Photo of the Day: Armwrestling Kirks!

A couple of weeks ago Star Trek’s William Shatner revealed that for his The Captains documentary he chose to start off his interview with Star Trek’s Chris Pine with some arm-wrestling. Today the first image of this Kirk v Kirk moment has been revealed, check it out.


Kirk v Kirk

Today EPIXHD sent out the following preview image from The Captains via Twitter.

Its Kirk Prime v Kirk 2.0

A couple weeks ago in an interview with, Shatner described the arm-wresting moment:

He’s shy. So the way I started the interview, I put out a table and chairs outside the Paramount gates, and arm-wrestled with him. That was the beginning of my interview with him. I think it broke the ice, that’s for sure.

The Captains Coming To EPIX In July – Watch For Free Online

William Shatners’ new documentary The Captains premieres on EPIX Friday July 22 at 8:00 pm EDT on EPIX and If you are in the USA but do not have EPIX, you will be able to watch The Captains, along with all of their "Shatnerpalooza" and regular programming, online at with a free two-week trial.

TrekMovie is also trying to get info on international distribution of The Captains. We will also have more previews in the coming weeks, so stay tuned.

For more details and a trailer, see yesterday’s article.

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It’s not like he hasn’t fought with himself before! LOL!

Seeing this picture just makes me wonder the chemistry they could have had on screen if Kirk Prime was in the sequel. Oh well.


This pic is full of win~

I think there is still a chance if they are willing to explore the option in the third film. Perhaps as a way to reset the time line and still allow the 2.0 crew to complete missions unseen on the series or in between films? There are so many possibilities.

My money is on Shat to win,. Go Shat go!!

Hilarious. Probably just a ploy by Shatner to work that voodoo soul switching trick he’s been working on…y’know…Pine ends up in his body while he transfers to Pine’s.

He’ll do anything to get in the sequel.


Turnabout Intruder: Part Deux!


Bill. Chirs. Funny stuff. Made me smile.

Kewl….and yes….you can read a lot into it.

It’s a tie! Neither will want the other one to lose…

I like # 4’s comment.

And after only seeing the pic and not even reading the article….I say again…..I love Shatner.

We know how it ends. Kirk wins.

That’s right, of course. Kirk does not believe in a no-win scenario!

I have to say that Shatner and Pine look great together, but then why wouldn’t the two guys who play(ed) “my captain” so well look good? Lovely sunny day as well, I see. That always helps.

What would the Department of Temporal Investigations say?


:-) :-)

If they both c̶h̶e̶a̶t̶, I mean, change the conditions of the test, it’s a fair fight!

WTF is wrong with you guys who continue to not have Shatner involved in Star Trek? Don’t get me wrong, I love what you guys did with the first film, but having Shatner in the new film is a no-brainer

Give Kirk Prime the ending he deserves before it’s too late.

This is Priceless!


I hope I am as active as The Shat at 80 as he. It’s a confirmation that you have to love what you do in life to be that active and engaging and energized to go after life’s personal pursuits.

I AM CAPTAIN KIRK – no, i am captain kirk – NO I AM CAPTAIN KIRK – i am …

Why aren’t they shirtless?

Who’s your daddy.

Peter Falk died yesterday. PBS did a story with a clip from Columbo. The clip features Columbo nailing the Shat. And if you watch it, William Shatner really has a real presence or as some of you Shat haters would say overbearing presence. Check out the clip from PBS below.

Columbo nails William Shatner.

Fun photo! I bet Shatner even went to Admiral Nogura to regain command of the new Enterprise, but it looks like he’s finally made peace with having to hand over center seat.

“I can’t believe I kissed you…”

“Must’ve been your life-long ambition!”

Love the Columbo clip!

That Columbo clip was great. Really sad to hear about Peter Falk

Its a cool photos of the Shat and Pine having an arm wrestle. Looking forward to this docu.

WIll it be available on DVD?

I hope you’ll get the international distribution!
Thanx for your engagement and work! I love to visit your site!
Natira (Germany)

I know we don’t NEED Shatner in Trek 2, but looking at that picture can’t help you wonder just how amazing it would be to see Kirk Prime and Kirk up against each other.

Shatner: “Queen to Queen’s level three, Captain Kirk?”

Quinto’s Spock is waiting over in the corner to see who wins, or recommends he shoot both of them, to ensure the safety of the Enterprise.

That’s right! Bill for the Garth of Izar role, in (the Star Trek sequel) To Boldly Go…

…and a cameo for Scott Bakula, as grouchy old Admiral Archer.

Oh Bob, Bob? You guys need a hand with that script? Heh-heh. I’ve just figured out a whole storyline and a way to make this work. :-) ;-|

Shatner won, but only because he closed his eyes and imagined that he was breaking george Takei’s arm!

Shat Kirk won only because he used a portable agoniser on Pine Kirk.

someone should photostop a TWOK style uniform onto Shatner and the yellow shirt onto Pine and change the backdrop to the bar from ST09

closest we’ll get to shat in a nuTrek film

I think the universe is going to break with these two meeting….it canna handle to Jim Kirk’s battlining out in the same space time continuum!

Cue in the ‘Amok Time’ battle music!


Took the words right out of my keyboard! : D


Ok, now I feel like I can finally accept Chris Pine as the new Kirk. Abrams’s biggest mistake was not letting Shatner be involved with the movie.

Well,this is awesome news!! Thank you Anthony!! And the pic is awesome as well!! Can’t wait for this!!

As the two Kirks arm wrestle each other, the Kirk Prime says,”I’m Captain Kirk!”…in response Young Kirk replies,” No, I’m Captain Kirk!”…as this verbal tug of war continues on until Captain Kirk finally wins the match…whichever one that would be. ;-)

If William Shatner starred in the next movie as an older Captain Kirk, I can absolutely see his character being a father figure to his younger self.

It’s like he’s looking into a mirror.

@48, it is amazing. The shape of their noses and jaw lines are similar. He could have played his grandfather or uncle.

@48. Yea, they are like twins separated by age only. Their profiles, every last detail about them…it’s just so creepy how much they look alike. Their facial expression, nuances in the way they speak, eyebrow movements, etc. It is like they are a clone of the same person.