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Cho: More On Selfie

Thursday, July 3rd, 2014

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Star Trek into DarknessJohn Cho will be appearing in ABC’s Selfie comedy this autumn.

Selfie is a “modern take” on My Fair Lady.

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Reading Rainbow Fans Break Kickstarter Record

Tuesday, July 1st, 2014

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Thanks to the generosity of the fans, LeVar Burton‘s Reading Rainbow Kickstarter is up to almost five million dollars in pledges.

98,153 backers have pledged the amount, which is a new record for Kickstarter backers.

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New Trek Writers Are Also Fans

Tuesday, July 1st, 2014

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A new TrekCore interview with Star Trek 3 writers Patrick McKay and J.D. Payne gives fans some background on and insight into the writers, as well as their thoughts on where Star Trek 3 will go.

McKay and Payne, who met in junior high, were Trek fans from the beginning. “[My parents are] true fans, so I grew up around them, loving all of the classic episodes, and going to see the movies in the theater,” said McKay.

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Orci Trek 3 Hints

Monday, June 30th, 2014

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In a new podcast interview, Star Trek 3 Director Roberto Orci gave hints about what to expect in the movie.

The topics included where the adventure will take place, and what aliens might be seen.

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Mulgrew Critics’ Choice Award

Friday, June 20th, 2014

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Kate Mulgrew, and the show on which she is currently appearing, Orange is the New Black, received Critics’ Choice awards.

The awards were given out at the Fourth Annual Critics’ Choice Awards ceremony, held last night.

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Quinto To Guest on HBO Comedy

Thursday, June 19th, 2014

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Star Trek into DarknessZachary Quinto will be taking on a guest star role on HBO‘s Girls.

Girls is “a comic look at the assorted humiliations and rare triumphs of a group of girls in their mid-20s.”

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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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