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Takei The Supah Ninja

Friday, February 8th, 2013

George Takei will be part of the Supah Ninjas team, beginning this season.

Supah Ninjahs is the story of a boy who discovers that he comes from a long line of ninjas, and with his best friend enters the world of crime-fighting.


Takei To Guest Star On Neighbors

Monday, January 28th, 2013

Star Trek‘s George Takei will be seen on The Neighbors this season.

Takei will be taking on the role of the father of Larry Bird (Simon Templeton).


Takei Appearance In Dick Tracy Comic

Tuesday, January 22nd, 2013

George Takei and his husband Brad are guest-starring in the long-running Dick Tracy comic.

The duo is part of a storyline that deals with a seventy-year-old murder mystery.


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.


Takei To Supreme: Recuse Yourself!

Thursday, December 13th, 2012

Gay civil rights activist George Takei has a message for Antonin Scalia; recuse yourself from the two gay marriage cases set to come before the Supreme Court.

Takei believes that Scalia is “clearly biased” after making “repugnant” statements about homosexuality recently.


Takei Heads To Riverdale

Tuesday, December 4th, 2012

Star Trek‘s George Takei will be seen in a forthcoming issue of Archie Comics.

Takei will be seen as himself in issue #6 of Archie Comics’ Kevin Keller comic.


Takei’s Strange Five-0 Find

Monday, December 3rd, 2012

In preparing for his role on the new Hawaii Five-0, George Takei found something a bit creepy.

Takei will appearing in Five-0 thirty-seven years after appearing as a cop in the original Hawaii Five-O (1975’s Death’s Name is Sam episode). In the new episode, airing December 17th, Takei will play Chin Ho Kelly’s (Daniel Dae Kim) Uncle Choi.


Takei Tumblrs For Sandy

Monday, November 19th, 2012

George Takei has joined Tumblr in aid of raising funds for victims of Hurricane Sandy.

It all started when Takei’s nephew asked the actor why he didn’t have a Tumblr account, given his “love of goofy pictures.”


Takei In New Black Friday TV Commercial

Thursday, November 15th, 2012

“Black Friday” is next week, and the original series’ George Takei is in a new commercial for retailer Old Navy’s Black Friday sale.

“The fun is near!” claims the ad for Old Navy’s “Cheermageddon.” “The most epically friendly sale ever just got even more epic.”


Takei On Five-0

Thursday, October 18th, 2012

Star Trek‘s George Takei will guest star on an episode of Hawaii Five-0.

Takei will play the uncle of Chin Ho Kelly (Daniel Dae Kim) in the episode. The uncle will “provide the team with information that helps them win the case.”

Hawaii Five-0, which airs Mondays on CBS at 10 PM, is currently in its third season. Takei’s episode will air in December.

Takei To Appear On NBC Comedy

Monday, October 1st, 2012

Star Trek‘s George Takei and Nicole Richie will guest star on NBC’s The New Normal.

Set in L.A., The New Normal is about a gay couple and the waitress who becomes a surrogate for the pair who want to have a baby.

“Proud to announce Nicole Richie and the legendary George Takei are joining The New Normal family,” said Executive Producer Ryan Murphy, via Twitter.

The pair will be playing themselves in the guest roles. TrekToday will update this story with details on the episode and when it will air as that information emerges.

Takei WWII Musical Opens Today

Wednesday, September 19th, 2012

Allegiance – A New American Musical opens today at The Old Globe in San Diego.

Star Trek‘s George Takei, whose family lived in several internment camps during World War Two, plays a dual role in the production.


Takei On Media Mayhem

Tuesday, August 21st, 2012

For fans of George Takei, a new hour-long interview on Media Mayhem is now available on YouTube and can be seen below.

Topics of discussion include Takei’s role on Howard Stern, his decision to come out of the closet, social media, William Shatner, and Allegiance.


Takei Documentary

Thursday, July 26th, 2012

Star Trek‘s George Takei is going to be the subject of a new documentary.

The documentary, filmed by Jennifer Kroot (It Came from Kuchar), will feature interviews by Star Trek co-workers as well as several politician friends of Takei.


Takei Reacts to Boy Scouts Announcement

Thursday, July 19th, 2012

Last week, the Boy Scouts of America upheld its ban on gay members in the organization and this week, actor George Takei, a former Eagle Scout, replied to that announcement.

In a new column, Takei expressed his disgust with the ruling and vowed to fight the ban.