Latest Leonard Nimoy Stories

2010-01-20 08:15:00

NORWALK, Conn., Jan. 20 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Today, priceline.com (Nasdaq: PCLN) unveiled its 2010 marketing campaign featuring Emmy Award-winning actor William Shatner, who is returning for his 12th year as priceline.com's celebrity spokesman. The campaign includes TV, online and print advertisements created by Butler, Shine, Stern & Partners (BSSP), priceline.com's San Francisco-based advertising agency. No financial details of the campaign were released. The campaign is a...

2009-12-22 09:32:00

NEW YORK, Dec. 22 /PRNewswire/ -- Atari, Inc., one of the world's most recognized videogame publishers, and acclaimed MMO developer Cryptic Studios(TM), announced today that Leonard Nimoy, the actor who originated the legendary and beloved Star Trek character of Spock more than 40 years ago, has joined the cast of Star Trek Online, the first massively multiplayer online role-playing game (MMORPG) ever set in the Star Trek universe. Nimoy, who recently reprised his role as Spock in 2009's...

2009-08-31 17:16:25

An online company's line of Star Trek inspired fragrances was met with mixed reactions at the Fan Expo Canada convention in Toronto. Genki Wear, an online fan merchandise company, is selling three new fragrances in the wake of this year's successful Star Trek film: Pon Farr, named for the mating ritual of the Vulcan species; Tiberius, named after Captain James Tiberius Kirk; and Red Shirt, a reference to the expendable extras commonly killed on away missions. The fragrances drew the attention...

2009-07-17 10:36:00

HOLLYWOOD, Calif., July 17 /PRNewswire/ -- This year audiences thrilled at the triumphant voyage of the Starship Enterprise and her young and vibrant crew in movie theaters across the planet--and on November 17, 2009, the world will go where no one has gone before when STAR TREK debuts as a three-disc Blu-ray with digital copy, two-disc DVD with digital copy and a single-disc DVD from Paramount Home Entertainment. Bursting with "spectacular action" (Hollywood Reporter) and "pure...

2009-05-11 20:15:59

The opening weekend tally for Star Trek in the United States was $79.2 million, $3 million higher than initial estimates, Paramount Pictures said Monday. The figure reflects box-office receipts for the Friday through Sunday period in 3,849 locations. Initially, the movie was expected to bring in $18.3 million Sunday, but it ended up grossing $21 million, the studio said, crediting better than expected family attendance with the upsurge. The film also earned $7 million from advance screenings...

2009-05-09 17:55:00

Star Trek, the 11th movie based on the '60s TV series, took in $31 million on its U.S. opening day, one of Paramount's biggest openings ever, analysts said. Only Iron Man, which grossed $38.7 million in its 2008 opening, has done better for Paramount Pictures, Variety reported Saturday. The Star Trek total included $7 million in tickets for previews Thursday evening. The movie opened at 3,849 North American theaters Friday. Star Trek, directed by J.J. Abrams, takes the franchise back to its...

2009-05-08 14:08:31

Actor Leonard Nimoy has read the Top 10 List of Lines Never Before Said in a Star Trek Film on Late Show with David Letterman in New York. Nimoy appeared on Thursday night's show to promote the new origins movie Star Trek, in which he reprises his iconic Spock role. The TV and movie icon read the List of Lines Never Before Said in a Star Trek Film as follows: 10. Warp factor 8! Arby's closes in 10 minutes. 9. We're entering a breach in the space-time continuum or a wormhole or some crazy...

2009-05-01 09:15:00

Star Trek's original 1960s Capt. Kirk, William Shatner, skipped the glittery Los Angeles premiere of the 2009 film, observers said. With a galaxy of stars at Grauman's Chinese Theater to attend the official unveilingThursday of the Paramount feature Star Trek, including the original television series' Spock, Leonard Nimoy, and Chris Pine, who plays Kirk in the new movie, Shatner was a no-show, Britain's Daily Mail reported. The apparent snub came after Shatner complained he hadn't been cast...

2009-04-25 10:59:25

U.S. actor Leonard Nimoy says fellow actor Zachary Quinto is a good pick to assume the mantle of Spock in a film reboot of Star Trek. Nimoy, 78, said the Heroes actor's intelligence and appearance made him a strong candidate to fill the role of Spock that Nimoy made famous during the original 1960s Star Trek TV series and in ensuing films, The Boston Globe said Saturday. Zachary Quinto is a very intelligent actor, and he's serious about his work, and he looks enough like me to make the whole...

Word of the Day
  • Like a worm in form or movement; vermiform; tortuous or sinuous; also, writhing or wriggling.
  • Like the track or trace of a worm; appearing as if worm-eaten; vermiculate.
  • Marked with fine, close-set, wavy or tortuous lines of color; vermiculated.
  • A form of rusticated masonry which is so wrought as to appear thickly indented with worm-tracks.
This word ultimately comes from the Latin 'vermis,' worm.