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Benedict Cumberbatch Exits Crimson Peak

Star Trek: Into Darkness villain Benedict Cumberbatch has quit director Guillermo Del Toro's new horror movie Crimson Peak.Sources tell The Hollywood Reporter the British actor has taken on another movie role and the projects' schedules...

Michael Ansara, One Of Star Trek's Most Famous Villain, Has Died Aged 91

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...

Klingon Star Michael Ansara Dead At 91

Michael Ansara, who portrayed a Klingon warrior in three Tv versions of Star Trek, has died at the age of 91.The actor, who was married to I Dream of Jeannie's Barbara Eden, passed away on...

Star Trek, World War Z Lift Viacom

Ninety-year-old media mogul Sumner Redstone had good reason to be smiling today (Friday). A day after his CBS Corp. reported a better-than-expected second quarter, his Viacom Inc. reported a 20-percent jump in net income for...

Lucas Says He's Indebted To Star Trek Creator Roddenberry

George Lucas has acknowledged his debt to Gene Roddenberry and the creators of the original Star Trek TV series in making his original Star Wars possible. In a documentary titled Trek Nation, produced by Roddenberry's...

The Heat -- Hotter Than Expected

Many moviegoers looking to escape the heat of summer found it in The Heat at their multiplexes. The Melissa McCarthy-Sandra Bullock comedy, which analysts thought would battle the Channing Tatum-Jamie Foxx thriller-comedy White House Down...

'Monsters University' Fends Off 'The Heat': Still No.1 In Us Box Office

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...

George Takei Applauds Gay Rights Progress

Openly-gay Star Trek icon George Takei has celebrated the progress made for gay rights in the U.S. Supreme Court by sharing his thoughts on Wednesday's (26Jun13) historic ruling in a newspaper editorial.The 76-year-old actor has...

Top Ten Films At Box Office Weekend Of June 21-23

The top ten films over the weekend, according to final figures compiled by Box Office Mojo (figures in parentheses represent total gross to date): 1. Monsters University, Disney, $82,429,469, (New); 2. World War Z, Paramount,...

Gene Roddenberry's Ashes To Orbit The Sun In 2014

Legendary Star Trek creator Gene Roddenberry is to be granted his final wish in 2014 when his ashes will be launched into space and put into orbit around the sun.The sci-fi Tv guru passed away...

Top Ten Films For Weekend Of June 14-16

The top ten films over the weekend, according to final figures compiled by Box Office Mojo (figures in parentheses represent total gross to date): 1. Man of Steel, Warner Bros., $116,619,362, 1 Wks. ($128,681,486); 2....

Man Of Steel Roars Into Theaters With $125-Million

The Man of Steel was indeed more powerful than a locomotive as it roared into theaters over the weekend with a record-shattering $113 million domestically (plus another $12 million brought in at Thursday-night screenings that...

Eddie Redmayne To Play Stephen Hawking In New Biopic

Les Misérables star, Eddie Redmayne is set to play Stephen Hawking in a new biopic Theory of Everything directed by James Marsh, according Deadline.com Redmayne is currently filming Jupiter Ascending starring alongside Mila Kunis and...

George Takei Wins Apology Over Joke Claim

A writer has apologised to Star Trek icon George Takei after suggesting he was paid to come up with jokes for the actor's popular Facebook.com page.Takei boasts a huge following on the social networking site,...

Box Office: Top Ten Films Weekend Of 6/7-6/9

The top ten films over the weekend, according to final figures compiled by Box Office Mojo (figures in parentheses represent total gross to date): 1. The Purge, Universal, $34,058,360, (New); 2. Fast & Furious 6,...

The Purge Surprises With $36.3 Million (It Cost $3 Million)

There's life in the old B-movie yet. Universal's The Purge, produced on a tiny budget of $3 million, wound up at the top of the box office this weekend with an estimated $36.3 million. That's...

J.j. Abrams Picks Up Twilight Zone Creator's Last Screenplay

Star Trek mastermind J.J. Abrams is set to tackle another piece of sci-fi history after securing the rights to The Twilight Zone creator Rod Serling's final screenplay.The young movie mogul is hoping to shop The...

Star Trek Into Darkness Tops Box Office In China

Star Trek Into Darkness finally landed in China last week, taking in a solid $27 million in ticket sales, China Film News reported today (Tuesday). The Paramount film knocked American Dreams in China, a Chinese...

Top Ten Films Weekend Of 5/31-6/2 2013

The top ten films over the weekend, according to final figures compiled by Box Office Mojo (figures in parentheses represent total gross to date): 1. Fast & Furious 6, Universal, $35,164,440, 2 Wks. ($171,003,965); 2....

Overseas, The Hangover Part 3 Cures Studio's Headache

Will the overseas box office rescue The Hangover Part 3 and After Earth? Each film has performed horribly in domestic debuts, leaving executives at their respective studios with a semi-permanent condition called crossed fingers. Initial...

No Will Power As After Earth Crashes

It was the day Will Smith's plan to groom his son to follow in his footsteps came crashing to earth. Their movie, After Earth, in which Jaden Smith is the star and Will a supporting...

Sir Patrick Stewart Wants You To Know He's Tried Pizza Before, Honest

Sir Patrick Stewart found himself making headlines around the world this week after wandering into a Brooklyn pizzeria and announcing it was his first ever slice. The 72-year-old Star Trek actor was dragged into the...

William Shatner Distances Himself From Bogus Film

Star Trek icon William Shatner has been forced to distance himself from an upcoming film project after his name was attached to the movie to attract investors without his knowledge.The veteran actor had no idea...

Box Office Forecasters Are Wrong Again

Once again box office forecasters proved to be about as accurate as your local TV weatherman apologizing for a drenching storm on a day he had predicted would be sunny. After a day's headstart on...

Movie Reviews: Fast And Furious 6

Unlike The Hangover Part III, the sixth installment of the Fast and Furious franchise has attracted overwhelmingly positive reviews. Not that the critics are jumping up and down and whooping it up with excitement as...

Box Office Expecting A Record Memorial Day

Warner Bros.' The Hangover Part III got off to a head start at the box office with $3.1 million from Wednesday-night previews and brought in another $8.5 million on Thursday. But another new film is...

J.j. Abrams Visits The Set Of Downton Abbey

Star Trek and Star Wars director J.J. Abrams recently went back in time after arranging a visit to the set of his favourite Tv drama Downton Abbey.The sci-fi mastermind was in England promoting his new...

Amazon Thinks Profits And Sanctions Fan Fiction Marketplace

What’s that? A giant global corporation has ignored the creative integrity of the people it profits from in order to maximize gross income, potentially alienating future authors and jeopardizing their commerce? That’s right, Amazon is...

Alice Eve Suspects Nasa Experts Are Hiding Alien Discoveries

British actress Alice Eve is convinced Nasa experts are hiding discoveries of alien life after taking part in an online chat with Nasa astronauts as part of her promotional duties for the new Star Trek...

Weekend Box Office: May 17-19

The top ten films over the weekend, according to final figures compiled by Box Office Mojo (figures in parentheses represent total gross to date): 1. Star Trek Into Darkness, Paramount, $70,165,559, 1 Wks. ($83,701,981 --...

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