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TPTB To Shatner: Shhh!

Tuesday, September 30th, 2014

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Days after confirming that he had been in touch with J.J. Abrams regarding a part in Star Trek 3, William Shatner is told to hush up about Star Trek 3.

At first, Shatner had been told to keep quiet about the original call. “Here’s my dilemma,” he said. “I was cautioned not to speak about this and the next day it was out all over Twitter.

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Shatner In Trek 3? Well Maybe

Sunday, September 28th, 2014

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William Shatner has been approached regarding a part in Star Trek 3.

Several days ago, Shatner had dismissed the rumor that he might appear in Star Trek 3 by saying “I don’t know anything about the current gossip. Nobody has contacted me. Right now, it’s just rhetoric to cause hype.”

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Trek 3 Casting Rumor Reactions

Wednesday, September 24th, 2014

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Yesterday, TrekToday reported the rumor that William Shatner and Leonard Nimoy might appear in Star Trek 3, and today, there was reaction to that rumor.

Shatner and Roberto Orci addressed the rumor online.

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German Volkswagen Campaign Features Trek Actors

Tuesday, September 23rd, 2014

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A new Volkswagen Deutschland campaign will feature William Shatner and Leonard Nimoy.

Nimoy has done previous work for the US Volkswagen company.

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Shatner And Nimoy In Trek 3?

Tuesday, September 23rd, 2014

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If Roberto Orci has his way, then fans will see both Leonard Nimoy and William Shatner in the next Star Trek movie.

While Nimoy has been in the other two movies, Shatner has not taken part in the Abrams rebooted Star Trek movies.

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Burton On Shatner’s Brown Bag Wine Tasting

Tuesday, September 9th, 2014

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The Next Generation‘s LeVar Burton made an appearance on William Shatner‘s Brown Bag Wine Tasting recently.

Brown Bag Wine Tasting “follows Shatner’s adventures as he asks willing participants to blindly taste wine and describe it in terms of their occupations, with the goal of making the show fun, interactive and a social experience.”

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TV Alert: Shatner TNG Documentary

Monday, August 25th, 2014

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Attention Canadian Trek fans; the new William Shatner documentary on The Next Generation airs on HBO Canada tonight.

The documentary, William Shatner Presents: Chaos on the Bridge, was written and directed by Shatner.

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Trek Stars Take On Ice Bucket Challenge

Monday, August 18th, 2014

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Several Star Trek actors have taken on the “ice bucket challenge” to raise money for Amyotrophic lateral sclerosis (ALS – Lou Gehrig’s Disease).

William Shatner was the first Trek actor to do so, as seen in a video posted here.

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Shatner’s Get A Life DVD Debuts

Thursday, August 14th, 2014

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For fans waiting for William Shatner‘s Get a Life! DVD, it has finally been released.

The Get a Life! special originally aired on EPIX back in 2012.

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Shatner-NASA Twitter Exchange

Monday, August 4th, 2014

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An exchange between NASA and William Shatner on Twitter brought smiles to fans of both.

Back in 2013, Shatner tweeted Astronaut Chris Hadfield, to ask if the astronaut was live-tweeting from space. “@WilliamShatner Yes, Standard Orbit, Captain,” replied Hadfield. “And we’re detecting signs of life on the surface.”

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Horse 1, Shatner 0

Monday, July 28th, 2014

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Those attending last week’s San Diego Comic-Con were surprised to see William Shatner in a wheelchair.

Shatner was in the wheelchair due to a leg injury.

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Trek Stars Join Reading Rainbow Event

Thursday, June 12th, 2014

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Some new perks for the Reading Rainbow Kickstarter were added recently, and will surely be of interest to Trek fans.

The perks include several live storytime events called Reading Rainbow Live! which feature Star Trek actors.

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Shatner To Host Stampede Parade

Thursday, June 5th, 2014

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Canadian-born William Shatner has been named the 2014 Calgary Stampede Parade Grand Marshal.

The Calgary Stampede was first held in 1912, and the ten-day annual event takes place every July in Calgary, Alberta, Canada.

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Television Critics Association Awards Nominations

Thursday, May 29th, 2014

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The nominations for the 30th Annual Television Critics Association (TCA) Awards have been announced.

Amongst the nominees are several Star Trek-related names and shows.

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Shatner Signs Ora.TV Deal

Thursday, May 8th, 2014

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William Shatner has signed a development deal with Ora.TV, an Internet TV network and production studio.

The deal means a move for one of Shatner’s shows, Brown Bag Wine Tasting, beginning June 23.

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