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Ryder Joins Iceman

Tuesday, December 13th, 2011

Winona Ryder, Star Trek XI‘s Amanda Grayson, will be appearing in The Iceman.

The Iceman is based on Anthony Bruno’s The Iceman: The True Story of a Cold-Blooded Killer, the story of mass murderer Richard Kuklinsky.

Ryder will be playing Kuklinsky’s wife Deborah alongside Michael Shannon (Boardwalk Empire‘s FBI agent Nelson Van Alden).

The Iceman is in pre-production, and will be released in 2013.

Stewart And Ryder Nominated for SAG Awards

Thursday, December 16th, 2010

The list of nominees for the Seventeenth Annual Screen Actors Guild (SAG) Awards has been announced, and amongst the nominees are Patrick Stewart and Winona Ryder.

Stewart was nominated for one SAG award, and Ryder was nominated for two SAG awards.


Ryder Cast In Frankenweenie

Tuesday, September 21st, 2010

Winona Ryder, best known to Star Trek fans as Spock’s mother in last year’s Star Trek movie, will be voicing a character in Tim Burton’s Frankenweenie.

Written by John August (Charlie’s Angels, Corpse Bride), Frankenweenie is the story of Victor Frankenstein, a young boy who resurrects his dog Sparky after the dog is hit by a car and killed. The original Frankenweenie was made by Burton back in 1984 as a half-hour stop-motion animated short for Disney.

Ryder will voice Elsa, starring alongside Martin Landau, who will voice Mr. Rzykruski. Martin Short and Catherine O’Hara will each voice four characters.

Frankenweenie is slated for release on March 9, 2012.

Ryder May Co-star In Black Swan

Monday, November 9th, 2009

Winona Ryder, seen earlier this year as Spock’s mother in Star Trek XI, is in talks to co-star as a ballet dancer in Darren Aronofsky‘s Black Swan.

Swan, a supernatural thriller set in the ballet world of New York City, is the story of a veteran dancer, played by Natalie Portman, and a rival (Mila Kunis,) who are “tangled in a manipulative relationship.” Ryder would be a fellow dancer.

Star Trek XI Scream 2009 Award Nominations

Monday, August 31st, 2009

Spike TV announced the nominees for Scream 2009 and Star Trek XI led the pack with seventeen nominations.

The Fourth Annual Scream awards, honoring the best in science-fiction, fantasy, horror and comics, will be taped in Los Angeles on October 17 and will air on Spike TV on Tuesday, October 27 at 10 P.M.


Ryder And Pine: Rebooting Star Trek

Thursday, June 4th, 2009

Starting the original series over is a bold move and should breathe new life into the franchise, according to Winona Ryder.

As reported by The Japan Times, Ryder, who is not a Star Trek fan herself, was intrigued by the reboot. “…What grabbed my interest when this was proposed to me is that it’s a whole new concept,” she explained. “This is a rethinking of these characters and the Enterprise. I mean, it’s all new. It’s a fresh start. To me, that shows courage, because they’re not following the tried and true formula, they’re trying to give it new life and reach beyond the usual Trekkie audience.” (more…)

Quinto On Deleted Scenes

Wednesday, May 6th, 2009

While most of Zachary Quinto‘s scenes made it into the Star Trek XI, some other actors weren’t so fortunate.

As reported by Sci Fi Wire, cuts involving Quinto’s work were mostly in the nature of shortening scenes. “There are other versions, there are longer versions, of scenes,” said Quinto. “Like, for example, the debate between Kirk and Spock when he gets called out for cheating on the test. That was a much longer sequence, and Chris [Pine] and I both really loved that process, shooting that scene. So I was like, ‘Oh, well, that’s really whittled away a little bit.'” (more…)

Star Trek XI Roundup

Saturday, May 2nd, 2009

Hollywood Premiere

Last night, the stars were out for the Star Trek XI premiere in Hollywood.

According to Celebuzz, plenty of celebrities were flashing the Vulcan salute at the Star Trek XI premiere at Grauman’s Chinese Theater in Hollywood last night.