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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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Nimoy’s Visit To Vulcan

Saturday, April 24th, 2010

The Town of Vulcan, as well as plenty of Star Trek fans, were delighted with the visit of Leonard Nimoy yesterday.

Fans in uniform, parades, a bust unveiling and a handprint (Vulcan salute) from Nimoy were all part of the celebrations, which took place in the small farming community of 2,000 residents.

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Nimoy’s Vulcan Homecoming

Thursday, April 22nd, 2010

Leonard Nimoy will be visiting Vulcan on Friday, April 23, but his visit will be to the Canadian town of that name, not the Federation planet.

After accepting an invitation to the Calgary Comic and Entertainment Expo, Nimoy decided to stop off at Vulcan for several hours. “”I decided that not only would I got there but since I’m that close I would also make the trip to Vulcan,” he explained.

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Nimoy: But I’m Not Really Spock

Wednesday, April 21st, 2010

Leonard Nimoy received the 2010 Douglas S. Morrow public outreach award last week in Colorado by the Space Foundation and as the honored speaker, he shared some of his Star Trek memories.

One of those memories included a speaking experience at Caltech several years ago, where Nimoy soon realized that he was a bit out of his league.

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Quinto: Nimoy Is Done

Tuesday, April 20th, 2010

Zachary Quinto responded yesterday to Leonard Nimoy‘s announcement that Nimoy was retiring.

Sharing his thoughts during WET Production’s Stars Give Love benefit performance of short plays last night, Quinto expressed his thoughts on Nimoy’s announcement.

“There’s not even a script and Leonard just announced his retirement,” said Quinto. “He’s not going to do another movie.

“Frankly, Leonard has got a mind of his own and he’s going to do what he wants regardless of what other people tell him. I’m just glad that he’s my friend.”

Nimoy: Making Way For Quinto

Monday, April 19th, 2010

It may have taken a few times, but this time, Leonard Nimoy is retiring for real.

Every time that Nimoy had retired, or thought he had retired, he kept getting sucked back into work. “Countless times, I thought it was done,” he said.

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Nimoy: A Space Exploration Fan

Friday, April 16th, 2010

Exploring outer space isn’t something that Leonard Nimoy wants to see limited to just movie-making.

While accepting the 2010 Douglas S. Morrow Public Outreach Award yesterday, Nimoy shared his thoughts on space exploration, and a famous Star Trek fan who just happens to run the country.

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Spock Will Miss Spock

Monday, April 5th, 2010

Zachary Quinto is a bit bummed that Leonard Nimoy won’t be on board for Star Trek XII.

The last time Nimoy appeared in a Star Trek movie, it took a personal appeal from J.J. Abrams to coax him out of retirement, but Quinto thinks it would take more than that to get Nimoy for the sequel.

“I think I might have to ask him this time,” joked Quinto.

Although Nimoy won’t be on board, Quinto is eager to begin work on Star Trek XII. “Every time J.J. calls, I pick up in a heartbeat,” he said. “I assure you that. And when it’s to tell me to come to work, I’ll be there.”

Nimoy To Lend Voice To Transformers

Wednesday, March 31st, 2010

Leonard Nimoy will return to the Transformers world to voice a character in the Transformers: War for Cybertron video game.

No stranger to Transformers, Nimoy formerly voiced the character of Galvatron in The Transformers: The Movie (1986).

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Spock To Visit Vulcan

Friday, March 26th, 2010

Leonard Nimoy will be visiting Vulcan, a small Alberta town which has built a small tourist industry based on Star Trek.

The Town of Vulcan had the name first, but Star Trek made that name famous when the show became popular. A shrewd decision was made by Vulcan to capitalize on that famous name by the small town with a population of nineteen-hundred residents, and now the town will have a personal visit from Nimoy, the most famous Vulcan of all.

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Nimoy: Probably Finished With Spock

Tuesday, March 23rd, 2010

As he approaches his seventy-ninth birthday, Leonard Nimoy admitted that his Star Trek days are probably finished.

At a time when most who can retire do so, Nimoy is still working; with his photography, acting and attending the occasional convention. But don’t count on seeing Mr. Spock on the big screen anymore.

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