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Urban in Aquaman?

Friday, January 23rd, 2015


2018’s Aquaman might have a familiar nuTrek actor on the project.

The word is that Warner Brothers would like to have Karl Urban in Aquaman.


Pegg Co-writing Star Trek 3

Wednesday, January 21st, 2015


In addition to taking on the role of Scotty in Star Trek 3, Simon Pegg will also have a hand in shaping the script for the sequel.

Pegg will be co-writing along with Doug Jung, creator of TNT’s Dark Blue series.


Stewart Narrated NASA Documentary

Wednesday, January 21st, 2015


A new NASA giant-screen documentary on the future of human space travel was narrated by Sir Patrick Stewart.

The documentary is called Journey to Space.


Star Trek 3 Filming To Begin

Wednesday, January 21st, 2015


The start date for filming Star Trek 3 has been announced.

Star Trek 3 will begin shooting in the spring.


Takei To Appear On Wits

Tuesday, January 20th, 2015


The spring lineup of the public radio variety show Wits has been announced and it will include Star Trek‘s George Takei.

Wits is a live public radio show that brings world-class comedians, actors and musicians to the stage where host John Moe gives them and the audience the time of their lives. Wits mixes improv, sketch comedy, conversation, music and genuine beauty in a program.”


Shatner To Lend Voice To UK’s Clangers

Friday, January 16th, 2015


William Shatner will be the narrator of the US version of the UK space series The Clangers.

Shatner will begin his work as narrator in June 2015.


Stewart As The Annoying Plane Passenger

Friday, January 16th, 2015


Sir Patrick Stewart was featured in a skit on Jimmy Kimmel Live earlier this week.

In the skit, the actor portrayed the “most annoying people on the plane.”


Stewart Appearance On Conan

Thursday, January 15th, 2015


Last night, Sir Patrick Stewart appeared on Conan.

Some of the topics covered included Stewart receiving his knighthood, debunking a pizza eating rumor, and obscene gestures in America vs. in the UK.


Meaney Joins SyFy Miniseries

Thursday, January 15th, 2015


Colm Meaney has been cast in a SyFy miniseries based on an Arthur C. Clarke novel.

Childhood’s End will be a six-hour miniseries.


Oscar Nomination For Trek Actor

Thursday, January 15th, 2015


The Oscars nominations list has been released and a Star Trek guest actor is on the list.

The announcements came courtesy of Chris Pine, J.J. Abrams, Alfonso Cuarón, and Academy President Cheryl Boone Isaacs.


Stewart On Typecasting

Tuesday, January 13th, 2015


Back when Star Trek: The Next Generation had just finished airing, Sir Patrick Stewart felt obliged to leave Los Angeles.

The reason for his departure was being typecast as Jean-Luc Picard.


Trek Actors To Voice Miles From Tomorrowland Characters

Monday, January 12th, 2015


Two Star Trek actors will be amongst the actors voicing characters from Disney Junior‘s new science-based adventure cartoon series.

The Trek actors are George Takei and Wil Wheaton.


Pine To Announce Academy Award Nominees

Monday, January 12th, 2015


Chris Pine will be one of the persons announcing some of the nominees for the 87th Academy Awards.

Also taking part in the announcement will be J.J. Abrams and Gravity Filmmaker Alfonso Cuarón.


New Honor For Takei

Friday, January 9th, 2015


The Human Rights Campaign Foundation (HRC) has announced that George Takei will be honored in February.

The event will take place at HRC’s Time to Thrive conference which takes place in Portland, Oregon.


Takei In Microsoft Podcast

Friday, January 9th, 2015


Star Trek’s George Takei can be heard in Microsoft‘s first episode of a new podcast.

The Next at Microsoft podcast will “bring in some of the industry’s most interesting people to talk about tech.”