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Shatner: "I Haven't Watched Star Trek'

8th February 2008

Former STAR TREK star WILLIAM SHATNER has not seen the TV show which made him famous. The 76-year-old refuses to watch himself onscreen because he believes "(he) sucks" at acting in the popular sci-fi series....

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New Captain Kirk Talks

23rd January 2008

Chris Pine, the actor set to play Captain Kirk in the upcoming Star Trek film, has talked of the pressures of taking on the iconic role.Smokin' Aces star Pine is to step into the shoes...

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Shatner Upset At Poorly Written Kirk Death Scene

22nd January 2008

Veteran actor WILLIAM SHATNER is still angry about the less-than-spectacular way his legendary STAR TREK character CAPTAIN KIRK was killed off. Shatner, who played Kirk on both the big and small screen, on and off,...

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The Things They Say 6878

21st January 2008

"I think they're coming toward the end of shooting, so they've got another three weeks to hire me." WILLIAM SHATNER jokes about not being cast in the new STAR TREK movie.

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The Things They Say 6814

16th January 2008

"He came up to me the first day on the job and went, 'You're so big' and he looked at me and said, 'And you have so much hair.' To make him feel at ease,...

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Star Trek Shatner Traded The Enterprise For A Truck

15th January 2008

WILLIAM SHATNER lived out of his pick-up truck when his stint on STAR TREK ended - because he couldn't afford to stay in a hotel. After years of playing Captain James T. Kirk on the...

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Star Trek Writer: 'Shatner May Still Make Cameo'

19th December 2007

WILLIAM SHATNER may still make an appearance in the new STAR TREK movie - producers are still making up their minds. The actor, who played Captain James Kirk in the original Star Trek TV series...

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Andy Serkis Signs Up To Tintin

17th December 2007

ANDY SERKIS is the first actor to sign up to the TINTIN movies.While there has been no official announcement of what role he will play, it is believed that Serkis will play Captain Haddock, a...

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Fascinating Fact 4431

4th December 2007

COLIN FARRELL, JOHN CUSACK, WILLIAM SHATNER and DANNY DeVITO were among the A-list stars who turned out to watch the return performances of CAROLE KING and JAMES TAYLOR at Los Angeles' legendary music venue The...

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Hollywood Stars Voice Charity Videogame

29th November 2007

A host of Hollywood stars have lent their voices to a new downloadable charity videogame.THE TUTTLES MADCAP MISADVENTURES: STARLIGHT CHARITY CHALLENGES, features WILLIAM SHATNER, ASHLEY TISDALE, BOB SAGET and JAMIE LEE CURTIS.Three-quarters of the proceeds...

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Shatner Fumes Over Star Trek Snub

22nd November 2007

Actor WILLIAM SHATNER is furious producers of the new STAR TREK movie failed to offer him a role. Shatner, who played Captain James Kirk in the original Star Trek TV series and movies, is desperate...

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Star Trek Cast Grows

14th November 2007

Actors Chris Hemsworth and Clifton Collins Jr have been added to the cast of Lost creator JJ Abrams' new Star Trek movie, new reports claim.According to Variety, 24-year-old Hemsworth is to play George Kirk, father...

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Ryder Joins Star Trek

10th November 2007

Winona Ryder has been confirmed as the latest addition to the ever-improving cast of Lost creator JJ Abrams' new Star Trek movie, reports claim.According to Variety, the actress is to take up the role of...

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Call For 'Odd' Star Trek Extras

7th November 2007

The studio producing the new Star Trek movie is to hold an open casting for people with "unique" features to appear in the upcoming film.Lost creator JJ Abrams is to direct the film, set to...

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Shatner: `I Won't Be Part Of Star Trek Prequel'

20th October 2007

Actor WILLIAM SHATNER has criticised director J.J. ABRAMS and the producers of the new STAR TREK prequel - for not finding him a meaty role in the film. Shatner, who played Captain James Kirk in...

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Shatner To Appear In New Star Trek Movie

18th October 2007

Original Captain Kirk actor WILLIAM SHATNER has been lined up for a cameo role in the new STAR TREK film. The 76-year-old star will play a small part in the forthcoming sci-fi prequel which will...

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Pegg To Boldly Go

12th October 2007

Simon Pegg is to play Scotty in the upcoming Star Trek re-invention, reports claim.The Hot Fuzz actor will begin filming the JJ Abrams movie next month, with a Christmas 2008 release date pencilled in by...

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Xtina Adds To Pregnancy Rumours At Emmys

17th September 2007

Christina Aguilera has done little to dispel rumours she is expecting her first child following a hint-filled evening at the Emmy awards.Pregnancy rumours have followed the 26-year-old since June, and despite her best efforts arriving...

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Fascinating Fact 3869

4th September 2007

The MICHAEL MYERS mask from the original HALLOWEEN movie was modelled on actor WILLIAM SHATNER's face....

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Paramount Defends New Effects For Original Star Trek

27th July 2007

Paramount Home Entertainment said Thursday that complaints about the decision to add digital special effects to the high-definition DVD release of the original Star Trek series are fading. "Once people started to see what it...

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New Star Trek To Get Two Spocks

27th July 2007

The 11th instalment of the Star Trek movie franchise will feature two actors playing the role of Mr Spock.Leonard Nimoy, who played the iconic Vulcan in the original television series, will reprise his role as...

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Shatner Turns Celebrity Interviewer

18th July 2007

Veteran actor WILLIAM SHATNER is set to add chat show host to his resume after signing up to interview celebrities for upcoming U.S. TV programme SHATNER'S RAW NERVE. The former Star Trek and T.J. Hooker...

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Shatner Furious Over Star Trek Snub

21st June 2007

WILLIAM SHATNER is furious with STAR TREK movie bosses for failing to offer him a cameo role in the new film, according to reports. The actor, who played Captain Kirk in the iconic TV show,...

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Scotty's Ashes To Reach Final Frontier

28th April 2007

The ashes of Star Trek actor James Doohan, who played engineer Scotty in the hit TV series, will be blasted into space today.Doohan, who died two years ago aged 85, requested for his ashes to...

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Rollins Loves Unlikely Best Pal Shatner

15th April 2007

US punk icon HENRY ROLLINS has become an unlikely best friend of STAR TREK star WILLIAM SHATNER and admits even he can't believe the match-up is for real. The former Black Flag frontman collaborated with...

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The Things They Say 4448

12th April 2007

"Her little muscles contracted until the scene was over, and 'Bang!' Her water broke. I followed the trail for as long as I could and then I lost it." WILLIAM SHATNER recalls the chaos on...

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Clinton Loves 24

28th March 2007

Former US President BILL CLINTON is a huge fan of KEIFER SUTHERLAND's 24 show, praising the programme makers for showing Republican and Democrats in the same light. Clinton, who led the Democratic party for eight...

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Stars Sign Up For Racing Show

22nd March 2007

Pop star JEWEL, GEORGE CLOONEY's ex KRISTA ALLEN and WILLIAM SHATNER are getting behind the wheel for a new celebrity racing show to debut in America this summer (07). The trio are among 12 stars...

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Stars Sign Up For Racing Show

22nd March 2007

Pop star JEWEL, GEORGE CLOONEY's ex KRISTA ALLEN and WILLIAM SHATNER are getting behind the wheel for a new celebrity racing show to debut in America this summer (07). The trio are among 12 stars...

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Shatner, Age 26, To Appear With Shatner, Age 76

21st March 2007

Producers of Boston Legal plan to use footage from a 1957 Studio One drama, "The Defenders," featuring William Shatner, for an April 3 episode. In the old-time episode Shatner's character Denny Crane comes face-to-face with...

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