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Pine: No Trek

Thursday, April 4th, 2013

When casting first began for J.J. Abrams‘ rebooted Star Trek franchise, Chris Pine was definitely not interested.

Pine told Esquire UK that at the time, he “wasn’t a fan of Star Trek” and “it didn’t excite me.”

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Trek Actors To Present At MTV Movie Awards

Monday, April 1st, 2013

Three Star Trek actors will be presenting awards at this year’s MTV Movie Awards.

The MTV Movie Awards ceremony will be held on Sunday, April 14 at 9 PM in Culver City, California.

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Pine To Receive CinemaCon Award

Friday, March 15th, 2013

Star Trek into Darkness actor Chris Pine will be receiving the CinemaCon Male Star of the Year Award at this year’s CinemaCon.

CinemaCon attracts five thousand industry members to its yearly convention, which will be held this year April 15-18 at Caesar’s Palace in Las Vegas.

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Pine: The Pressure Of High-Profile Roles

Thursday, February 28th, 2013

Chris Pine is no stranger to taking on high-profile roles, after playing Kirk in 2009’s Star Trek, but each time is still a bit nerve-wracking for the actor.

Pine has taken on the latest incarnation of Tom Clancy‘s CIA Analyst Jack Ryan, in a movie that is currently filming.

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Star Trek At The Oscars

Monday, February 25th, 2013

In attendance at last night’s Oscars ceremony were some familiar Star Trek faces.

In addition to William Shatner, J.J. Abrams, Chris Pine, and Zoë Saldana were photographed at the event.

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Star Trek Into Darkness First Look Featurette

Tuesday, February 19th, 2013

A short featurette has been released promoting Star Trek into Darkness, with comments by J.J. Abrams, Zachary Quinto, Chris Pine and Zoë Saldana.

Abrams explained what he wanted to accomplish with the sequel to 2009’s Star Trek. “The goal for this movie was definitely to up the ante as much as we could,” he said. “There are a lot of characters that people are anticipating seeing. Kirk and Spock, Bones, Scotty, Uhura, Chekov, and Sulu.”

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Pine On Abrams And Star Wars

Friday, February 1st, 2013

Chris Pine gave his opinion recently regarding the news that J.J. Abrams will be directing the next Star Wars movie.

As expected, the actor was happy for Abrams, but he had a warning for Abrams. “From my standpoint, J.J. is a science-fiction genius,” said Pine. “To have him over in the Star Wars camp is going to be a great thing. I’m sure it’s going to be a great film.”

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Two Trek Actors To Host Sci-Tech Awards

Thursday, January 17th, 2013

Chris Pine and  Zoë Saldana will be hosting the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences’ Scientific and Technical Awards next month.

First presented in 1931, the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences’ Scientific and Technical Awards “honor achievements that improve the production, distribution and exhibition of movies.”

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New Star Trek Into Darkness Revelations

Wednesday, December 12th, 2012

Several of the Star Trek actors spoke recently to MTV about Star Trek Into Darkness, and in the interviews, they revealed a bit more about Benedict Cumberbatch‘s character, the peril of the Enterprise crew and Kirk’s interaction with Alice Eve‘s character.

As usual, potential spoilers are behind the cut.

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Star Trek Into Darkness Press Event

Wednesday, December 5th, 2012

Several of the actors from Star Trek Into Darkness spoke about their characters and the movie while on a promotional tour in Japan.

The Japanese press saw the first nine minutes of the movie, but have to keep mum on what they saw until the preview officially debuts on December 14 at the IMAX screenings of The Hobbit: An Unexpected Journey.

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Trek Stars In Japan

Tuesday, December 4th, 2012

Star Trek Into Darkness actors Chris Pine and Benedict Cumberbatch arrived in Japan to promote the movie.

The actors arrived at Narita Airport (which serves the Greater Tokyo area) where they were met by hundreds of Star Trek fans.

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Pine: Star Trek Pressure

Wednesday, November 28th, 2012

While Chris Pine feels fortunate to have landed roles such as James T. Kirk in the rebooted Star Trek franchise, there is anxiety that comes with appearing in a sequel to a successful movie.

“It’s a multi-million dollar movie,” said Pine, explaining why the anxiety exists. “A lot is riding on it to be a success.”

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Pine: Kirk Vs. Ryan

Monday, November 26th, 2012

For Chris Pine, taking on the role of James T. Kirk was a bit scarier than playing the latest version of Tom Clancy‘s Jack Ryan.

The reason for that was Star Trek‘s passionate fanbase. “Star Trek has a very fervent, avid fanbase that is very protective of their characters and their stories,” said Pine “Jack Ryan not so much.”

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Pine: Kirk’s Journey Plus Cumberbatch

Monday, November 19th, 2012

In an interview promoting Rise of the Guardians, Chris Pine, who voices Jack Frost, touched briefly on Star Trek Into Darkness.

Pine talked about what Kirk would do in Star Trek Into Darkness, and he also praised Benedict Cumberbatch.

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Pine Talks Cumberbatch

Friday, November 16th, 2012

Details about Star Trek Into Darkness have been kept under wraps, including Benedict Cumberbatch‘s role in the movie, but actors like Chris Pine are able to compliment their fellow actors’ work in the movie.

Pine had praise for Cumberbatch, in a “key scene” from the movie. “There’s one scene in it that’s like, you know … in all kinds of heavy science fiction there’s got to be the exposition scene where it’s like, what the hell’s going on? It’s a really, really, really hard scene.”

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