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2009-03-20 08:00:00

J.J. Abrams' film Star Trek is to have its world premiere at the Sydney Opera House. The BBC said the event is to take place April 7. Abrams, who is the creator of TV's Lost and Alias, directed the movie about the early days of the crew of the USS Enterprise. The reimagined story is based on the classic sci-fi series and stars Bottle Shock actor Chris Pine as Capt. James T. Kirk, Heroes' player Zachary Quinto as Mr. Spock and Hot Fuzz hero Simon Pegg as Montgomery Scotty Scott. Leonard Nimoy,...

2009-02-10 12:54:00

MAY 5, 2009 ON DVD FROM UNIVERSAL STUDIOS HOME ENTERTAINMENT LOS ANGELES, Feb. 10 /PRNewswire/ -- OVERVIEW: From legendary producer Gene Roddenberry of Star Trek fame comes the 1997 Emmy(R)-nominated sci-fi epic Gene Roddenberry's Earth Final Conflict: Season One. Available on DVD for the first time, Gene Roddenberry's Earth: Final Conflict Season One includes all 22 episodes from Gene Roddenberry's final adventure series, plus never-before-seen bonus features. Join the quest to defend...

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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...

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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...

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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...

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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...

2008-10-01 09:00:26

By Chris Hicks Deseret News These new-to-DVD television shows include a wide variety of old and new. "Samantha Who?: The Complete First Season" (ABC, 2007-08, two discs, $29.99). Christina Applegate stars in this sitcom about redemption, as a woman who has amnesia following a car accident and is shocked to learn that she was self-centered and mean-spirited. So, she tries to mend fences, to include reuniting with her parents (Jean Smart, Kevin Dunn), in a sort of distaff version of "My...

2008-07-23 09:00:34

NEW YORK, July 23 /PRNewswire/ -- Paltalk, the leading real-time, video-based community, and top comedy site DailyComedy.com today continued the success of original comedy variety show, LateNet with Ray Ellin, produced by Ray Ellin productions, with the announcement of the series' latest episode, airing live from Gotham Comedy Club in New York, tonight at 7pm. Hosted by comedian Ray Ellin, the 90-minute live event will feature an opening monologue, standup comedy, and celebrity interviews...

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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...

2006-05-19 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...


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  • Scandinavian punch made of claret and aquavit with spices and raisins and orange peel and sugar.
This word comes from the Swedish 'glogg,' which is an alteration of 'glodgat,' mulled (wine).
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