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New Abrams Project And Fringe

Tuesday, July 24th, 2012

The ever-busy J.J. Abrams has another project lined up, this time a science-fiction movie, Collider.

There is little information about Collider at this time, but the Paramount Pictures movie will be directed by Edgar Wright, written by Wright and Mark Protosevich (I Am Legend), and produced by Wright, Nira Park and Abrams.


Nimoy: No Love For Fringe

Friday, July 20th, 2012

Star Trek‘s Leonard Nimoy reacted to the news that Fringe was shut out of this year’s Emmy nominations.

“No Emmy nomination for Fringe,” said Nimoy, via his Twitter feed. “Ridiculous. So much talent. So much hard work. So much imagination.”

Nimoy compared Hollywood’s lack of respect for Fringe to the lack of respect for Star Trek over the years. “Shouldn’t be so surprised about Fringe,” he said. “Emmy has given short shrift to Star Trek for forty-six years. Amazing.”

Nimoy: Returning As Bell?

Monday, June 11th, 2012

Fans of William Bell may see the character yet again in the next season of Fringe.

Leonard Nimoy spoke about his possible return to Fringe for Season Five, which begins this autumn.


Fringe Syndication Rights Announced

Friday, May 25th, 2012

The Science Channel has acquired the off-network syndication rights to Fringe, the science-fiction series created by J.J. Abrams, Alex Kurtzman and Roberto Orci.

The agreement grants the network rights to the current four seasons plus the fifth season, which is due to air on FOX this fall.


Nimoy To Appear on Fringe

Monday, May 7th, 2012

Leonard Nimoy will be reprising his role of William Bell on Fringe this week in the Season Four finale.

Nimoy will be appearing on Brave New World, Part II.


Nimoy Returns To Fringe Tomorrow

Thursday, April 14th, 2011

Fans of Leonard Nimoy will be able to see him reprise the role of William Bell on Fringe on Friday.

Fox has released a new promotional video for Friday’s episode, titled Lysergic Acid Diethylamide.


Fringe Renewed

Friday, March 25th, 2011

In spite of recent low ratings, Fringe has been picked up for a fourth season.

Created by J.J. Abrams, Alex Kurtzman and Roberto Orci, the sci-fi show, on which Leonard Nimoy has guest-starred, received an order for a full season.


Nimoy: Not Quite Retired At 80

Wednesday, March 23rd, 2011

Although his eightieth birthday is fast approaching, Leonard Nimoy is still quite quite busy with acting, appearances and his photography career.

Most people at eighty would be retired if circumstances permitted them to do so, but Nimoy, who announced his retirement more than once recently, keeps getting sucked back into work and convention appearances. “I did it [Fringe appearance],” said Nimoy. “One episode.”


Nimoy To Return To Fringe

Tuesday, January 25th, 2011

Back in August, Leonard Nimoy claimed that he was retiring, but he has changed his mind about that with the news of a return to Fringe as William Bell.

Nimoy tweeted yesterday about the return to Fringe. “Plans developing for a William Bell return to Fringe,” he said. Stay tuned. LLAP.”

His appearances on Fringe had been a favor to “the people who made the Star Trek movie,” according to Nimoy. When he was finished with his work on the show, Nimoy was asked if he would do more episodes in the future and he said “No, we’re done.” Instead, his plans included devoting time to his photography. “I am totally committed to the photography now,” he said.

TrekToday will provide more details on Nimoy’s Fringe appearance as information becomes available.

Nimoy To Return To Fringe

Wednesday, October 27th, 2010

According to, Leonard Nimoy isn’t quite retired yet.

At last weekend’s Official Star Trek Convention in Rosemont (Chicago-area), Illinois, actor Christopher Lloyd (Star Trek III: The Search For Spock‘s Kruge) revealed that Nimoy will be returning to Fringe.


Pinkner Wants Nimoy Return

Monday, July 26th, 2010

Fringe Producer Jeff Pinkner told a Comic-Con audience that he would like to see Leonard Nimoy return as William Bell.

Nimoy’s character was killed off in the second season finale, but that would not be a problem as far as Pinkner is concerned. “Should we be able to convince him to come out of retirement again, we have another story in mind [for Bell].


Nimoy: Sci-Fi More Sophisticated Now

Monday, May 17th, 2010

Science fiction has come a long way in the fifty-odd years since Leonard Nimoy first acted in a sci-fi film.

In 1952, a twenty-one-year old Nimoy played his first sci-fi alien, a Martian zombie who along with two others of his kind, wanted to take over Earth, a typical theme in the early days of sci-fi movies.


Nimoy Talks Fringe Finale

Tuesday, May 11th, 2010

The two-part season finale of Fringe airs on Fox beginning this Thursday, and in the finale, Leonard Nimoy will be seen again as the mysterious William Bell.

The Fringe finale will feature a confrontation between two characters, one of them William Bell, the other Dr. Walter Bishop.


No More Nimoy In Fringe?

Wednesday, October 28th, 2009

Could Leonard Nimoy‘s role as the mysterious William Bell be coming to an end?

“I’ve done three appearances for them,” said Nimoy. “I don’t know if I will do a fourth.”

Nimoy won’t know the answer to that until he finds out what the plans are for Bell. “They’ve asked me to do more, but we have to talk about where the character is going.”


Nimoy Talks Fringe

Saturday, September 19th, 2009

Leonard Nimoy may have thought he was finished with acting, but it’s hard to pass up a good role.

First it was a chance to replay Spock in J.J. Abrams‘ reboot of Star Trek, and now Nimoy will be appearing in a recurring role on Fringe. “I’m in a state of shock,” said Nimoy. “I don’t know how it happened. I’m asking myself: How do these strange things happen to a life when you’ve made your plans and things change?”