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Fascinating Fact 7995

15th September 2009

J.J. ABRAMS' STAR TREK trailer has entered the Guinness Book of Records after it was downloaded 1.8 million times on the day of its release online.

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Nimoy & Shatner Thrill Star Trek Fans At Atlanta Convention

5th September 2009

LEONARD NIMOY poked fun at STAR TREK pal WILLIAM SHATNER during a rare and much-anticipated meeting of the two sci-fi icons at an Atlanta, Georgia convention on Friday (04Sep09).Organisers of the Dragon-Con event couldn't believe...

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Actor Reimers Dies

17th August 2009

Actor ED REIMERS, who appeared in STAR TREK and THE MILLIONAIRE, has died. He was 96.The star passed away at his daughter's house in New York on Sunday (16Aug09), his nephew Dean Lindoerfer has confirmed....

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Decent Time Traveler Eric Bana

13th August 2009

Eric Bana was picked to star in 'The Time Traveler's Wife' because of his "obvious decency". The Australian actor - who plays Henry DeTamble, a man who involuntarily travels through time - was chosen for...

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Burton Sued For Outstanding Grocery Bill

9th August 2009

STAR TREK: THE NEXT GENERATION star LEVAR BURTON is facing a lawsuit from bosses of a U.S. supermarket chain who have accused the actor of failing to pay $2,000 (£1,330) in grocery bills.In a suit...

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Nimoy To Lead Historic Space Show

29th July 2009

STAR TREK star LEONARD NIMOY is to narrate the first astronomic orchestral concert on the lawn outside Hollywood landmark the Griffith Observatory.Film and TV's Mr. Spock will be backed by the 67-piece Symphony in the...

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Star Trek's Burton Hospitalised After Car Crash

14th July 2009

STAR TREK: THE NEXT GENERATION star LEVAR BURTON is recovering after he was involved in a car crash on Monday night (13Jul09).The 52 year old was travelling in a vehicle in Los Angeles when it...

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Success Is Revenge 'S Revenge Against Critics

30th June 2009

Ticket sales for Transformers Revenge of the Fallen on Sunday fell a whopping $3 million below Paramount's estimate. Nevertheless, the studio claimed that the movie earned $200.1 million over its first five days, only about...

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The Fallen Rises

29th June 2009

Paramount's Transformers Revenge of the Fallen came within inches -- well, $2.6 million -- of overtaking last year's The Dark Knight as the film with the best 5-day opening of all time. According to studio...

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Proposal Romcom Brings Bliss To Box Office

23rd June 2009

Audiences were clearly looking for laughs over the weekend as comedies took four of the top five places in the box-office rankings, including the No. 1 spot, held by Disney's The Proposa l, which raked...

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The Proposal Grabs A Brass Ring

22nd June 2009

Movie audiences said "I do" to The Proposa l over the weekend, bestowing an estimated $34.1 million dollars on it ‹ well above analysts' predictions ‹ and making it the weekend's best performer at the...

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Shatner Stuns With Vulcan Hand Sign

19th June 2009

STAR TREK's original CAPTAIN KIRK, WILLIAM SHATNER, stunned late-night U.S. chat show host CONAN O BRIEN on Wednesday (17Jun09) - by offering him a rude one-fingered hand gesture after the presenter poked fun at the...

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Hollywood Joins The Recession

16th June 2009

For the second weekend in a row, it was another tight race for the lead at the box office between Warner Bros.' The Hangover and Disney/Pixar's Up , with The Hangover again winning out. (The...

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<H3> Hangover Derails Pelham

15th June 2009

Producers of The Hangover were no doubt raising their glasses high to toast the ascension of their movie to the top of the box-office results list for the second consecutive week. The Hangover, which reportedly...

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Stewart Praises Star Trek Movie

15th June 2009

Former STAR TREK: THE NEXT GENERATION actor PATRICK STEWART has praised director JJ ABRAMS for successfully resurrecting the franchise - insisting he "loved" the new movie.Abrams brought the sci-fi franchise back to cinemas this year...

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Up Goes Down; Hangover Hangs Over

9th June 2009

In a final result that no one saw coming, Warner Bros.' The Hangover edged out Disney/Pixar's Up over the weekend. Final figures indicated that The Hangover raked in $44,979,319 to take the No. 1 position...

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Box Office Winner Too Closeto Call

8th June 2009

Going into the weekend, most analysts presumed that Disney/Pixar's Up would hang over the top of the box office for the second consecutive week. "Hang over" was indeed the operative term (minus the space) as...

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Viacom Ceo Says Viacom Making "Creative Renaissance"

5th June 2009

Viacom chief Philippe Dauman, under fire for drawing a compensation package of $23 million in 2008 -- a $3-million raise over 2007 -- even as the company's stock dropped to a historic low, claimed Thursday...

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Raid On Malaysian Warehouse Nets 35,000 Bootleg Dvd's

4th June 2009

In one of the biggest raids on DVD pirates ever, Malaysian police officers, accompanied by a disk-sniffing Labrador named Paddy, have seized 35,000 pirate DVD movies at six warehouses, published reports said Wednesday. Several of...

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Pine Dumps Patridge Over Media Intrusion

3rd June 2009

STAR TREK hunk CHRIS PINE has dumped reality TV star AUDRINA PATRIDGE after reportedly tiring of the intense media attention their love connection garnered.The actor sparked rumours he was dating The Hills star Patridge after...

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What Goes Up Goes Down

2nd June 2009

It was an up weekend at the box office for Disney as its Pixar-produced Up opened with $68.11 million, beating last year's debut of WALL-E -- and less than $2 million behind Pixar's two biggest...

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Fascinating Fact 7463

2nd June 2009

STAR TREK has become the first movie of 2009 to pass the $200 million (£123 million) mark at the U.S. box office.

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Up Flies At Box Office

1st June 2009

E Any doubt about whether an animated movie featuring a 78-year-old man as the principal character could become successful at the box office faded into the clouds over the weekend as Disney/Pixar's Up opened with...

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Fascinating Fact 7453

1st June 2009

WILL FERRELL and STAR TREK director J.J. ABRAMS joined host ANDY SAMBERG at the MTV Movie Awards for a comedy song poking fun at cool movie stars who walk away from explosions in films. Samberg...

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How High Is Up?

29th May 2009

There's no disagreement that Disney/Pixar's Up will dominate the box office this weekend. The only disagreement is about how far up its gross will go. Disney distribution chief Chuck Viane predicted Thursday that Up will...

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Screenwriter Lakso Dies

29th May 2009

EDWARD J. LAKSO, the prolific Hollywood scribe who wrote scripts for TV classics STAR TREK and CHARLIE'S ANGELS, has died at the age of 76.Lakso, who also worked as a producer, composer and lyricist, passed...

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Is The Box-office Hot Streak Over?

27th May 2009

Box office analysts are starting to ask whether the movie business has run out of steam after the four-day Memorial Day holiday performed no better than a year ago -- despite numerous high-budget films highlighting...

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Memorial Day Not Memorable At Box Office

26th May 2009

Despite a glut of $100-million+ movies filling movie houses over the Memorial Day weekend, the base of ticket-buying customers did not expand to accommodate them. The number of tickets sold was substantially the same as...

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Shatner Still Hoping To Return As Kirk

25th May 2009

William Shatner, who produced his own YouTube video to discuss his unhappiness over not being cast in the latest Star Trek movie, says he has not seen it yet. But in a telephone interview with...

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Huge Weekend For Museum, Terminator

25th May 2009

Although it had been widely predicted that the Night at the Museum and Terminator sequels would run a tight race at the box office this weekend, the Ben Stiller comedy sprinted far ahead of the...

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