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Quinto Production Company To Produce Horror Film

Wednesday, August 3rd, 2011

Zachary Quinto‘s production company, Before the Door Pictures, will take part in producing The Banshee Chapter.

Before the Door Pictures will join Sunchaser Entertainment and Christian Arnold-Beutal in producing The Banshee Chapter, which will begin shooting later this month.

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Farrell: The Trials and Tribulations Of Playing Dax

Wednesday, August 3rd, 2011

If Terry Farrell (Jadzia Dax) could do things all over again, she would know for what to ask and she would be more relaxed playing Dax.

When it was time to start filming Star Trek: Deep Space Nine, Farrell was “a nervous wreck,” and was “really excited” about taking on the role.

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King Abdullah II Investing In Park With Trek-themed Ride

Tuesday, August 2nd, 2011

A Star Trek-themed attraction will be part of the 74-hectare Red Sea Astrarium project, which will begin development next year.

And a familiar name will be part of the investment group funding the attraction, King Abdullah II of Jordan.
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Mulgrew Joins Warehouse 13

Tuesday, August 2nd, 2011

Kate Mulgrew, Star Trek: Voyager’s Captain Janeway, will be appearing in Syfy’s Warehouse 13 in a four-episode arc this fall.

Mulgrew will portray Jane, a character who will have a “profound impact on the Warehouse.”
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Spiner To Appear In Alphas

Tuesday, August 2nd, 2011

Brent Spiner, best-known to Star Trek: The Next Generation fans as Data, will be a guest star in the new Syfy series Alphas.

Airing on Monday nights at 10 PM on Syfy, Alphas “follows a clandestine group of ordinary people whose unique neurological condition equips them with extraordinary physical abilities. Operating within the U.S. Department of Defense, the Alphas team is led by preeminent neurologist and psychiatrist Dr. Lee Rosen (Emmy Award-winner and Academy Award-nominee David Strathairn (Temple Grandin, Good Night, and Good Luck). The ensemble cast also stars Malik Yoba (New York Undercover, Why Did I Get Married?), Warren Christie (October Road), Azita Ghanizada (Castle), Ryan Cartwright (Mad Men, Bones) and Laura Mennell (Watchmen).”

Spiner will be appearing in episode #109 Blind Spot, which will air on Monday, September 12. Rebecca Mader (No Ordinary Family, Lost, Justice) will also be appearing in Blind Spot.

Shatner At The Captains L.A. Screening

Tuesday, August 2nd, 2011

Last week, William Shatner made an appearance at the EPIX TV The Captains documentary screening at the Hollywood Forever cemetery.

Fans appeared in Star Trek costume (no doubt startling any ghostly spirits wandering around the cemetery) to hear Shatner introduce the documentary, which debuted July 21st on EPIX.

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Netflix Trek For Latin America And Perhaps Canada

Tuesday, August 2nd, 2011

CBS Corporation and Netflix, Inc. have announced a two-year, non-exclusive international licensing agreement that will be of interest to Canadian and Latin American Star Trek fans.

In the agreement, certain television shows, including the original series and Star Trek: The Next Generation, will be available for streaming via Netflix to customers in Latin America later this year. It is not yet known if the other Star Trek televised series will be included.

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