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Posts Tagged ‘Shatner’

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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Kirk Vs. The Gorn Again

Friday, March 29th, 2013

In a new ad for Star Trek: The Video Game, Captain Kirk faces a familiar foe.

In the ad, William Shatner and the Gorn from Arena are sitting on a couch watching a promotion for the Star Trek: The Video Game.

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Shatner In Evans Video

Friday, March 1st, 2013

William Shatner made a guest appearance at Boston’s historic Fenway Park to star in singer Brian Evans’s music video.

The video was shot during a Red Sox game last fall and will appear on Evans’s CD/DVD album At Fenway, due out April 1st.

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Vulcan Wins!

Tuesday, February 26th, 2013

The final tally for the vote to name two moons of Pluto is in, and Vulcan has outpaced all its competitors.

Vulcan, and the second-place finisher, Cerberus, were the two top vote getters, with only Vulcan receiving over one hundred thousand votes.

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Kirk At The Oscars

Monday, February 25th, 2013

At last night’s Oscars Award Ceremony, James T. Kirk paid a visit from the future.

Kirk, played by William Shatner, returned to give a little advice to Seth MacFarlane, who was hosting the event.

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Shatner Suggests Pluto Moon Names

Wednesday, February 13th, 2013

A day after Internet users were asked to help name the fourth and fifth moons of Pluto, one of William Shatner‘s two suggestions has been added to the list of twelve put forth by the discoverers of those two moons.

The two tiny moons, only fifteen to twenty miles across each, were discovered in 2011 and 2012 and carry the labels P4 and P5.

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Shatner Disses Abrams

Tuesday, February 12th, 2013

William Shatner recently gave his tongue-in-cheek opinion regarding the news that J.J. Abrams will be directing Star Wars.

“I was just curious what you thought about J.J. Abrams taking Star Trek and Star Wars and if there’s a homogenization of sci-fi or if you think there’s enough for everyone,” the actor was asked.

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Shatner Phones Hadfield On The ISS

Thursday, February 7th, 2013

Star Trek‘s William Shatner shared a fifteen-minute phone conversation with astronaut Chris Hadfield, who is currently aboard the International Space Station.

The conversation between the pair focused on the future of the American space program.

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Texas Star Trek Lottery Event

Thursday, January 24th, 2013

A new Texas scratch off lottery game features Star Trek.

To celebrate the launch of the new scratch off Star Trek game, the Texas Lottery Headquarters will hold an event featuring prizes and a chance to break a Guinness Book of World record for Trek fans in costume. William Shatner will be in attendance.

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ISS Astronaut Trek Tweeting

Wednesday, January 9th, 2013

More Star Trek actors interact with astronaut Chris Hadfield and a famous astronaut joins in the fun.

If you’re not following Hadfield, a flight engineer from Expedition 34 on the International Space Station, on Twitter,  you’re not only missing fabulous pictures of Earth taken from high above, but you’re also missing Star Trek-related tweets.

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Astronaut Acknowledges Captain Kirk

Friday, January 4th, 2013

Someone on the crew of the International Space Station is a Star Trek fan.

Yesterday, Canadian astronaut Chris Hadfield, flight engineer for Expedition 34, exchanged tweets with none other than James T. Kirk.

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Shatner’s New Trek Documentary

Thursday, January 3rd, 2013

William Shatner is making another Star Trek documentary but this one is not about the original series.

The documentary, titled Wacky Doodle, will document the first two years of production on Star Trek: The Next Generation.

“It’s about how crazy it was; how difficult it was to get it started and do it right,” said Shatner.

Shatner To Visit Real USS Enterprise – Nevermind!

Thursday, November 29th, 2012

UPDATE: Regrettably, Shatner will not be attending as, according to his Twitter feed, ” a scheduling conflict happened.”

William Shatner will be present at the inactivation ceremony for the USS Enterprise this weekend.

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