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'Star Trek: The Motion Picture' Nearly Featured Captain Kirk Punching Jesus

As fans prepare for the release of Star Trek Beyond, a crazy story about the 1979 movie Star Trek: The Motion Picture has had us all reflecting on the franchise’s colourful history. An extract from...

Sebastian Bach Launches War Of Words Against Star Trek's William Shatner

It is not clear what sparked the war of words between the Hollywood neighbours, but former Skid Row frontman Bach was so annoyed at one point over the weekend (28-29May16), he posted the...

William Shatner And Marlee Matlin Honour Patty Duke Online

The 69-year-old Miracle Worker star passed away following a battle with sepsis after rupturing her intestine. Her unexpected death prompted her celebrity friends and fans to take to social media to mourn...

William Shatner Sued By 'Long-lost Son'

The Star Trek legend had previously denied fathering Peter Sloan, who also goes by Peter Shatner, with late Canadian actress Kathy MCNeil after a one-night-stand in 1956. Peter was born without William's knowledge...

Arnold Schwarzenegger And Joan Collins Lead Nancy Reagan Tributes

The retired actress and former U.S. First Lady died of heart failure, aged 94, and celebrity friends and fans wasted no time in expressing their sorrow on social media. Action man Arnold...

William Shatner Hadn't Spoken To Leonard Nimoy For Five Years Before His Death

The actors first met while filming a 1964 episode of TV hit The Man From U.N.C.L.E., and they reconnected two years later when they were both cast in the original Star Trek drama...

William Shatner Contributes To U.k. Parliament Debate

The veteran star, who played Captain Kirk in the sci-fi TV and movie franchise, contributed a statement which was read out as British Members of Parliament (MPs) discussed the topic on Thursday (14Jan16)....

William Shatner Struggling To Make Star Trek Anniversary Show

Shatner, who played Captain James T. Kirk in the original 1960s series and the movie spin-offs, has been attempting to strike a deal to make a one-off TV show to commemorate the landmark,...

William Shatner Teases 'Star Trek: The Musical' For Franchise's 50th Anniversary

William Shatner has some ideas as to how to celebrate ‘Star Trek’s’ upcoming 50th anniversary and they even include a musical. Speaking to the Press Association, Shatner said he's been trying to bring the whole...

William Shatner Releasing Graphic Novel Series Based On Man O' War Books

The Star Trek star recently launched his comic books label and has been working on a new series with the genre's godfather Stan Lee, and now Shatner plans to adapt the entire Man...

New Star Trek Tv Series Set To Premiere In 2017

Bosses at U.S. network CBS have recruited Alex Kurtzman to executive produce the show after co-writing and producing recent movie adaptations Star Trek and its sequel, Star Trek Into Darkness. A statement...

William Shatner To Receive Voice Arts Icon Award

The actor has been lending his vocals to characters in animated films like Over the Hedge, Osmosis Jones and Escape from Planet Earth, and now he has been selected to receive the Voice...

William Shatner: I Haven't Spoken To George Takei In 25 Years

William Shatner hasn't spoken to George Takei in 25 years.The 84-year-old actor - who appeared as Captain James Kirk in the popular sci-fi series 'Star Trek' - has revealed he's retained no relationship with his...

William Shatner Slams George Takei

William Shatner has branded George Takei a ''disturbed individual''.The 84-year-old actor has blasted his former 'Star Trek' co-star and admitted he hasn't had any contact with him in over 25 years.He said: ''He is a...

William Shatner Working On Leonard Nimoy Book

The actor is putting pen to paper to memorialise his Star Trek co-star in a book called Leonard: A 50 Year Friendship, and he has been interviewing friends and colleagues from Nimoy's past...

William Shatner Leads Tributes To Yvonne Craig

Craig, 78, best known for her portrayal of Batgirl in Adam West's Batman TV show, passed away at her home in California following a battle with cancer, and her famous contemporaries have since...

William Shatner To Set Sail On Star Trek Cruise

Shatner, who portrayed Captain James T. Kirk in the sci-fi series, will be hitting the high seas other Star Trek favourites from all the TV spin-offs, including Jonathan Frakes, Denise Crosby, Robert Picardo,...

William Shatner Creates Art Tribute To Leonard Nimoy

The actor, who played Captain James T. Kirk in the sci-fi franchise, asked devotees to send him images of themselves showing off the 'Vulcan salute' hand gesture made famous by Nimoy as Mr....

William Shatner Writing Nimoy Book

'Star Trek' legend William Shatner will pay homage to his friend and co-star Leonard Nimoy in a book about the late actor's life.Shatner, 84, starred in the iconic sci-fi series as Captain James T. Kirk,...

As Jurassic World Sequel Gets Dated, A Look Back At Five Dodgy Film Follow-ups

Not all sequels are terrible - Toy Story, The Bourne Identity and Batman Begins all received excellent second (and third) instalments, for example - but sometimes a disastrous sequel comes along that nobody was asking...

George Takei: 'I Don't Need To Forgive William Shatner'

The actors have been embroiled in an ongoing war of words for years since they worked together on the hit sci-fi series, but Takei is adamant there is no real bitterness between them and...

Marilyn Monroe Dress To Fetch $600,000 At Auction

The silk frock with printed roses was worn by the tragic actress for a scene in Something's Got to Give, the film which was abandoned following Monroe's death in 1962. It is...

William Shatner To Embark On Cross-country Motorcycle Charity Ride

The Star Trek star, 84, has announced his latest feat will take him on an eight-day trip with members of the American Legion and motorcycle builder American Wrench. Shatner, who partnered with...

Star Trek Actress Nichelle Nichols Suffers Mild Stroke

'Star Trek' actress Nichelle Nichols has been taken to hospital after suffering a mild stroke.The 82-year-old actress, who starred as communications officer Lieutenant Uhura on board the USS Enterprise in the iconic 'Star Trek' TV...

Grace Lee Whitney Dies Aged 85

Grace Lee Whitney has died aged 85.The actress, who was best known for playing Yeoman Janice Rand on the original series of 'Star Trek', passed away at her home in Coarsegold in California on Friday...

Actress Grace Lee Whitney Dies At 85

The television star, who was one of the original cast members in the 1960s TV show, died at her home in Coarsegold, California on Friday (01May15), her son confirmed. In her early...

William Shatner Has A Plan To End California Drought

As Californians face a summer of water rationing and bans, the veteran actor believes he has the solution to the dry spell - he wants to import water from rainy Seattle. He...

William Shatner Planning Book About Leonard Nimoy

Shatner upset many fans when he chose to attend a charity event in Florida rather than his late pal's funeral in February (15), but now the actor and author is hoping to study...

William Shatner Recalled Camp Counsellor Past For The Clangers

The Star Trek icon admits producers were a little nervous when he first hit the studio and stepped up to the microphone - because they feared his voice might not work for the...

William Shatner Still In The Dark About Star Trek 3 Role

The actor admits he had "some conversations early on" with Orci, and then sat and listened to a leaked plot when he ran into a well-informed reporter at an airport. Shatner tells...

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