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Yelchin: In The Dark

Thursday, November 10th, 2011

Waiting to begin work on Star Trek 2, Anton Yelchin admits that he is in the dark when it comes to details about the sequel, but he is eager and ready to get to work on the film.

The actor also spoke about his Russian accent, explaining that even though he was born in Leningrad, now St. Petersburg, his natural accent is long-gone. “I lost my accent years ago,” he said. “My accent is just for the movies. Walter Koenig‘s accent was so fun and wonderful to fool around with. It’s like the original series itself. It’s got this great camp quality to it. I embrace that.”


Star Trek XI To Be Honored With S.E.T. Award

Tuesday, November 1st, 2011

Star Trek XI joins ten other movies and television shows to be honored at the S.E.T. Awards next month.

The films and shows included amongst the honorees include: Avatar, Extraordinary Measures, Star Trek XI, Iron Man 2, Social Network, Drop Dead Diva, Simpsons, Bones, Burn Notice, CSI: Miami, and Law & Order: SVU.


Yelchin: It’s Going To Be Fun

Wednesday, October 26th, 2011

Star Trek 2 will begin filming early next year and Anton Yelchin is looking forward to working with everyone associated with the movie.

“It’ll be a lot of fun,” he said. “The thing about that movie is that the people are so great that are involved.”


Star Trek 2 Is Unimaginable Without Abrams

Tuesday, October 25th, 2011

Zachary Quinto and Anton Yelchin could not imagine Star Trek 2 without J.J. Abrams as director and they are happy that he will be directing the sequel.

“I would have never imagined that he wouldn’t come back or that…a lot of the key players wouldn’t have returned for the second one,” said Quinto. “But I guess it was a possibility, so that I’m glad there’s not doubt about that [ the Abrams return]. It’s really starting to ramp up in a big way…”


The Private Quinto

Friday, October 21st, 2011

While playing Spock on Star Trek XI and Sylar in Heroes made Zachary Quinto more visible, the actor is still very much a private person.

Some actors don’t mind unexpected publicity, but Quinto is not one of them. “…It’s like our culture is so rooted in voyeuristic obsession and the exposure of people’s lives in order to feel validated,” he said. “It’s terribly empty and sad. It leaves me with a diminished faith in humanity.”


Saldana: Picky About Fashion

Friday, October 21st, 2011

Although she likes fashion, Star Trek XI‘s Zoë Saldana is more impressed with how the clothes look on her than about the name on the label.

“I love so many designers,” she said. “From the older iconic ones like Lanvin, [and] Givenchy, [and] I’ve got Dolce & Gabbana, Versace, Diane von Furstenberg and Calvin Klein. I wore an amazing Louis Vuitton dress to the Golden Globes.”


A Very Harold & Kumar 3D Christmas Trailer Debuts

Thursday, October 20th, 2011

A new trailer for A Very Harold & Kumar 3D Christmas, in which John Cho reprises his role of Harold Lee, has been released.

In A Very Harold & Kumar 3D Christmas, set six years after their Guantanamo Bay adventure (2008’s Harold & Kumar Escape from Guantanamo Bay) Lee and Kumar Patel (Kal Penn) get in trouble by burning down Harold’s father-in-law’s prize Christmas tree. The duo then embarks upon a mission through New York City to find a replacement tree.

To see the trailer, head here. Note that the trailer is not worksafe.

A Very Harold & Kumar 3D Christmas will release on November 4.

Yelchin: Like Crazy

Thursday, October 20th, 2011

Anton Yelchin will be seen later this month in Like Crazy, a film where Yelchin had to improvise his dialogue when it came to his character Jacob.

In Like Crazy, British student Anna (Felicity Jones), meets and falls in love with Jacob (Yelchin) while attending college in California. She overstays her visa to be with Jacob for a while longer but long-term this has the effect of getting her banned from the U.S. and the pair must then struggle with maintaining a long-distance relationship and fighting the legal battles Anna must endure while trying to return to the U.S.


Quinto: Ready For Star Trek 2

Wednesday, October 19th, 2011

Zachary Quinto has plenty on his plate, work-wise, but he is looking forward to beginning work on Star Trek 2.

Some actors have definite ideas on what they want their characters to do or how they want to see them develop, but Quinto is not one of them. “I just am excited to read what those guys have come up with,” he said, when asked what he would like to see when it comes to Spock.


Quinto: Trek Fans Supportive

Tuesday, October 18th, 2011

After his announcement this weekend that he was gay, Zachary Quinto has received plenty of support from Star Trek fans and the public.

Quinto made the decision to come out after the suicide of fourteen-year-old Jamey Rodemeyer, and he hopes that his decision to come out publically will make people stop and think and act when it comes to prejudice and bullying. “We have to change the discourse and we have to let people know that there’s a real spirit of openness and acceptance, and not of judgment and hatred and intolerance,” he said. “And if me standing up and making this declaration in any way feeds that notion, then I’m even happier to do it.”


Quinto Comes Out

Sunday, October 16th, 2011

In what should be no surprise to anyone who has followed the career of the actor, Zachary Quinto has come out, revealing that he is gay.

His role of Louis Ironson in Angels in America as the boyfriend of a man with AIDS who cannot deal with the changes that AIDS has brought to their relationship was “the most challenging thing I’ve ever done as an adult,” said Quinto, “and the most rewarding.”


New Abrams Project Plus Trek 2 Talk

Monday, October 3rd, 2011

Another project from J.J. Abrams has been announced.

This time, Abrams is teaming with screenwriter Billy Ray on the untitled project, which is said to be a mystery adventure. The project has been purchased by Paramount.


Lindelof on Prometheus

Thursday, September 29th, 2011

Star Trek XI‘s Damon Lindelof is collaborating with Ridley Scott (Alien, Blade Runner) on a new movie that may or may not be a prequel to Alien.

In Prometheus, “Ridley Scott, director of Alien and Blade Runner, returns to the genre he helped define. With Prometheus, he creates a groundbreaking mythology, in which a team of explorers discover a clue to the origins of mankind on Earth, leading them on a thrilling journey to the darkest corners of the universe. There, they must fight a terrifying battle to save the future of the human race.”


Bana In Talks For Crime Thriller Role

Tuesday, September 27th, 2011

Eric Bana, Star Trek XI‘s Nero, is in negotiations to star in the crime thriller Brilliant.

The role in Brilliant in question would be that of a “small-time criminal who joins accomplished thieves in a diamond heist.”

Directed by Robert Luketic (Legally Blonde), Brilliant will be penned by Gillian Gorfil (Blood Diamond). Gorfil, Gary Lucchesi and Tom Rosenberg will produce Brilliant.

Brilliant will arrive in theaters next year.

Abrams To Produce New Drama

Monday, September 26th, 2011

The ever-busy J.J. Abrams will be an executive producer on a new drama series created by Supernatural‘s Eric Kripke.

NBC has committed to a pilot for the drama, titled Revolution, which is described as an “epic adventure thriller.”