Shatner Asked To ‘Keep Quiet’ About Star Trek 2016+ Orci Says Role Must Be ‘Worthy’ September 29, 2014by Anthony Pascale , Filed under: Celebrity,Orci/Kurtzman,Shatner,ST: Into Darkness Sequel , 193 comments
Over the weekend William Shatner confirmed he had been contacted by JJ Abrams about how there "might" be a role for him in the 2016 Star Trek movie. Today Shatner has revealed that he has been contacted again and told to stop talking about Star Trek. Details on that below, plus how the media is covering Bill’s weekend revelation, and there are some new comments from Orci here at TrekMovie and Bill and Orci are also tweeting to each other.
Shatner: JJ Abrams Called About Possible Star Trek 2016 Role – Would Be Delighted To Do It [UPDATED w/ VIDEO] September 27, 2014by TrekMovie.com Staff , Filed under: Shatner,ST: Into Darkness Sequel , 298 comments
ARTICLE UPDATED: Today at Nashville Comic Con, William Shatner revealed that he has spoken to JJ Abrams [who is producing the next Star Trek movie] about how there "might" be "an idea" for him to play a part. We have full transcript of Shatner’s comments and video below.Celebrity,Nimoy,Shatner,Trek Franchise , 21 comments
Shatner and Nimoy are teaming up again! Volkswagen Germany is teasing a new Star Trek-themed campaign that will feature both Leonard Nimoy and William Shatner. Get more details below. [UPDATED with new video tease from Nimoy]Nimoy,Rumor,Shatner,ST: Into Darkness Sequel,TrekMovie.com , 287 comments
Since reported yesterday the rumor about the possibility of William Shatner and Leonard Nimoy appearing in the next Star Trek film has set fandom ablaze with speculation. Much of the discussion has focused particularly Shatner, and now he has weighed in on it, as has Roberto Orci. See what they have to say below…
TrekMovie Is Giving Away A Star Trek Tee Signed By William Shatner September 18, 2014by Anthony Pascale , Filed under: Apparel,Contest,Shatner,TOS , 13 comments
TrekMovie has another giveaway opportunity, this time a Star Trek Tee shirt signed by the original Captain Kirk, William Shatner. See below on how you can win it.
Watch Levar Burton Drink Wine And Talk Childhood With William Shatner September 9, 2014by TrekMovie.com Staff , Filed under: Celebrity,Shatner,Viral Video/Mashup/Images , 17 comments
This week William Shatner had a Star Trek guest on his web show "Brown Bag Wine Tasting." Watch the two talk wine and a little Star Trek below.
Watch: Star Trek TNG Stars Talk Romance, Bad Costumes, Character Similarities & More At WW Chicago August 26, 2014by TrekMovie.com Staff , Filed under: Celebrity,Conventions/Events/Attractions,Shatner,TNG , comments closed
On Sunday the entire cast of Star Trek: The Next Generation reuinited in Chicago for a Wizard World panel discussion moderated by none other than William Shatner. We have photos from the event and some video clips below. Plus the ultimate Star Trek selfie!
Takei: We all had problems with Shatner on the Star Trek set August 13, 2014by TrekMovie.com Staff , Filed under: Celebrity,Shatner,TOS , comments closed
George Takei is once again continuing his feud with William Shatner, this time in a sit down with Oprah. Watch the clip below. And in Out Magazine, George recalls a funny story from behind the scenes working on Star Trek.
Friday Funnies: Watch Levar Burton’s ‘Tweeting Rainbow’ + Sesame Street’s Muppet Kirk August 8, 2014by TrekMovie.com Staff , Filed under: Shatner,Viral Video/Mashup/Images , comments closed
Star Trek: TNG’s LeVar Burton is branching out from Reading Rainbow to "Tweeting Rainbow," courtesy of Jimmy Kimmel Live. Watch LeVar read celebrity tweets to kids below. Plus, in other kids TV/Trek news, William Shatner is happy that Kirk is on Sesame Street.Shatner,TNG , comments closed
William Shatner has another Star Trek documentary coming soon, this time the focus is on Star Trek: The Next Generation. Titled "Chaos on the Bridge" the doc premieres August 25th in Canada. And HBO Canada has provided TrekMovie with a first look at some stills from the doc. Check it out below.
STLV: Shatner Previews TNG Doc & Talks Star Trek V & JJ-Trek + Ellison & Koenig Debate Fan Productions August 5, 2014by Brian Drew , Filed under: Conventions/Events/Attractions,Shatner,TOS , comments closed
The last day of the convention was headlined by none other than Star Trek legend William Shatner, who gave a preview of his new TNG documentary and talked a bit of Trek, including giving opinions on JJ Abrams and Chris Pine. Sunday also had another Harlan Ellison panel, this time with longtime friend Walter Koenig. The pair had an interesting exchange talking about fan productions. More details and photos below.
George Takei: Star Trek Cast Were ‘Cool’ About Him Being Gay + Talks Shatner Feud & Roddenberry [VIDEO] July 19, 2014by TrekMovie.com Staff , Filed under: Celebrity,Shatner,TOS,Trek Franchise , comments closed
George Takei was on HBO’s Real Time With Bill Maher on Friday night and his feud with Star Trek co-star William Shatner came up with Takei taking a few shots at Bill. He also talked about his attempt to get Gene Roddenberry to tackle LGBT issues. Watch the segment below.
Patrick Stewart Joins Star Trek: TNG Reunions In Chicago and London – To Be Moderated By Shatner July 17, 2014by TrekMovie.com Staff , Filed under: Shatner,TNG , comments closed
Just announced today, Sir Patrick Stewart has signed on to appear at Chicago Comic Con on August 24th – completing their line-up for a full Star Trek: The Next Generation reunion. Even better it will be moderated by William Shatner. And Stewart has also signed on for a TNG reunion at the London Star Trek Destination con in October – also moderated by Shatner. Details below.
Happy Birthday. Surely, the best of times. March 26, 2014by Brian Drew , Filed under: Celebrity,Nimoy,Shatner,This Week In Trek,TOS,Trek Franchise , comments closed
It is the beginning of spring here in the Western Hemisphere, which means it’s time to celebrate the birthdays of Trek royalty.
Today is the 83rd birthday of Spock Prime himself, Leonard Nimoy. Mr. Nimoy, who recently disclosed that he has a smoking-related illness called COPD isn’t letting anything slow him down. It was announced recently that he will be hosting two special “space-themed” performances by the Boston Pops in May, featuring music from many science fiction classics, including, of course, Star Trek. More information, including ticket prices, can be found at The Boston Pops website.
Mr. Nimoy took to Twitter to mark the day and to thank everyone for their good wishes:
Living long and prospering. Great family and friends and 100′s of honorary grandchildren. Many. Many thanks. LN
— Leonard Nimoy (@TheRealNimoy) March 26, 2014
He also received a message from an old friend of his:
Happy Birthday to my dear friend @TheRealNimoy
— William Shatner (@WilliamShatner) March 26, 2014
Shatner Pitches Abrams For Star Wars + Ellen Tries To Make Chris Cry + More Trek Celeb Talk Show Clips May 16, 2013by Anthony Pascale , Filed under: Abrams,Celebrity,Shatner,Star Trek Into Darkness , comments closed
The Star Trek Into Darkness celebs are continuing their talk show duties this week and we have some clips of their appearances below, including last night on Kimmel when JJ Abrams got pitched by William Shatner for a part for Kirk in the next Star Wars. See that plus clips with Pine, Quinto, and Saldana below.Abrams,Shatner,ST: Into Darkness Sequel,Star Trek Into Darkness , comments closed
According to JJ Abrams, there is still a chance he could return to the director’s chair for a third Star Trek movie (even though he is set to direct the next Star Wars movie). This revelation and more comes from a new lengthy Playboy interview with Abrams. JJ also points to a young director he has his eye on and talks a bit about William Shatner too. Excerpts below.
Star Trek/Star Wars Gags Abound On April Fool’s Day 2013 April 1, 2013by Anthony Pascale , Filed under: Celebrity,Great Links,Humor,Shatner , comments closed
It’s April Fool’s Day and so people and sites across the interweb are having some fun, and there are a few cases where Star Trek is part of the gag. And this year it seems JJ Abrams cross-franchise work has inspired a lot of Star Wars/Star Trek gags. See below for a roundup of the Star Trek April Fool’s Day pranks
Star Trek Game Rematches William Shatner and The Gorn + UPDATE: New ‘Vulcan Reborn’ Promo Game March 28, 2013by TrekMovie.com Staff , Filed under: Shatner,Star Trek (JJverse game) , comments closed
The new Star Trek co-op game (for PC, PS3 and Xbox360) is has Kirk and Spock from the new universe trying to save a Vulcan colony from an invasion of the Gorn. And Paramount has released a new video promo of the game featuring William Shatner and a TOS Gorn re-enacting the classic fight scene from "Arena." Check it out below. UPDATE: There is also a new online promo game.
Watch: William Shatner Beams Into Oscars As Capt. Kirk February 24, 2013by Anthony Pascale , Filed under: Celebrity,Shatner,Viral Video/Mashup/Images , comments closed
The Academy Awards were held tonight in Hollywood and the opening of the show, hosted by big Star Trek fan Seth MacFarlane, featured William Shatner reprising his role as Captain Kirk. Watch how Kirk traveled through time to help Seth below.
Shatner: JJ Abrams Gave Audience What Early Star Trek Movies Couldn’t + UPDATE: Also Jokes Abrams is ‘Pig’ For Taking Star Wars Too February 10, 2013by TrekMovie.com Staff , Filed under: Abrams,Celebrity,Shatner,ST09 Cast , comments closed
On Friday William Shatner’s voice will be heard in the animated feature Escape From Planet Earth. While doing publicity for the movie, Bill again weighed in on the new Star Trek, this time heaping praise on director JJ Abrams and the new Kirk, Chris Pine. More details (and video) below. [UPDATE: Another video interview added with Shatner joking Abrams is a 'pig']