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Quinto As Chad Again?

Wednesday, January 25th, 2012

If Zachary Quinto had his way, he would be returning to the second season of American Horror Story.

Quinto played Chad Warwick, the gay former owner of a spooky mansion, in four episodes of the first season of the new series.
In American Horror Story, the Harmon family (Dylan McDermott as Ben and Connie Britton as Vivien) moves from Boston to Los Angeles after a miscarriage and affair rock their family. But the mansion into which they move is anything but healing.


Pegg Trilogy To Be Completed?

Wednesday, January 25th, 2012

If a Twitter posting by Writer/Director Edgar Wright and  Star Trek XI‘s Simon Pegg‘s blog picture today are to be believed, the two men have turned their attentions to The World’s End.

Pegg’s blog shows the two standing in front of a chart that says, “The World’s End,” while Wright’s Twitter picture show the same picture, with the caption, “Hard at work.”

The World’s End would complete a trilogy which began with 2004’s Shaun of the Dead and 2007’s Hot Fuzz.

Yelchin In Negotiations For Very Good Girls

Tuesday, January 24th, 2012

Star Trek XI‘s Anton Yelchin is in final negotiations for a role in Naomi Foner‘s Very Good Girls.

Actresses Dakota Fanning and Elizabeth Olsen are also in negotiation for starring roles in Very Good Girls, which is due to begin filming this June.


Hemsworth And Wife Expecting

Thursday, January 19th, 2012

The actor who played James T. Kirk’s father in Star Trek XI will become a father himself later this year.

Chris Hemsworth and actress wife Elsa Pataky (Fast Fives, Snakes on a Plane) were married in December of 2010.

The couple is “delighted and very excited,” said Pataky, and “having the person that you love by your side and starting a family with them is the best thing that can happen to you in this life. You can’t ask for more.”

This will be the first child for the couple, who have no children from previous relationships.

Hemsworth On BAFTA Short List

Wednesday, January 11th, 2012

Star Trek XI‘s Chris Hemsworth (George Kirk) is a finalist for a British Academy of Film and Television Arts (BAFTA) 2012 Orange Rising Star Award.

The others on the finalist list with Hemsworth include Chris O’Dowd (Bridesmaids), Adam Deacon (Casualty), Eddie Redmayne (My Week with Marilyn) and Tom Hiddleston (Thor).


Pegg Ready To Go

Tuesday, January 3rd, 2012

In an interview promoting his latest movie, Mission Impossible: Ghost Protocol, which released last month, Star Trek XI‘s Simon Pegg spoke briefly about Star Trek 2.

“It’s all a ‘go.’ I’m preparing to fly out to L.A. in the new year and start working on Star Trek,” he said. “I can’t wait to get back to it. I do love Scotty and it’s so much fun playing him.”


Saldana Dating Again?

Thursday, December 29th, 2011

Star Trek XI‘s Zoë Saldana broke up with her long-term fiancé Keith Britton last month after eleven years of dating, but it appears that she has found a new romance.

Saldana is rumored to be dating Bradley Cooper, the actor deemed 2011’s “Sexiest Man Alive” according to People Magazine.


Abrams: Star Trek Split Timeline

Wednesday, December 28th, 2011

For fans of the original series and beyond, according to J.J. Abrams, don’t worry, because it’s all good and the adventures they love are still valid.

When Star Trek XI was created, the timeline alterations were meant to free Star Trek writers from the shackles of years of Star Trek canon stretching from the original series through Star Trek: Enterprise, so that writers could create new and fresh adventures.


Pegg: Fun Hanging With Cruise

Thursday, December 22nd, 2011

While filming Mission Impossible: Ghost Protocol, in which Star Trek XI‘s Simon Pegg plays field agent Benji Dunn, the actor took time to have a little fun during breaks in filming.

Pegg and Tom Cruise went go-carting during a break from shooting Mission Impossible: Ghost Protocol. “It was such fun,” said Pegg. “It’s nice to penetrate the noxious cloud of myth that surrounds him.”


Ryder Joins Iceman

Tuesday, December 13th, 2011

Winona Ryder, Star Trek XI‘s Amanda Grayson, will be appearing in The Iceman.

The Iceman is based on Anthony Bruno’s The Iceman: The True Story of a Cold-Blooded Killer, the story of mass murderer Richard Kuklinsky.

Ryder will be playing Kuklinsky’s wife Deborah alongside Michael Shannon (Boardwalk Empire‘s FBI agent Nelson Van Alden).

The Iceman is in pre-production, and will be released in 2013.

Morrison: A Peek Into Trek Secrecy

Thursday, December 8th, 2011

Star Trek fans know how J.J. Abrams tried to maintain the secrecy of Star Trek XI, but that even extended to the audition process for new actors hoping to appear in the movie.

Jennifer Morrison was tapped to play Winona Kirk, mother of James T. Kirk, in Star Trek XI and her audition reading contained nothing that actually appeared in the movie.


Quinto: Teen Suicide And The Trevor Project

Tuesday, December 6th, 2011

Sunday night, Amber Heard (The Playboy Club) and Star Trek XI‘s Zachary Quinto appeared at Trevor Live for the Trevor Project where they read letters and emails from teens struggling with their sexual identity who had been helped by the Trevor Project.

The Trevor Lifeline & Chat is a place where trained counselors are available 24/7 to assist young people who “are in crisis, feeling suicidal, or in need of a safe and judgment-free place to talk.”


Quinto Wants To Direct

Friday, December 2nd, 2011

Star Trek XI‘s Zachary Quinto is interested in moving to the other side of the camera.

Quinto’s work on Margin Call, where he was one of the producers of the financial crisis thriller as well as one of the stars, led to learning new skills for the actor.


Hemsworth Up For BAFTA Award

Monday, November 28th, 2011

Star Trek XI‘s Chris Hemsworth (George Kirk) is on the initial list of nominees for the British Academy of Film and Television Arts (BAFTA) 2012 Orange Rising Star Award.

Hemsworth joins seven others on the list of up-and-coming actors for 2012.


Saldana Single Again

Monday, November 14th, 2011

Star Trek XI‘s Zoë Saldana and her fiancé Keith Britton are no longer engaged.

The pair, who became engaged in June of 2010, has “amicably separated after eleven years,” said Saldana’s representative.