Nichelle Nichols (Lt. Uhuru) will receive a Hollywood Legacy Award on Friday, October 15th at 7:00pm at Hollywood Xpo’s Stars Night Out in Universal City, California. Nichols’ Star Trek co-star Walter Koenig (Chekov) is emceeing the event, while Star Trek Generations actor Alan Ruck (Captain John Harriman) will be presenting Nichols with the award. The actress will be honored alongside astronaut Buzz Aldrin, who will receive his award from Star Trek: Voyager actor Tim Russ (Tuvok).
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Rachel Nichols, best known to Star Trek fans as Gaila the Orion Starfleet cadet who had a fling with James T. Kirk, has been cast on Criminal Minds.
Nichols will play FBI cadet Ashley Seager, who will appear in several episodes of the police drama.
Classic Trek stars George Takei (Sulu) and Walter Koenig (Chekov) updated fans on their latest projects while Q actor John de Lancie bantered with attendees at the Las Vegas Hilton on the first day of the annual Las Vegas Star Trek Creation Entertainment convention.
Rachel Nichols, Star Trek XI‘s Orion Gaila, will be joining Marcus Nispel‘s Conan.
Nichols, who played Scarlett in last year’s G.I. Joe: The Rise of Cobra, joins fellow G.I. Joe actor Leo Howard, who played Young Snake Eyes. Howard has been cast as Young Conan.
Several threads at TrekBBS offer fans behind-the-scenes photos from Star Trek XI.
Star Trek XI fans will enjoy seeing the many candid shots that have been posted recently on TrekBBS, which include photos of original series actors.
CBS and Paramount Home Entertainment have provided the full details for the Season Two original series DVD Blu-ray set.
As reported by CBS and Paramount Home Entertainment, the seven-disc set features all twenty-six episodes of the second season of the original series as well as one disc devoted to The Trouble With Tribbles.
Fans waiting for the November 17th release of Star Trek XI on Blu-Ray or DVD can get a sneak peek at some of the features that will be offered.
Actors from several Star Trek series and movies have been cast in new roles or are appearing in shows, movies or at conventions.
As reported by JoBlo, Zoe Saldana (Star Trek XI‘s Uhura) has joined the cast of The Losers, where she will play the sole female “loser,” the cold-blooded killer Aisha. The Losers is about a Special Forces team, who have been set up and betrayed by their handler Max, and are out for revenge and to get their names off of a CIA death list. The Losers is based on the DC/Vertigo comic series which ran from 2003-2006.
For Zoe Saldana, J.J. Abram’s interest in working with her was “all she needed,” to attract her to Star Trek XI
As reported by Blackfilm.com, Abram’s interest in working with Saldana and liking her work was enough for her to agree to meet with him. “For an actor, that’s all you need,” she said. “That’s all you want. To get the acknowledgement and respect from your peers; and so I went out and met him. He then said, ‘I don’t need to see you anymore’ and I felt really good. I felt like I did it. I earned it.” (more…)