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Stewart To Receive PFLAG Award

Tuesday, March 26th, 2013

Sir Patrick Stewart has been chosen to receive an award from PFLAG National, a national organization for families, friends, and straight allies of gay, lesbian, bisexual and transgender people.

Other honorees will include NFL players Brendon Ayanbadejo and Chris Kluwe, author John Irving, and the Whirlpool Corporation.


Trek News Bits

Wednesday, March 20th, 2013

New Star Trek into Darkness trailer to debut; Stewart to marry; Star Trek into Darkness comic preview.

TrekMovie reports that a new international trailer for Star Trek into Darkness will debut at midnight and can be seen at iTunes. The trailer should be around two minutes and twenty seconds in length.


Stewart: Inspiration From The Sky

Wednesday, March 6th, 2013

Sir Patrick Stewart became interested in space beginning in World War II courtesy of the Germans.

At the recent Emerald City Comicon, Stewart explained how a long-ago event during his early childhood inspired him to do Star Trek years later.


Stewart And McKellen In Two Plays

Friday, January 25th, 2013

X-Men co-stars Sir Patrick Stewart and Ian McKellen will be starring in two plays this fall.

The plays are Harold Pinter‘s No Man’s Land and Samuel Beckett‘s Waiting for Godot.


Stewart To Star In Match

Thursday, January 17th, 2013

Star Trek: The Next Generation‘s Patrick Stewart will be taking on the role of Tobi in Match, a movie adaptation of Stephen Belber‘s play of the same name.

Written by Belber, Match will also feature Broadway vet Carla Gugino and Matthew Lillard.


Stewart: X-Men Once More

Wednesday, November 28th, 2012

Sir Patrick Stewart will be appearing as Professor X in X-Men: Days f Future Past.

Director Bryan Singer made the announcement via Twitter. “Thrilled to announce @ianmckellen118 (Sir Ian McKellen) & @SirPatStew (Patrick Stewart) are joining the cast of #XMEN #DaysOfFuturePast…More to come,” he said.

Speculation on Singer’s “more to come” statement has begun, with some hoping that Hugh Jackman will sign on to reprise his Wolverine role.

X-Men: Days of Future Past will be released in 2014.

Stewart To Co-host Lyric Opera Event

Tuesday, November 20th, 2012

Sir Patrick Stewart and Soprano/Lyric Creative Consultant Renée Fleming will co-host The Second City Guide to the Opera next month.

The Lyric Opera of Chicago and Second City have joined together to present The Second City Guide to the Opera.



Thursday, November 8th, 2012

A typical Star Trek: The Next Generation convention cast photo op turned out to be anything but typical when a Trek fan unexpectedly popped the question to his girlfriend.

During the Austin Wizard World Convention, which took place at the end of October, Wil Wheaton was present and described what happened. “I had the flu,” he said, “and almost missed this photo session…I sat there and smiled for everyone as best I could.”


Sir Patrick Stewart Donates Costume

Monday, October 22nd, 2012

Star Trek: The Next Generation‘s Sir Patrick Stewart has donated a costume worn in a play to help fundraising efforts for a Yorkshire Monastery in his hometown.

Born in Yorkshire, the actor has connections to the Community of the Resurrection monastery, having performed there as a boy it its open-air Quarry Theater.


Stewart Joins Daily Show Strike

Thursday, September 27th, 2012

The NFL referee strike was not the only strike gathering attention on television last night.

Correspondents from The Daily Show “went on strike” too, and actors were “brought on board to take the place of seasoned regulars like John Oliver.”


Stewart Cable Woes

Thursday, September 20th, 2012

Moving into a new place means getting various services established and for Sir Patrick Stewart, it might have been easier to hook up with the Borg hive mind than to get his cable service connected at his new digs in Brooklyn.

Patrick took to Twitter when his attempt to set up his cable with Time Warner Cable did not go well. “All I wanted to do was set up a new account with TWCable_NYC,” he complained, “but 36hrs later, I’ve lost the will to live.”


Stewart on Futurama

Wednesday, August 29th, 2012

Sir Patrick Stewart has a guest role on the mid-season finale of Futurama tonight.

In the episode, 31st Century Fox, Stewart will be voicing the Huntmaster.


Stewart Hunting Elephants Video Interview

Monday, August 13th, 2012

Sir Patrick Stewart‘s press conference video for Hunting Elephants is now online.

Held at the Hilton Tel Aviv, the twenty-three minute interview features Stewart answering questions about the project and about his visit to Israel.


Stewart In Hunting Elephants

Friday, August 10th, 2012

Sir Patrick Stewart has arrived in Israel to begin filming for Hunting Elephants.

Directed by Reshef Levy, Hunting Elephants is the story of a “precocious dreamer hoping to save his family home by enlisting a group of pensioners.”


Two Trek Actors In Funny Or Die Skit

Thursday, August 9th, 2012

Sir Patrick Stewart and Simon Pegg join Game of Throne‘s Maisie Williams and Olympic swimmer Ryan Lochte in the latest offering from Funny or Die.

The short video is titled “The Olympic Ticket Scalper,” and features Stewart as “the godfather of scalping tickets.”