with a virtual ‘Stay At Home’ Red Carpet Premiere and Live Online Virtual Convention, allowing fans to watch the official release of the movie at home.

The film has been produced independently and wears its low budget and lo-fi production values proudly on its chest – but that hasn’t stopped writer/director/executive producer Steven L. Fawcette and his team from spending every available dollar, favour and resource in amassing a truly interstellar cast, including the likes of Snoop Dogg, Robert Davi, Michael Madsen, Gilbert Gottfried, Katarina Van Derham, McKenzie Westmore and over FORTY former STAR TREK stars from across the franchise’s history, such as Garrett Wang, Nichelle Nichols, Marina Sirtis, Michael Dorn, Robert Picardo and Nana Visitor.

The duel roles of Captain Connie Garrison and baddie henchwoman Natasha are filled by the captivating talents of Chase Masterson, a STAR TREK: DEEP SPACE NINE alumni who is best known by fans as Quark’s favourite Bajoran Dabo girl, Leeta.

The Convention Collective’s Darren Shulman was very lucky to get the chance to hold a Zoom call with Chase to talk about her time on ST:DS9, her experiences on filming UNBELIEVABLE!!!!! and also the challenges of being upstaged by the film’s leading, erm, man!

Thanks to Chase for her generous time for this interview and to David Roberson of Roberson Public Relations for setting up the conversation.

UNBELIEVABLE!!!!! A Sci-Fi Parody That’s Out Of This World

The film features Snoop Dogg, Robert Davi, Michael Madsen, Gilbert Gottfried, Katarina Van Derham, McKenzie Westmore and over FORTY former STAR TREK stars, such as Chase Masterson, Garrett Wang, Nichelle Nichols, Marina Sirtis, Michael Dorn, Robert Picardo and Nana Visitor.

Chase Masterson in The Flash (2014)
Chase Masterson in THE FLASH (image: iMDB)

CHASE MASTERSON is best known for 5 years as Leeta on Star Trek DS9 and has the title role of the Doctor Who Big Finish audio spin-off VIENNA, currently in Season Four. Fans of CW’s The Flash know her as Sherry.

Mel Brooks cast Chase in her first role in Robin Hood: Men in Tights; Chase’s list of film leads and TV Guest Stars includes starring with Mark Hamill in Robotech: The Shadow Chronicles, starring opposite Bruce Campbell in SyFy’s Terminal Invasion, hosting Sunday Night at the Movies with Ryan Seacrest, hosting on SyFy, playing opposite Jerry O’Connell in Sliders, General Hospital, the Emmy-winning episode of ER, and a lead in the critically acclaimed film noir, Yesterday Was a Lie, released by eOne.

Chase began working in theatre when she was five; favorite lead roles include A Midsummer Night’s Dream, Julius Caesar, Cabaret, Bye, Bye, Birdie, Anything Goes, The Fantasticks, The Boyfriend, Quilters, The Stingiest Man in Town, The Relapse, Murderers Anonymous, Apostrophe 68 and Woyzeck.

Chase is a vocal recording artist, singing worldwide; her jazz lineage includes being produced and mentored by Dave Pell, known as the founder of West Coast jazz, who was mentored by Dizzie Gillespie and Charlier Parker.

Chase has been listed in AOL’s “10 Sexiest Aliens on TV,” Screen Rant’s “15 Most Stunning Aliens in Star Trek,” Femme Fatales’ “50 Sexiest,” Film Fetish’s “Hot Leading Ladies of Film,” and UGO’s “Top 25 TV Hotties, and the Schlubs They Inexplicably Love.”

In 2013, Chase founded the Pop Culture Hero Coalition, the 1st 501c3 organization to use stories from TV and film to rise against bullying, misogyny, LGBTQIA-bullying, racism, and cyberbullying. The Coalition’s psychologists do life-saving work in schools and pop culture cons; Chase serves on the Advisory Board for the United Nations Association for her work in this field.

UNBELIEVABLE!!!!! Virtual Online “Stay At Home” Red Carpet Premiere screening / LIVE Virtual Convention – a worldwide event on Saturday, August 1, 2020 starting at 12:00pm Pacific Daylight Time (PDT)

SEE THE FILM BEFORE IT IS RELEASED & JOIN A NEW LIVE ONLINE FILM EXPERIENCE, DRESS UP, COSPLAY, LIVE Q & A SESSIONS WITH ACTORS, WIN PRIZES, CHAT WITH FELLOW SCI-FI FANS ALL FROM THE COMFORT OF HOME and hang out with the Writer/Director Steven L. Fawcette and Producer Angelique Fawcette on August 1st who will host this LIVE event and will share behind the scenes stories, independent filmmaking insights, deleted scenes, music from the soundtrack and so much more! Streamed LIVE. Watch on any connected device!

Cast and Special Guests scheduled to participate include: Chase Masterson, Garrett Wang, Marina Sirtis, Gerald Fried (Composer), and Robert Davi, Plus a Pop-in by Robert Picardo!


Darren Shulman
Darren Shulman
Darren is a professional lawyer and amateur movie/comic/TV reviewer who is lucky enough to have found a wife who is into the same geeky things he is. Darren has been making the trip from Ohio to San Diego Comic-Con since 2009. Other interests include, in no particular order: monkeys, LEGO, dinosaurs, and playing basketball poorly.

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