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Star Trek: Boston Honors Late Actor Leonard Nimoy for 90th Birthday
George Takei, who played Hikaru Sulu, wrote, "Friends, the #LeonardNimoyMemorial now has a permanent home at the Museum of Science in Boston For more information or If you wish to support, please visit https://bit.ly/3sAPT6U @NimoyCOPDFilm @JulieNimoy @MOS" You can find out more about the fundraising here. The son of Russian immigrants he was raised in Boston[...]
Star Trek Introduces Discovery GLAAD Collection
George Takei, who plays Hikaru Sulu in The Original Series, came out following the TV series' run and films, later becoming a proud prominent voice for LGBTQ rights Director J J Abrams had Kelvin Universe film version of Sulu played by John Cho come out in 2016's Star Trek: Beyond On Deep Space Nine, Terry[...]
“Star Trek: The Motion Picture” Returns to Theaters for 40th Anniversary
The film will be released in a limited two-day engagement on September 15th and 18th in more than 500 theaters and will include the behind-the-scenes documentary The Longest Trek: Writing the Motion Picture.. Paramount Pictures The Motion Picture is the first of six films reuniting The Original Series cast with William Shatner, Leonard Nimoy, DeForest Kelley, George[...]
George Takei Boards Season 2 of AMC's 'The Terror'
AMC's anthology series from Sir Ridley Scott The Terror is starting to build their second season, which will reportedly have a very different setting than the first season's Arctic shipwrecks. George TakeiPhoto by Kathy Hutchins / Shutterstock.com According to the usual suspects, George Takei is joining the series for the second season, which will center on the Japanese-American community during World[...]
Adventure Time Begins Its Final 'Ultimate Adventure' in Cartoon Network Teaser
Recognized by many for its groundbreaking visual style and ability to seamlessly blend serious topics with unchecked whimsy, Adventure Time has walked away with six Emmy Awards and two BAFTAs, also attracting celebrity guests such as Andy Samberg, Laura Silverman, George Takei and Neil Patrick Harris. "Adventure Time changed the definition of what a kids' TV[...]
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Star Trek star and geek icon George Takei has denied allegations that he assaulted former model Scott R Bruton in 1981 Takei took to Twitter to issue a statement. "Friends, I'm writing to respond to the accusations made by Scott R Bruton," Takei tweeted Saturday "The events he describes back in the 1980s simply did not occur,[...]
'Futurama: Worlds Of Tomorrow' Gets A Release Date For This Month
A new trailer featuring Stephen Hawking, George Takei, Bill Nye, and Neil DeGrasse Tyson shows off the game briefly but is more here for the comedy of science personalities getting angry with each other. The game looks to be part sim, part exploration, part RPG, and almost entirely freemium I mean, seriously, look at the way it's designed[...]
How An 18-Foot Tall Puppet Was Made For Kubo And The Two Strings
Clever, kindhearted Kubo (voiced by Art Parkinson of "Game of Thrones") ekes out a humble living, telling stories to the people of his seaside town including Hosato (George Takei), Hashi (Cary-Hiroyuki Tagawa), and Kameyo (Academy Award nominee Brenda Vaccaro) But his relatively quiet existence is shattered when he accidentally summons a spirit from his past[...]
Crafting An Epic – A Kubo And The Two Strings Featurette
Among those interviewed are George Takei, Cary-Hiroyuki Tagawa and director Travis Knight The video goes into the way the look of the film was crafted and the influences from Akira Kurosowa to origami. https://youtu.be/pVsM4K3aUKoVideo can't be loaded because JavaScript is disabled: Kubo and the Two Strings Featurette – Crafting an Epic (2016) – Charlize Theron Movie[...]
Oh My! George Takei Narrates Documentary About Starlog And Fangoria Creator
Lee and is hosted on-screen by Star Trek's George Takei It features interviews, conducted by Lee, of some big names in comics, horror and sci-fi: Stan Lee, Bryan Singer, Gene Simmons, Joe Dante, Nichelle Nichols, Tom DeSanto, Bryan Fuller, Rod Roddenberry, Howard Roffman and more. There is also an interview between O'Quinn and Gene Roddenberry and Leonard[...]
George Takei Thinks Sulu Coming Out Is Unfortunate
George Takei is a vocal and respected advocate for the LGBT community, but in an interview with THR, the actor who brought Hikaru Sulu to life for the first time nearly 50 years ago said the announcement that the character would come out as gay in Star Trek Beyond is unfortunate. Takei had approached creator Gene Roddenberry[...]
John Cho Has Faith In Robert Orci And Star Trek 3
Everyone I think wants to replicate his creative energy and so it makes for an amazing workplace. Q: Were you given any tips from George Takei prior to making first Star Trek? Cho: You know, he was just very encouraging with me, because I was very very nervous, and he had put in a good word to JJ on[...]