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The Captains Close-Up

Monday, May 13th, 2013

On May 16 at 8 PM, EPIX will allow viewers to “get up close and personal with all of your favorite Star Trek captains” in a new exclusive series, and TrekToday U.S. readers can enter to win a poster!

The series, The Captains Close-Up, features interviews conducted by William Shatner, and includes former Star Trek captains Avery Brooks, Kate Mulgrew, Patrick Stewart, and Scott Bakula.


GeekNation Offers Five Captains Video

Thursday, June 14th, 2012

The website GeekNation has posted the full video of the “Five Captains Panel” which was held recently at Wizard World Philadelphia.

The video, running almost a full hour in length, features William Shatner, Sir Patrick Stewart, Avery Brooks, Kate Mulgrew and Scott Bakula.


Five Trek Captains To Appear Together

Monday, April 16th, 2012

For Star Trek fans in the UK, October will prove to be an exciting month as all five Star Trek television captains; William Shatner, Patrick Stewart, Avery Brooks, Kate Mulgrew and Scott Bakula, will be appearing on the stage at Destination Star Trek London.

Destination Star Trek London organizers claim that their event will be the “first official Star Trek live event in the UK for ten years.”


Brooks Busted

Tuesday, January 31st, 2012

Star Trek: Deep Space Nine‘s Avery Brooks ran into a bit of trouble last weekend.

The police had received a complaint regarding a person “driving erratically near the intersection of Belden Hill and Seir Hill Road” in Wilton, Connecticut. That person turned out to be Avery Brooks.

The actor was arrested on Sunday in Connecticut on suspicion of driving under the influence after failing a sobriety test administered by the police. After being booked, the actor was released, with a court date set for February 9.

Thanks to James G. for the tip!

Brooks To Appear At Black Heritage Festival

Friday, January 20th, 2012

February is Black History Month, and Deep Space Nine‘s Avery Brooks will be appearing in Savannah, Georgia at a Black Heritage Festival in a play celebrating the life of a nineteenth century African-American Shakespearean actor.

Brooks will be appearing in Ira Aldridge: The African Roscius, at 7 PM on February 18 at the Armstrong Atlantic State University Fine Arts Center. The play is open to the public and free of charge.


Eight Days Until The Captains Airs

Thursday, July 14th, 2011

The world television premiere of William Shatner‘s The Captains documentary is next Friday.

Photos, clips and interview excerpts are beginning to emerge ahead of next week’s Shatnerpalooza extravaganza, which will air on EPIX and kick off next Thursday with Shatner’s Gonzo Ballet. An exclusive photo is shown here in a thumbnail-sized edition and the full-sized photo can be seen by clicking on that thumbnail.

The Captains At Comic-Con

Thursday, June 23rd, 2011

Another treat is in store for fans attending next month’s San Diego Comic-con, they will be able to get a preview of William Shatner‘s The Captains documentary and will also be able to participate in a question and answer session with Shatner.

For those not attending Comic-Con, The Captains makes its world premiere on July 22 at 8:00 P.M. EDT on EPIX and The showing will be part of “Shatnerpalooza,” which will also include William Shatner’s Gonzo Ballet, the first six Star Trek movies and various movies and television show guest appearances featuring Shatner.


Creation Hopes To Break Guiness World Record At Vegas Convention This Week

Tuesday, August 3rd, 2010

In addition to hosting over seventy Star Trek celebs at their annual Las Vegas Star Trek Convention, running this week from Thursday through Sunday at the Las Vegas Hilton, Creation Entertainment is gunning for the Guiness World Record for the “largest gathering of people dressed as Star Trek characters.”


Trek Actors As Directors

Thursday, July 22nd, 2010

For some Star Trek actors, the directors chair was the next logical career move; with some actors only directing Star Trek episodes, while others branched out to other shows and movies.

In a new article at Geek Speak Magazine, the directing careers of Star Trek alumni are explored. Each actor began his or her directing career by directing Star Trek episodes.


Shatner Jets Off To Interview Trek Captains

Thursday, July 1st, 2010

Recently, TrekToday updated the story about The Captains, a documentary produced by William Shatner.

Initially thought to be strictly about Shatner’s career, Shatner explained that The Captains would be about “all the captains of Star Trek.”


Brooks To Star In New Play

Thursday, December 3rd, 2009

Star Trek: Deep Space Nine‘s Avery Brooks will star in Centerstage’s production of Kwame Kwei-Armah‘s Let There Be Love.

Directed by Jeremy B. Cohen, Let There Be Love is the story of an embittered old West Indian immigrant threatened by new waves of migration.