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Archive for April, 2014

Stewart In New Starz Comedy

Wednesday, April 30th, 2014

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Sir Patrick Stewart will be seen in a new comedy from Seth MacFarlane, beginning next year.

The comedy, Blunt Talk, will be executive produced by MacFarlane. Jonathan Ames created Blunt Talk and will be the showrunner for the series.

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Almost Human Axed

Wednesday, April 30th, 2014

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Almost Human, starring Star Trek into DarknessKarl Urban, will not be returning for a second season.

The sci-fi police drama was co-created by J.J. Abrams and J.H. Wyman.

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Burton Promotes Free Comic Book Day

Tuesday, April 29th, 2014

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Free Comic Book Day is fast approaching and Star Trek: The Next Generation’s LeVar Burton is helping to get the word out about the event.

Burton can be seen in a new video promoting Free Comic Book Day.

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Coto: Trying To Save Star Trek: Enterprise

Monday, April 28th, 2014

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Star Trek: Enterprise Writer/Co-Executive Producer Manny Coto gave his best effort to try to save the show, and even though Enterprise ended prematurely, Coto is proud of his work.

Coto shared memories of his first impression of Brannon Braga, his favorite show, trying to make a William Shatner guest appearance happen, and the controversial Enterprise finale.

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Shatner Receives NASA Award

Monday, April 28th, 2014

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William Shatner received an award from NASA on Saturday.

The award was presented to Shatner at his annual Hollywood Charity Horse Show.

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Retro Review: Resurrection

Friday, April 25th, 2014

The mirror universe duplicate of Kira’s dead lover Bareil asks for asylum on the station and begins to fall for Kira.

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Klingon Warnog Canadian Release

Friday, April 25th, 2014

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The Klingon Warnog Beer brewed by Tin Man Brewing of Evansville, Indiana has been released in Canada.

The beer is a “high-quality Roggen Dunkel, or Dark Rye that captures the warrior essence of the Klingon culture with its unique and bold taste by incorporating rye malt into a modern Dunkelweizen grain bill.”

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De Lancie Joins Mind Puppets

Thursday, April 24th, 2014

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Star Trek: The Next Generation‘s John de Lancie is one of the ensemble cast members for a new comedy, Mind Puppets.

In Mind Puppets, a public act of hypnosis goes wrong when the “Great Master” falls unconscious on stage, leaving five victims “stuck under a permanent state of mind control.”

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Cumberbatch One Of Time Magazine’s Most Influential

Thursday, April 24th, 2014

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Star Trek into DarknessBenedict Cumberbatch is on Time Magazine‘s list of 100 Most Influential People.

The reasons for the actor’s inclusion on the list were listed in an article in the magazine written by fellow actor Colin Firth.

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Trek Actor Smithsonian Magazine Cover First

Thursday, April 24th, 2014

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The Smithsonian Magazine has broken a forty-four year tradition of never featuring living celebrities on its cover and its first celebrity is none other than a Star Trek actor.

Sir Patrick Stewart is featured on the May issue of the magazine.

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Takei To Receive Award

Wednesday, April 23rd, 2014

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George Takei will receive an award at the 25th Annual GLAAD (Gay & Lesbian Alliance Against Defamation) Media Awards ceremony in New York.

Takei will be receiving the Vito Russo Award at the ceremony.

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Yelchin In New Comedy

Wednesday, April 23rd, 2014

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Star Trek into DarknessAnton Yelchin will be starting in a new comedy, The Driftless Area.

The Driftless Area is being adapted from Tom Drury’s novel.

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U.S. Rights For Pegg Comedy Secured

Wednesday, April 23rd, 2014

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Hector and the Search for Happiness, starring Simon Pegg, will be opening in the US this autumn.

The film is based on the bestselling novel by François Lelord.

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Shatner: Aging and Work

Wednesday, April 23rd, 2014

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The eighty-three-year-old William Shatner explained why he keeps working while his age contemporaries are sunning themselves on a beach somewhere in Florida.

Part of the trick is not feeling old. “I feel…it’s a toss-up between adolescences and the maturity of my middle thirties,” said Shatner. “That means I’m not dealing with reality at all. I’m delusional.”

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Kurtzman And Orci Go Solo

Tuesday, April 22nd, 2014

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When it comes to filmmaking, Alex Kurtzman and Roberto Orci are going their separate ways.

The duo has worked together on films for almost a decade, including films such as Star Trek into Darkness, Mission Impossible III, People Like Us and The Amazing Spider-Man 2.

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