17:45:25 on July 12
By: Steve Krutzler
Dept: Star Trek
TrekWeb received the following press release regarding Chase Masterson:
SCI-FI SWEETHEART CHASE MASTERSON WINS LEAD IN UPCOMING ACTION FEATURE
In a surprise call while signing autographs at DragonCon, Chase
Masterson landed the lead role in the summer-slated feature, "Lightning." Moments earlier, Chase had been given the DragonCon 2000 Fan Favorite Award.
"We're delighted to get both pieces of news," said a spokesperson for Ms.
Masterson, "Chase is truly excited about this role."
As for her Fan Favorite Award, Chase smiled softly, "I'm honored that
the fans are so enthusiastic, because I appreciate them, too, especially for
the good causes we work on together. I'll take this opportunity to say that
I'm working on a huge-scale charity project right now that will really touch a lot of lives. Stay tuned."
Masterson is currently cutting an album of torch songs due out in early
2001. She was present at DragonCon to promote her upcoming online comic series, "Digi-Girl."
"Lightning" is set for a first-quarter 2001 release.