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Lee Passes

Friday, August 29th, 2014

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Actor Stephen Lee, a character actor who had roles in two The Next Generation episodes, has passed away.

The actor was fifty-eight years old.

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Fan Film Axanar Kickstarter Success

Wednesday, August 27th, 2014

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Thanks in part to the help of George Takei in getting the word out, the Star Trek: Axanar Kickstarter has far exceeded its original funding goal.

Takei sent a tweet to his followers on the final day of the fundraising campaign. “Battlestations! RT if you want exciting new Star Trek filmmaking. Let’s make this happen–just hours left to help.”

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Trek Actor Wins Emmy

Tuesday, August 26th, 2014

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Two Star Trek actors were up for Emmy awards last night at the 66th Annual Emmy Awards ceremony held in Los Angeles; but only one walked away with an award.

Benedict Cumberbatch and Kate Mulgrew were nominated for Emmys.

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TV Alert: Shatner TNG Documentary

Monday, August 25th, 2014

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Attention Canadian Trek fans; the new William Shatner documentary on The Next Generation airs on HBO Canada tonight.

The documentary, William Shatner Presents: Chaos on the Bridge, was written and directed by Shatner.

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Forbes Cast In Powers

Friday, August 22nd, 2014

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Star Trek: The Next Generation‘s Michelle Forbes will be joining the Playstation Network‘s adaptation of the Powers comic book series.

Powers is based on Brian Michael Bendis and Michael Avon Oeming‘s graphic novel series.

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Dorn To Voice Firefly Character

Friday, August 22nd, 2014

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Star Trek: The Next Generation’s Michael Dorn will be taking part in a Firefly online project.

Dorn will be voicing a character in the Firefly Online MMO.

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No ALS Ice Bucket For Saldana

Friday, August 22nd, 2014

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Zoë Saldana won’t be doing the ALS ice bucket challenge herself, but she has a very good reason for not doing so.

Saldana was challenged by Director James Gunn to take part in the fundraising craze.

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Pegg/Wright Trilogy In The Works

Wednesday, August 20th, 2014

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Simon Pegg and Edgar Wright are at work on a new film.

The film will be part of a trilogy the pair plans to create in the next decade.

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Takei Documentary Wins Award

Tuesday, August 19th, 2014

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The George Takei documentary, To Be Takei, has won an award at the Fantasia International Film Festival.

The 18th Annual Fantasia International Film Festival was held earlier this month in Montreal, Canada.

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Cumberbatch To Voice Khan

Tuesday, August 19th, 2014

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Benedict Cumberbatch is set to voice Khan, but not Star Trek‘s Khan.

The actor has taken on a role in Warner Bros. The Jungle Book.

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Shaun And Ed On Phineas and Ferb

Monday, August 18th, 2014

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Simon Pegg has announced that two of the characters from Shaun of the Dead will be making a guest appearance on Phineas and Ferb.

Phineas and Ferb, an animated series, follows two boys on summer vacation.

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Trek Stars Take On Ice Bucket Challenge

Monday, August 18th, 2014

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Several Star Trek actors have taken on the “ice bucket challenge” to raise money for Amyotrophic lateral sclerosis (ALS – Lou Gehrig’s Disease).

William Shatner was the first Trek actor to do so, as seen in a video posted here.

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Eve Engaged

Friday, August 15th, 2014

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Alice Eve, who played Carol Marcus in Star Trek into Darkness, is engaged to her childhood sweetheart.

Her fiancé is U.K. financier Alex Cowper-Smith.

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Shatner’s Get A Life DVD Debuts

Thursday, August 14th, 2014

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For fans waiting for William Shatner‘s Get a Life! DVD, it has finally been released.

The Get a Life! special originally aired on EPIX back in 2012.

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TV Alert: Takei Oprah Appearance

Thursday, August 14th, 2014

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Fans of George Takei take notice; he will be appearing on Oprah: Where Are They Now? this Sunday evening.

Oprah Winfrey will be interviewing Takei, Jermaine Jackson, Rex Smith, and Ali Landry on the episode.

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