Star Trek: TNG
Zachary Quinto will definitely be in the next iteration of J.J. Abrams's Star Trek. Not that that's news, he does have a contract. But, new Spock admits that it may take some pleading and cajoling to get his original counterpart to sign up for part deux. Quinto tells the New York Daily News, the it took a personal plea from J.J. Abrams to bring Leonard Nimoy out of retirement for Star Trek XI.
At the IFC Film Center premiere for "Breaking Upwards" Quinto remarked "I think I might have to ask him this time".CONTINUE READING >>
Wil Wheaton has some serious geek cred. He, of course, was the young Wesley Crusher on TNG. He's also been in other "geek" loved movies including "Stand By Me" & "Toy Soldiers". Well maybe that last one isn't loved, but nowadays he's built an empire of "geekdom" from the several books he's written ("Just a Geek", "Dancing Barefoot", "Memories of the Future") to starring in the extremely popular web series "The Guild". Heck, he's even occasionally on "The Big Bang Theory". Oh, and his ever popular blog.CONTINUE READING >>
DeForest Kelley lost his battle to cancer in the summer of 1999. It's amazing that time passes so quickly and it's been over 10 years since his passing. De (as his friends would call him), spent his final days at The Motion Picture Country House. The home was setup nearly six decades ago to look after elderly actors and unsung industry heroes including soundmen, lighting technicians and grips and is supported by The Motion Picture and Television Fund.CONTINUE READING >>
Well we're a little late to the game, but apparently Leonard Nimoy and Wil Wheaton are guests at the Emerald City Comic-Con in Seatle this weekend. If you live in or near Seatle and are just hearing about this (like us) you still have one more day to catch Spock and young Wesley Crusher.
Here's a quick breakdown of their appearance schedule for tomorrow.
11:00am - 12:15pm - Autograph Signing
1:00pm - Photo Ops
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So, I don't know how we missed this, but Patrick Stewart was recently on an episode of Robert Llewellyn's "CarPool" podcast. Robert Llewellyn, as you may or may not know, played Kryten on the wildly popular BBC SciFi series "Red Dwarf". Now he's an internet superstar with his special brand of video podcasting.CONTINUE READING >>
Rolling around the internet today we saw a tweet from @levarburton announcing his new TV movie deal with NBC. The movie, called "The Jensen Project", is actually what they call a backdoor pilot that could lead into a new series for NBC.
"Jensen" also stars Kellie Martin, Brady Smith, & Patricia Richardson, and revolves around a group holed up in the mountains to solve the world's problems. When one goes rogue, the others are forced to try and stop him. The two hour movie is sponsored by Walmart and Proctor & Gamble in a bid to bring back family friendly TV to the airwaves.CONTINUE READING >>
Wil Wheaton has been in the news quite a bit lately, from his fantastic "Memories of the Future" to his Star Trek XI voice over work. Now, young Wesley is returning as an alter ego version of himself (and Sheldon's nemesis) in the CBS hit comedy "TheBig Bang Theory".CONTINUE READING >>
Our favorite bearded first officer is busting out his bull horn again and is directing a brand new episode of the scifi series "V". Frakes, who has become quite the director over the years, is set to direct episode 1.06 of the series. The episode is actually in production as we speak. Starting Tuesday the 16th and scheduled to conclude on the 25th, the episode introduces a new character named John May.CONTINUE READING >>
Patrick Stewart, or Sir Patrick if you will, is slowly getting used to his title. "It's beginning to feel, day by day, a little more comfortable." He explains, "But tonight to hear my name linked like that with Sir Ian McKellen was perhaps so far the highlight of this event."
Sir Patrick was in London for the Whatsonstage.com theatre awards where he picked up 2 honors. One for supporting actor as Claudius in "Hamlet and the other he shared with fellow actor and Knight of Relm Sir Ian McKellen for "Waiting For Godot".CONTINUE READING >>