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The thoughtful and multi-faceted actor, who played Mr. Spock on Star Trek, has died at age 83.
The practical realities you never see on ‘Star Trek.’
Who2 has a new biography of TV producer and movie director J.J. Abrams. His latest, Star Trek Into Darkness, is now playing everywhere.
While the new Star Trek was saving the box office, Patrick Stewart — Jean Luc Picard — was saving the world, with a hug at Comicpalooza.
Celebrate the new Star Trek movie by getting a glimpse behind the scenes.
Truth is truly stranger than (science) fiction.
The best of the Star Trek movies debuted 30 years ago this month.
Remember the Horta, from the Star Trek episode titled “Devil in the Dark”? I grew up watching Star Trek in black and white, so I’m always stunned to see it in color. It was news to me that the Horta was anything other than black with grey spots. In fact, it’s brown and orange, which makes it look like a shag rug or a wet piece of pepperoni pizza. And it turns out there’s a Hungarian underneath it, giving it life.
“There’s a lot there to pick apart in the man: the bluster, exaggerated machismo, mood swings, four marriages, alcoholism, death-wooing in the bullring, at the D-Day landing, and in bed. No small ego there. But, in all the fancy analytical footwork, it’s sometimes forgotten that, like Captain Kirk of the Starship Enterprise, Hemingway explored ‘strange new worlds … to boldly go where no man has gone before.'”
Star Trek’s Patrick Stewart drives around a race track and talks about his love of cars in this video from the U.K. show Top Gear:
“Taxi!”Leonard Nimoy says that he will no longer play Mr. Spock, and good luck to him with that.Not that we doubt his good intentions, and they seem very good indeed:
(Patrick Stewart as a Picard-like MacBeth, 2007)
On my first day of shooting I ended up breaking a stunt guy’s nose on the second take. A word of caution to any young actor out there: Do NOT hurt stuntmen because they will pay you back in kind. The next take after that, this big stunt guy kicked me in the stomach. He said it wasn’t on purpose, but I don’t know.Chris Pine learns the Hollywood way while filming Star Trek.
Hobbyists build their own Captain Kirk chairs from Star Trek.”Sitting in it,” said Mr. Bradshaw, the graphic designer, “I find myself striking an action pose quite unconsciously.”
Truth Is Stranger Than Fiction: Which Middle Eastern ruler once had a walk-on role on Star Trek?That would be Jordan’s King Abdullah II. Back in 1996, when he was still just Prince Abdullah, he appeared as a science officer in a Star Trek: Voyager episode titled Investigations.