The rumors about a sequel to the 1998 cult classic Free Enterprise (starring William Shatner) are heating up and this time it is Shatner himself who appears to be starting them. TrekMovie decided to check in with Free Enterprise director and co-writer Robert Meyer Burnett to find out what is going on.
This weekend William Shatner, Leonard Nimoy and many more Star Trek stars are headed to Vancouver for an official Star Trek convention. In a new interview promoting the con, Shatner talked about Nimoy’s retirement and discussed his new ‘Captains’ documentary. TrekMovie also has an update on the meeting with Shatner and Bakula.
Today’s photo of the day is sent in by a reader and fan who spotted two of Star Trek’s captains today in the San Fernando Valley. Star Trek’s original Kirk William Shatner was meeting with Star Trek Enterprise’s Scott Bakula, and we have the photo below.
On Sunday June 27th Julien’s will be holding a Star Trek Auction at Planet Hollywood in Las Vegas with items from the Roddenberry estate, plus additional items from William Shatner and a collection of costumes and props from the Star Trek 2009 movie. All of the lots are now on display in Las Vegas, and there is a new video of Rod Roddenberry touring the Roddenberry estate collection. See that and more info below.
With all his projects (like starring in a new sitcom on CBS or hosting two shows on the Bio Channel) you would think William Shatner had enough to do, but you would be wrong. Today Canada’s Movie Central Channel announced they are producing a new feature-length documentary about William Shatner, to be directed by William Shatner! More details below.
The folks at CBS have released some new trailers for their fall shows, including the William Shatner sitcom $#*! My Dad Says, and the Roberto Orci/Alex Kurtzman produced reboot of Hawaii Five-O. Check them both out below.
Today we have a special Leonard Nimoy edition of CelebWatch. First we have more video from Nimoy’s visit to Vulcan, plus info on how you can get a special limited edition poster and T-Shirt from the event. There is also another event (‘An Evening with Leonard Nimoy’) added to his 2010 tour schedule. Plus William Shatner appears to be headed back into the recording studio, and he is trying to coax his friend Leonard to join him.
Time for another ShatWatch to catch up on all things Bill Shatner, starting off with his latest comments about the 2009 Star Trek movie (and sequel). Plus Bill reveals he is working on a TekWar radio show. We also have video of Bill talking about his new sitcom (with more clips) and video of Bill on the Dr. Oz Show.
The announcement of William Shatner’s new sitcom $#*! My Dad Says is only a day old, and already it is stirring up controversy. CBS is touting the show as a "family comedy" and putting it on at 8:30 on Thursdays, but a parents group is denouncing CBS for its choice of title, and has announced a campaign to go after affiliates who air the show and advertisers who sponsor the show.
We have another special edition of KirkWatch. We start with news that nuKirk Chris Pine is returning to the Los Angeles stage to star in a dark comedy. Plus we have some great photos of Kirk Classic William Shatner at the network upfronts, paired with a certain Baywatch icon and the ultimate Big Bang fan.
Earlier in the week we reported that CBS has picked up a new Sitcom starring William Shatner. Today CBS released more details on $#*! My Dad Says, including the first images. We also have details and images on Hawaii Five-0, produced by Star Trek writers Alex Kurtzman and Roberto Orci. [UPDATE: video clips from both shows]
William Shatner, Star Trek’s original Captain Kirk, is headed back to network TV, this time in a sitcom. CBS is announcing their Fall schedule this week, which will include the $#*! My Dad Says sitcom, as well as the remake of Hawaii Five-O, produced by Star Trek scribes Roberto Orci and Alex Kurtzman. More details below, plus NBC’s newly released trailer for JJ Abrams Undercovers.
Tonight we have a special brief all Kirks edition of CelebWatch. We start off with news on the new Kirk as Chris Pine has just signed on to do a new action comedy. As for Kirk Classic, William Shatner has bee making news this week with a report that he is a multimillionaire many times over, but apparently reports of his $600 Million worth are just not true.
Even though he is approaching 80, there is no sign that William Shatner is slowing down. In fact he is adding more and more to his plate. Today A&E Networks announced that not only are they picking up the Shatner’s Bio Channel talk show for another season, but they have ordered a new series: Shatner’s Aftermath.
Yesterday William Shatner held his annual Hollywood Charity Horse Show. In this ShatWatch we have photos from the event, plus video of Bill talking about JJ Abrams and the Star Trek sequel. We also have video from Bill from the last week talking about his new sitcom pilot and Canada Governor General buzz. All that plus some awesome Classic Shat video from 1977.
Last night PBS aired the Great Performances film of Shakespeare’s Hamlet, featuring Sir Patrick Stewart and David Tennant. You can now watch the entire film online, and we have that embedded below. But first, there is a new interview with Stewart where he discusses the connection of Star Trek, Shakespeare, and William Shatner. Stewart also discusses his favorite episode of TNG.
In May the broadcast networks will all announce their Fall schedules, including what new pilots they will be picking up. The Hollywood Reporter is now providing a preview of what shows are getting the good buzz, and they include two dramas members of the new Star Trek team, as well William Shatner’s new sitcom. [UPDATED: more buzz]
Yesterday we had a preview of from the Lopez Tonight of William Shatner and Lin Yu Chun duet of the Bonnie Tyler Classic "Total Eclipse of the Heart", and now the full version is available. Check it out below.
For today’s little dose of Shatner awesome, we have a preview from tonight’s Lopez Tonight of Bill singing "Total Eclipse of the Heart" in a duet with Taiwanese Internet singing sensation Lin Yu Chun. Check it out below.
It seems that the people of Canada are yearning for some awesome. There are renewed calls for William Shatner to return to his native land and take on the role of Governor General. But is Bill willing to heed the call? All the latest on that, plus a great new photo of Bill and LeVar Burton.
Today we have a special Kirk and Spock edition of CelebWatch, or make that Kirks and Spocks. We have William Shatner selling his new "Weird" show Cannes, Leonard Nimoy wrapping on Fringe (and acting forever?), new details on Chris Pine’s Jack Ryan movie, and some more Zachary Quinto sightings in NYC.
Today should be a national holiday (in all nations) for it is the birthday of William Shatner. Star Trek’s original Captain James T. Kirk turns 79 years young. All of us here at TrekMovie.com want to wish Bill the happiest of birthdays.
March 22nd is William Shatner’s 79th Birthday, which means it is the 2nd annual "Talk Like William Shatner Day." This new holiday was declared last year by Shatner impressionist (and veteran voice actor) Maurice LaMarche. This year he has teamed up with comedian and fellow Shatner impressionist Kevin Pollak to celebrate with a "Shat Off" of dueling impersonations. Watch their video below.
We have a quick ShatWatch for you, with a new video of William Shatner reading some of the tweets that are the basis of his new sitcom Sh*t My Dad Says. We also have info on how you can see a taping of the pilot. Plus Bill has launched a new social networking site. More details below.
William Shatner will be headed back to his home country of Canada this summer to be honored with a lifetime achievement award for his decades of television greatness at this year’s Banff World Television Festival. To celebrate TrekMovie presents – great moments in Shatner TV.
The 2010 Winter Olympics came to an end on Sunday in Vancouver. The closing ceremony celebrated the games and Canada, including some of Canada’s greatest treasures, like William Shatner. See below for pictures and a video clip of Shatner’s Olympic moment, plus Shatner’s first video blog in months.
William Shatner, Star Trek’s original Captain Kirk, may be headed back to series television. Shatner has been cast as titular lead in the comedy pilot "Shit My Dad Says", which is actually based on the popular Twitter account of the same name, more details below.
Last night William Shatner kicked some butt appearing on WWE Raw. The Shat smacked down in a number of segments during the show, including doing some new ‘spoken word’ of some of wrestling’s best entrance themes. Watch the videos below.
Let’s start off the day with some more fun with Shatner. The original Captain Kirk was a guest on NBC’s Today Show, where he was promoting his Bio show Shatner’s Raw Nerve. Also on hand was ‘Sweatin to the Oldies’ fitness video guru Richard Simmons, and the pair got a little close for comfort on the couch, check out the videos below. We also have a preview of Shatner’s Raw Nerve with psychic John Edward, airing tonight.
William Shatner was a guest on the Howard Stern Radio Show this morning. Bill was there to promote his talk show Shatner’s Raw Nerve, but Howard wanted to talk about George Takei and JJ Abrams. Much to Shatner’s chagrin, Stern got Takei on the phone to hammer out a future summit meeting where they can finally hash out their differences. Later Shatner talked about the new Star Trek movie (and the next one). Details below.