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Laurence Luckinbill Says Leonard Nimoy Nimoy Wanted To Play Sybok In Star Trek V May 16, 2012

by TrekMovie.com Staff , Filed under: Feature Films (TMP-NEM),History,Nimoy , comments closed

In Star Trek V: The Final Frontier we learned that Spock had a half-brother. The fully Vulcan Sybok was played by actor Laurence Luckinbill who has revealed that things were a bit icy between him and Leonard Nimoy. Apparently Nimoy wanted to play both Spock and his brother. Details below.

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Nimoy: Star Trek Sequel Doesn’t Need Me May 11, 2012

by TrekMovie.com Staff , Filed under: Celebrity,Nimoy,Star Trek Into Darkness , comments closed

Ever since Nimoy made an offhand comment to CNN a couple of weeks ago there has been a flurry of speculation about him being in the Star Trek sequel. In yet another interview, the Trek legend responds by saying he isn’t needed for for the sequel. More details below.

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Nimoy Talks About Visiting Sequel Set And Unsung Heroes of Star Trek May 10, 2012

by TrekMovie.com Staff , Filed under: Celebrity,History,Nimoy,Star Trek Into Darkness , comments closed

In a new interview with the official Star Trek site, Trek legend Leonard Nimoy talks about his visit to the set of the Star Trek sequel (and what it means and doesn’t mean). He also talked about Walter Koenig finally getting his Hollywood star and other under recognized people in Trek.

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Leonard Nimoy Reveals Concern Star Trek (and Vulcan Ears) Would Make Him ‘Punch Line’ [VIDEO] May 9, 2012

by Anthony Pascale , Filed under: Celebrity,History,Nimoy,TOS , comments closed

Leonard Nimoy sat down for a new video interview with the LA Times Hero Complex and the Nerdist Chanel where he talks about his photography, life as a director, meeting Jimi Hendrix, and what he thought of Star Trek before joining the series. The actor reveals that he was concerned the show (and the ears) could make him a "punch line." Watch the interview below.

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Nimoy Tweets On Star Trek Sequel Reports + Another Actor From Villain Casting Search Identified May 3, 2012

by Anthony Pascale , Filed under: Celebrity,Nimoy,Spoilers,Star Trek Into Darkness , comments closed

This week has seen a lot of reporting across the web about the Star Trek sequel, including some spoiler reporting. Star Trek legend Leonard Nimoy has offered some thoughts of his own on these reports on Twitter. And in other sequel news, a new report reveals another actor who was up for the role of the villain in the Star Trek sequel. See below, but spoilers are discussed.

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Did Leonard Nimoy Hint He May Appear In Star Trek Sequel? [UPDATE 2] April 27, 2012

by Anthony Pascale , Filed under: Celebrity,Nimoy,Star Trek Into Darkness , comments closed

Since appearing in the 2009 Star Trek movie, Leonard Nimoy has supposedly re-retired from acting. However, while appearing at the landing of the Shuttle Enterprise in New York it appears the actor may have hinted another possible appearance in the 2013 sequel. [UPDATE 2 w/ video]

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Leonard Nimoy Welcomes Shuttle Enterprise To New York

by Frank Jay Gruber , Filed under: Celebrity,Nimoy,Science/Technology , comments closed

After being delayed due to weather earlier in the week, today the Space Shuttle flew (atop a 747) from Washington DC to New York City, on its way to a new home. And none other than Star Trek’s original Spock, Leonard Nimoy was there to greet it. Full report, pictures and video below.

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Clip: Leonard Nimoy Reminds Sheldon Of His Human Half On ‘Big Bang Theory’ March 26, 2012

by TrekMovie.com Staff , Filed under: Celebrity,Nimoy,TOS,Viral Video/Mashup/Images , comments closed

Leonard Nimoy is playing Spock yet another time. This Thursday Nimoy’s voice will be heard voicing a Spock action figure in Sheldon Cooper’s dream on The Big Bang Theory. And you can watch a clip of that dream below!

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Happy Birthday, Leonard Nimoy

by TrekMovie.com Staff , Filed under: Celebrity,Nimoy , comments closed

Late March is always a special time for Star Trek fans as just days after celebrating the birthday of William Shater we then celebrate the Birthday of Leonard Nimoy, born just four days after his friend Bill. Today Mr. Nimoy turns 81 and we here at TrekMovie wish him the happiest of birthdays.

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First Pix & Video Of Leonard Nimoy’s Episode Of ‘The Big Bang Theory’ + UPDATE: Wil Wheaton Returning To TBBT March 23, 2012

by TrekMovie.com Staff , Filed under: Celebrity,Great Links,Nimoy , comments closed

The nerdy CBS sitcom The Big Bang Theory finally got their Vulcan. Next Thursday’s episode features Leonard Nimoy voicing Mr. Spock, who is haunting Sheldon. And today CBS has released a video preview and pictures of Nimoy with the cast. Check them out below. [UPDATE: Wil Wheaton reveals he is also returning to the Big Bang Theory]

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Leonard Nimoy To Finally Do Big Bang Theory Cameo February 29, 2012

by TrekMovie.com Staff , Filed under: Celebrity,Humor,Nimoy , comments closed

Apparently Star Trek’s Leonard Nimoy isn’t 100% retired yet. After year’s of trying, the producers of the nerdy CBS comedy The Big Bang Theory's have finally convinced the actor to do a cameo (of a sort) on the show. More details (and TBBT spoilers) below.

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Leonard Nimoy To Visit Star Trek Sequel Set January 26, 2012

by Anthony Pascale , Filed under: Celebrity,Nimoy,Star Trek Into Darkness , comments closed

Leonard Nimoy is headed back to the set of a Star Trek movie – but this time he is coming as a visitor. Today the original Spock actor tweeted about his plans for a trip to the set of JJ Abrams Star Trek sequel, currently in production. Details below.

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Watch Sheldon Deal With The Wrong Spock On Big Bang January 20, 2012

by TrekMovie.com Staff , Filed under: Humor,Nimoy , comments closed

Last week we reported on the Star Trek subplot in the 100th episode of The Big Bang Theory, which aired Thursday night. And CBS put a clip of Dr. Sheldon Cooper confronting his Spock disappointment online. Check it out below. We have also compiled some additional past Big Bang Spock humor. 

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Watch: Leonard Nimoy Talks To Steve Wozniak About Universal Translators January 7, 2012

by John Tenuto , Filed under: Nimoy,Science/Technology,Viral Video/Mashup/Images , comments closed

Earlier this week Star Trek’s original Mr. Spock attended the IDG DEMO Enterprise event in San Franciso, where he sat down on stage with Apple co-founder Steve Wozniak. At one point during the discussion, Nimoy asked where are the universal translators, like the ones he used on Star Trek. See video of that exchange and more below.

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Report: No Original Star Trek Actors In Sequel December 20, 2011

by Anthony Pascale , Filed under: Nimoy,Rumor,Shatner,Star Trek Into Darkness , comments closed

A new report cites a source (presumably attending the LA premiere of Mission Impossible: Ghost Protocol) who claims the upcoming Star Trek movie will not have any original Star Trek stars in it. So no Shatner, Nimoy, etc. See more details below.

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News Fail: One Last Time, It Is MR Spock October 5, 2011

by Anthony Pascale , Filed under: Great Links,Nimoy , comments closed

Leonard Nimoy’s final Star Trek convention didn’t just make news here at TrekMovie and other Trek sites, but was reported by the AP and the mainstream media. Unfortunately one outlet made a familiar mistake when reporting on the final con for Star Trek’s original Mr. Spock. Check it out below.

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Leonard Nimoy Bids Farewell At Final Convention Appearance October 3, 2011

by John Tenuto , Filed under: Conventions/Events/Attractions,Nimoy , comments closed

Sunday marked the end of era. Star Trek’s Leonard Nimoy appeared at his last convention at the Chicago Creation Star Trek con. As of now Leonard Nimoy is officially retired (again). See below for a report from the event, with pictures.

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Leonard Nimoy’s Emotional Star Trek Vegas Con Farewell + Spiner Reveals Simpsons Role + More From Saturday August 19, 2011

by Anthony Pascale , Filed under: Celebrity,Conventions/Events/Attractions,DS9,Nimoy,TNG,TOS,VOY , comments closed

Last weekend’s Star Trek convention in Las Vegas included a very emotional moment from the normally serene Leonard Nimoy as hid bid farewell to the Vegas con for the last time. The day also featured a number of other Trek luminaries including Kate Mulgrew, Brent Spiner, Terry Farrell and more. See below for details and pictures from last Saturday.

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Leonard Nimoy & John de Lancie ‘Alien Voices’ Audio Dramas Re-Released As Digital Downloads August 11, 2011

by TrekMovie.com Staff , Filed under: Celebrity,Nimoy,Sci-Fi,TNG,TOS , comments closed

Back in the 90s Star Trek’s Leonard Nimoy and Next Gen’s John de Lancie released a series of "Alien Voices" audio dramas of classic sci-fi stories with casts that included a number of other Star Trek stars. These Alien Voices audio dramas have been re-released as digital downloads, details below.

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Leonard Nimoy Makes It Official: Retiring After Just 3 More Conventions [UPDATED] July 20, 2011

by TrekMovie.com Staff , Filed under: Celebrity,Conventions/Events/Attractions,Nimoy , comments closed

Star Trek’s Leonard Nimoy has been talking about (and dipping in and out) of retirement for the last couple of years, but today he made it official that he will retire from convention appearances after two more official Star Trek cons (Las Vegas in August and Chicago in October). More details below. [UPDATE: Nimoy also slated for Dragon*Con]

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