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Wheaton’s Wil Wheaton Project

Tuesday, June 17th, 2014

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Several episodes in, Wil Wheaton is still having a good time creating The Wil Wheaton Project.

The show is “The Soup with a geek twist.”

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Stewart: The Role Of Twitter

Monday, June 16th, 2014

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For Sir Patrick Stewart, Twitter helped to reshape fans’ perceptions of the actor’s personality.

People tended to think of the actor as a serious type, in part due to his Captain Picard and various Shakespeare roles.

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Cumberbatch To Voice Superspy

Friday, June 13th, 2014

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Star Trek into Darkness Benedict Cumberbatch is set to take on the role of an animated “superspy” wolf.

Cumberbatch will be heard in The Penguins of Madagascar as a wolf who is apart of an elite task force team.

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Trek Stars Join Reading Rainbow Event

Thursday, June 12th, 2014

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Some new perks for the Reading Rainbow Kickstarter were added recently, and will surely be of interest to Trek fans.

The perks include several live storytime events called Reading Rainbow Live! which feature Star Trek actors.

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More Trek Stars Join Unbelievable!!!!

Thursday, June 12th, 2014

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In a production already filled with Star Trek actors, several more have come onboard for Unbelievable!!!!.

Unbelievable!!!! is an homage and parody of B-rated sci-fi movies from the 1950s and 1960s.

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Two Trek Actors May Be Cast In Doctor Strange

Monday, June 9th, 2014

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According to Deadline, two familiar Star Trek guest stars might be appearing in Marvel‘s Doctor Strange.

Doctor Strange will be directed by Scott Derrickson.

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Stewart in Twitter Documentary

Friday, June 6th, 2014

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Sir Patrick Stewart is one of the featured stars in a new documentary about Twitter.

The documentary about the social media site will be shown in Cannes, France later this year.

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Burton Wants To Expand Reading Rainbow Access

Friday, June 6th, 2014

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After the success of the initial Reading Rainbow Kickstarter campaign, LeVar Burton wants to go further.

The original goal of one million dollars was reached in less than a day, and the amount now stands at three-and-a-half million dollars with twenty-six days to go.

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Burton In Funny Or Die

Thursday, June 5th, 2014

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A new Funny or Die clip featuring LeVar Burton explores the power of reading.

In the clip, Burton finds out that there are unexpected consequences from that power.

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Shatner To Host Stampede Parade

Thursday, June 5th, 2014

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Canadian-born William Shatner has been named the 2014 Calgary Stampede Parade Grand Marshal.

The Calgary Stampede was first held in 1912, and the ten-day annual event takes place every July in Calgary, Alberta, Canada.

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Burton Kickstarter Funded In Twelve Hours

Thursday, May 29th, 2014

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LeVar Burton‘s Reading Rainbow Kickstarter campaign made its target one million dollars in less than a day.

The campaign, reported here by TrekToday, only began yesterday.

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Burton’s Reading Rainbow Kickstarter

Wednesday, May 28th, 2014

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LeVar Burton has announced an ambitious project to bring Reading Rainbow into more homes and classrooms.

The goal of the Kickstarter campaign is to raise $1,000,000 and already almost a fifth of that has been pledged in the first day.

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Frakes To Direct New TV Series

Tuesday, May 27th, 2014

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Star Trek: The Next Generation‘s Jonathan Frakes will be directing several episodes of a TNT series set to debut later this year.

The series is The Librarians, and it is a revival of the Librarian movies.

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Wheaton Owes Crusher To Gerrold

Friday, May 23rd, 2014

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According to Wil Wheaton, his role of Wesley Crusher came courtesy of David Gerrold.

Wheaton had come to Gerrold’s notice in Stand By Me.

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Cumberbatch Joins Whitey Bulger Movie

Thursday, May 22nd, 2014

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Star Trek into Darkness Benedict Cumberbatch will be replacing Guy Pearce in Black Mass.

Pearce left the project due to scheduling issues.

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