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Star Trek Tv Show To Feature A Female Lead

The original 1960s show was a trailblazer for diversity and featured Nichelle Nichols (Lieutenant Uhura), one of the first African-American actresses to be cast in a role other than the stereotyped maid or...

'Star Trek Beyond' Tops Us Box Office But Fails To Live Up To Predecessors

Star Trek Beyond has topped the US box office on its opening weekend, taking $59.9m. The film had one of best US openings of summer to date, however it failed to match the opening of...

Idris Elba Wants To Be A Classic 'Star Trek' Villain

The Star Trek franchise is celebrating its 50th birthday this year with the movie Star Trek Beyond, the third in J.J. Abrams' rebooted saga. One of the new cast members this time around is Idris...

J.j. Abrams Won't Recast Anton Yelchin's Star Trek Role

The 27-year-old actor, who played Pavel Chekov in the movie reboot of the franchise, died in a freak car accident in June (16), a month before the third instalment, Star Trek Beyond, was...

Chris Hemsworth To Return To Star Trek 4

Chris Hemsworth is set to make a return to 'Star Trek 4'.The 32-year-old actor is to reprise his role as George Kirk, the father that Captain James T. Kirk [played by Chris Pine] never...

Simon Pegg Hasn't Fallen Out With George Takei Over Gay Sulu Character

Star Trek script-writer Simon Pegg has defended the decision to portray the character of Hikaru Sulu as openly gay, and has insisted that he and George Takei – the actor who originally played Sulu –...

Hikaru Sulu To Be Portrayed As An Openly Gay Character In 'Star Trek Beyond'

One of Star Trek’s best-known characters, Hikaru Sulu, will be depicted as gay in the forthcoming blockbuster Star Trek Beyond.American actor John Cho, who is reprising his role as the third officer and senior helmsman...

'Star Trek: The Motion Picture' Nearly Featured Captain Kirk Punching Jesus

As fans prepare for the release of Star Trek Beyond, a crazy story about the 1979 movie Star Trek: The Motion Picture has had us all reflecting on the franchise’s colourful history. An extract from...

William Shatner Contributes To U.k. Parliament Debate

The veteran star, who played Captain Kirk in the sci-fi TV and movie franchise, contributed a statement which was read out as British Members of Parliament (MPs) discussed the topic on Thursday (14Jan16)....

Star Trek Bosses Want To Halt Release Of Fan Film

Christian Gossett and Alec Peters wrote and made a short film Prelude to Axanar, set 20 years before the original TV series, via crowdfunding in 2014, and then set up a new fundraising...

The Enterprise Crew Face Their Worst Fate Yet In 'Star Trek Beyond' - Trailer

The crew of the USS Enterprise are, by now, adept at overcoming life-threatening situations, but the upcoming third instalment of the re-boot 'Star Trek' film series sees them facing a threat much more serious than...

William Shatner Struggling To Make Star Trek Anniversary Show

Shatner, who played Captain James T. Kirk in the original 1960s series and the movie spin-offs, has been attempting to strike a deal to make a one-off TV show to commemorate the landmark,...

William Shatner Teases 'Star Trek: The Musical' For Franchise's 50th Anniversary

William Shatner has some ideas as to how to celebrate ‘Star Trek’s’ upcoming 50th anniversary and they even include a musical. Speaking to the Press Association, Shatner said he's been trying to bring the whole...

New Star Trek Tv Series Set To Premiere In 2017

Bosses at U.S. network CBS have recruited Alex Kurtzman to executive produce the show after co-writing and producing recent movie adaptations Star Trek and its sequel, Star Trek Into Darkness. A statement...

William Shatner To Receive Voice Arts Icon Award

The actor has been lending his vocals to characters in animated films like Over the Hedge, Osmosis Jones and Escape from Planet Earth, and now he has been selected to receive the Voice...

Star Trek's New Frontier Is Dubai

Executive producer Jeffrey Chernov, who also produced Tom Cruise's hit film Ghost Protocol, insists Dubai represents "the future" of filmmaking and suggests more blockbusters will be heading for the Middle East in years...

Leonard Nimoy's Daughter Planning Lung Disease Documentary

The acting legend's son Adam announced he was working on a film project about his dad's career and his famous character, titled For the Love of Spock, following the star's death in February...

Star Trek Beyond Cast Pays Tribute To Leonard Nimoy

The stars of the upcoming Star Trek blockbuster, including Chris Pine, Zoe Saldana and Zachary Quinto, teamed up with fundraising website Omaze.com to launch the Star Trek: To Boldly Go campaign, which encourages...

William Shatner To Set Sail On Star Trek Cruise

Shatner, who portrayed Captain James T. Kirk in the sci-fi series, will be hitting the high seas other Star Trek favourites from all the TV spin-offs, including Jonathan Frakes, Denise Crosby, Robert Picardo,...

Star Trek Star Nichelle Nichols Embarking On Nasa Mission

The 82-year-old actress, who played the sci-fi franchise's first Lieutenant Nyota Uhura, is set to become one of the first "non-essential personnel" to experience SOFIA (Stratospheric Observatory For Infrared Astronomy). In partnership...

Idris Elba Breakdances And Confirms He Will Appear In 'Star Trek Beyond'

Idris Elba has confirmed he will be starring in the upcoming Star Trek Beyond after appearing in a behind the scenes video for a new fan competition where he showed off his breakdancing skills. Launched...

Actress Grace Lee Whitney Dies At 85

The television star, who was one of the original cast members in the 1960s TV show, died at her home in Coarsegold, California on Friday (01May15), her son confirmed. In her early...

Leonard Nimoy's Son Will Direct & Produce 'Star Trek' Spock Documentary

Leonard Nimoy's son will direct and produce a documentary on Spock, the Star Trek character his father played in the original series of the cult sci-fi drama. Adam Nimoy, a television director, announced the news...

Leonard Nimoy's Son To Make Documentary

The actor, who played Mr. Spock in the sci-fi series, passed away earlier this month (Mar15), aged 83, after a battle with chronic obstructive pulmonary disease.The star's son, Adam Nimoy, will pay tribute to his...

George Takei Calls For Boycott Of Indiana Over Passing Of Religious Freedom Law

The Star Trek icon took to Facebook.com on Tuesday (24Mar15) and urged devotees to write to Governor Mike Pence and convince him not to sign bill SB101, aka the Religious Freedom Restoration Act,...

Idris Elba In Talks To Play Star Trek Villain

A day after it was confirmed he had replaced Jamie Foxx in star-studded thriller The Trap, Elba is reportedly close to signing on for the bad guy role in director Justin Lin's first...

Star Trek Producer Harve Bennett Dies

Star Trek producer Harve Bennett has died, aged 84.The industry mogul passed away on Wednesday (05Mar15) in Oregon, less than a week after Star Trek actor Leonard Nimoy's death last Friday (27Feb15). Bennett worked...

Tom Selleck: 'Nimoy Was The Perfect Choice To Direct Three Men & A Baby'

Veteran actor Tom Selleck has credited late Star Trek icon Leonard Nimoy with turning his hit film Three Men And A Baby into a huge success, insisting the star-turned-director was the perfect choice for the...

Canadian Bank Bosses Call For An End To Spock Bank Note Tributes

Executives at Canada's central bank have urged Star Trek fans to stop a campaign to deface currency as a tribute to late actor Leonard Nimoy.A drive was launched in the aftermath of Nimoy's death on...

William Shatner Memorialises Nimoy On Twitter After Missing Funeral Flight

William Shatner has turned his Twitter.com page into a memorial site for his late friend and colleague Leonard Nimoy after explaining to fans he won't be able to make it to his Star Trek sidekick's...

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