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Del Toro To Be Star Trek Bad Guy?

Director J.J. Abrams has handpicked Benicio Del Toro to be the villain in his upcoming Star Trek sequel, according to a new report.The filmmaker has met with the star about the as-yet-untitled-project, but refused to...

Overdrive For Karl Urban

Karl Urban has signed up to star in 'Overdrive'.The 'Star Trek' actor will appear alongside Ben Barnes in the France-set car thievery movie, to be directed by Antonio Negret.Derek Haas and Michael Brandt have written...

Eric Bana To Play Elvis Presley

Eric Bana will play Elvis Presley in a new movie. The 'Star Trek' actor has signed up to star as the 'Blue Suede Shoes' hitmaker in the indie film 'Elvis & Nixon' opposite Danny Huston...

Zoe Saldana's Complimenting Clothes

Zoe Saldana only wears clothes that complement her personality.The 'Star Trek' actress is a big fan of many designers but insists she won't be swayed by names when she's picking out outfits.She told People: "I...

Zachary Quinto: 'Star Trek 2 On The Horizon'

Zachary Quinto has confirmed 'Star Trek 2' is "on the horizon". The 'What's Your Number?' actor - who earlier this week confirmed he was gay - will be reprising the role of Vulcan character Spock...

Zachary Quinto Reveals He Is A 'Gay Man'

Zachary Quinto has come out as gay. The 34-year-old actor - who is best known for playing Spock in the 2009 movie reboot of 'Star Trek' - spoke frankly about his sexuality in an interview,...

Gay Zachary Quinto Overwhelmed By Fan Support

Star Trek actor Zachary Quinto has thanked fans for their "outpouring of support and resonance" after he 'came out' as gay in a new magazine interview.The star spoke publicly about his sexuality for the first...

Zachary Quinto Decided To 'Come Out' After Death Of Bullied Gay Teen

Star Trek actor Zachary Quinto was inspired to 'come out' as a homosexual after feeling "indescribable despair" by the tragic suicide of a bullied gay teenager.The star spoke publicly for the first time about his...

Hank Williams Jr. Writes Theme Song For His Fans

ESPN's Monday Night Football may be without a Hank Williams Jr. theme song but Williams has created a theme for like-minded conservatives that has quickly been downloaded by 200,000 of them. "This country sure as...

Most-pirated Movies Are Also Box-office Hits

The most-pirated movies of all time are also some of the biggest box-office winners, according to TorrentFreak.com, which tracks BitTorrent use on the Internet. According to the website, Avatar , with 21 million downloads, is...

Spock Steps Down From Star Trek Conventions

Star Trek legend Leonard Nimoy has retired from the show's hugely popular conventions after almost 30 years.The actor made his name playing half-Vulcan Spock in the original Star Trek TV series back in 1966. Nimoy,...

Brilliant Role For Eric Bana

Eric Bana is in negotiations to star in crime thriller 'Brilliant'. The 'Star Trek' actor is reportedly in talks to play a small-time criminal who joins accomplished thieves in a diamond heist.The movie is set...

Captain Kirk Shoots Down Star Wars

William Shatner, on his YouTube channel, TheShatnerProject.com, has posted a three-minute video in which the former Captain Kirk of Star Trek rails against all things Star Wars. "The television show [ Star Trek ] was...

William Shatner Blasts Star Wars As 'Special Effects'

William Shatner has risked incurring the wrath of Star Wars fans by claiming the legendary sci-fi franchise is simply "special effects" In a video posted on his YouTube page, Shatner suggested George Lucas' creation was...

Christopher Mintz-plasse Can't Grow Facial Hair

Christopher Mintz-Plasse "cant grow" facial hair.The 22-year-old star - who is currently starring in the remake of 'Fright Night' with David Tennant and Colin Farrell - is keen to recreate the career of 'Star Trek'...

Star Wars Fans Say No To Added No's

Star Wars "purists" are up-in-arms once again over George Lucas's latest tweaks to their beloved movies. The latest uproar was ignited earlier this week when the BadAssDigest blog reported that Lucas has changed the audio...

Zoe Saldana's Wolf Fascination

Zoe Saldana is "obsessed" with wolves.The 'Colombiana' actress - who is known for her action-roles in movies including 'Avatar' and 'Star Trek' - loves analysing the social structures in the animal world, and believes the...

Robert Downey Jr. To Produce Uss Indianapolis Movie

Robert Downey Jr. is to produce a movie about the sinking of the USS Indianapolis.The 'Iron Man' actor and his wife Susan Downey want to bring a film about the tragic World War II incident...

Zoe Saldana Struggled After Avatar

Zoe Saldana came close to a mental breakdown after appearing in 'Avatar'. The 'Star Trek' actress - who portrayed blue alien Neytiri in the James Cameron-directed 2009 movie - admits she struggled to deal with...

J.j. Abrams Doesn't Want Another Trek Director

J.J. Abrams would be "jealous" if anyone else directed the 'Star Trek' sequel.The filmmaker - who is now officially in negotiations to film the follow-up to the 2009 sci-fi movie - has not yet made...

Amanda Seyfried For Now You See Me?

Amanda Seyfried is in negotiations to star in 'Now You See Me'. The 'Red Riding Hood' star and 'The Kids Are All Right' actor Mark Ruffalo have entered into talks with Summit Entertainment to take...

King Abdullah Hopes To Beam Up Star Trek Fans To Jordan With Theme Park

King Abdullah Ii of Jordan is the driving force behind an ambitious Star Trek theme park planned for the Middle East.The royal, who reportedly filmed a cameo for a 1990s episode of Star Trek: Voyager,...

J.j. Abrams 'Focused' On Star Trek 2

J.J. Abrams says he is now completely focused on 'Star Trek 2'.The highly-anticipated sequel has had its release date pushed back from summer 2012 because of a number of factors - including Abrams working on...

Zoe Saldana Sees Story First

Zoe Saldana doesn't think she will ever be an acting "machine". The 'Star Trek' actress has become known for her action-led leading roles in movies such as 'Taken' and 'Avatar', but she hopes she never...

Zoe Saldana Swapped Dancing For Acting

Zoe Saldana began acting when she realised she would never be the best dancer in the world.The 33-year-old beauty began her career as a ballet dancer, but decided she should give Hollywood a shot when...

Rosario Dawson To Go In A Trance

Rosario Dawson has signed up to star in Danny Boyle's 'Trance'. The 'Sin City' actress and 'Black Swan' star Vincent Cassel are the latest names to join the cast of the drama, which will also...

J.j. Abrams Enters Star Trek 2 Negotiations

J.J. Abrams has entered negotiations for 'Star Trek 2'.The 'Super 8 ' director is beginning work on the script for the sci-fi movie with writers Roberto Orci, Alex Kurtzman and Damon Lindelof with production likely...

Simon Pegg Gets A Fantastic Fear Of Everything

Simon Pegg is to star in 'A Fantastic Fear of Everything'. The 'Star Trek' actor has already begun shooting on the psycho-comedy film, the directorial debut from musician Crispian Mills, about a crime novelist named...

Patrick Stewart Treated To Birthday Sing-a-long At Comic-con Debut

Star Trek legend Patrick Stewart was given a Comic-Con welcome to remember on Saturday (23Jul11) as thousands of fans joined in a special sing-a-long to wish him a belated Happy Birthday.The veteran British actor made...

William Shatner Chats To Star Trek Captains For Riveting New Documentary

William Shatner has created a must-watch documentary for Star Trek devotees in which he sits down with all the other actors who played Captains in the sci-fi film and television franchise.The Captains features Shatner in...

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