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Shatner Blasts Takei Over Wedding Snub

WILLIAM SHATNER has taken his war of words with former STAR TREK castmate GEORGE TAKEI into cyberspace, by insisting the newlywed is "sad" and "sick" for not inviting CAPTAIN KIRK to his recent same-sex marriage...

Quinto: 'Star Trek Will Be Big If Obama Is President'

STAR TREK's new SPOCK insists the new sci-fi blockbuster will be more successful at the U.S. box office if BARACK OBAMA is U.S. President. Actor Zachary Quinto believes Obama's optimism will drive film fans to...

Bond And Star Trek To Come Together Next Month

Paramount may be doing rival MGM a favor by showing the first full-length trailer for the new Star Trek movie when the James Bond movie, Quantum of Solace, opens on November 14, the website TrekMovie.com...

British Actor Simon Pegg Signs Seven-figure Book Deal

Simon Pegg has agreed a three-book deal with Hodder & Stoughton worth more than 1 million.The Hot Fuzz actor, currently seen in box office hit How to Lose Friends and Alienate People, will write three...

By on 11 October 2008

Tv Writer Crawford Dead

Veteran TV writer OLIVER CRAWFORD, who penned episodes of classic shows including STAR TREK and KOJAK, has died aged 91. Crawford was among those blacklisted by Hollywood in the 1950s "Red Scare" scandal, during which...

Pegg Makes Scotty Role A Tribute To Doohan

SIMON PEGG has promised his portrayal of SCOTTY in the new STAR TREK movie will be a "tribute" to the late JAMES DOOHAN, the actor who made the role famous. Doohan's son Christopher plays an...

Ben Folds To Work With Nick Hornby

BEN FOLDS has announced he is to collaborate on a musical project with British writer Nick Hornby.The US singer-songwriter has proclaimed himself a fan of the High Fidelity author, having worked with him while producing...

By on 19 September 2008

Shatner Plans Comic Book Series

STAR TREK icon WILLIAM SHATNER is set to turn his sci-fi novels into a series of comic books. The actor has teamed up with illustrators at BlueWater Productions to adapt his stories into graphic novels....

Takei Marries Boyfriend In La

The former Star Trek actor George Takei has married his long-term boyfriend in Los Angeles.The 71-year-old married his business Brad Altman, 54, on Sunday in front of nearly 200 people at the Japanese National Museum.The...

By on 15 September 2008

Takei Weds

Former STAR TREK actor GEORGE TAKEI has wed longtime partner BRAD ALTMAN. The couple exchanged turquoise wedding bands during the ceremony at the Democracy Forum of the Japanese American National Museum in Los Angeles on...

David Tennant's Hamlet Sells Out In Less Than Three Hours

Tickets to see Doctor Who star David Tennant as Hamlet have sold out in less than three hours, according to the Royal Shakespeare Company (RSC).Some 270 people camped outside London's Novello Theatre to purchase tickets,...

By on 12 September 2008

Shatner Turned Down Trek Movie Cameo

WILLIAM SHATNER was set to reprise his JAMES T. KIRK character in the upcoming STAR TREK movie - but turned down the role because it wasn't big enough. Director J.J. Abrams had a cameo appearance...

Plummer: 'My Sex Injury Made Shatner A Star'

Veteran actor CHRISTOPHER PLUMMER is livid an injury he suffered during from a one-night stand meant that WILLIAM SHATNER played his part in HENRY V - because it made the STAR TREK actor a star....

Pegg Seeks Approval From Star Trek Fans

British actor SIMON PEGG is not surprised he has come under fire for landing a role in the upcoming STAR TREK film - but still hopes to win over the franchise's fans. Pegg has been...

Bana + Collins Jr.'S Speak Alien Language

Actors ERIC BANA and CLIFTON COLLINS JR. had to learn an alien language for their roles in the new STAR TREK movie. Moviemaker J.J. Abrams insisted the movie's aliens look and sound authentic, so he...

Scotty's Ashes Go Missing After Blast Malfunction

The ashes for former STAR TREK star JAMES DOOHAN have gone missing after a rocket set to blast them into space malfunctioned on Saturday (02Aug08). Before he died in 2005, the actor - who played...

Rsc Puts Doctor Who Signing Ban On David Tennant Fans

Fans of David Tennant will be banned from having Doctor Who merchandise signed when the actor plays Hamlet for the Royal Shakespeare Company (RSC).The Scottish star is to play the Dane in the RSC production...

By on 25 July 2008

Star Trek Merchandise Banned From Stewart Play

STAR TREK and DOCTOR WHO fans have been banned from asking PATRICK STEWART and DAVID TENNANT to autograph sci-fi merchandise while they star in a British production of HAMLET. Stewart and Tennant - currently performing...

Simon Pegg Says New Film Needs 'Suspension Of Disbelief'

Simon Pegg has admitted that the viewing public might have to take his new film with a pinch of salt as it portrays him as an unlikely heartthrob.The Hot Fuzz actor is starring in How...

By on 04 July 2008

Nimoy's Ode To Larger Ladies

STAR TREK star-turned snapper LEONARD NIMOY is rallying against the unrealistic portrayal of women in the media - with a new book of photographs of fuller-figured women. The 77-year-old, who has launched a successful second...

Nimoy's Ode To Larger Ladies

STAR TREK star-turned snapper LEONARD NIMOY is rallying against the unrealistic portrayal of women in the media - with a new book of photographs of fuller-figured women. The 77-year-old, who has launched a successful second...

Takei Picks Up Marriage License On 'Landmark Day'

Former STAR TREK actor GEORGE TAKEI is "beyond delighted" to have obtained a marriage license - becoming one of the first homosexuals to pick up the historic document in California on Tuesday (17Jun08). The star...

Star Trek's Takei To Pick Up Marriage License On Tuesday

Former STAR TREK regular GEORGE TAKEI will become one of the first gay people to receive a marriage license when the historic documents are handed out on Tuesday morning (17Jun08) across California. The actor announced...

Spacey Named Oxford University Professor

KEVIN SPACEY is set to take over STAR TREK actor PATRICK STEWART's post as a visiting professor at the U.K.'s oldest university. The American Beauty star has been appointed the next Cameron MACkintosh Visiting Professor...

Takei Considers Shatner Reconciliation

GEORGE TAKEI is considering healing his rift with former STAR TREK co-star WILLIAM SHATNER and inviting him to his forthcoming gay wedding. The pair fell out while the show was being made; with Takei -...

Koenig To Be Takei's Best Man

Gay actor GEORGE TAKEI will wed his longtime partner in September (08) - and has chosen his STAR TREK co-star WALTER KOENIG as his best man. The 71-year-old star - known for his role as...

Star Trek Director Dead

The man behind some of STAR TREK's most beloved episodes has died in Palm Desert, California. Joseph Pevney, a former Broadway star and 1940s actor, died of age-related causes on 18 May (08). He was...

Shatner Once Suspected In Wife's Death

STAR TREK actor WILLIAM SHATNER was once investigated by police as a murder suspect after his alcoholic wife drowned in a pool. In his new autobiography, Up Till Now, Shatner explains how he tried...

George Takei To Wed Following California Gay-marriage Ruling

STAR TREK actor GEORGE TAKEI will be the latest celebrity to take advantage of California's gay marriage ruling when he weds his longtime partner later this year (08). The 71-year-old star - known for his...

Shatner Hated Bedding Star Trek Fans

WILLIAM SHATNER desperately tried to avoid romancing obsessed STAR TREK fans - because they wanted to enact their sci-fi fantasies with the actor. The 77-year-old, who shot to fame as Captain Kirk in the original...

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