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2008-06-21 12:00:15

By Lohr McKinstry, The Press-Republican, Plattsburgh, N.Y. Jun. 21--PORT HENRY -- Barbara Luna's character fell into the arms of starship Capt. James T. Kirk in the original "Star Trek" television series. This week, Luna gets to fall into Kirk's arms again, only this time he's played not by William Shatner but by Ticonderoga resident James Cawley. A Los Angeles resident, Luna is in Port Henry this week appearing in the most recent "Star Trek Phase II" fan production, "Enemy...

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2007-10-20 08:12:11

LOS ANGELES (AP) - The bridge of the starship Enterprise is filling up. Chris Pine, who had been in talks to join the cast of J.J. Abrams'"Star Trek" flick, will play the young James Kirk, while Karl Urban will take on the role of Dr. Leonard McCoy, distributor Paramount confirmed Thursday. They join previously announced cast members Zachary Quinto as Vulcan scientist Spock, Simon Pegg as engineer Scotty, John Cho as helmsman Sulu, Zoe Saldana as communications officer Uhura and Anton Yelchin...

2006-08-13 23:56:23

By Scott Hillis SAN FRANCISCO (Reuters) - The Starship Enterprise is in trouble and, as usual, Capt. James T. Kirk has a plan to save it. William Shatner, who played the swashbuckling spacefarer in the "Star Trek" television series and movies, is voicing Kirk in a new computer video game in the face of ebbing interest in the "Star Trek" franchise. The game "Star Trek: Legacy," due out in October, will let players steer more than 60 starships -- spanning all five of the franchise's...

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2006-08-14 00:55:00

By Scott Hillis SAN FRANCISCO -- The Starship Enterprise is in trouble and, as usual, Capt. James T. Kirk has a plan to save it. William Shatner, who played the swashbuckling spacefarer in the "Star Trek" television series and movies, is voicing Kirk in a new computer video game in the face of ebbing interest in the "Star Trek" franchise. The game "Star Trek: Legacy," due out in October, will let players steer more than 60 starships -- spanning all five of the franchise's live-action TV...

2006-07-24 15:52:19

NEW YORK (Reuters) - The remains of actor James Doohan, who played the starship Enterprise's chief engineer "Scotty" on "Star Trek," will be blasted into space in October, the company organizing the flight said on Monday. The actor who inspired the catchphrase "Beam me up, Scotty" -- even though it was never actually uttered on the show -- died a year ago at the age of 85. On the program, when Capt. James Kirk ventured off the spaceship Enterprise and faced peril, he would demand...

2006-07-22 20:23:07

By Sheigh Crabtree SAN DIEGO (Hollywood Reporter) - If director Bryan Singer has his way, Superman will take to the air a second time. Singer, who directed the current "Superman Returns," told fans Friday at Comic-Con International, that he has had discussions with Warner Bros. Pictures about directing a sequel for release in the summer of 2009. "Superman Returns," starring Brandon Routh as the Man of Steel, has grossed $169 million domestically to date, a figure that has been...

2006-05-19 09:29:44

By Chris Michaud NEW YORK (Reuters) - Trekkies will be setting their phasers to "bid" this fall when Christie's holds the first official studio auction of memorabilia from all five "Star Trek" television series and 10 movie spinoffs. CBS Paramount Television Studios is cleaning out its vaults for the sale, comprising more than 1,000 lots totaling some 4,000 items, to be held from October 5 to 7 in conjunction with the 40th anniversary of the original "Star Trek" series, Christie's...

2006-05-18 18:36:02

By Chris Michaud NEW YORK (Reuters) - Trekkies will be setting their phasers to "bid" this fall when Christie's holds the first official studio auction of memorabilia from all five "Star Trek" television series and 10 movie spin-offs. CBS Paramount Television Studios is cleaning out its vaults for the sale, comprising more than 1,000 lots totaling some 4,000 items, to be held from October 5 to 7 in conjunction with the 40th anniversary of the original "Star Trek" series, Christie's...

2006-04-21 02:13:06

LOS ANGELES (Reuters) - More than three years after the last "Star Trek" movie crashed at the box office, the venerable sci-fi franchise is being revived by the director of the upcoming "Mission: Impossible" sequel, Daily Variety reported in its Friday edition. The as-yet-untitled "Star Trek" feature, the 11th since 1979, is aiming for a fall 2008 release through Paramount Pictures, the Viacom Inc. unit looking to restore its box-office luster under new management, the trade paper...

2006-01-18 18:40:00

LOS ANGELES -- Going maybe where no other actor has gone before, "Star Trek" star William Shatner has sold a piece of his body for charity. Shatner, famed for playing Captain James T. Kirk, commander of the starship U.S.S. Enterprise in the original "Star Trek" TV series, sold his kidney stone to online casino GoldenPalace.Com for $25,000. The money will be donated by Shatner to Habitat for Humanity to build houses for the poor. But Shatner said it wasn't easy parting with a kidney stone,...


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