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Demian Bichir Skipped Star Trek Auditions For Brother's Play

Mexican actor Demian Bichir skipped auditions for J.J. Abrams' upcoming Star Trek sequel so he could perform in his younger brother's play.Last year (11) the A Better Life Oscar nominee signed on to portray Hollywood...

William Shatner's Pants Shame At Airport

Star Trek legend William Shatner was left nursing a bruised ego when his trousers fell down during an airport security check in front of dozens of fellow travellers.The actor was queuing at Los Angeles International...

Star Trek Writer Refused To Rush Script

The writer of 'Star Trek' refused to ''rush'' the follow-up script.Alex Kurtzman - who wrote the first film starring Chris Pine as Captain Kirk and the follow-up with Roberto Orci - admits those involved behind...

Chris Pine: Working On Star Trek 2 Is Like Paid Summer Camp

Chris Pine says working on 'Star Trek 2' is like taking part in a ''summer camp you get paid for''.The 31-year-old actor - who is reprising his role as James T. Kirk in director J.J....

William Shatner Apologises For Comments About English Resort

Star Trek icon William Shatner has apologised for crude remarks he made about an English seaside resort during an appearance on a British satirical TV news show last month (May12).The veteran actor took the presenter's...

Benicio Del Toro To Star In Jimmy Picard

Benicio Del Toro is set to star in 'Jimmy Picard'. The 'Che' star will take on the lead role in Arnaud Desplechin's drama which has been adapted from 'Psychothearpy Of A Plains Indian' by ethnologist...

Comic Omid Djalili Apologises For Mocking Soccer Star

Actor/funnyman Omid Djalili has apologised for jokingly comparing a soccer ace who was disfigured in a childhood accident to a Klingon character from Star Trek.The Sex and the City 2 star was watching the England...

Benedict Cumberbatch: Fame Won't Help With Dating

Benedict Cumberbatch thinks his rising fame will make it harder to find a girlfriend.The British actor - who will portray villain Kahn in forthcoming 'Star Trek 2' and previously appeared in 'Tinker Tailor Soldier Spy...

Tom Cruise Uses Ice Suit For Muscles

Tom Cruise keeps his body in good shape with the help of an ice suit.The costume helps soothe his aching muscles after filming strenuous action scenes according to his 'Mission: Impossible - Ghost Protocol' co-star.'Star...

Simon Pegg Gives Up Alcohol

Star Trek actor Simon Pegg has adopted a healthy new lifestyle and cut out alcohol in a bid to stay trim.The British star decided to give up boozing after shooting the latest Mission: Impossible movie...

Simon Pegg Collects Replicas

Simon Pegg collects replicas of himself.The 'Shaun of the Dead' actor is delighted many of his movies have spawned action figures and miniature dolls, but his wife thinks his obsession is ''creepy''.He said: ''Of course...

Benedict Cumberbatch Joins Twelve Years A Slave

Benedict Cumberbatch has joined the cast of 'Twelve Years a Slave'. The 'Sherlock' star will star alongside Michael Fassbender and Brad Pitt in the movie which tells the real-life story of Solomon Northup, a black...

Simon Pegg Wants To Be Bond Villain

Simon Pegg wants to be a Bond villain.The 'Star Trek' actor believes he is too regularly cast as a good guy in films and would love the opportunity to play an iconic baddie such as...

William Shatner Embroiled In Spat Over Tv Show

Star Trek icon William Shatner is caught up in a bizarre spat over a joke made by a panellist during his appearance as host of a British satirical TV news show.The veteran actor took the...

Actor Levar Burton Rear-ended By Cop Car

Star Trek: The Next Generation star Levar Burton was rear-ended by a cop car on Monday (28May12) as officers pulled him over for a moving violation.The actor and former Reading Rainbow host was driving in...

Zoe Saldana Joins Machete Kills

Zoe Saldana has signed up for 'Machete Kills'.The 'Star Trek' actress will appear alongside Sofia Vergara, Jessica Alba and Michelle Rodriguez in the follow-up to 2010 action movie 'Machete', and Danny Trejo - who is...

Ashes Of James Doohan Released In Space

The final wishes of former Star Trek actor James Doohan were honoured on Tuesday (22May12) when his ashes were released into outer space.The actor, who died in July, 2005, left specific instructions in his will...

Chris Pine To Star In Mantivities

Chris Pine is to star in 'Mantivities'.The 'Star Trek' actor will appear in the comedy - which he has also co-written - about a group of 30-something friends who refuse to grow up.Chris said: ''I...

Leonard Nimoy Set To Beam Back Up For Star Trek Sequel

Leonard Nimoy is set to come out of retirement to reprise his Spock role in the new Star Trek blockbuster.The 2009 sci-fi reboot cast younger actors as the series' famed characters, with Zachary Quinto stepping...

Simon Pegg Surprised At 'Normal' Tom Cruise

Simon Pegg was surprised at how ''normal'' Tom Cruise was.The 'Star Trek' actor starred alongside Tom in 'Mission: Impossible 3' and 'Mission: Impossible - Ghost Protocol' and he says despite his A-list status he was...

Zoe Saldana Reveals Best Sex Positions

Zoe Saldana has revealed her favourite sex positions.The 'Star Trek' actress - who recently split from Bradley Cooper - enjoys making love in a variety of ways but she finds '' doggy-style'' and sex standing...

Benedict Cumberbatch Landed Star Trek 2 Role With Iphone Audition

British actor Benedict Cumberbatch snagged a role in the upcoming Star Trek thanks to an audition tape recorded on an iPhone.The War Horse star heard director J.J. Abrams was interested in casting him as the...

Benedict Cumberbatch Eating Like A Goose For Stark Trek 2

Benedict Cumberbatch has been eating like a ''foie gras goose'' while filming the 'Star Trek' sequel. The British actor - who plays an unknown role in the J.J. Abrams-directed movie - hinted he could be...

Zoe Saldana Was Beaten By Ballet

Zoe Saldana says ballet is the hardest thing she has ever done in her life.The 'Star Trek' actress desperately wanted to succeed at the dancing art form but had to make the heartbreaking decision to...

Chris Pine: Star Trek Sequel Is Close To Completion

Chris Pine says the 'Star Trek' sequel is close to wrapping.The 31-year-old actor is reprising his role as James T. Kirk in the J.J. Abrams-directed film and he has revealed it won't be long before...

Amazing Spider-man Sequel Confirmed

A sequel to 'The Amazing Spider-Man' is being written by Alex Kurtzman and Roberto Orci. Despite the film - starring British actor Andrew Garfield as the web-slinging hero and Emma Stone as Gwen Stacy -...

Star Trek Captains Uniting For Fan Convention

Fans of Star Trek will be given the ultimate treat this October (12) when all five TV captains appear onstage at a London convention.Destination Star Trek London is the first official Star Trek live event...

Patrick Stewart Says He's Living In A 'War Zone'

Sir Patrick Stewart says living in the English countryside is like being in a ''war zone''.The 'Star Trek: The Next Generation' actor resides in a £2.2 million mansion in the Cotswolds area of Oxfordshire with...

Barack Obama Gives Vulcan Salute In Star Trek Actress' Snap

U.S. President Barack Obama showed off his geeky side by giving a Vulcan salute with Star Trek legend Nichelle Nichols during a private meeting at the White House.Nichols, who played Lieutenant Uhura in the original...

Cbs Blocks Plans To Film 45-Year-old Star Trek Episode

Plans to film an episode of Star Trek that was written for the original 1960s series never produced have been blocked by CBS, which claims that the production would violate its copyright. The episode, "He...

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