News Bullets

By Michelle
January 22, 2006 - 11:26 PM

  • On its list of deserving Oscar nominees, USA Today lists Alexander Siddig (Bashir) as a worthy supporting actor nominee for Syriana. In the same category, the column lists Frank Langella (Minister Jaro) for Good Night and Good Luck.

  • The New York Daily News has an item about Leonard Nimoy (Spock)'s ad for the painkiller Aleve, which will air during the Super Bowl on February 5th. Thanks to Jacqueline Bundy.

  • ETonline reports that 17-year-old Scarlett Pomers (Naomi Wildman), currently on Reba, has checked into an eating disorder clinic to deal with her extreme weight loss.

  • William Shatner (Kirk) posted about the sale of his kidney stone on his web site, writing about the Habitat for Humanity house paid for by the Boston Legal cast with the proceeds.

  • And The Digital Bits reports that fans can expect Boston Legal: The Complete First Season to be released on DVD in 2006.

  • Tony Todd (Kurn), whose character did not survive the first two Final Destination films, has an interesting cameo in the third, notes Sci Fi Wire.

  • EInsiders notes the death of stuntman Jerry Summers, who worked on the original Star Trek and such films as Spartacus and Alien Nation. Thanks to Alex.

  • SF Ball in Bournemouth, UK welcomes Kate Mulgrew (Janeway) this year.

  • StarTrek.com has a brief article on Johnny Lightning's classic Trek ship replicas.

  • A fan has built The Bridge Home Theater, making his entertainment room look like the Enterprise bridge.

  • Variety has an article on the new head of production at G4, the network that recently acquired two Star Trek series for broadcast.

  • Star Trek fans Portugal, The Man, "an electronic snow flurry of funk, R&B, and some '70s rock", have an album coming out, reports Oregon State Daily Barometer.

  • MovieLand Wax Museum in Buena Park, California is closing its doors and auctioning off many of its wax figures, including all seven original Star Trek cast members in costume and their Enterprise stage. Photos and information may be found at this page.

  • Sev Trek reveals the real crime of which the Q found humanity guilty!

  • And finally, the Next Generation section of TrekCore is now on-line with 58,000 screen captures from TrekPulse including every episode of the entire seven seasons.

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