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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.

The Captains TV Alert

Thursday, October 20th, 2011

Canadian viewers will finally be able to see The Captains, William Shatner‘s documentary about the various actors who have played captains on the televised Star Trek series, on Canadian television tonight.

The Captains will air tonight on Canada’s The Movie Network, at 9 PM ET, and on Movie Central at 8 PM PT.

The Captains is a “documentary that explores the life and remarkable career of William Shatner, the Canadian-born actor who took the character of Captain James T. Kirk into a new level of universal popularity. The film will explore the impact the role had on his life, why the character has become such an integral part of our pop culture, and how the role has affected other actors who have taken on the mantle of Starship Captain.

Shatner At The Captains L.A. Screening

Tuesday, August 2nd, 2011

Last week, William Shatner made an appearance at the EPIX TV The Captains documentary screening at the Hollywood Forever cemetery.

Fans appeared in Star Trek costume (no doubt startling any ghostly spirits wandering around the cemetery) to hear Shatner introduce the documentary, which debuted July 21st on EPIX.

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New York The Captains Screening

Friday, July 29th, 2011

For fans living in the New York area and wanting to share the experience of watching The Captains with other Trek fans, tomorrow evening will be their chance to join those other fans to watch the new William Shatner documentary.

EPIX will screen The Captains in New York slightly after sunset (around 8:15PM EDT on July 30) at the Intrepid Sea, Air & Space Museum. The Intrepid Sea, Air & Space Museum will be open for early arrivals at 6 PM and close at 11 PM.

“The first thousand people to attend in costume will receive a The Captains poster. Best costumes will receive The Captains t-shirt. The Captains buttons and EpixHD.com free trials providing access to over three thousand movies will be distributed to attendees.”

L.A. Outdoor Screening Of The Captains

Monday, July 25th, 2011

For fans living in the Los Angeles area and wanting to share the experience of watching The Captains with other Trek fans in an outdoor venue, tonight will be their chance to do so.

EPIX will screen The Captains in Los Angeles slightly after sunset (around 8 PM Pacific Time) at the Hollywood Forever Memorial Park. The park will be open for early arrivals at 5 PM and close at 11 PM.

“The first thousand people to attend in costume will receive a The Captains poster. Best costumes will receive The Captains t-shirt. The Captains buttons and EpixHD.com free trials providing access to over three thousand movies will be distributed to attendees.”

Comic-Con, Shatner And The Captains

Friday, July 22nd, 2011

Today is the biggest day of Shatnerpalooza, which begins with William Shatner‘s appearance at the San Diego Comic-Con along with Avery Brooks to present a preview of The Captains.

The Captains panel featuring Shatner and Brooks will be held at Comic-Con on Friday, July 22 in room 6BCF from 10:15-11:15 AM, where a “lively discussion and Q&A session will be moderated by Comic-Con fave Kevin Smith.”

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The Captains Preview Clip

Monday, July 18th, 2011

Courtesy of EPIX, we’re able to share with you an exclusive preview clip from William Shatner’s The Captains documentary, airing this Friday. The clip shows Shatner reacting to a surprise appearance by Patrick Stewart at a Trek convention:
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Eight Days Until The Captains Airs

Thursday, July 14th, 2011

The world television premiere of William Shatner‘s The Captains documentary is next Friday.

Photos, clips and interview excerpts are beginning to emerge ahead of next week’s Shatnerpalooza extravaganza, which will air on EPIX and kick off next Thursday with Shatner’s Gonzo Ballet. An exclusive photo is shown here in a thumbnail-sized edition and the full-sized photo can be seen by clicking on that thumbnail.
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The Captains At Comic-Con

Thursday, June 23rd, 2011

Another treat is in store for fans attending next month’s San Diego Comic-con, they will be able to get a preview of William Shatner‘s The Captains documentary and will also be able to participate in a question and answer session with Shatner.

For those not attending Comic-Con, The Captains makes its world premiere on July 22 at 8:00 P.M. EDT on EPIX and EpixHD.com. The showing will be part of “Shatnerpalooza,” which will also include William Shatner’s Gonzo Ballet, the first six Star Trek movies and various movies and television show guest appearances featuring Shatner.

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Shatner: Getting Pine To Relax

Monday, June 13th, 2011

When interviewing Chris Pine for The Captains documentary, William Shatner came up with a unique way of putting the shy Pine at ease.

The Captains, a documentary on the actors who have played Star Trek captains over the years on the Star Trek televised series, includes Patrick Stewart, Avery Brooks, Kate Mulgrew, Scott Bakula and Chris Pine.

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Shatnerpalooza To Feature The Captains

Wednesday, May 18th, 2011

William Shatner fans waiting for word on when his documentary on the captains of Star Trek need wonder no more, as an air date has just been released.

The Captains will be part of Shatnerpalooza, a forty-eight-hour “on air marathon” of Shatner’s television and movie work.

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Shatner Captains Documentary Update

Tuesday, December 21st, 2010

The ever-busy William Shatner gave an update on the highly-anticipated documentary, The Captains, which will include interviews with Star Trek TV captains Sir Patrick Stewart, Avery Brooks, Kate Mulgrew and Scott Bakula.

According to Shatner, the movie has been shot and is now being assembled. “Captains is being edited as we speak,” he said. “We’ve got a great film, there’s a lot of it and we’re passionately putting it together. We’ll have it ready in the near future.”

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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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The Captains: More Than Shatner

Thursday, June 24th, 2010

Earlier this month, TrekToday reported on The Captains, a feature documentary directed by William Shatner.

More information has come out regarding the movie, originally thought to be solely about Shatner’s career.

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