RSS iconTwitter iconFacebook icon

TrekToday title image

Posts Tagged ‘Quinto’

Star Trek 2 Is Unimaginable Without Abrams

Tuesday, October 25th, 2011

Zachary Quinto and Anton Yelchin could not imagine Star Trek 2 without J.J. Abrams as director and they are happy that he will be directing the sequel.

“I would have never imagined that he wouldn’t come back or that…a lot of the key players wouldn’t have returned for the second one,” said Quinto. “But I guess it was a possibility, so that I’m glad there’s not doubt about that [ the Abrams return]. It’s really starting to ramp up in a big way…”

(more…)

The Private Quinto

Friday, October 21st, 2011

While playing Spock on Star Trek XI and Sylar in Heroes made Zachary Quinto more visible, the actor is still very much a private person.

Some actors don’t mind unexpected publicity, but Quinto is not one of them. “…It’s like our culture is so rooted in voyeuristic obsession and the exposure of people’s lives in order to feel validated,” he said. “It’s terribly empty and sad. It leaves me with a diminished faith in humanity.”

(more…)

Quinto: Ready For Star Trek 2

Wednesday, October 19th, 2011

Zachary Quinto has plenty on his plate, work-wise, but he is looking forward to beginning work on Star Trek 2.

Some actors have definite ideas on what they want their characters to do or how they want to see them develop, but Quinto is not one of them. “I just am excited to read what those guys have come up with,” he said, when asked what he would like to see when it comes to Spock.

(more…)

Quinto: Trek Fans Supportive

Tuesday, October 18th, 2011

After his announcement this weekend that he was gay, Zachary Quinto has received plenty of support from Star Trek fans and the public.

Quinto made the decision to come out after the suicide of fourteen-year-old Jamey Rodemeyer, and he hopes that his decision to come out publically will make people stop and think and act when it comes to prejudice and bullying. “We have to change the discourse and we have to let people know that there’s a real spirit of openness and acceptance, and not of judgment and hatred and intolerance,” he said. “And if me standing up and making this declaration in any way feeds that notion, then I’m even happier to do it.”

(more…)

Quinto Comes Out

Sunday, October 16th, 2011

In what should be no surprise to anyone who has followed the career of the actor, Zachary Quinto has come out, revealing that he is gay.

His role of Louis Ironson in Angels in America as the boyfriend of a man with AIDS who cannot deal with the changes that AIDS has brought to their relationship was “the most challenging thing I’ve ever done as an adult,” said Quinto, “and the most rewarding.”

(more…)

Quinto: Margin Call And Trek 2 Update

Tuesday, October 11th, 2011

For Star Trek XI‘s Zachary Quinto, being cast as the smart guy in movies such as Star Trek XI and Margin Call  works for him.

In Margin Call, Quinto plays a “hotshot rocket scientist-type” on Wall Street” who is the first one to see the 2008 financial meltdown coming. And in Star Trek XI, he was the cerebral Spock.

(more…)

Quinto In Negotiations For FX Series Role

Monday, August 29th, 2011

Zachary Quinto, Star Trek XI‘s Spock, is in talks for a guest star role for at least four episodes of a new thriller set in Los Angeles.

Quinto is up for the role of Chad on FX’s “psychosexual thriller” American Horror Story, where he would play the gay former owner of a spooky mansion who befriends one of the new owners.

(more…)

Quinto Star Trek 2 Speculation

Monday, August 22nd, 2011

According to Zachary Quinto, there is a “goldmine of drama” to be explored in Star Trek 2.

Quinto is happy that there is a bit of delay in making that sequel though. “It makes people miss it a little bit,” he said, “you know what I mean? We had a lot of goodwill around that first movie. So I feel like people are going to be ready for a second one by the time it comes out. It’s not like ‘Already? Really? Again?”

Star Trek 2 could “go anywhere,” says Quinto, and Vulcan’s fate as laid out in Star Trek XI is not necessarily set in stone. “I imagine we’re going to pick up right where we left off, but it could be a completely different timeline,” he said. “They’ve basically now created a device that allows them to go anywhere with it. I mean, we could be in a parallel universe; we could be in a parallel time. That’s the joy of science-fiction. Vulcan could be back.”

Quinto: The Future Of Spock-Uhura

Thursday, August 4th, 2011

Star Trek XI‘s Zachary Quinto speculates on the future of Spock in Star Trek 2.

With the destruction of Vulcan in Star Trek XI, there will be pressure on Spock to help his race. “I would imagine (this is just speculative),” said Quinto, “his planet’s been destroyed, he feels a real imperative to rebuild his race. But he’s in love with a human. There’s probably some potential conflict in that dynamic, I would not be surprised, and I would be intrigued and excited by that if that were the case.”

(more…)

Quinto Production Company To Produce Horror Film

Wednesday, August 3rd, 2011

Zachary Quinto‘s production company, Before the Door Pictures, will take part in producing The Banshee Chapter.

Before the Door Pictures will join Sunchaser Entertainment and Christian Arnold-Beutal in producing The Banshee Chapter, which will begin shooting later this month.

(more…)

Quinto Receives Theatre World Award

Wednesday, June 8th, 2011

Yesterday, the 67th Annual Theatre World Awards ceremony was held at the August Wilson Theatre in New York, and amongst the list of winners was Star Trek XI‘s Zachary Quinto.

Quinto was honored for his work in Angels in America: A Gay Fantasia on National Themes.

(more…)

Quinto Reacts To Margin Call Deal

Wednesday, January 26th, 2011

For Zachary Quinto, Star Trek XI‘s Spock, good news about his latest project, Margin Call, came as a relief.

Margin Call, which premiered this week at the Sundance 2011 film festival, is the story of a twenty-four-hour period during the early stages of the 2008 financial crisis, where “key people at an investment bank struggle to decide how to handle an emergency business situation while examining the personal and moral implications of every action they take.”

(more…)

Quinto: Before After II

Friday, December 17th, 2010

‘Tis the season to be jolly and fans of Zachary Quinto will enjoy a new Before After video that has just been released.

This version of Before After features “Followers, Christmas Sweaters, and Santa and his Elf.”

(more…)

Quinto On Blackwell’s Side By Side

Monday, December 13th, 2010

Zachary Quinto, best-known to Star Trek fans as the new Spock, appeared recently in Susan Blackwell’s Side by Side webseries.

The ten minute video, filmed in a dog park, will be of interest to Quinto fans, who will see him discuss “eyebrows, dingers and Star Trek zingers.”

(more…)

Quinto: Don’t Get Personal

Thursday, November 11th, 2010

Star Trek XI‘s Zachary Quinto ended an interview after the interviewer continued to ask questions that Quinto found to be too personal.

In an age of oversharing, Quinto is not someone who feels compelled to share every aspect of his life, and even a question about ice cream ended up being off-limits.

(more…)