Star Trek actor George Takei is heading into the Australian jungle - he is set to star in British reality show I'm a celebrity... GET ME OUT OF HERE!
The 71-year-old actor has agreed to appear in the TV programme which will been seen on U.K. screens later this month (Nov08).
The competition sees a group of stars live in the jungle for several weeks with basic necessities, earning their food and little luxuries in a series of challenging tasks.
And the gay star is relishing the opportunity
He says, I'm physically fit. I used to run marathons, now I work out every day. I'm Japanese and love sushi. I've even eaten live fish. It was delicious."
Other stars appearing in this series of the reality show include former Blue singer Simon Webbe and tennis player Martina Navratilova.