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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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Miles Away Glyph Award Nominations

Monday, April 21st, 2014

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Miles Away, the comic created by Star Trek: Enterprise‘s Anthony Montgomery, has been nominated for two Glyph Awards.

The Glyph Comic Awards “recognize the best in comics made either by, for, or about Black people. ECBACC (The East Coast Black Age of Comics Convention) celebrates the accomplishments that Black artists and writers have made in the comic book industry.”

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Pine In Talks For Drama

Friday, April 18th, 2014

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Star Trek into DarknessChris Pine is in talks for a starring role on a Coast Guard drama.

The drama, The Finest Hours, is based on a real life rescue that took place in 1952.

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New X-Men: Days of Future Past Trailer

Thursday, April 17th, 2014

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The third and final trailer for X-Men: Days of Future Past has been released.

Directed by Bryan Singer, X-Men: Days of Future Past stars Hugh Jackman, James McAvoy, Patrick Stewart, Michael Fassbender, Ian McKellen, Jennifer Lawrence, Halle Berry, Anne Paquin, Ellen Page, Peter Dinklage, Nicholas Hoult, Shawn Ashmore, Omar Sy and Evan Peters.

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Nimoy to Receive Award

Thursday, April 17th, 2014

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The original series’ Leonard Nimoy will receive an award from the Boston Chapter of the National Academy of Television Arts and Sciences.

Nimoy is a native of Boston and began his performing career there.

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Kirk’s Well Wishes To Kirk

Tuesday, April 15th, 2014

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The captain and crew of the USS Zumwalt received a letter from William Shatner and his wife.

The USS Zumwalt is captained by none other than James Kirk.

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Quinto In New Starz Series

Tuesday, April 15th, 2014

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Zachary Quinto will be one of the mentors for The Chair, a new Starz series that will “follow two directors through the process of bringing their first feature to the screen.”

Quinto and his Behind The Door producing partners Corey Moosa, Neal Dodson, and Sean Akers will be amongst the mentors to the two directors, Shane Dawson and Anna Martemucci.

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McDowell And Dorn At Generations Screening

Thursday, April 10th, 2014

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Malcolm McDowell and Michael Dorn will be in person at a screening of Star Trek: Generations on Tuesday, April 15.

The screening is part of the Malcolm McDowell Q&A Screening Series, which takes place at the Alex Theatre in Glendale, California.

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