William Shatner recently said that his The Captains documentary is his "final farewell to Star Trek." And today you can finally see a trailer for this documentary which premieres on EPIX in July. EPIX has also revealed details of a SDCC panel and online Q&A with Shatner and a poster. Check it all out below.
The question of whether or not William Shatner will appear in a new Star Trek movie has been a hot topic since the first JJ Abrams Trek film was announced in 2006. Much of that speculation has come from Shatner himself, but it appears that today he is also putting the talk to an end. Details below.
When William Shatner’s The Captains documentary airs next month, fans will get to see Shatner and Chris Pine (aka the two Captains Kirk) arm-wrestle. More on that below, plus news on Shatner being nominated for yet another lifetime achievement award and landing a guest spot on Psych.
Today Star Trek’s original Kirk returned to his alma mater McGill University in Montreal, Canada to receive an honorary doctorate and to deliver the convocation address where he advised the new graduates to take risks and not be afraid of of making an ass" of themselves, noting it had worked for him. Watch the video below.
We now have a date and a place for when we will be able to see William Shatner’s The Captains. The documentary about the various Star Trek captains will premiere on the EPIX channel (and online) on July 21st. EPIX is also planning a "Shatnerpalooza" of programming including six Star Trek films, classic Shatner movies, the Gonzo Ballet and more. Details below.
William Shatner is currently finishing his documentary "The Captains" featuring Bill talking to Star Trek’s other captains. Tonight he has taken to social media to ask fans for help with the doc, specifically in identifying their favorite scenes with the various captains. Details below.
Tonight in William Shatner is in Ottawa to receive the Canadian Governor General’s Performing Arts Award for Lifetime Artistic Achievement. TrekMovie has been provided with a (funny) video that is being shown as part of the event, which features William Shatner singing "O Canada." Watch that below.
This weekend William Shatner will receive a Canadian lifetime achievement honor, but Star Trek’s original Kirk isn’t done yet. Shatner has just revealed that the new Kirk (Chris Pine) will be part of his Captains documentary and released a new video talking about a poignant moment with Leonard Nimoy on the set of the original Star Trek. All that plus a a $#*! My Dad Says update and photos from Bill’s at this week’s celebrity Shakespeare event.
Two Star Trek stars spanning the decades have joined other big celebrities in a video PSA for the charity Unite For Japan, which is trying to help with the Japan earthquake and tsunami relief effort. Watch the PSA below.
William Shatner is adding another accolade. Star Trek’s original Kirk will be honored with an honorary degree from McGill University next month. In other Shatner news we have exclusive behind the scenes pictures of Bill filming the second season of Weird or What. We also have an update on Shatner’s The Captains documentary.
Time once again to check in with Star Trek’s first captain, William Shatner. First up watch live video of Bill’s Horse Show Charity event for Saturday Night (6:30 PM Pacific). Plus we have news on Bill injecting himself into Canadian politics and video of Bill discussing a "Charlie Sheen secret." Finally, find out how you can see Bill with big celebrities reading Shakespeare in LA next week.
Last night Star Trek’s William Shatner added another award to his bookcase to sit alongside his Emmys and lifetime achievement awards. This time Bill was being honored at the Revolver Golden Gods Awards as an "Honorary Headbanger." Pictures from the event below, plus details on this year’s Shatner Charity Horse Show.
In addition to the earlier Shatner NASA news, Star Trek’s original Kirk also has news in the world of music. The final track listing for his upcoming album "Searching For Major Tom" has been released, along with the list of collaborators. The album is full of space/science themed music, including Bill returning to do "Rocket Man" one more time. See below for full list.
Today NASA released a new video celebrating the Space Shuttle program, narrated by Star Trek’s William Shatner. You can watch the full video below, plus we take a look at the Star Trek connections to the beginning and end of the Shuttle program.
William Shatner is touring Australia and New Zealand this week with his "Shatner, Kirk, Crane and Beyond". At the show in Sydney Bill once again talked about how he wants in on the Star Trek sequel, and he also talked about the death of Kirk in Generations. Details and video below, plus a new poll on how to put Bill into the Star Trek sequel (if at all).
William Shatner is currently down under and preparing to start his four city "Kirk, Crane and Beyond: William Shatner Live" tour. And even if you are in another hemisphere you can still participate as his official site has announced a special live component to the shows with Twitter. Details below.
Last night Star Trek’s William Shatner was a guest on The Tonight Show With Jay Leno on NBC. Bill was the subject of a comedy bit called "Thrill Bill" where people tried to get Shatner excited with their various talents. Check it out below. Plus find out how you could try to impress Bill on TV.
This week TrekMovie has been celebrating the 80th birthdays of Star Trek stars William Shatner and Leonard Nimoy. In that spirit, today we take a collector’s look at the pair, exploring the world of "Shatlectibles" and . “Lemorabilia”, or all the cool collectibles dealing with the real Shatner and Nimoy (and not the characters they play).
Star Trek’s William Shatner has said in the past that he doesn’t really like to review his old work, but in a new interview the original Captain James T. Kirk reflected on his time with Star Trek saying he could have done "better". Find out why below.
Part of the celebration of William Shatner’s 80th birthday is honoring the man through emulation with the 3rd International Talk Like William Shatner Day. TrekMovie asked fans to send in their best Shatners for a video contest and today we are ready to announce the winners. We also have a special video from Talk Like Shatner Day founder and judge Maurice LaMarche. Check them out below.
Today is William Shatner’s 80th birthday. Star Trek’s original Captain Kirk seems to be unstoppable as he heads into his ninth decade. As an actor, writer, pitchman, philanthropist, entrepreneur, and more, William Shatner is an endless source of inspiration and entertainment and so again we honor the man by updating our ‘awesome list’ all about Shatner with more video and, of course, more awesome.
Tomorrow is William Shatner’s 80th birthday, which is also the 3rd annual International Talk Like William Shatner Day. This afternoon The Shatner Project has released a new video with celebrities showing off their Shatners, including Will Sasso, Kevin Pollak and Jason Alexander.
William Shatner’s 80th Birthday is next Tuesday, which is also the third annual "Talk Like William Shatner Day". TrekMovie has partnered up with WilliamShatner.com and ThinkGeek to hold a special contest where you can win prizes by submitting a video talking like Shatner. More details below. [DEADLINE EXTENDED + Maurice LaMarche joins judges panel]
Today the people at Facebook learned you don’t mess with William Shatner. Over the weekend the social networking giant took the unusual step of deleting the Mr. Shatner official page, claiming it was a fake. But this afternoon Star Trek’s original Kirk turned to Twitter to make his feelings clear, and Facebook quickly reversed their error. Details below.
Last night Star Trek’s ‘Kirk Classic’ was in Ottawa to host the 31st Annual Genie Awards, Canada’s answer to The Oscars. During the show Bill made a few Star Trek quips, including one introducing the new Christopher Pike, Bruce Greenwood. See below for a first-hand report from the event, pictures, and an audio interview with Shatner following the show. (plus a Canada only link to video)
This morning William Shatner gave the crew of Shuttle Discovery a special surprise with a newly added voiceover to the Star Trek theme beamed up for their wakeup call. You can hear that below, plus the latest Shatner news (yes he still wants to be in the Star Trek sequel), plus he is hosting the Canadian Genie Awards on Thursday.
William Shatner, Star Trek’s first Kirk, has been named as one of the 2011 recipients for the prestigious Canadian Governor General’s Performing Arts Awards for Lifetime Artistic Achievement. More details on that below, plus some buzz on how Charlie Sheen’s media blitz meltdown could end up saving William Shatner’s sitcom from.
Scott Bakula and William Shatner didn’t talk a lot of Star Trek on the episode of Shatner’s Raw Nerve which aired last night, but the pair of former Trek captains did have an exchange involving singing on Enterprise and Red Shirts. Details below.
In a new interview promoting some upcoming events in Australia, Star Trek’s original Kirk William Shatner looks back and says he is "proud" of his work on Star Trek, and looks forward saying that even though he would like to be in the 2012 Star Trek sequel, he thinks we are "beyond that" happening.
The third season of William Shatner’s Bio chat show Shatner’s Raw Nerve is underway and it looks like this year will have a big influx of fellow Star Trek vets. Next you can see Bill sit down with Scott Bakula and later in the season Bio will air episodes with Walter Koenig and LeVar Burton. Clips from each are now available online.