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An Evening With Leonard Nimoy

Tuesday, September 21st, 2010

Leonard Nimoy will appear next month in Long Beach, where the topic of discussion will be Star Trek.

On October 23, at the Carpenter Performing Arts Center in Long Beach, Nimoy will “share his portrayal of the rational and emotionally suppressed Vulcan as part of a remarkable and diverse career.”

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Harve Bennett: Putting Trek Back On Track

Tuesday, August 24th, 2010

After Star Trek: The Motion Picture, Harve Bennett was called in to see if he could make a better movie for less money. The result was the critically acclaimed Star Trek II: The Wrath of Khan followed by three Star Trek movies after that.

Bennett was a successful television producer with shows like Mod Squad, The Six Million Dollar Man and The Bionic Woman already under his belt. When asked if he could do a better Trek movie for less money by Gulf & Western boss Charles Bludhorn, he told them he could make four or five such movies. “Do it,” said Bludhorn.

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Article: Las Vegas Star Trek Convention Day 3

Wednesday, August 11th, 2010

William Shatner (Captain Kirk) asked Leonard Nimoy (Mr. Spock) to guest star on his new sitcom $#*! My Dad Says, while Jeri Ryan reminisced about her time in the infamous Seven of Nine catsuit on Star Trek: Voyager on the third day of Creation Entertainment’s Las Vegas Star Trek convention.

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Article: Las Vegas Creation Star Trek Convention Day 1

Friday, August 6th, 2010

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.

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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.”

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Nimoy on Retirement

Monday, August 2nd, 2010

In a radio interview talking about his latest photography project, Secret Selves, Leonard Nimoy confirms that he is definitely retired.

Even though there are occasional rumors that Nimoy will return as William Bell on Fringe, don’t count on it.

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Nimoy Photography Show Opens in Massachusetts

Wednesday, July 28th, 2010

Secret Selves, an exhibition of twenty-six color photos taken by Leonard Nimoy, will open August 1 at the Mass MoCA in North Adams, Massachusetts.

Although some of Nimoy’s photography can be seen in various museum collections, this is Nimoy’s first solo show at a major museum.

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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].

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StarTrek.Com Relaunches

Thursday, July 15th, 2010

StarTrek.com, the official Star Trek website, has relaunched today with a new look and new features.

A press release from CBS Consumer Products announced the redesigned website and features, such as news from other Star Trek websites including TrekToday.

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Star Trek Saturn Award Winners

Friday, June 25th, 2010

Last night was the 39th Annual Saturn Awards and while Avatar dominated, winning ten Saturn Awards, Star Trek didn’t leave totally empty-handed.

Star Trek XI was represented in the awards with a win in the Best Make-up collection, the award going to Barney Burman, Mindy Hall and Jean Harlow for their work on the movie.

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Nimoy: I’ll Be Back

Wednesday, June 16th, 2010

Leonard Nimoy won’t be returning to Star Trek or other acting, but was merely borrowing a line from Arnold Schwarzenegger while promoting a new game.

Nimoy was at the Electronic Entertainment Expo promoting Yoostar 2, a “movie karaoke” game from Blitz Games.

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Nimoy: Quinto And Shatner Movie Worries

Monday, June 14th, 2010

Leonard Nimoy was once worried about Zachary Quinto taking on the role of Spock. William Shatner‘s concerns from an earlier movie were about Nimoy himself.

Nothing was wrong with Quinto, according to Nimoy, but he had concerns when he heard that the actor had landed the role.

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Nimoy Part Of Realm Of Kingdom Hearts Voice Cast

Thursday, May 20th, 2010

Leonard Nimoy‘s acting days may be at an end, but his voice will be heard in Kingdom Hearts Birth By Sleep, due out this fall.

Kingdom Hearts Birth By Sleep releases in the U.S. on September 7 and will bring to live unexplored worlds from everyone’s favorite Disney stories via the PSP.

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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.

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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.

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