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Happy Birthday William Shatner!

Star Trek legend William Shatner is preparing to boldy go into his eighties this week (beg21Mar11) - the veteran actor becomes an octogenarian on Tuesday (22Mar11).After starting out as a classically-trained Shakespearean actor, Shatner swapped...

William Shatner Dreading 80th Birthday

Star Trek legend William Shatner is dreading becoming an octogenarian on his birthday next week (beg21Mar11), calling the landmark age "monstrous".The veteran actor will turn 80 on Tuesday (22Mar11) but he's shunning any celebrations because...

Simon Pegg Unsure About Seth Rogen For Paul

Simon Pegg didn't have Seth Rogen in mind for alien movie 'Paul'. The British actor - who stars opposite an extra-terrestrial voiced by Seth in the comedy road-trip film - originally wanted an older star...

Lady Gaga And Katy Perry Urge Fans To Donate To Japan

Lady Gaga has designed a wristband to raise money for victims of the earthquake and tsunami in Japan. The Asian country has suffered widespread devastation to its north eastern island as a result of the...

Simon Pegg Amazed By Spielberg Cameo

Star Trek actor Simon Pegg is still in disbelief that his movie hero Steven Spielberg agreed to a cameo appearance in his new comedy Paul.The British funnyman was working with sidekick Nick Frost on Spielberg's...

William Shatner Wants Role In New Star Trek Movie

William Shatner says he would like to appear in the next Star Trek movie.William Shatner, the American actor who famously played Captain James T. Kirk on the sci-fi drama series, says he would like to...

Matthew Morrison Dating Olivia Munn

Matthew Morrison is reportedly dating Olivia Munn.The 'Glee' star and the actress were caught kissing at a hockey game in New York on Saturday (19.02.11) and onlookers at Madison Square Garden say they couldn't keep...

Shatner Records Iron Man With Ozzy's Ex-guitarist

STAR TREK icon WILLIAM SHATNER has recorded a cover of BLACK SABBATH's IRON MAN with OZZY OSBOURNE's former guitarist ZAKK WYLDE.The finished track will appear on the actor's upcoming album, Seeking Major Tom, which features...

Star Trek Boss Regrets Omitting Gay Plots

STAR TREK writer/producer BRANNON BRAGA regrets leaving gay characters out of the sci-fi franchise, insisting it was "a shame" the futuristic show failed to incorporate a wider range of sexualities.The screenwriter admits his creative team...

Slater Lands Captain Kirk's Chair For New Tv Drama

Actor CHRISTIAN SLATER's STAR TREK dreams have come true on the set of his new TV drama BREAKING IN - his character owns CAPTAIN KIRK's chair.Slater was a huge fan of the sci-fi series growing...

J. J. Abrams Undecided About Directing Star Trek 2

J. J. Abrams will not decide if he will direct 'Star Trek 2' until he has seen the script. The filmmaker - who helmed the reimagining of the sci-fi television show in 2009 starring Chris...

Pfeiffer Signs On As Pine's Movie Mum

MICHELLE PFEIFFER is set to star as STAR TREK actor CHRIS PINE's mother after joining the cast of new family drama WELCOME TO PEOPLE.The Dangerous Liasons actress, 52, will portray Pine's widowed mother, whose prodigal...

Michelle Pfeiffer Signs Up Welcome To People

Michelle Pfeiffer has joined the cast of 'Welcome to People'. The 'Stardust' actress will join a cast including Chris Pine, Elizabeth Banks and Olivia Wilde for the drama about an estranged son who delivers $150,000...

Lindelof Regrets Poking Fun At Spider-man

STAR TREK producer DAMON LINDELOF regrets poking fun at the latest SPIDER-MAN stage catastrophe as a stuntman fights for his life in hospital.Lindelof insists he had no idea the latest mishap onstage in the superhero...

Avatar Is Most Pirated Movie Ever

The film that earned the most at the box office in 2010 was also the most pirated. According to TorrentFreak.com, which tracks BitTorrent websites, 20th Century Fox's Avatar was downloaded 16.58 million times in 2010....

James Cameron Writing Avatar Bible

James Cameron is writing a "bible" about the world of 'Avatar' before he pens the sequel. Sam Worthington - who played Jake Sully in the first movie - has confirmed work has begun on the...

Star Trek 2 Writers Using Old Tv Show For Inspiration

The writers of 'Star Trek 2' have been looking at old episodes of the TV show for inspiration.Alex Kurtzman and Roberto Orci have confirmed writing a sequel to the 2009 box office hit - starring...

Empire Strikes Back Director Irvin Kershner Dies

'The Empire Strikes Back' director Irvin Kershner has died at the age of 87. The filmmaker - who took over from George Lucas to create the sequel to 'Star Wars' - died at his home...

Rosario Dawson Eyes Star Trek Role

Rosario Dawson is keen to play a Klingon in the upcoming 'Star Trek' sequel.The 31-year-old beauty has revealed she is a huge fan of the sci-fi franchise, and has launched a petition on micro-blogging site...

Chris Pine Had Unstoppable Intimidation

Chris Pine was "intimidated" by Denzel Washington on the set of 'Unstoppable'. The 'Star Trek' actor - who stars alongside the Hollywood legend in the movie adaptation of a true story concerning two railway workers...

Elizabeth Banks' Welcome To People

Elizabeth Banks is set to star in 'Welcome to People'. The 'Uninvited' star has entered into talks to play the female lead in the project alongside Chris Pine. The Alex Kurtzman-directed project tells the tale...

Rosario Dawson Wants Klingon Star Trek Role

Rosario Dawson wants to star as a Klingon in the 'Star Trek' sequel. The 31-year-old actress - who stars alongside the 2009 movie's lead actor Chris Pine in 'Unstoppable' - is a huge fan of...

Chris Pine's Love Struggle

Chris Pine finds it difficult to get a girlfriend.The 'Star Trek' actor is currently single and though he considers himself romantic, admits he finds it hard to find the time to woo women.He said: "It's...

Chris Pine's Oscar Nerves

Chris Pine got drunk before presenting at the Oscars.The 'Star Trek' actor thinks the show was one of his career highlights, but he admits he was petrified about the prospect of going on stage to...

Pine A Wreck After Stage Run

STAR TREK star CHRIS PINE is still recovering from a gruelling stint on the Los Angeles stage that left his body battered and bruised.The actor played an Irish soldier during a summer run in energetic...

Isla Fisher Hid Pregnancy From Burke Cast

Isla Fisher worried the cast of 'Burke & Hare' thought she was "a bulimic actress from Hollywood" because she hid her pregnancy from them. The Australian actress - who stars alongside Simon Pegg and Andy...

Quinto Wants Career On Stage

STAR TREK actor ZACHARY QUINTO jumped at the chance to showcase his skills on the New York stage in new play ANGELS IN AMERICA, because he wants to establish himself as a top theatre star.Quinto...

Nimoy Recovering From Abdominal Surgery

Veteran STAR TREK icon LEONARD NIMOY is recovering after undergoing "a minor benign abdominal surgery", according to his representative.The 79-year-old actor, famous for playing Star Trek Vulcan Spock on the original sci-fi TV series, missed...

Star Trek 2 'About Family'

'Star Trek 2' will not be about "the villain". Damon Lindelof - who is currently scripting the second movie - confesses the 'Star Trek' universe is not about villains and instead the second movie in...

Tom Hardy's Batman Role

Tom Hardy is set to star in the new 'Batman' movie.The actor has been approached by the film's director Chris Nolan for a lead role in the latest instalment about the caped crusader and although...

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