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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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Moore: No Deep Space Nine Regrets

Wednesday, July 30th, 2014

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Star Trek Writer/Producer Ronald D. Moore participated in a Reddit “Ask Me Anything” session and spoke about his time working on Star Trek and on Trek’s future.

Topics included how he got into writing for Trek, Deep Space Nine, Dukat, Q, favorite memories from his time on The Next Generation, and Star Trek: Generations‘ Soran.

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Pegg Star Wars Rumor

Wednesday, July 30th, 2014

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If rumors prove to be true, Simon Pegg might be making an appearance in Star Wars: Episode VII.

Pegg was asked directly if he would be taking part in the latest Star Wars movie, but he didn’t say either yes or no.

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Siddig To Join Game Of Thrones

Tuesday, July 29th, 2014

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Star Trek: Deep Space Nine‘s Alexander Siddig will be joining the cast of HBO’s Game of Thrones for Season Five.

The announcement that Siddig would be one of nine new actors joining Game of Thrones came Friday at the San Diego Comic-Con.

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Horse 1, Shatner 0

Monday, July 28th, 2014

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Those attending last week’s San Diego Comic-Con were surprised to see William Shatner in a wheelchair.

Shatner was in the wheelchair due to a leg injury.

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Drexler TV Alert

Saturday, July 26th, 2014

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Doug Drexler will be a judge on this week’s American Gangster episode of Face Off.

Face Off is a competition/elimination series exploring the world of special-effects make-up artists and the unlimited imagination that allows them to create amazing works of living art. Each week the artists are tasked with using their considerable talent to create original movie-worthy characters such as aliens, human-animal hybrids, horror villains, cyborgs and others.”

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MicroWarriors Releases Next Week

Friday, July 25th, 2014

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MicroWarriors, a new documentary film that explores the world of beneficial bacteria, will be released on DVD on August 1.

The film was narrated by Leonard Nimoy, directed by his son Adam Nimoy, and co-produced by his daughter Julie Nimoy.

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