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Five Trek Captains To Appear Together

Monday, April 16th, 2012

For Star Trek fans in the UK, October will prove to be an exciting month as all five Star Trek television captains; William Shatner, Patrick Stewart, Avery Brooks, Kate Mulgrew and Scott Bakula, will be appearing on the stage at Destination Star Trek London.

Destination Star Trek London organizers claim that their event will be the “first official Star Trek live event in the UK for ten years.”

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Shatner To Guest Star On Psych Tonight

Wednesday, March 7th, 2012

Star Trek‘s William Shatner can be seen tonight on USA’s Psych, where he will be reprising his “Frank O’Hara the con-man” role from last season.

Shatner appeared on Psych last November, in the In for a Penny episode, where he first played the role of the father of Juliet “Jules” O’Hara, a junior detective for the Santa Barbara Police Department.

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Shatner Appears On The Colbert Report

Thursday, March 1st, 2012

Last night, William Shatner appeared on The Colbert Report to promote his one-man show, Shatner’s World: We Just Live In It.

His appearance lasted six minutes, and in that time, Shatner described his show, spoke about Star Trek and arm-wrestled Stephen Colbert.

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Plummer Wins Oscar

Monday, February 27th, 2012

Christopher Plummer, best known to Star Trek fans as General Chang in Star Trek VI: The Undiscovered Country, won an Oscar last night at the 84th Annual Academy Awards.

The Oscar, for Best Supporting Actor, was for Plummer’s role in Beginners, where he played an elderly widower who comes out of the closet after the death of his wife.

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Shatner Good Morning America Appearance

Monday, February 20th, 2012

William Shatner sat down recently with Good Morning America‘s Josh Elliott for a short interview where the topics included his age, why he decided to do Shatner’s World: We Just Live in It and his relationship with Star Trek fandom.

Opening night on Broadway for Shatner’s World: We Just Live in It and dinner afterwards at Sardi’s brought something unexpected and unwanted by Shatner, and it wasn’t bad reviews.

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Mixed Reviews For Shatner One-Man Show

Friday, February 17th, 2012

Reviews are appearing for William Shatner‘s Shatner’s World: We All Just Live in It,” and while some critics enjoyed the trek into the world of Shatner, others were less than impressed.

Shatner’s World: We All Just Live in It runs through March 4 at Broadway’s Music Box Theater after which it will be seen in fifteen U.S. cities, finishing up in Detroit on April 19.

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Shatner: Acting Anxiety And Future Plans

Thursday, February 16th, 2012

Even though he has years of performing behind him, William Shatner is still capable of being nervous before a show.

It has been fifty years since Shatner last appeared on Broadway, and performing in New York is a bit daunting for Shatner. “It’s the elite,” he said. The people who criticize and the people who attend.”

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Shatner To Host Award Ceremony

Tuesday, February 7th, 2012

Star Trek‘s William Shatner has been tapped to host the 2012 Juno Awards.

The Juno Awards are chosen by the members of the Canadian Academy of Recording Arts and Sciences and presented to Canadian musical artists and/or bands for musical or technical achievement.

This year’s ceremony will be held on April 1 at Ottawa’s Scotiabank place, and will be aired on CTV. Performers will include Feist, Deadmau5 and City & Colour.

Shatner’s World To Travel The U.S.

Tuesday, January 24th, 2012


William Shatner’s one-man show, Shatner’s World: We Just Live in It, will be seen in fifteen U.S. cities after it finishes a three-week run on Broadway.

The show, two hours in length, will “take audiences on a voyager through Shatner’s life and career,” from his earliest days as a stage actor to “internationally known icon and raconteur.”

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Bye Bye Priceline Negotiator

Thursday, January 19th, 2012

After fourteen years as the Priceline Negotiator, William Shatner‘s character is going to perish in a heroic fashion.

A new thirty-second commercial will show the Negotiator saving vacationers from a bus that is about to go over the railing of a bridge.

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Shatner To Appear On Broadway

Friday, December 16th, 2011

Fans in the Big Apple in February will have the chance to see William Shatner appearing on Broadway in a one-man show.

The one-man show is called Shatner’s World: We Just Live in It and it will run for several weeks at the Music Box Theater in February.

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Takei: Trek And War Fans, Unite!

Monday, December 12th, 2011

According to George Takei, Star Trek and Star Wars fans shouldn’t be fighting each other, but instead should be uniting against another fandom.

After the recent online exchange between Star Trek‘s William Shatner and Star WarsCarrie Fisher, Takei decided to jump in with his own opinion on the fandom war, with a three minute video, George Takei is the Broker of Star Peace.

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Abrams Wants Del Toro In Trek 2

Wednesday, November 23rd, 2011

J.J. Abrams confirmed that he would like to have Benicio Del Toro in Star Trek 2, although he is mum regarding what role the actor would play.

Del Toro and Abrams are still trying to work out a deal to get Del Toro for the Trek sequel. “Well, we’re just in negotiations,” said Abrams. “We’re in discussions. It’s not even negotiations—just in discussion. But I would love to work with him. I’ve wanted to work with him for years, and this felt like a good opportunity.”

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Shatner: Beware Exploding Turkeys!

Tuesday, November 15th, 2011

With the American Thanksgiving holiday approaching, William Shatner and insurance company State Farm have created “Eat, Fry, Love,” a tongue-in-cheek video warning about the dangers of turkey fryers.

Shatner has used a turkey fryer himself in the past. “I love to fry turkey and have been doing it for years but I am not immune to frying accidents,” he said.

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The Captains Now Available To Be Streamed

Monday, October 31st, 2011

Star Trek fans wanting to see William Shatner‘s The Captains documentary who are also Netflix customers can now stream the movie.

Although fans can’t yet rent The Captains on DVD through Netflix, they can stream it if they subscribe to that service.

In The Captains, William Shatner interviewed the other actors who have played Star Trek captains on various Star Trek televised shows.

For those wanting their own copy of The Captains, the DVD was released on October 18th and is available through Amazon and other retailers.