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2009-02-05 05:00:00

Chances to Win a Trip to the Star Trek Premiere & an Exclusive Feature about the Upcoming Film SAN FRANCISCO, Feb. 5 /PRNewswire/ -- Esurance, the direct-to-consumer personal auto insurance company, announced the recent launch of its newest micro-site related to Esurance's partnership with Paramount Pictures' May 8th theatrical release of the new film "Star Trek" from director J.J. Abrams. Visitors to http://www.esurance.com/StarTrek can view exclusive content about the upcoming "Star...

2009-01-27 21:55:47

The ashes of late Star Trek luminaries Majel Barrett Roddenberry and Gene Roddenberry are to be launched into space in 2012, the BBC says. Gene Roddenberry, who created Star Trek, died in 1991. His widow, Majel Barrett Roddenberry, died last month. She played Nurse Chapel in the original series and lent her voice to the computer of the Starship Enterprise in various Star Trek offshoots, including J.J. Abrams' upcoming big-screen prequel, Star Trek. The BBC said Majel Roddenberry had some of...

2009-01-27 09:25:00

Bean them up, Scottie. "Star Trek" creator Gene Roddenberry and his deceased wife Majel Barrett Roddenberry are embarking on their last mission together. The Roddenberrys' ashes will be sent into space in a year and a half, complying with their final wishes, said memorial spaceflight company Celestis Inc on Monday. Majel Barrett Roddenberry, who acted in every "Star Trek" TV show and movie since the very first one, passed away on December 18 at 76 years old. She was married to creator Gene...

2009-01-05 08:05:00

About 300 people, some in Star Trek costumes, attended the Los Angeles funeral of Majel Barrett Roddenberry on Sunday, E! News reported. The woman known as the First Lady of Star Trek died Dec. 18, reportedly from leukemia, at the age of 76. She was married to late Star Trek creator Gene Roddenberry from 1969 until he died in 1991 at the age of 70. She played Nurse Christina Chapel on the original Star Trek TV series and also lent her voice to the USS Enterprise's computer in various other...

2008-11-11 15:25:00

During a London press event, "ËœLost' creator JJ Abrams unveiled film footage from his upcoming Star Trek prequel. The film featured Actor Chris Pine portraying a young Captain Kirk, Simon Peg as Scotty the engineer, and Zachary Quinto as Mr. Spock. One of the four clips showed Leonard Nimoy reprising his role as the older Mr. Spock. Speaking at London's Vue West End theater Tuesday morning, the filmmaker said he is planning a May 2009 release for the film, which he hopes viewers...

2008-09-20 18:00:15

Hollywood director J.J. Abrams says he didn't put William Shatner in his upcoming "Star Trek" remake because the actor wanted too large a part. Abrams said while he had initially intended to put the star of the original "Star Trek" TV series in his upcoming movie, Shatner was adamant he have a bigger role in the Hollywood production, the Los Angeles Times reported Friday. "It was very tricky. We actually had written a scene with him in it that was a flashback kind of thing, but the truth...

2008-08-24 03:00:17

By Edited by Mickey McMonagle STAR Trek star Simon Pegg says he took a sneaky photo of himself in his Scotty costume on the set of the top-secret movie version of the sci-fi classic but added: "I felt so guilty. They are keeping the film completely under wraps so I erased itimmediately in case they checked my mobile on the way out." (c) 2008 Sunday Mail; Glasgow (UK). Provided by ProQuest LLC. All rights Reserved.

2008-08-10 21:00:05

By nathan bevan ACCORDING to the New York Times the ashes of the late James Doohan - that's Scotty from Star Trek to you - were blasted in to space recently aboard a privately-funded space rocket. The "Beamme up" actor was best known for being the perpetual voice of doom from the SS Enterprise's engine room, forever grimly predicting some catastrophe or another with a "She cannae take muchmore, Cap'n!" here, or a "She's gonna blow!" there. Sadly, the rocket carrying his ashes exploded...

2008-07-05 03:00:15

By Brian McIver FORGET the Wimbledon finals, the first day of T in the Park or even the opening weekend of Indiana Jones, because this is the biggest night of my year. It's the big season finale of Doctor Who and I am as excited as George Bush at a tractor pull. That's because I have a confession to make - my name is Brian and I am a closet geek. I love comic books, science fiction (both kinds - Star Trek and Wars), my TV schedules are full of Heroes, Buffy and Angel, my bookshelf is...

2008-06-22 03:00:15

Two members of the original Star Trek cast are featured in a micro-budget movie shot mostly in upstate New York and now available online. Nichelle Nichols and Walter Koenig played Lt. Uhura and Ensign Chekov in the original TV series and went on to do six big-budget movies. Now, more than 30 years after they first joined the crew of the Enterprise, they are in Star Trek: Of Gods and Men, the New York Daily News reported. Koenig last played Chekov in 1994 in Star Trek: Generations, a movie...

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