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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.

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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.”

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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.”

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Stewart Olympic Torch Relay

Monday, July 23rd, 2012

Star Trek: The Next Generation‘s Patrick Stewart carried the Olympic torch today.

Today it was Stewart’s turn to carry the torch and the actor did so, carrying it through a cheering crowd through Croydon.

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Stewart To Carry Olympic Torch

Friday, July 20th, 2012

Star Trek: The Next Generation‘s Sir Patrick Stewart will be carrying the Olympic torch on Monday.

Stewart will carry the torch into St. Andrew’s School in Croydon around 12:50 on Monday, July 23.

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GeekNation Offers Five Captains Video

Thursday, June 14th, 2012

The website GeekNation has posted the full video of the “Five Captains Panel” which was held recently at Wizard World Philadelphia.

The video, running almost a full hour in length, features William Shatner, Sir Patrick Stewart, Avery Brooks, Kate Mulgrew and Scott Bakula.

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Stewart: Taking On A Role In An Iconic Franchise

Thursday, May 17th, 2012

In a behind-the-scenes interview with Sir Patrick Stewart, the actor talks about his role as Professor Xavier in X-Men, Star Trek, being different, the Civil Rights Movement, and heroes.

Stewart’s behind-the-scenes interview was part of the EPIX documentary With Great Power: The Stan Lee Story.

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Stewart To Race For Charity

Friday, May 11th, 2012

Sir Patrick Stewart will be taking part in a celebrity racing event in July.

The Grand Prix Silverstone Classic weekend on July 21 will feature Stewart and other celebrities such as Brendan Cole, Chef Heston Blumenthal, Brian Johnson, Tony Hirst, Chemmy Alcott and ex-England footballer Steve Bull.

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The Next Generation Cast Calgary Expo Reunion

Wednesday, May 2nd, 2012

Last weekend, fans attending the Calgary Expo in Calgary, Canada were able to see the entire cast of Star Trek: The Next Generation, plus surprise guest John de Lancie.

Over fifty thousand fans attended the weekend event, with the highlight of the convention being the TNG:EXPOsed event which took place Saturday evening.

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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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Stewart To Host Awards Show

Wednesday, March 21st, 2012

Star Trek: The Next Generation‘s Sir Patrick Stewart is set to host the Peabody Awards this May.

“Patrick Stewart, the first actor to host the Peabody Awards Presentation Luncheon, brings a career that perfectly illustrates the breadth of the Peabody Award,” said Horace Newcomb, director of the Peabody Awards at the University of Georgia.
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Stewart: Still Plenty To Do

Thursday, February 9th, 2012

Sir Patrick Stewart may be seventy one years old, but he’s not even close to slowing down when it comes to acting or to living an active life.

Part of why he can keep going is his good health. Stewart is in better shape than many men much younger. “I remember years and years ago, working in rep in Sheffield or Liverpool, I heard an interview with Olivier, where he said that if you’re serious about acting Shakespeare, you’ve got to be as fit as an athlete,” said Stewart. “That really made an impression on me. I’d like to go on doing what I’m doing for as long as possible, and all the great roles, well, they’re marathons, not sprints.”

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TNG Cast To Reunite At Calgary

Monday, January 30th, 2012

Fans attending the Calgary Comic & Entertainment Expo in Calgary, Canada, this spring will be able to see nine castmembers from Star Trek: The Next Generation in the same place.

The Calgary Comic & Entertainment Expo will be held from April 27-29 in Calgary, Alberta, Canada.

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Stewart: Wants Film Career

Friday, January 27th, 2012

Patrick Stewart is taking a break from the theater to pursue roles in the film industry.

Stewart began his career with the Royal Shakespeare Company, but moved on to television and movies, including his seven years on Star Trek: The Next Generation, and his roles on the X-Men movies.

“I felt it would be a good time to see if I could kick-start a film career,” said Stewart. “I never really had a film career, I had a franchise career, so I’ve made a decision to take eighteen months off and see what happens.”

Stewart: I Thought Trek Would Fail

Tuesday, January 24th, 2012

In a new interview with the BBC, Sir Patrick Stewart admits that he didn’t think that Star Trek: The Next Generation would be successful as a series.

This belief was based on what he heard from those in Hollywood, including his own agent, when Stewart expressed concern about being signed to a long-term contract for the show.

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