It is time for a new ShatWatch. Star Trek’s William Shatner has spent the weekend at the London Comic Con and we have pix of Bill from the event. We also have some recently uploaded Shatner videos, including the Banff Lifetime Achievement Award Ceremony, a recent con where he talks about De Kelley and his pitch for wild salmon. All that plus Nicholas Cage talking about how Bill is a ‘Great Man’.
Photos: Bill at London Comic Con
UK Photographer and friend of the site Daniel Lewis sends in these pictures from today’s London Comic Con, where William Shatner appeared and was signing.
Nick Cage on how Shatner is a "Great Man"
At the publicity junket for the new film The Sorcerer’s Apprentice, actors Nicolas Cage and Jay Baruchel talked about the ‘great man" theme of the film and noted how their model for a great man was none other than William Shatner, Here is what Cage said about Shatner (via TheDeadbolt):
I think we are both fans of William Shatner. We were talking some times and I was putting out the question of who had more of an impact on popular mythology and culture and I thought that his Star Trek Captain Kirk is what started the whole thing rolling and therefore he was a very significant contributor to pop culture.
Video from William Shatner Banff Lifetime Achievement Award
Earlier this summer William Shatner was honored at the Banff World Television Festival with a Lifetime Achievement Award. Video of the ceremony is available online (thanks to schmoozequeenTV). Here it is in three parts with the first two parts being actors Jason Priestly and Eric McCormack talking up Shatner and Bill appearing in the last part.
Shatner recalls DeForest Kelley’s dog
Here is video from Shatner’s recent appearance at TrekExpo in Tulsa, where he talks about his former co-star DeForest Kelley’s pet Chihuahua
Bill Stands Up For Salmon
Here is video (thanks to CommonSenseCanadian) form last month’s Canadian press event where William Shatner joined the campaign to protect wild salmon.