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Nimoy: TMP Wasn’t Really A Trek Movie

Thursday, May 24th, 2012

In a new interview on Hero Complex: The Show, Star Trek‘s Leonard Nimoy reminisces about: his work on Star Trek, Star Wars‘ influence on Star Trek, typecasting, A Woman Called Golda, Star Trek: The Motion Picture, Let That Be Your Last Battlefield, Spock and Zachary Quinto, Amok Time and the genesis of the Vulcan greeting.

Nimoy began by explaining how the success of another science fiction movie led to Star Trek: The Motion Picture.

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Nimoy Boston University Address

Monday, May 21st, 2012

Yesterday, Star Trek‘s Leonard Nimoy delivered the convocation address at Boston University’s College of Fine Arts.

Nimoy shared his memories of growing up in Boston, where he sold newspapers on a “windy Arlington Street in the winter.”

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Luckinbill: Nimoy Wanted Another Role In Star Trek V

Tuesday, May 15th, 2012

If things had gone his way, Leonard Nimoy would have had two roles in Star Trek V: The Final Frontier.

Luckinbill played the older Vulcan half-brother of Spock who was on the hunt for Sha Ka Ree and God.

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Nimoy: Trek And Tweets

Thursday, May 10th, 2012

Not many octogenarians are on Facebook and Twitter, but Leonard Nimoy is, courtesy of his granddaughter Dani.

Like her grandfather, Dani is artistic and Nimoy’s Secret Selves photographs gave her an idea. “She was quite convinced that they’d look good on tee-shirts,” said Nimoy.

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And It’s A Wrap

Wednesday, May 9th, 2012

Star Trek 2 has finished principal photography according to the tweets of several of the actors starring in the movie.

Zachary Quinto and Simon Pegg both tweeted about the end of their work on Star Trek 2. “Wind, reel and print,” said Pegg. “The countdown to May 2013 has begun.”

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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.

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Nimoy Tweets About Trek 2?

Friday, May 4th, 2012

Twitter posts from Leonard Nimoy seem to address the recent rumors regarding the actor’s possible appearance in Star Trek 2.

Recently, several rumors regarding the latest Trek movie have appeared on the Internet and one of the three rumors claimed that Nimoy would be reprising his role of Spock in Star Trek 2.

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New Quinto Photos And Juicy Trek Rumors.

Monday, April 30th, 2012

Several new Star Trek 2 set photos have emerged, featuring Zachary Quinto as Spock.

In other Star Trek 2 news, a Leonard Nimoy return may be in the cards; word on Benedict Cumberbatch‘s role emerges; and news on the latest shooting location for the movie is revealed.

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Space Shuttle Enterprise Lands At JFK

Friday, April 27th, 2012

The Space Shuttle Enterprise made its last flight today, departing this morning piggybacked atop a 747 from Washington, D.C., and arriving at New York’s John F. Kennedy International Airport.

On hand to greet the arrival of the Enterprise was Star Trek‘s Leonard Nimoy, in town for the occasion.

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Nimoy Big Bang Theory Preview

Tuesday, March 27th, 2012

A short preview video featuring Leonard Nimoy‘s appearance in The Big Bang Theory this Thursday has been released.

In The Transporter Malfunction, Sheldon accidentally breaks his Mr. Spock Trek collectible and is haunted by Mr. Spock, voiced by Nimoy.

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More On Nimoy Big Bang Theory Appearance

Monday, March 26th, 2012

This week, Leonard Nimoy will be heard on The Big Bang Appearance in an episode titled The Transporter Malfunction.

Nimoy will be voicing his most famous character, Mr. Spock.

In The Transporter Malfunction, Penny (Kaley Cuoco) buys Leonard (Johnny Galecki) and Sheldon (Jim Parsons) Star Trek collectibles. Sheldon accidentally breaks his Mr. Spock Trek collectible and is haunted by Mr. Spock.

The Transporter Malfunction will air Thursday at 8 PM on CBS.

Nimoy To Appear On The Big Bang Theory

Thursday, March 1st, 2012

Leonard Nimoy, has come briefly out of retirement to do some voice work for The Big Bang Theory.

Nimoy will be heard on the March 29th episode, where he will play Spock in one of Sheldon’s (Jim Parsons) dreams.

The Big Bang Theory has had several other Star Trek actors on the show, including George Takei, Wil Wheaton, LeVar Burton and Brent Spiner.

The Big Bang Theory airs on CBS on Thursdays at 9 PM.

Star Trek 2 Newbies Doing Just Fine

Wednesday, February 1st, 2012

With filming under way for Star Trek 2, two of the newcomers, Benedict Cumberbatch and Alice Eve, are settling into their jobs, and a familiar face returns briefly to the Trek set.

While promoting his latest film, This Means War, Chris Pine spoke briefly about Cumberbatch and Eve. “They’re getting on great,” he said. “We have a really good, warm, inclusive group from the first one and I think everybody’s kind of getting the hang of things and fitting in quite nicely.”

Meanwhile, if his tweet today is any indication, Leonard Nimoy has made his visit to the Star Trek 2 set, as he announced that he would do last week. “Lots of hugs and handshakes,” said Nimoy. “Like being surrounded by family. So proud to be part of the Star Trek history. LLAP.”

Nimoy To Visit Trek Set

Thursday, January 26th, 2012

Leonard Nimoy has been offered what most Star Trek fans would love to be given, an invitation to visit the Star Trek 2 set.

“I’ve been invited to visit the set of the new Star Trek film,” said Nimoy via his Twitter feed. “Hope to do that next week.”

Nimoy’s Former House Sold

Thursday, January 5th, 2012

The house in which Leonard Nimoy and his wife Sandra resided during the late 1960s while he was working on the original series has been sold.

In 1968, while Nimoy was playing Spock on Star Trek, he and wife Sandra Zober purchased a house in the Westwood-area of Los Angeles.

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