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The ‘Star Trek’ legend has also admitted he does not watch himself in the original series.
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 cast together to celebrate half a century of the iconic franchise and has even pitched a musical and a variety show.
Is William Shatner planning ‘Star Trek: The Musical’?
"I'm attempting to sell a 50th anniversary show, but so far I've had very little luck. Maybe because Paramount's going to do their own - but I don't know how they can do their own without me. I've never been contacted,” Shatner said.
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The actor also helped announce details of a competition that will see one lucky fan appear in the upcoming movie.
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 today, the 'Star Trek: To Boldly Go' competition offers fans the opportunity to win a walk-on role in the movie, with all funds raised going towards nine different charities.
Idris Elba will be appearing in Star Trek: Beyond
Elba appears alongside returning Star Trek cast members Chris Pine, Zoe Saldana, Zachary Quinto, Simon Pegg, John Cho, Anton Yelchin and Karl Urban in the video, which was filmed onboard the Starship Enterprise. At the end of the clip Elba shows off his dancing skills as he busts a few moves in front of his new co-stars.
Continue reading: Idris Elba Breakdances And Confirms He Will Appear In 'Star Trek Beyond'
Adam Nimoy, the son of Leonard Nimoy, will direct and produce the documentary 'For the Love of Spock'.
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 on Friday (27th March).The documentary, entitled For the Love of Spock, will be released to coincide with the 50th anniversary of Star Trek next year. The first episode of Star Trek aired on 8th September 1966.
A documentary about Leonard Nimoy and Spock will be directed and produced by his son, Adam Nimoy.
Continue reading: Leonard Nimoy's Son Will Direct & Produce 'Star Trek' Spock Documentary
The iconic 'Star Trek' actor passed away in hospital in Los Angeles, having suffered from a progressive lung disease.
His son, Adam, told CNN that he died on Friday afternoon in the later stages of chronic obstructive pulmonary disease. COPD is a disease of the lungs, from which Nimoy revealed a year ago that he was suffering, despite quitting smoking thirty years previously.
Leonard Nimoy passed away at the age of 83
Continue reading: 'Star Trek' Icon Leonard Nimoy Passes Away At The Age Of 83
'Star Trek 3' will be released on July 8th 2016, 50 years after the first 'Star Trek' episode aired on television.
Paramount Pictures has issued a release date for Star Trek 3 and we only have eighteen more months to wait!
Justin Lin is set to direct the third in the Star Trek franchise reboot.
Continue reading: Justin Lin Directed 'Star Trek 3' Release Date Revealed - July 8th 2016
Zoe Saldana shared an adorable video on Instagram with her husband, showing the pair's attempt at pole dancing whilst at an airport. The 36-year-old shared the footage on Friday (19th September).
Zoe Saldana evidently finds spending time at airports as boring as the rest of us, but the Star Trek actress still manages to have fun! Saldana shared a short video on Instagram of her attempt to pole dance using a pole which appeared to be on a train.
Zoe Saldana is expecting twins!
Continue reading: Watch Zoe Saldana Attempt To Pole Dance Pregnant In Funny Video
Roberto Orci is to helm 'Star Trek 3'
Roberto Orci, the Hollywood screenwriter best known for writing the first two Star Trek reboot movies, has been promoted to the director's chair for Star Trek 3. J.J Abrams helmed the first two instalments of the rebooted sci-fi franchise but is currently preoccupied with the small matter of Star Wars: Episode VII.
Roberto Orci Will Direct 'Star Trek 3'
Orci's name has been doing the rounds for several weeks now, and the Hollywood Reporter confirm he now has an offer from Paramount and Skydance.
Continue reading: Roberto Orci To Direct 'Star Trek 3' - But, Uh, Who Is He?
He's on to produce, but Wyatt would be a great choice to direct, he says
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 the popularity of Abrams’ first two, will exist.
Jj Abrams waved goodbye to the director's seat for the Star Trek franchise
Up steps Rupert Wyatt, the Planet of the Apes director who has received a priceless endorsement from Mr Abrams. "He's incredibly talented and we'd be lucky to have someone as talented as Rupert. But there are things we're focusing on right now before the director, which is just sort of the fundamentals of where the story is gonna go,” said the director, who is set to produce on the third Trekkie adventure (HitFix)
Continue reading: Rupert Wyatt Gets The Abrams Stamp Of Approval For 'Star Trek 3'
The actor portrayed the feared Klingon warrior Kang on three separate series of the Star Trek franchise
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 further be remembered as not only a great villain, but as a great actor who was respected by his peers, loved by his fans and will be missed by his friends, family and colleagues.
Born to American parents in a small village in Syria in 1922 (he returned to America with his parents two years later), Ansara first ventured into acting in the late 1940's, eventually breaking into television and some movie work after a few years performing on-stage. He first got his break portraying a Native American in two western series, playing Cochise in ABC's Broken Arrow and as Apache Deputy U.S. Marshal Sam Buckhart in NBC's Law of the Plainsman. He also appeared in a number of big screen Westerns as well as a number of Biblical epics, including The Robe, The Ten Commandments and The Greatest Story Ever Told, however it was his role as Kang that will be remembered the most.
Ansara's relationship with Star Trek began when he first appeared as the Klingon warrior Kang, going on to play him another two episodes in the 1990's in two separate spin-offs from the original series. He first appeared in the 1968 broadcast episode 'Day of the Dove' from the original Star Trek series, reprising his role for the Deep Space 9 episode 'Blood Oath' and again for the Voyager episode 'Flashback.'
Continue reading: Michael Ansara, One Of Star Trek's Most Famous Villain, Has Died Aged 91
'Monsters University' has remained at No.1 in the weekend box office. Responses to the two new releases: 'The Heat' and 'White House Down' have differed greatly. 'Superman: Man of Steel' remains stoically in the top 5.
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 attend college. Monsters University includes some big names from the acting community including Billy Crystal, John Goodman, Steve Buscemi and Dame Helen Mirren.
Billy Crystal with ‘Mike Wazowski’, the character he voices in Monsters Inc. and Monsters University.
Disney Pixar’s animation has fended off competition from Sandra Bullock and Melissa McCarthy’s cop comedy The Heat. The comedy has received favourable reviews and the weekend box office reflects this, grossing since its release on Friday $40 million.
Continue reading: 'Monsters University' Fends Off 'The Heat': Still No.1 In US Box Office
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