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William Shatner Receives Prestigious Nasa Honour

Star Trek icon William Shatner has been feted with the National Aeronautics and Space Administration's highest civilian honour.The veteran actor, famed for his role as beloved space explorer Captain James Tiberius Kirk in the Tv...

George Takei Set For Top Glaad Prize

Former Star Trek icon George Takei is to be honoured with the Vito Russo Award at the 25th annual GLAAD Media Awards in New York next month (May14).The accolade is bestowed on an "openly lesbian,...

Whoopi Goldberg Wants A Role In New Star Trek Movie

Whoopi Goldberg has appealed to director J.J. Abrams to revive her Star Trek character and give her a part in the next film installment.The Ghost actress played starship bartender Guinan in Tv show Star Trek:...

Kate Mulgrew 'Misinformed' About Role In Controversial Documentary

Star Trek: Voyager star Kate Mulgrew has insisted she was "misinformed" about her role as a narrator in a documentary which promotes a debunked theory that the sun revolves around the Earth.The veteran actress lent...

William Shatner Baffles Fans With Twitter Exit

Star Trek legend William Shatner has baffled fans by quitting Twitter.com and rejoining just hours later.The veteran actor bid farewell to his followers on the social networking website on Wednesday (12Mar14), writing in his final...

George Takei Blasts Arizona Lawmakers For Passing Anti-gay Bill

Star Trek icon George Takei has taken aim at legislators in his husband's home state of Arizona after they passed a new law effectively allowing discrimination against members of the gay community.The controversial bill, which...

Leonard Nimoy: 'I Have Lung Disease'

Star Trek legend Leonard Nimoy is suffering from chronic obstructive pulmonary disease.The veteran actor, 82, known to millions as Spock in the hit sci-fi show, blames his years of smoking for giving him the lung...

Kristen Bell Uses A Whole New World To Learn Lines

Kristen Bell's favourite Disney song is 'A Whole New World'. The 'Frozen' star loves the Oscar winning classic ballad from 'Aladdin' and frequently sings her own versions to help her remember her lines on TV...

J.j. Abrams: 'We Should Have Revealed Benedict Cumberbatch Was Khan In Star Trek Sequel'

Moviemaker J.J. Abrams regrets shrouding the identity of Benedict Cumberbatch's villain in his Star Trek sequel in secrecy, insisting he should have been upfront with fans of the sci-fi franchise.In a new interview with Mtv,...

Zachary Quinto Wins Impressive Reviews For Broadway Debut

Star Trek actor Zachary Quinto has won a round of glowing reviews for his Broadway debut in a revival of Tennessee Williams' classic play The Glass Menagerie.Quinto appears opposite Broadway veteran Cherry Jones in the...

World War Z Debuts At No. 1 On Home Video

The summer theatrical blockbusters continued rolling out on the home-video market last week, with Paramount's Brad Pitt starrer World War Z debuting in first place on all three major charts. Nielsen VideoScan's First Alert's DVD...

Pharrell Williams Emotional After Leonard Nimoy Meeting

Pharrell Williams was left feeling emotional after meeting Leonard Nimoy for the first time as the Star Trek legend has been his inspiration throughout his entire career.The rapper/producer is a lifelong fan of the sci-fi...

Rentrak To Report On Digital Movie Viewing

Studios are able to view box office data at a glance every week. They also can take a look at how well their DVDs and Blu-ray Discs are selling. Now, thanks to a new service...

William Shatner's Flying Phobia Led To Space Snub

Star Trek legend William Shatner has snubbed the chance to go into space for real - because he's scared of flying.The actor, who played Captain James Kirk in the hit sci-fi series, was invited by...

Star Trek Into Darkness Debuts At No. 1 On Video

The summer theatrical blockbusters have begun landing on the shelves of home-video retailers and on the lists of online renters and kiosk operators. Paramount's Star Trek Into Darkness debuted at No. 1 on the...

J.j. Abrams Stepping Down As Direct Of Next Star Trek Movie

J.J. Abrams is stepping down as director of the next Star Trek movie, but insists he will stay onboard as producer.The sci-fi mastermind was behind the 2009 reboot, starring Chris Pine, Zoe Saldana and Zachary...

Rupert Wyatt Gets The Abrams Stamp Of Approval For 'Star Trek 3'

With J.J Abrams off gallivanting around the universe of Sci-fi-ice-skating – that’s what we like to call ‘directing dangerously popular films’ – there opens up a spot for the next Star Trek movie, which, considering...

Now You See Me Most Seen By Pirates

For the second week in a row, Lionsgate's thriller Now You See Me heads TorrentFreak.com's list of the most pirated movies. The film, which stars Jesse Eisenberg, Morgan Freeman, Woody Harrelson and Michael Caine, took...

William Shatner Releasing Prog-rock Album

Star Trek icon William Shatner has collaborated with country music star Vince Gill, Foreigner's Mick Jones and guitarist Steve Vai for a new prog-rock album.The acting veteran penned the lyrics for all the songs on...

Paramount Offers 2-For-1 Bill: Star Trek, World War Z

There was a time when the double bill was commonplace at second-run theaters around the country. But with the advent of the multiplex, those theaters have largely disappeared, and few of those that still exist...

Benedict Cumberbatch Exits Crimson Peak

Star Trek: Into Darkness villain Benedict Cumberbatch has quit director Guillermo Del Toro's new horror movie Crimson Peak.Sources tell The Hollywood Reporter the British actor has taken on another movie role and the projects' schedules...

Michael Ansara, One Of Star Trek's Most Famous Villain, Has Died Aged 91

Michael Ansara will forever be remembered as the man who portrayed one of sci-fi's most feared yet respected villains; Kang in the television series Star Trek. Following his death earlier this week, the actor will...

Klingon Star Michael Ansara Dead At 91

Michael Ansara, who portrayed a Klingon warrior in three Tv versions of Star Trek, has died at the age of 91.The actor, who was married to I Dream of Jeannie's Barbara Eden, passed away on...

Star Trek, World War Z Lift Viacom

Ninety-year-old media mogul Sumner Redstone had good reason to be smiling today (Friday). A day after his CBS Corp. reported a better-than-expected second quarter, his Viacom Inc. reported a 20-percent jump in net income for...

Lucas Says He's Indebted To Star Trek Creator Roddenberry

George Lucas has acknowledged his debt to Gene Roddenberry and the creators of the original Star Trek TV series in making his original Star Wars possible. In a documentary titled Trek Nation, produced by Roddenberry's...

The Heat -- Hotter Than Expected

Many moviegoers looking to escape the heat of summer found it in The Heat at their multiplexes. The Melissa McCarthy-Sandra Bullock comedy, which analysts thought would battle the Channing Tatum-Jamie Foxx thriller-comedy White House Down...

'Monsters University' Fends Off 'The Heat': Still No.1 In Us Box Office

Monsters University spent its second week at No.1 in the US Weekend Box Office grossing $46.2 million. The sequel of Monsters Inc. follows the early, not so jovial, relationship of Sulley and Mike as they...

George Takei Applauds Gay Rights Progress

Openly-gay Star Trek icon George Takei has celebrated the progress made for gay rights in the U.S. Supreme Court by sharing his thoughts on Wednesday's (26Jun13) historic ruling in a newspaper editorial.The 76-year-old actor has...

Top Ten Films At Box Office Weekend Of June 21-23

The top ten films over the weekend, according to final figures compiled by Box Office Mojo (figures in parentheses represent total gross to date): 1. Monsters University, Disney, $82,429,469, (New); 2. World War Z, Paramount,...

Gene Roddenberry's Ashes To Orbit The Sun In 2014

Legendary Star Trek creator Gene Roddenberry is to be granted his final wish in 2014 when his ashes will be launched into space and put into orbit around the sun.The sci-fi Tv guru passed away...

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