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Koenig Joins Captain Pike Project

Friday, May 22nd, 2015


Walter Koenig has joined the Star Trek: Captain Pike fan film project, which is currently in the fundraising phase.

The actor joins other Trek alumni including Dwight Schultz, Linda Park, Robert Picardo, Chase Masterson, Sean Kenney, Ray Wise, and Bruce Davidson.


Smallwood: Creating The Xindi

Thursday, May 21st, 2015


For Tucker Smallwood, a health issue did not keep the actor from his first Star Trek role.

Smallwood first appeared on Star Trek: Voyager as Admiral Bullock, and then was called back to play another alien, the Xindi-Primate Councilor on Star Trek: Enterprise.


Greenwood Joins O.J. Simpson Series

Thursday, May 21st, 2015


Star Trek into DarknessBruce Greenwood (Captain Pike) will have a role in American Crime Story: The People V. O.J. Simpson.

American Crime Story: The People V. O.J. Simpson will be seen as a limited series on FX.


Pegg: Star Trek 3 Less Trek-Y

Wednesday, May 20th, 2015


Rewriting the Star Trek 3 script was due to Paramount‘s desire to make more money, said Simon Pegg.

Paramount wanted to see box office returns more like those from Avengers Assemble and less like those from Star Trek into Darkness.


Takei Voices Space Alien

Tuesday, May 19th, 2015


George Takei headed back to space in a Disney Junior animated series.

Takei voiced the alien in Disney Junior‘s Miles From Tomorrowland.


Pine To Star In New Drama

Monday, May 18th, 2015


Chris Pine will be one of the two stars in Wind River.

Pine will join Elizabeth Olsen in the drama.


Trek Actors in L.A. Sci-Fi Play Festival

Thursday, May 14th, 2015


The second annual Sci-Fest L.A. is in progress and several Star Trek actors are taking part in this year’s plays.

Sci-Fest L.A. presents “new one-acts adapted from some of the giants in the sci-fi and horror fields, including Neil Gaiman, Ray Bradbury and Clive Barker.”


Bakula: Enterprise Was The Wild West

Thursday, May 14th, 2015


For Scott Bakula, the time setting was what attracted him to Star Trek: Enterprise.

The actor shared his thoughts on the series ten years after the last episode aired.


Burton To Speak At UMass Lowell

Wednesday, May 13th, 2015


This Saturday, Star Trek: The Next Generation‘s LeVar Burton will be speaking at the UMass Lowell commencement ceremonies.

A record number of graduates will be there to hear Burton’s commencement address.


Shatner Ride To Benefit Charity

Wednesday, May 13th, 2015


A six day motorcycle ride from Chicago to Los Angeles next month by William Shatner will benefit charity.

The ride, scheduled to begin June 21, will take Shatner across the historical Route 66.


Cobb As A Doomed Redshirt

Monday, May 11th, 2015


Julie Cobb once played Yeoman Leslie Thompson, a redshirt who lost her life in the original series’ By Any Other Name.

In the episode, Thompson was reduced to a cube, which was than crushed by the Kelvan alien Rojan.


Pegg: Not A Nerd

Monday, May 11th, 2015


Simon Pegg would like to move past his supposed reputation as a nerd.

The actor is appearing in Man Up as a romantic lead, which a nice change for the actor more known for comedy.


Julie Nimoy On Los Angeles CBS Tonight – UPDATED With Video

Friday, May 8th, 2015


Heads up, Los Angeles Trek fans; Leonard Nimoy‘s daughter Julie will be appearing tonight on CBS to speak about her father.

Nimoy will share her thoughts on the passing of her father, and on the production of a new film on COPD.


CBS Acquires Comancheria Rights

Friday, May 8th, 2015


Comancheria, in which Chris Pine appears, has been picked up by CBS.

The film is due to begin shooting this month in New Mexico.


Wheaton To Introduce Beer

Wednesday, May 6th, 2015


Will Wheaton, who brews his own beer, will be introducing a new beer at the Ottawa ComicCon this weekend.

The beer to be introduced is called HefeWheaton and it is based on a Bavarian Hefewiezen style of wheat beer.