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Posts Tagged ‘Shatner’

Shatner October Tour

Monday, September 30th, 2013

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William Shatner will be touring in October to promote his new record, Ponder the Mystery.

Ponder the Mystery, which will explore themes like ‘aging, depression, love, and beauty’, will be released next Tuesday.

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Shatner: Space? No Thanks!

Monday, September 23rd, 2013

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When it comes to traveling high above the Earth, William Shatner would rather keep his feet on the ground.

Virgin Galactic‘s Richard Branson revealed that Shatner turned down a chance to go on one of the first commercial space trips offered by Branson’s company.

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Shatner: Ponder The Mystery

Tuesday, September 3rd, 2013

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A new progressive rock album from William Shatner will debut next month.

The album, Ponder the Mystery, will explore themes like “aging, depression, love, and beauty.”

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Shatner: Trek TV For Inspiring The Young

Monday, August 19th, 2013

In a new interview, William Shatner explained why it is important to try to get Star Trek back on television.

Shatner shared his thoughts during a promotional tour for his latest Star Trek documentary, The Captains: Close Up.

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New Award For Shatner

Tuesday, August 6th, 2013

William Shatner is slated to get a legacy award from the Stratford Festival.

The Stratford Festival strives to “create stimulating, thought-provoking productions of Shakespeare’s plays, to examine other plays from the classical repertoire, and to foster and support the development of Canadian theater practitioners.”

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Shatner Cross-Country Motorcycle Trip

Monday, July 29th, 2013

A call from Kentucky artist Douwe Blumberg to William Shatner has led to plans for a cross-country motorcycle trip for the eighty-two-year-old Shatner.

Known to Shatner as a former horse trader turned sculptor, Blumberg told Shatner that he wanted to do a motorcycle for his next project.

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Shatner’s Wackydoodle

Tuesday, July 23rd, 2013

A new The Next Generation documentary from William Shatner finally has a title, Wackydoodle.

Wackydoodle will “explore…[the] early years of power struggle between Roddenberry [and] Paramount.”

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Sorry Shatner; No Vulcan!

Wednesday, July 3rd, 2013

Back in February, TrekToday reported that William Shatner‘s campaign to have one of two Pluto moons given the name Vulcan had resulted in a first place finish in the voting, but today comes the news that the International Astronomical Union (IAU) has thumbed its nose at the voters.

Vulcan had finished first in the voting, with 174,062 votes, followed by Cerberus which was second with 99,432 votes.

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The Captains Sequel Heads To DVD

Friday, June 28th, 2013

The Captains Close Up, the sequel to William Shatner‘s 2011 The Captains, will make its debut on DVD this summer.

In the five-part documentary mini-series, Shatner interviewed the actors who played the captains of the Enterprise.

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Two Shatner Bobbleheads And Lunchboxes

Thursday, June 13th, 2013

A set of bobblehead and lunchboxes will debut at this year’s San Diego Comic-Con featuring William Shatner.

Two of Shatner’s most famous roles are depicted in the set: Captain James T. Kirk , and airline passenger Bob Wilson from The Twilight Zone’s Nightmare at 20,000 feet.

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Shatner To Guest on TV Land Comedy

Thursday, June 6th, 2013

William Shatner will be a guest star on the summer premiere of TV Land‘s Hot in Cleveland.

Hot in Cleveland is the story of several women in their forties who end up unexpectedly in the city when their Paris-bound flight makes an emergency landing . They decide to stay in a city where they are still considered “hot.”

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Abrams Kimmel Appearance

Thursday, May 16th, 2013

J.J. Abrams appeared on Jimmy Kimmel Live last night, and was joined two unexpected guests.

Abrams took audience suggestions for his work on the next Star Wars film, and the unexpected guests delighted the audience with their appearance and suggestions.

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The Captains Close-Up

Monday, May 13th, 2013

On May 16 at 8 PM, EPIX will allow viewers to “get up close and personal with all of your favorite Star Trek captains” in a new exclusive series, and TrekToday U.S. readers can enter to win a poster!

The series, The Captains Close-Up, features interviews conducted by William Shatner, and includes former Star Trek captains Avery Brooks, Kate Mulgrew, Patrick Stewart, and Scott Bakula.

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New Shatner Album In Progress

Friday, April 26th, 2013

A new music project from William Shatner will include music from Billy Sherwood, formerly of the rock bank Yes.

Shatner’s last music project was 2011′s Seeking Major Tom, which also included a Yes alumnus.

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Trek Fan Record Falls Short

Tuesday, April 2nd, 2013

A group of fans in Dallas failed to break the Guinness World Record for people dressed as Star Trek characters.

The fans were attending a Texas Lottery event where the draws were the appearance of William Shatner as host of the event, and the attempt to set the world record.

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