Benedict Cumberbatch has had a busy 24 hours. The British actor was nominated for a Golden Globe, chased by the paparazzi in London and unveiled the first nine minutes of the new “Star Trek” movie Friday.
(Reuters) – For a fan base obsessed with a fictional future, the past sure seems to matter. More than 45 years after “Star Trek” took fans boldly into the 23rd century, television writer David A. Goodman has written the first detailed narrative in history-book form of events depicted in the iconic science-fiction TV and movie […]
William Shatner is not attending the USS Enterprise’s retirement, after all. A publicist for the actor tells The Virginian-Pilot the former commander of the fictional starship Enterprise on TV’s “Star Trek” is abandoning plans to attend the ceremony Saturday at Norfolk Naval Station.
(Reuters) – Why learn French when you could learn Klingon? The language created more than 30 years ago for the “Star Trek” race of long-haired warriors has moved boldly into pop culture where few other alien tongues have gone before. With a new book about the classic Klingon starship, Bird-of-Prey, and a Klingon spoof of […]
Not many 81-year olds would enjoy travelling across the world just to mingle with crowds of people dressed up in odd costumes, but William Shatner begged to differ as he faced thousands of fans at the Destination London Star Trek convention on Friday.
(Reuters) – Klingons, Romulans, Vulcans and thousands of “Star Trek” fans will descend on London this weekend to celebrate one of the world’s best-loved television and film franchises at a convention that will have all five starship captains in attendance. “Destination Star Trek London” will see captains, played by actors William Shatner (Captain Kirk), Patrick […]
George Takei is trekking to “Hawaii Five-0.” The “Star Trek” alum has booked a guest-starring role as the uncle of Chin Ho Kelly (Daniel Dae Kim).
Sheldon is about to have more “Fun With Flags.” “The Big Bang Theory” is doing another episode featuring Sheldon’s web series, “Sheldon Cooper Presents: Fun With Flags,” and this time the awkward genius will be exploring the flags of his beloved “Star Trek,” according to The Hollywood Reporter. That opens the door for two “Star […]
While audiences impatiently await the release of Quentin Lee’s latest feature “White Frog” (starring Harry Shum Jr, Bobo Cheng, Joan Chen and scheduled for a 2013 release), this month Cinema Asian American offers the long-unavailable, pioneering first feature film co-directed by Lee and Justin Lin (“Fast and Furious,” “Better Luck Tomorrow”), “Shopping For Fangs”.
LOS ANGELES (TheWrap.com) – Friday’s Google doodle features an animated homage to “Star Trek,” just in time for the original television series’ 46th anniversary. (Spock is the “G.”) The geek-friendly interactive tribute comes complete with sound and a lettered lineup of characters with beady, blinking eyes. What’s more, the homepage logo is also an interactive […]