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Star Trek Movie Scrapped

The latest installment in the STAR TREK movie series has been scrapped by film-makers who were disappointed by the finished screenplay. PARAMOUNT hoped to take the sci-fi franchise back before WILLIAM SHATNER's CAPTAIN KIRK...

Shatner A Paintball Fan

Veteran actor WILLIAM SHATNER has discovered a new pastime to keep him busy when he's not working - paintball bouts. The former STAR TREK star, 73, admits that while he enjoys tending to horses...

Candice Goes Legal In New Tv Drama

Actress CANDICE BERGEN is set to return to the small screen as a lawyer in DAVID E KELLEY's THE PRACTICE spin-off BOSTON LEGAL. The CARNAL KNOWLEDGE star, whose stint in sitcom MURPHY BROWN earned...

Shatner's Fallout With Kelley

WILLIAM SHATNER and DeFOREST KELLEY didn't speak to each other for two years on the set of their cult series STAR TREK - because Shatner laughed at Kelley's dog's death. The pair had a...

Weaver In Space Quest

Hollywood star SIGOURNEY WEAVER plans to mimic her famous ALIEN character ELLEN RIPLEY - and take a trip into space. The 55-year-old actress has asked British tycoon RICHARD BRANSON to book her a $207,000...

Shatner's Cult Album Re-released

WILLIAM SHATNER's infamous 1968 album THE TRANSFORMED MAN is to be re-released in time for Christmas (04), just three years after it was deleted from sale. Experts at retrospective record label RHINO have revisited...

Shatner Dopes Locals In Spoof Documentary

STAR TREK star WILLIAM SHATNER has duped 800 people into taking part as extras for a 'sci-fi film'. The CAPTAIN JAMES KIRK actor told villagers from Riverside, Iowa, they would be appearing in a...

Shatner Releases Heartfelt Song About Wife's Death

STAR TREK star WILLIAM SHATNER has included a heartfelt new song about the drowning death of his wife on his new album HAS BEEN. The actor admits he had to think twice about including...

Shatner And Nimoy Dupe Entire Town

WILLIAM SHATNER and LEONARD NIMOY fooled an entire American town into thinking they were making a sci-fi movie on their doorsteps. The STAR TREK legends had the residents of Riverside, Iowa convinced that they...

Shatner: 'I'm Irresistible To Women'

STAR TREK star WILLIAM SHATNER is irresistible to ladies because of his extraordinary high level of pheromones. The 72-year-old insists he has no control over his allure to the opposite sex, it's just a...

Shatner And Lohan Lend Words To Heinz Ketchup

WILLIAM SHATNER and LINDSAY LOHAN are among a list of celebrities who have signed up to contribute their quotes to HEINZ ketchup bottles. They have signed up with Heinz to "Say Something Ketchuppy" on...

Shatner Teams Up With Folds For New Album

STAR TREK legend WILLIAM SHATNER has recorded his first album for 35 years with the help of producer and performer BEN FOLDS. The album HAS BEEN features eleven tracks with variety of collaborators including...

Shatner And Stone Receive Emmy Honours

SHARON STONE and WILLIAM SHATNER both picked up creative arts EMMY AWARDS last Sunday (12SEP04) for their guest appearances in ABC drama series THE PRACTICE. The awards are for technical and creative achievements such...

Carnivale Tops Creative Arts Awards

Bizarre circus drama CARNIVALE was the big winner at yesterday's (12SEP04) Creative Arts portion of the annual PRIMETIME EMMY AWARDS. The period drama, starring TERMINATOR 3: RISE OF THE MACHINES star NICK STAHL, picked...

Screaming Shatner

STAR TREK legend WILLIAM SHATNER was so terrified during his skydive - he screamed all the way until he landed. The Canadian actor, 73, leapt out of a plane with his son-in-law and isn't...

Shatner Desperate To Haunt Nimoy

WILLIAM SHATNER is looking forward to dying - so he can haunt his STAR TREK co-star LEONARD NIMOY. The veteran actor, who played CAPTAIN KIRK in the hit TV series, has threatened to punish...

Star Trek's Doohan Making Final Public Appearances

Former STAR TREK actor JAMES DOOHAN attended the first of a series of events honouring him on Saturday night (28AUG04), in what are expected to be his final public appearances. The 84-year-old actor who...

Stars Sign Confidentiality Agreements For Stallone's Show

MEL GIBSON, WILLIAM SHATNER and JAMES CAAN are among a host of stars who have had to sign confidentiality agreements after viewing tapings of SYLVESTER STALLONE's new boxing reality show. THE CONTENDER, in which...

Doohan Gets Walk Of Fame Honour

Former STAR TREK actor JAMES DOOHAN will be honoured with a star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame on Tuesday (31AUG04). The 84-year-old star, who was diagnosed with Alzheimer's disease in the summer (04),...

Shatner Slams Star Trek Bosses

Former STAR TREK star WILLIAM SHATNER has attacked bosses on the sci-fi show for snubbing his proposed storyline, which would have seen him return to the series. Shatner, 73, was poised to make a...

Folds Puts His Career On Hold To Concentrate On Shatner Project

WILLIAM SHATNER's pop career has been given a boost - former BEN FOLDS FIVE star BEN FOLDS has shelved his own solo album to work with the STAR TREK actor. Folds has written most...

Shatner Expresses His Love For Nimoy

Former STAR TREK actor WILLIAM SHATNER considers former co-star LEONARD NIMOY to be one of the most important people in his life. The veteran star - who played CAPTAIN KIRK in the long-running series...

Captain Kirk Comes Back From The Dead

STAR TREK legend WILLIAM SHATNER wants to resurrect his CAPTAIN KIRK character, ten years after the space invader was killed. Kirk ended his 28-year tenure as commander of fictional spaceship STARSHIP ENTERPRISE when he...

Shatner To Star In The Practice Spin-off

Veteran actor WILLIAM SHATNER is expected to join JAMES SPADER in cancelled legal drama THE PRACTICE's anticipated spin-off. Both have already appeared in the American TV programme - Spader as the lead and Shatner...

Shatner Prepares To Release New Album

Former STAR TREK actor WILLIAM SHATNER is preparing to release a new album of country and rock tracks. The Canadian-born screen star has just finished months of recording his untitled release in Nashville, Tennessee,...

William Shatner Back With New Album

Veteran STAR TREK actor WILLIAM SHATNER is set to unleash his second solo album as a singer. The 72-year-old, famed for playing CAPTAIN KIRK in the sci-fi franchise, has just finished recording the offering,...

Batman Turned Down 007

The world's most famous BATMAN, ADAM WEST, gave ROGER MOORE the chance to play JAMES BOND when he turned the superspy role down in the 1960s. West was contractually tied to the cult Batman...

Spock Sells Shots To Shatner

STAR TREK actor LEONARD NIMOY has a willing customer to help his new career as a sexy photographer - former co-star WILLIAM SHATNER. Nimoy, who played oddball Vulcan DR SPOCK on the cult show,...

Shatner Headlines Paintball Event

Actor WILLIAM SHATNER got his hands dirty to raise money for an annual horse show for disabled children, leading 2,000 people on a paintball tournament. The proceeds of Sunday's (31AUG03) event will go toward...

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