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Lady Gaga Receives Hero Award

Lady Gaga's has declared her Hero Award in recognition of her work with the LGBT community better than a Grammy. The 'Marry the Night' hitmaker was honoured by the Trevor Project - a non-profit company...

No Star Trek Baddie For Del Toro

Director J.J. Abrams has dismissed reports he's cast Benicio Del Toro as the villain of his upcoming Star Trek sequel.Rumours surfaced last month (Nov11) claiming the filmmaker had met with the star about the as-yet-untitled-project,...

Nichelle Nichols Tried Out For Spock Role

Star Trek legend Nichelle Nichols was originally slated to play Spock in the hit show.Nichols, known to millions of 'Trekkies' around the world as Lieutenant Nyota Uhura in the longrunning sci-fi series, has revealed she...

Alice Eve For Star Trek 2?

Alice Eve is set to sign up for 'Star Trek 2'.The 'Sex and the City 2' actress is reportedly being targeted for a role in J.J. Abrams forthcoming sci-fi sequel, with sources telling Variety she...

3d Star Trek Sequel

JJ Abrams' 'Star Trek' sequel is set to be shot in 3D. Paramount has targeted a release date of May 17, 2013, for the follow-up to the 2009 movie - which starred Chris Pine, Simon...

Zachary Quinto Needs Hard Work

Zachary Quinto isn't in a good "headspace" when he's "idle".The 'Star Trek' actor - who is currently producing and starring in new movie 'Margin Call', which documents the 2008 worldwide economic meltdown - admitted he...

Abrams Shocked To Learn Casting Assistant Is A Sex Offender

Star Trek director J.J. Abrams has been left stunned after discovering a casting assistant on his Super 8 movie has a record as a sex offender.Police records show Jason James Murphy was convicted of kidnapping...

Zachary Quinto Producing Hurricane Katrina Drama

Star Trek actor Zachary Quinto is set to produce a romantic movie set in the aftermath of 2005's devastating Hurricane Katrina in Louisiana.The star's production company is teaming up with Killer Films to work on...

Indie Filmmaker Posts Movie On Youtube -- Free With Infomercial

Filmmaker J. Neil Schulman may have hit on a way to allow independent films to be viewed on the Internet free while generating revenue at the same time. Schulman has adapted a classic broadcast sales...

Benicio Del Toro To Play Star Trek Villain?

Benicio Del Toro is in line to play a leading character in the 'Star Trek' sequel. The 44-year-old actor - best known for roles in '21 Grams' and 'Traffic' - is set to play an...

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...

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