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Pine To Star In Wonder Woman

Wednesday, July 29th, 2015


Back in May, TrekToday reported that Chris Pine was in negotiations to star in Warner Bros. Wonder Woman; today comes word that Pine has signed on for the role.

Pine will be playing Steve Trevor, Diana Prince’s love interest.


Pegg Teases Elba Character

Wednesday, July 29th, 2015


Simon Pegg spoke briefly about the character that Idris Elba will be playing in Star Trek Beyond.

The character that Elba will be playing will be unique, Pegg promised.


Shatner Show Coming To Australia

Monday, July 27th, 2015


William Shatner has announced that his Broadway show, Shatner’s World…We Just Live In It, is coming to Australia.

The first show will begin Sunday, October 11, in Brisbane.


Star Trek Beyond Wigs

Monday, July 27th, 2015


Zachary Quinto has posted another photo to his Instagram account, this one showing a variety of wigs to be used in Star Trek Beyond.

There are six wigs in the photo.


Star Trek Beyond Adds New Cast Member

Monday, July 27th, 2015


Another male actor has joined Star Trek Beyond.

This actor is known for his work in The Raid and Fast & Furious 6.


Pegg: No Game Of Thrones

Friday, July 24th, 2015


Simon Pegg turned down a part in the popular Game of Thrones.

The actor did so because he’s a fan of the series.


Stewart Snotbot Support

Friday, July 24th, 2015


Sir Patrick Stewart is supporting a Kickstarter campaign to collect biological data from whales.

The campaign, called Snotbot, seeks to collect “data from the fluids emitted by the whales through their blowholes” while avoiding “harassing the whales in the process.”


Ryan Joins Arrow

Friday, July 24th, 2015


Star Trek: Voyager’s Jeri Ryan will be guest starring in Arrow.

Arrow is a “modern retelling of the DC Comic character Green Arrow. Multi-millionaire playboy Oliver Queen is missing and presumed dead after a shipwreck at sea,” and when he returns to Starling City, he is a changed man.


Bikel Passes

Wednesday, July 22nd, 2015


Theodore Bikel, known to Trek fans for his role of Sergey Rozhenko, Worf’s Russian adopted father, is dead at the age of ninety-one.

The actor died on Monday of natural causes.


Pegg And Yelchin In New Trek Ad

Wednesday, July 22nd, 2015


A new YouTube video promoting the Star Trek: To Boldly Go campaign features Simon Pegg and Anton Yelchin.

In the new video, there are a few glimpses of things that will be in Star Trek Beyond, including a new alien.


Nichelle Joins StarPower

Tuesday, July 21st, 2015


Nichelle Nichols is one of the founding celebrities and launch partners of StarPower, which raises funds for charity while helping to build closer relationships between fans and actors.

Through StarPower, Nicholas will be “hosting fan events, offering giveaways, signings, competitions, and more to fans that follow her through her StarPower account.”


Pegg: I Quit

Tuesday, July 21st, 2015


For Simon Pegg, the pressure of co-writing Star Trek Beyond was initially so stressful that he quit more than once.

But J.J. Abrams was able to talk him back down from the ledge.


Auberjonois In She Loves Me

Friday, July 17th, 2015


Star Trek: Deep Space Nine‘s René Auberjonois will be appearing next year on Broadway in She Loves Me.

Auberjonois will join Laura Benanti, Josh Radnor, Jane Krakowski, Nicholas Barasch, Peter Bartlett and Gavin Creel in the production.


Shatner’s Chaos On The Bridge US And UK Arrival

Thursday, July 16th, 2015


American and UK fans waiting for William Shatner Presents: Chaos on the Bridge have only a few weeks left to wait.

The Next Generation documentary will be arriving on multiple digital platforms beginning August 1 in the US and August 3 in the UK. It is already available in the US via Vimeo.


Dante: Sweltering As Maab

Thursday, July 16th, 2015


For Michael Dante, taking on the role of Maab in the original series’ Friday’s Child meant dealing with extreme heat.

Dante was offered the role when Gene Roddenberry saw him on Custer, a short-lived “military-western” series.