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Damon Keen To Play Kirk

MATT DAMON has secret dreams to go where WILLIAM SHATNER boldly went before him - and bring CAPTAIN JAMES KIRK back to the big screen in the next STAR TREK movie. The actor admits he...

Gandolfini To Star In New Orleans Carnival

THE SOPRANOS star JAMES GANDOLFINI has signed up to appear as a celebrity king during next year's (07) carnival season in New Orleans, Louisiana. Gandolfini fell in love with New Orleans when he shot scenes...

Fawcett Says Thanks

Ailing actress FARRAH FAWCETT has thanked her fans for supporting her through her recent cancer battle in a heartfelt new statement. The CHARLIE'S ANGELS star penned a letter to "My Friends Around The World" and...

The Last Dance

ABC's Dancing With the Stars pulled gigantic ratings Tuesday night, averaging a 17.7 rating and a 26 share between 8:00 p.m. and 9:30 p.m. Monday night for the final performance episode of the season. In...

Shatner: 'New Kirk Is Uncastable'

WILLIAM SHATNER insists director JJ ABRAMS will struggle to cast the role of CAPTAIN JAMES T KIRK in his new STAR TREK film, because the part is "uncastable". The 75-year-old played Kirk in the original...

Spader: 'I Look Great In A Dress'

Actor JAMES SPADER insists he makes "a pretty lady" after donning a dress for an upcoming Halloween episode of his hit legal drama BOSTON LEGAL. The SEX, LIES + VIDEOTAPE star and castmate WILLIAM SHATNER...

Star Trek Auction Exceeds Expectations

STAR TREK fans from around the world have snapped up memorabilia from the TV and movie franchise at a New York City auction celebrating its 40th anniversary. Bidders wearing costumes from the cult show paid...

Shatner: 'Don't Send Me Into Space'

STAR TREK legend WILLIAM SHATNER is refusing a free trip into space on SIR RICHARD BRANSON's first Virgin Galactic passenger flight in 2008 - because he fears he will never come back down. Shatner admits...

Star Trek Reunion Soured By Shatner

The surviving members of STAR TREK have ditched plans for a reunion - because many of them insist they are still scarred by fellow actor WILLIAM SHATNER's hurtful attitude on set. Relations between the show's...

Biopic About Idol Contestant Pulls Huge Ratings

A biopic about former American Idol contestant Fantasia Barrino was watched by 6.6 million viewers on the Lifetime Television cable channel in its debut last week and by an additional 12.4 million by the time...

Alda Explains Emmy 'Tantrum'

ALAN ALDA has laughed off reports he was jealous when WILLIAM SHATNER beat him to the Best Supporting Actor In A Drama Series gong at last summer's (AUG05) Emmy Awards, insisting he was staging a...

Shatner To Return As Capt. Kirk -- In Video Game

Forty years after first appearing in the original Star Trek TV series, William Shatner will again play the role of Captain James T. Kirk for the video game Star Trek: Legacy, due to be released...

Star Trek Captains Team Up For Video Game

LATEST: All five STAR TREK captains are teaming up for the first time for the videogame STAR TREK: LEGACY. The game will feature voiceover work and likeness rights from Star Trek's WILLIAM SHATNER, THE NEXT...

Shatner Seeks Sci-fi Spokesperson

STAR TREK star WILLIAM SHATNER is searching for a spokesperson for his new science fiction DVD club. The star, who played CAPTAIN JAMES T KIRK in the classic TV series, has launched an online...

Shatner Hopes New Game Will Save Star Trek

WILLIAM SHATNER is so convinced a new STAR TREK videogame will boost waning interest in the sci-fi franchise, he's signed up to provide voice-overs. The 75-year-old will voice his iconic character CAPTAIN JAMES T KIRK...

Prince Harry Lined Up For Space Trip

British royal PRINCE HARRY has been tipped to be one of the first commercial passengers in space, joining a star-studded mission which could include ANGELINA JOLIE, BRAD PITT and physicist STEPHEN HAWKING. The 21-year-old is...

Damon's Kirk Casting In Doubt

Film-maker KEVIN SMITH has cast doubt on speculation MATT DAMON is being lined up to fill WILLIAM SHATNER's shoes as the new CAPTAIN KIRK. MISSION: IMPOSSIBLE III director JJ ABRAMS reportedly wants Damon to play...

Damon The New Captain Kirk?

Hollywood actor MATT DAMON is being lined up to fill WILLIAM SHATNER's shoes as the new CAPTAIN KIRK in the next STAR TREK movie. MISSION: IMPOSSIBLE III director JJ ABRAMS wants Damon to play the...

Shatner Honoured By Us Television Industry

STAR TREK legend WILLIAM SHATNER has been hailed by the television industry for his inspirational performances by joining the Academy of Television Art + Sciences Hall of Fame. The sci-fi star has notched up more...

Shatner's Kidney Stone Cash Buys New Charity Home

Christmas cash from the cast of legal drama BOSTON LEGAL and money the show's star WILLIAM SHATNER made by auctioning off his removed kidney stone is helping to build a home. The cast of the...

Shatner's Horseback Peace Campaign

Former STAR TREK star WILLIAM SHATNER wants to spread peace in the Middle East, using horses. The actor is trying to raise $10 million (GBP5.5 million) to set up 30 'therapeutic riding' programs in Israel....

Shatner Plans Life After Death

WILLIAM SHATNER is desperately trying to organise his affairs for his fourth wife ELIZABETH MARTIN, over fears he could die at any minute. The Hollywood star, 75, lost third wife NERINE KIDD in a drowning...

Shatner Reveals The Truth Behind The Myth

WILLIAM SHATNER has laughed off rumours he was forced to wear a corset to hold in his waist whilst playing CAPTAIN JAMES T KIRK in STAR TREK. The TV legend explains an unfortunate accident led...

Posey Gets Legal In Boston

YOU'VE GOT MAIL beauty PARKER POSEY will guest star in three episode of hit drama BOSTON LEGAL. The 37-year-old actress will play a determined lawyer MARLENE STANGER hoping to become a partner in eccentric attorney...

Rollins Hangs Out With Shatner

Former BLACK FLAG frontman HENRY ROLLINS has an unlikely best friend - STAR TREK's WILLIAM SHATNER. The pair met when musician BEN FOLDS produced Shatner's album and invited Rollins to sing a duet. Rollins explains,...

Shatner Terrified Of Becoming American Citizen

BOSTON LEGAL star WILLIAM SHATNER is terrified to become an American citizen because he is convinced he will flunk the citizenship test. The Canadian-born actor was raised in Montreal, Quebec, but has lived...

Shatner Death Riddle To Be Exposed By Homicide Investigator

A British homicide investigator is planning to ruin WILLIAM SHATNER's 75th birthday celebrations in March (06) by going public with sensational claims about the death of the actor's wife NERINE KIDD. PETER RYDYN is...

Angelina's Baby 'Boy' Shows Up On Tabloid

LATEST: A sonogram picture purporting to be ANGELINA JOLIE's baby has shown up on the front of American tabloid National Enquirer after being pulled from auction website eBay. The item, which was listed as...

Star Trek Supermovie

STAR TREK is set to return to the big screen with its most famous stars WILLIAM SHATNER, PATRICK STEWART and LEONARD NIMOY. The Sci-fi show's bosses want to reunite CAPTAIN KIRK, CAPTAIN JEAN-LUC PICARD...

Shatner Considered Suicide Over Hearing Condition

STAR TREK star WILLIAM SHATNER has revealed he once contemplated suicide when hearing condition tinnitus started messing with his mind. The actor recalls a frustrating time in his career when he couldn't shake the...

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