The Vegas bound former captain of the NX-01 is set to co-star in the Liberace biopic Behind the Candelabra. The new film stars Michael Douglas as Liberace and co-stars Matt Damon, Dan Aykroyd, and Debbie Reynolds. According to Variety, Scott will play Liberace's friend Bob Black, the choreographer who introduced Lee (as his friends would call him) to his longtime boyfriend Scott Thorson. Directed by Steven Soderbergh, Behind the Candelabra will premiere on HBO and will be released in theaters outside of the US & Canada markets. Filming is set to begin this summer.
For all of the Warehouse 13 fans out there, our favorite android, Brent Spiner, will be joining Saul Rubinek & cast in a multi-episode arc. We're just stoked to see Data & Kivas Fajo interact once again on the small screen... Kinda sorta. Brent will playing Brother Adrian, leader of an intensely secretive sect The Brotherhood of the Knights of the Black Diamond. Apparently the sect descended from the Knights Templar and has loose ties to the Vatican.
In what's a bit of surprise to us, William "Sir Billiam" Shatner is set to debut a new documentary called William Shatner's Get A Life! at San Diego Comic Con. According to IMDB, the new doc was filmed last year in Las Vegas. Could this be the same documentary that The Shat filmed at Vegas Khhaaan?.. Of course at the time it was a TV pilot documentary called FAN ADDICTS and was being produced by Creation Entertainment. The new documentary is an EPIX Original, just like The Captains, and will be debuted at his Comic-Con panel along with cult film director Roger Corman. Roger is also debuting an Epix original, his first 3D film Attack of the 50 Foot Cheerleader. The panel is set for July 14th and will moderated by none-other-than Kevin Smith.
Star Trek 2 wrapped production early last month and now heading into post production and its eventual release May 17th, 2013. During publicity rounds for Prometheus, ST:2 Producer & Co-writer Damon Lindelof recently stat down with IGN to talk about the new film and its difference from the first JJ-verse movie.
In what Apple is billing as "Lunchtime Sessions" at its World Wide Developer Conference or WWDC, both Star Trek & Star Trek 2 director JJ Abrams & Star Trek: The Next Generation's LeVar Burton are scheduled to speak. Held at the Moscone West in San Francisco and set to run June 11th to the 15th, WWDC is the premiere event for Apple OSX & iOS developers. Hopefully you've already got your tickets and are set to attend because the conference has been sold out for weeks now. If you are going, be sure to check both of these sessions, they look like they'll satisfy both your inner Apple and Trek fan.
The amazingly talented, and Life After Trek-er, Armin Shimerman will be taking on the role of Ross in The Antaeus Company's production of "Macbeth". As you may know, Ross is Macbeth's cousin and a Scottish Nobleman in the Bard's tale of treachery, murder, & mysticism. Like other Antaeus Company productions, Armin will be partnering the role with John Sloan. As an added note, Tessa Auberjonois (daughter of fellow DS9'er Rene Auberjonois) will be playing Lady M. in the production.
A brand new issue of SFX celebrates 25 years of Star Trek: The Next Generation with 17 pages of all-new interviews and rare behind-the-scenes pics. The exclusive interviews include; Jonathan Frakes, Mike Okuda, and many more. The issue also has awesome interviews with Prometheus star Naomi Rapace, The Amazing Spider-Man's Emma Stone, Nick Frost (one of our favorites), and features on Storage 24 and the new series Falling Skies.
LeVar Burton, what can we say? He's a class act even when faced with TMZ cameras after a small fender-bender involving a police car. According to TMZ, LeVar was being pulled over for a moving violation yesterday when he was rear-ended by a patrol car. Good news is that no one got hurt and LeVar wasn't cited for the moving violation.
Costumed Star Trek Fans Are Poised To Break The World Record At Creation Entertainment's Official Star Trek Convention, Las Vegas
It's that time of year again where the Grandaddy of all Star Trek conventions quickly approaches. The place where everyone knows your name... not cheers... Vegas Khhaaann! Actually, Creation Entertainment's Official STAR TREK Convention, Las Vegas. The one place on earth where you can hang with all of your Trek friends and family, see four out of the five Trek captains, and play Trek slot machines. Not only will William Shatner, Avery Brooks, Kate Mulgrew, & Scott Bakula be in attendance, but over 70 Star Trek celebrities will beam in for the four full days of awesomeness. As many of you know and probably attended, the Guiness Book of World Records certified that the record for having the most people in Star Trek costumes in one place was broken during last years Vegas Khhaaan! 1040 of you gathered and smashed the previous record. This year, Creation Entertainment is setting a time & place to break the record yet again.CONTINUE READING >>