Watch: Trailer For ‘To Be Takei’ Doc – Featuring Cho, Nimoy, Nichols, Koenig, & Shatner


The documentary “To Be Takei” about Star Trek star George Takei comes out in August and features interviews with the new Sulu John Cho along with George’s original Trek co-stars Leonard Nimoy, Nichelle Nichols, Walter Koenig, and even William Shatner. Watch the brand new trailer below, plus the latest episode of George’s webseries "Takei’s Take" where he talks Trek and social media.

To Be Takei Trailer

The "To Be Takei" documentary promises to take you through George’s journey "from a WWII internment camp, to the helm of the starship Enterprise, to the daily news feeds of five million Facebook fans." Here is the brand new trailer./p>

The film has already been getting good film festival buzz, and gets a general release on August 22nd. It will also be airing in July on DirecTV. More info at

Takei’s Take – George Talks Trek At SXSW

The second season of George’s webseries "Takei’s Take" kicked off earlier this month. In Webby-award winning first season George gave his takes on a variety of things. In the second season Takei leaves the studio setting with episodes shot on the road, with the first ones shot at the SXSW Festival in Austin, TX. This week’s episode has George talking about Star Trek and social media. Watch it below.

Catch up on past episodes at the Takei’s Take YouTube Channel.


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