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Eve Engaged

Friday, August 15th, 2014

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Alice Eve, who played Carol Marcus in Star Trek into Darkness, is engaged to her childhood sweetheart.

Her fiancé is U.K. financier Alex Cowper-Smith.

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Shatner’s Get A Life DVD Debuts

Thursday, August 14th, 2014

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For fans waiting for William Shatner‘s Get a Life! DVD, it has finally been released.

The Get a Life! special originally aired on EPIX back in 2012.

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TV Alert: Takei Oprah Appearance

Thursday, August 14th, 2014

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Fans of George Takei take notice; he will be appearing on Oprah: Where Are They Now? this Sunday evening.

Oprah Winfrey will be interviewing Takei, Jermaine Jackson, Rex Smith, and Ali Landry on the episode.

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Pegg: Choosing His Movie Roles

Thursday, August 14th, 2014

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While doing press for his latest movie, Hector and the Search for Happiness, Simon Pegg explained why he chooses to do certain movies.

The actor works in both British and American films, and confessed to being “proud of our [British] film industry.”

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Kroot Was Inspired By Takei

Wednesday, August 13th, 2014

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Jennifer Kroot, the director of To Be Takei, decided to make the documentary about the actor after reading his autobiography.

“I couldn’t believe Mr. Sulu had been imprisoned by the U.S. government and then gone on to become so beloved,” she said. “I felt compelled to reach out to him.”

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Arlene Martel Passes

Tuesday, August 12th, 2014

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Arlene Martel, best-known to Star Trek fans as T’Pring, the fiancée who jilted Spock in Amok Time, has passed away.

The actress was seventy-eight years old and died today due to complications after recent heart surgery.

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Pegg: Orci Is One Of Us

Monday, August 11th, 2014

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The news that Roberto Orci might be directing the latest Star Trek movie made Simon Pegg happy.

Pegg found out via an email from Orci. “Hey man, I might be doing this;” said Orci. “Shall we nerd out?”

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Dorn On Captain Worf Series

Friday, August 8th, 2014

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In a short video, Michael Dorn spoke about a potential Captain Worf series, explaining what fans can do to help.

Dorn played the role of Worf for eleven years on television; from The Next Generation through Deep Space Nine. He was also seen in five Star Trek films.

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Sesame Street Numeric-Con

Tuesday, August 5th, 2014

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Sesame Street will be presenting Numeric-Con during its new season which begins next month.

Numeric-Con will include familiar sci-fi and fantasy characters including Star Trek‘s Captain Kirk.

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Orange Is The New Black On Conan Last Night

Tuesday, August 5th, 2014

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The cast of Orange is the New Black, including Kate Mulgrew, appeared on Conan last night.

On the show, Mulgrew gets her revenge on Conan for something he made her do years ago on his show.

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Shatner-NASA Twitter Exchange

Monday, August 4th, 2014

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An exchange between NASA and William Shatner on Twitter brought smiles to fans of both.

Back in 2013, Shatner tweeted Astronaut Chris Hadfield, to ask if the astronaut was live-tweeting from space. “@WilliamShatner Yes, Standard Orbit, Captain,” replied Hadfield. “And we’re detecting signs of life on the surface.”

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Takei’s Hiroshima Family Tragedy

Monday, August 4th, 2014

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George Takei lost family members in the August 6, 1945 atomic bomb attack on Hiroshima.

In a new episode of Takei’s online series Takei’s Take, the actor returns to the city to “explore the effects” of the attack on the city.

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Picardo In Sci-Fi Thriller Occupants

Friday, August 1st, 2014

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Star Trek: Voyager’s Robert Picardo will be taking part in Occupants, an independent film currently in the fundraising process.

Deep-pocketed donors to the project can even score a small part in the film and act alongside Picardo.

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Takei To Host Pittsburgh Symphony PNC Pops’ Sci-Fi Spectacular

Thursday, July 31st, 2014

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Attention fellow Yinzers: Star Trek‘s George Takei is coming to town to helm a series of concerts starring the Pittsburgh Symphony Orchestra.

The shows will be held November 14-16 at Heinz Hall in downtown Pittsburgh.

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Kurtzman In Mummy Talks

Thursday, July 31st, 2014

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Star Trek into DarknessAlex Kurtzman is in “final negotiations” to direct The Mummy.

Kurtzman is already one of the producers of the movies along with Chris Morgan and Sean Daniel. Bobby Cohen is The Mummy‘s executive producer.

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