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Shatner Jets Off To Interview Trek Captains

Thursday, July 1st, 2010

Recently, TrekToday updated the story about The Captains, a documentary produced by William Shatner.

Initially thought to be strictly about Shatner’s career, Shatner explained that The Captains would be about “all the captains of Star Trek.”

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Stewart Edinburgh International Film Festival Interview

Tuesday, June 22nd, 2010

Sir Patrick Stewart spoke recently at the Edinburgh International Film Festival about his acting career including his work on Star Trek: The Next Generation.

The first video of the nine-part video series of the Stewart discussion can be seen here. The other eight parts are also on YouTube courtesy of RemingtonReview’s Channel.

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First Sketch of Stewart’s Oz Character

Thursday, June 17th, 2010

Concept art for Dorothy of Oz has been released, including a picture of Tugg, the character voiced by Star Trek: The Next Generation‘s Patrick Stewart.

Last week, TrekToday reported that Stewart would be voicing the character of Tugg, a “talking tree turned talking tugboat” in the 3D animated movie based on the classic L. Frank Baum children’s novels.

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Stewart To Voice Dorothy Of Oz Character

Friday, June 11th, 2010

A new animated sequel to The Wizard of Oz is in production, with Star Trek: The Next Generation‘s Patrick Stewart voicing one of the new characters.

Stewart will voice Tugg, a “talking tree turned talking tugboat,” who is a “humorous old soul” as well as being “adventure-seeking.”

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Stewart-Corden Spat Awkward For Saldana

Wednesday, June 9th, 2010

Normally, the only stress involved in going onstage to collect an award happens when one trips on the way up to the podium, or forgets an acceptance speech, but for Zoë Saldana, receiving her award meant trying to stay out of a fight between the host of the ceremony and Sir Patrick Stewart.

At last night’s Glamour Awards in London, Stewart, onstage to present the gong for Film Actress of the Year to Saldana, took issue with how comedian James Corden was standing.

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Stewart – Queen Elizabeth II Made It Sir

Wednesday, June 2nd, 2010

Earlier this year it was announced that Patrick Stewart was on this year’s list to receive a knighthood, and the ceremony making him Sir happened today at Buckingham Palace.

Stewart, knighted for his services to drama, gave credit to an English teacher, Cecil Dormand, who encouraged Stewart to act. “Although many people in my life have had great influence on me, without this man none of it would have happened,” he said.

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Stewart And Tennant In Hamlet On PBS Tonight

Wednesday, April 28th, 2010

Fans of Patrick Stewart and David Tennant (Doctor Who) will be able to see them perform in Hamlet tonight on PBS.

Stewart plays Claudius, uncle and stepfather of Hamlet. Hamlet will be played by Tennant.

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Stewart: On Trek And Wheaton

Tuesday, April 20th, 2010

It might have been tricky to take an alien that was really an oil slick seriously, but that was exactly what Patrick Stewart had to do as an actor in Star Trek: The Next Generation.

Stewart came to Trek with loads of Shakespearean experience, and in summing up what that experience brought to his role of Jean-Luc Picard, Stewart said, “I would say it brought gravitas maybe.”

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Stewart: Theater Offers Most Satisfaction

Thursday, April 15th, 2010

Although he is proud of his work in the movies and on television, Patrick Stewart‘s real love is the theater.

Since returning to England from Los Angeles, Stewart has been active in theater, including various roles in Shakespeare plays as well as his latest project where he is playing the Bard himself.

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Stewart Rehearses Bingo: Scenes Of Money And Death

Wednesday, April 14th, 2010

Bingo: Scenes of Money and Death, Patrick Stewart‘s latest play, opens tomorrow at the Minerva Theater in Chichester.

In Bingo: Scenes of Money and Death, Stewart takes on the role of William Shakespeare, in the last days of Shakespeare’s life.

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Stewart Lands Role In Mamet Play

Tuesday, March 30th, 2010

Sir Patrick Stewart has one of the two roles in A Life in the Theater, a David Mamet play which will open on Broadway this autumn.

A Life in the Theater is the story of life in the footlights from the point of view of two actors, Robert and John, and their relationship.

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Stewart President of Youth Club

Thursday, March 4th, 2010

Sir Patrick Stewart has been made president of the Huddlesfield Town Terriers youth academy.

Stewart, a die-hard Terriers fan, will help the club raise the profile of its youth system.

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Stewart: No To Mad Max But Yes To Technology

Tuesday, February 2nd, 2010

There will be no Star Trek: Nemesis reunion with the news that Patrick Stewart won’t be in the fourth Mad Max movie.

Rumor had it that Stewart would be working on Mad Max: Fury Road, possibly with Tom Hardy (Star Trek: Nemesis), as TrekToday and others reported recently, but Stewart’s publicist set the record straight, saying that the rumors were untrue.

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Stewart Interested in Star Trek Sequel and Mad Max 4

Monday, February 1st, 2010

Star Trek: The Next Generation‘s Patrick Stewart is not particularly interested in animated The Next Generation, but like several other Star Trek captains before him, would like a role in Star Trek XII.

Appearing at OzTrek2 in Australia this weekend, Stewart spoke about the J.J. Abrams sequel, saying that he really liked the work that Leonard Nimoy had done in Star Trek XI.

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Sir Patrick Stewart At 70

Friday, January 29th, 2010

Star Trek: The Next Generation led to projects Stewart wanted to do and to his knighthood.

Stewart hasn’t done many films recently, but there is a reason for that, he is doing what he wants to do at the age of seventy. “I’ve been almost exclusively focusing on theater the last five years, because I have a lot of catching up to do,” he said. “It’s all I ever wanted to do.”

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