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Shatner: 'New Kirk Is Uncastable'

WILLIAM SHATNER insists director JJ ABRAMS will struggle to cast the role of CAPTAIN JAMES T KIRK in his new STAR TREK film, because the part is "uncastable". The 75-year-old played Kirk in the original...

Jeri Ryan Plans Loire Valley Wedding

Former STAR TREK: VOYAGER star JERI RYAN is "scoping out" venues in France's Loire's valley for an intimate June 2007 wedding to fiance CHRISTOPHER EME. The German-born actress has fallen in love with the French...

Tom Cruise To Boldly Go...?

TOM CRUISE is in negotiations to reteam with MISSION: IMPOSSIBLE 3 director JJ ABRAMS for the next STAR TREK movie The movie superstar is reportedly a huge fan of the sci-fi franchise and jumped...

Actress Jane Wyatt Dies At 96

Jane Wyatt, best known for her role as Robert Young's TV wife on the long-running Father Knows Best in the 1950s and early '60s, died Friday of natural causes in Los Angeles at age 96,...

Tv's Quintessential Mother Wyatt Dies At 96

JANE WYATT, the star of 1950s TV series FATHER KNOWS BEST, has died at her Bel-Air home in Los Angeles, California. She was 96. The American actress died in her sleep on Friday (20OCT06) from...

Hawking To Hit The Big Screen

Physicist STEPHEN HAWKING is to hit the big screen in a film adaptation of his legendary book, A BRIEF HISTORY OF TIME. BEYOND THE HORIZON, which will be shown in 3D, is based on the...

Top Prices Paid At Cher Auction

Every auction item turned out to be trs cher at a Sotheby's/Julien's Auctions sale of 700 items belonging to Cher that went under the hammer in Los Angeles Wednesday night. The auction house said that...

Star Trek Auction Tops $7 Million

LATEST: STAR TREK fans from around the world have spent more than $7 million (GBP4 million) snapping up memorabilia from the TV and movie franchise at a three-day New York City auction celebrating its 40th...

Star Trek Auction Exceeds Expectations

STAR TREK fans from around the world have snapped up memorabilia from the TV and movie franchise at a New York City auction celebrating its 40th anniversary. Bidders wearing costumes from the cult show paid...

Virgin To Make Astronaut Idol

Virgin empire boss SIR RICHARD BRANSON is in negotiations with British television networks to launch a talent show for aspiring astronauts. The BBC and ITV have held talks about the proposed ASTRONAUT IDOL, similar to...

Parlez-vous Klingon?

The producer of a film about Star Trek fans who have learned to speak Klingon and who come together in annual conventions to converse in their second language has come to their defense. In an...

Christie's Auction Over 1000 Star Trek Items

New York auction house Christie's is auctioning over 1000 items of STAR TREK memorabilia to mark the cult show's 40th anniversary. The props, varying from models of the Starship Enterprise to costumes worn by CAPTAIN...

Enhanced Star Trek Blasted By Fans

A re-release of 1960s sci-fi series STAR TREK featuring updated special effects has been slammed by fans as an "horrendous artistic affront". Computer-generated wizardry sees the clumsy Starship Enterprise replaced by a new model that...

Shatner: 'Don't Send Me Into Space'

STAR TREK legend WILLIAM SHATNER is refusing a free trip into space on SIR RICHARD BRANSON's first Virgin Galactic passenger flight in 2008 - because he fears he will never come back down. Shatner admits...

Actor Byron Morrow Dies

BYRON MORROW, a veteran character actor in television and films whose distinguished look often led him to be cast as a top military officer, police chief or judge died on 11 May (06). He was...

Nimoy Abandons Acting For Photography

STAR TREK star LEONARD NIMOY insists he has no plans to return to acting and has long since turned his attention toward photography. The star, who played MR SPOCK on the classic series, is satisfied...

Star Trek Reunion Soured By Shatner

The surviving members of STAR TREK have ditched plans for a reunion - because many of them insist they are still scarred by fellow actor WILLIAM SHATNER's hurtful attitude on set. Relations between the show's...

Star Trek May Go Where It Went Before

Rumors sped at light speed on the Internet Tuesday that Paramount is working on an enhanced version of the original 79 Star Trek episodes that it plans to sell as a syndication package to broadcast...

Shatner To Return As Capt. Kirk -- In Video Game

Forty years after first appearing in the original Star Trek TV series, William Shatner will again play the role of Captain James T. Kirk for the video game Star Trek: Legacy, due to be released...

Star Trek Captains Team Up For Video Game

LATEST: All five STAR TREK captains are teaming up for the first time for the videogame STAR TREK: LEGACY. The game will feature voiceover work and likeness rights from Star Trek's WILLIAM SHATNER, THE NEXT...

Shatner Seeks Sci-fi Spokesperson

STAR TREK star WILLIAM SHATNER is searching for a spokesperson for his new science fiction DVD club. The star, who played CAPTAIN JAMES T KIRK in the classic TV series, has launched an online...

Shatner Hopes New Game Will Save Star Trek

WILLIAM SHATNER is so convinced a new STAR TREK videogame will boost waning interest in the sci-fi franchise, he's signed up to provide voice-overs. The 75-year-old will voice his iconic character CAPTAIN JAMES T KIRK...

Star Trek Originals Reborn In Comic Book Series

The characters from the original STAR TREK TV series are to be reborn in a new 40th anniversary comic book project. Animation experts at Tokyopop in Japan have revamped beloved characters like CAPTAIN KIRK, BONES,...

Star Trek Beams Down At Auction House

Christie's auction house in London on Wednesday began displaying an assortment of some 1000 Star Trek memorabilia items. Next Wednesday, they will be shipped back to the U.S., where they will be displayed in four...

Star Trek Memorabilia Up For Auction

STAR TREK fans have the opportunity to snap up rare memorabilia worth millions from the sci-fi series at auction in October (06). The collection, which includes a studio model of the Starship Enterprise and a...

Star Trek Stewart Yearned For The Stage

Success in STAR TREK: THE NEXT GENERATION was bittersweet for PATRICK STEWART because the classically-trained actor desperately missed starring on the London stage. Despite becoming a household name thanks to his role as CAPTAIN JEAN-LUC...

Star Trek Doohan Set For Space In October

LATEST: Late STAR TREK actor JAMES DOOHAN's ashes will be blasted into space in October (06), the company organising the flight confirmed yesterday (24JUL06). Doohan, who played the starship Enterprise's chief engineer SCOTTY in the...

Stewart Leaves Hollywood Behind

X-MEN star PATRICK STEWART is turning his back on the bright lights of Hollywood to concentrate on theatre roles.. The STAR TREK favourite hasn't completely ruled out returning to the hit science fiction series or...

Prince Harry Lined Up For Space Trip

British royal PRINCE HARRY has been tipped to be one of the first commercial passengers in space, joining a star-studded mission which could include ANGELINA JOLIE, BRAD PITT and physicist STEPHEN HAWKING. The 21-year-old is...

Stewart's Hollywood Struggle

PATRICK STEWART was surprised to have forged a successful career on the big screen, because he thought his success on hit TV show STAR TREK: THE NEXT GENERATION would scupper his chances of movie stardom....

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