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Ryder To Play Spock's Mother In Star Trek

Hollywood actress WINONA RYDER has signed up to star in the new STAR TREK movie - as the Vulcan mother of MR. SPOCK. The Girl, Interrupted star will join Chris Pine as Captain Kirk, British...

Star Trek Producers Hold Open Auditions For 'Unique' Extras

Producers of the new STAR TREK film are looking for people with "unique" looks to star as extras in the movie. Odd-looking extras will get the chance to play Star Fleet military cadets in the...

Call For 'Odd' Star Trek Extras

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...

By on 07 November 2007

Takei Urged To Take Heroes Role By Fan

STAR TREK actor GEORGE TAKEI was urged to sign up to hit series HEROES by a fan. The star, who plays Hiro's father Kaito Nakamura in the sci-fi series, admits he was alerted to the...

Now Clooney Takes A Trek

Days after Chris Pine decided not to accept director Joe Carnahan's offer toco-star with George Clooney in White Jazz but accept the role ofCaptain Kirk in the next Star Trek movie instead, Clooney has alsoquit...

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

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...

Lohan's Lucky Co-star Lands Kirk Role

LINDSAY LOHAN's luck really has rubbed off on actor CHRIS PINE - he has landed the coveted role of the young CAPTAIN KIRK in director J.J. ABRAMS' STAR TREK sequel. Pine, who played opposite Lohan...

Shatner To Appear In New Star Trek Movie

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...

Pine To Go Where Shatner Went Before

Writer-director Joe Carnahan (Smokin' Aces) has indirectly revealed that actor Chris Pine has landed the role of Captain James Kirk in the next Star Trek movie. It had been reported earlier that Pine was weighing...

Captain Kirk Actor Confirmed

Yet more casting for the new Star Trek movie has been all but confirmed today, with the boots of Captain James T Kirk almost certainly filled.After Simon Pegg was cast as Scotty last week, as...

By on 16 October 2007

Pegg Lands Role In Star Trek Movie

HOT FUZZ star SIMON PEGG is set to play SCOTTY in the new STAR TREK movie. The British funnyman, 37, has landed the role of chief Starship Enterprise engineer, played originally by James Doohan in...

New Kirk For Star Trek

Rising U.S. actor CHRIS PINE has been beamed up to play CAPTAIN KIRK in the new STAR TREK movie. The 27-year-old who starred alongside Lindsay Lohan in 2006 teen movie Just My Luck will play...

Pegg To Boldly Go

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...

By on 12 October 2007

Quinto Willed Himself Spock Role

HEROES villain ZACHARY QUINTO insists luck has nothing to do with him landing his dream role as the young MR. SPOCK in J.J. ABRAMS' new STAR TREK film - he willed it to happen. The...

Bana To Play Star Trek Villain

TROY star ERIC BANA will play the villain in the new STAR TREK movie. The Aussie actor has signed on to play Nero in Lost creator J.J. Abrams' much-anticipated new film - a prequel to...

Star Trek Video To Make Theatrical Debut

The Nov. 20 high-definition release of Star Trek: The Original Series, featuring new, computer-generated special effects, will be preceded one week earlier by a special one-night theatrical screening of the one-hour episode The Menagerie in...

Dreamworks Lends Transformers Writers Another Hand

In an apparent effort to overcome the reluctance of screenwriters Alex Kurtzman and Roberto Orci to produce a screenplay for the sequel to their Transformers hit movie, DreamWorks and Paramount have brought in a third...

Takei Gets His Own Asteroid

STAR TREK and HEROES star GEORGE TAKEI has been honoured with his very own asteroid. A huge rock floating around between Mars and Jupiter has been renamed 7307 Takei. Takei, who played Hikaru Sulu in...

Nichelle Nichols Called To Consult New Lt. Uhura

Actress ZOE SALDANA is taking her much-coveted role as LT. UHURA in the upcoming STAR TREK prequel so seriously she has called on the 74-year-old who first created the part for advice. The Crossroads star...

Saldana Expected To Take Uhura Role

Zoe Saldana is tipped to take the role of Lieutenant Uhura in the latest Star Trek movie.The Drumline and Pirates of the Caribbean star is reportedly in final negotiations about her role in the film,...

By on 18 September 2007

Crowe Lands Star Trek Role?

Hollywood actor RUSSELL CROWE is set to fulfil a childhood dream by starring in the next STAR TREK movie, according to media reports. The star - who is an avid fan of the sci-fi franchise...

Nimoy Teaches Quinto How To Play Spock

STAR TREK star LEONARD NIMOY has been teaching protege ZACHARY QUINTO how to play his legendary character MR SPOCK, for the next installment of the sci-fi series. The actors will play the Vulcan at different...

Doctor Who's Tennant To Take Hamlet Break

BBC1's Doctor Who is to take a year's hiatus to allow its star David Tennant to play Hamlet on stage, it has been confirmed.Tennant, 36, is set to tread the boards at Stratford-upon-Avon next year,...

By on 03 September 2007

Lt. Uhura Joins Takei On Heroes

The producers of TV phenomenon HEROES are going back to cult sci-fi series STAR TREK for another casting coup - NICHELLE NICHOLS is to play a Hurricane Katrina survivor in upcoming episodes. Nichols, who played...

Trekkers To See New-old Star Trek Episode

A four-day Star Trek marathon is set to open tonight in Beverly Hills with a new, hour-long episode featuring original cast members George Takei, Grace Lee Whitney and Majel Barrett Roddenberry and new actors in...

Crowe Linked To Star Trek

Antipodean actor RUSSELL CROWE is the latest famous face to be linked to the upcoming STAR TREK movie. In recent weeks, internet reports have suggested Tom Cruise, British pop star Robbie Williams and now Crowe...

Quinto And Nimoy To Play Two Spocks In New Star Trek Movie

HEROES actor ZACHARY QUINTO has been unveiled as the new MR SPOCK in the forthcoming STAR TREK prequel - and he'll star alongside the original LEONARD NIMOY. The announcement was made at San Diego's Comic-Con...

Paramount Defends New Effects For Original Star Trek

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...

New Star Trek To Get Two Spocks

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...

By on 27 July 2007

Williams To Play Captain Kirk?

British pop star ROBBIE WILLIAMS will make his Hollywood debut as CAPTAIN JAMES T. KIRK in the new STAR TREK movie, according to reports. The Angels singer is said to be in final negotiations to...

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