Shatner

See Winners & Finalists For Int’l Talk Like William Shatner Day Video Contest + Judge Maurice La Marche’s Tribute

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. 


80 Reasons Why William Shatner Is Awesome

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.



TrekMovie ‘Talk Like William Shatner Day’ Video Contest w/ Prizes

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]


Facebook Deletes William Shatner’s Official Facebook Page As Fake – Reinstates After He Tweets Displeasure

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.


Genie Awards: William Shatner Jokes ‘Not Bitter’ About Star Trek 2009 + Bruce Greenwood (Doesn’t) Talk Star Trek 2012

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)


AUDIO: William Shatner Provides New Voiceover For Star Trek Shuttle Wakeup + Shatner Still Wants In To Trek Sequel

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 Honored With Canadian Lifetime Achievement Award + Could Charlie Sheen Save Shatner’s Sitcom?

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.



William Shatner: Proud Of Work On Star Trek – Doesn’t Expect To Appear In 2012 Sequel

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.  


William Shatner Gets To The “Raw Nerve” Of Scott Bakula, LeVar Burton and Walter Koenig – See Clips

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.


ShatWatch: Bill Jams With Rockers + New Negotiator Ads + Grills Florence Henderson + Solicits ‘American Pickers’ + more

It is time to check in with Star Trek’s original Kirk and the king of all media, William Shatner. This week we can share his new Priceline commercials, video of Bill jamming with hard rockers, a clip of Bill getting into Florence Henderson’s raw nerve, the "American Pickers" working for Bill, and more.




Preview Tuesday’s ‘Pioneers of Television’ On PBS – Focusing on Gene Roddenberry & SciFi

On Tuesday the PBS series Pioneers of Television airs turns its attention to science fiction, with an episode honoring a number of luminaries in the field, including Gene Roddenberry. The episode will feature new interviews with Star Trek stars William Shatner, Leonard Nimoy and Nichelle Nichols. Watch preview clips below.








Shatner “Would Love” To Be In Star Trek Sequel…If The Money Is Right [VIDEO]

It is time again to check in with William Shatner and his level of interest in appearing in the next Star Trek movie. This time Bill talks about how he is ready to go, if they can meet his price. The original Kirk also talks about his ability to talk Leonard Nimoy out of retirement and more. Watch the video below.




Shatner’s ‘$#!*’ Sitcom & Orci Kurtzman ‘Hawaii Five-0’ Score Big Ratings – Abrams ‘Undercovers’ Underperforms

This week brings the premieres of many of fall’s new TV series, including two from the new team behind Star Trek and one from Star Trek’s original Kirk. Monday saw Roberto Orci and Alex Kurtzman’s Hawaii Five-0 win its time slot, and Wednesday JJ Abrams new show Undercovers premiered with somewhat disappointing ratings, while last night William Shatner’s $#!* My Dad Says scored big.    


Shatner Jokes About Lobbying For Star Trek Sequel Role + Video of Bill Singing For Genie Award

We are now in the second round of the "will William Shatner be in the new Star Trek movie" saga. Bill is out promoting his new CBS sitcom $#!* My Dad Says and the actor is again being asked about the next Trek. In today’s excerpt we have Bill joking about getting sushi with JJ Abrams. Excerpts below, plus some new video previews of Bill’s sitcom and Bill singing for Canadian Genie special.


William Shatner On JJ Abrams & Chris Pine + Fun Video w/ Bill & Craig Ferguson

William Shatner is out promoting his new sitcom $#!* My Dad Say (see our preview from last week). And in a new interview Bill talked a bit bout the new regime at Star Trek, including commenting on the new Kirk, Chris Pine. Excerpts of that below, plus some fun video of Bill from the CBS Late Late Show.



KirkWatch: William Shatner Talks Career & Trek Co-stars + Chris Pine On Unstoppable

Star Trek’s original Kirk William Shatner is the subject of an extensive feature interview in this weekend’s New York Times Magazine. The actor speaks frankly about his career and a bit about his Star Trek co-stars. Excerpts below, plus some bonus Bill videos as well. And Chris Pine, Star Trek’s new Kirk, is also the subject of a new interview, talking about his new film. Excerpts of that below too.