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Nimoy Addresses Concerns About His Health

Thursday, January 30th, 2014

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A senior citizen in a wheelchair at a large airport usually doesn’t merit a second glance, but when it was Leonard Nimoy and he was seen using oxygen, Star Trek fans took notice.

The actor was being wheeled through a New York airport on Monday when the photos were taken and fans expressed their concern regarding his use of oxygen after seeing the photos.

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Pine Signs For The Line

Wednesday, January 29th, 2014

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Star Trek into DarknessChris Pine will be starring in The Line.

The Line is a thriller written by Sang Kyu Kim, and directed by David Gordon Green.

In The Line, Pine will portray a “border patrol agent who, after recently losing his wife and child, goes on the run with a boy whose family was recently killed by the cartel. He soon finds out both sides of the law have their sights on him and the boy.”

Cumberbatch Signs For Blood Mountain

Tuesday, January 28th, 2014

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Star Trek into DarknessBenedict Cumberbatch has signed to star in Blood Mountain.

Cumberbatch will take on the role of a private military contractor in the movie.

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Orci Star Trek 3 News

Monday, January 27th, 2014

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Roberto Orci spoke briefly about possible story ideas for Star Trek 3.

In an interview with Orci, the writer was asked if the story for Star Trek 3 would be an original one, or if they would “stay in the classic Trek world.”

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Takei: Peace, Shatner!

Thursday, January 23rd, 2014

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If George Takei had his way, the ongoing feud between the actor and William Shatner would be ended now.

The two have been fussing for years, but Takei believes that for Shatner, it’s just a game.

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Russ Joins Star Trek Online

Wednesday, January 22nd, 2014

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Star Trek: Voyager’s Tim Russ will be reprising his Tuvok role in a Star Trek Online feature episode.

Russ is not the first Trek actor to take on a role in the roleplaying game; recently Michael Dorn appeared in the Sphere of Influence feature episode, and both Leonard Nimoy and Denise Crosby have also done voice work for the game.

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What Pine Wants For Star Trek III

Wednesday, January 22nd, 2014

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In a recent interview, Chris Pine, who is currently promoting Jack Ryan: Shadow Recruit, spoke briefly about the next Star Trek movie.

“If you were to sit down with the writers of Star Trek III and request any scene or moment for Kirk,” he was asked, “what would that be?”

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Marshall Passes

Tuesday, January 21st, 2014

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Sarah Marshall, best-known to original series fans for her role in The Deadly Years, died Saturday, January 18 after a long battle with cancer.

Marshall portrayed Dr. Janet Wallace in The Deadly Years.

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Sutherland Passes

Friday, January 17th, 2014

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Hal Sutherland, co-founder of Filmation Studios, passed away recently.

Sutherland was the director of the first season of Star Trek: The Animated Series.

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Shatner To Appear On Oprah

Thursday, January 16th, 2014

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William Shatner will be one of the guests on this week’s episode of the Oprah: Where Are They Now? show.

On Oprah: Where Are They Now?, viewers can see how former guests from the Oprah Show are doing now and how they are faring “after sudden fame and notoriety turned their worlds upside down.”

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Star Trek Into Darkness Oscars Nomination

Thursday, January 16th, 2014

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The Oscars nominations list is up and Star Trek into Darkness has one nomination.

This year’s Academy Awards will air live on ABC March 2, at 7 p.m.

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Takei To Host Sci-Fi Spectacular

Wednesday, January 15th, 2014

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Star Trek‘s George Takei will be hosting the Baltimore Symphony Orchestra‘s Sci-Fi Spectacular next month.

In the Sci-Fi Spectacular, listeners are encouraged to “beam [themselves] up and explore strange, new worlds with … host George Takei.”

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Pine: Russia Is Wrong

Wednesday, January 15th, 2014

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Star Trek into DarknessChris Pine has spoken up regarding Russia’s new anti-gay laws.

The actor is unhappy with the U.S.’s lack of response to the laws, which have drawn protests ahead of the 2014 Winter Olympics, which are being held in Sochi, Russia.

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Saldana Signs For Sequels

Wednesday, January 15th, 2014

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Star Trek into Darkness Zoë Saldana will be reprising her role of Neytiri in several Avatar sequels.

Three sequels to the movie will be made, with the first one arriving in theaters in December 2016.

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Forbes Joins Orphan Black

Monday, January 13th, 2014

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Star Trek: The Next Generation‘s Michelle Forbes will be seen in a recurring role on Season Two of the BBC America drama Orphan Black.

Orphan Black is the story of the orphaned Sarah Manning (Tatiana Maslany), who finds out that assuming the identity of a lookalike woman after the woman commits suicide doesn’t solve her problems, but introduces new ones.

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