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Star Trek Ideas on Settling the George Takei & William Shatner Rivalry
As much popcorn fodder as it gets sometimes when two over-the-top Internet personalities can get at it, you have to wonder sometimes just how much legit "heat" exists because two of Star Trek's biggest icons, George Takei (Sulu) and William Shatner (Kirk)- who haven't stopped bickering in public whenever one is asked about the other[...]
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Though George Takei (Sulu) is getting to the point where he's done discussing William Shatner (Kirk) in interviews so as not to give him any more attention than he already gets, it's clear he's not quite at that point yet In fact, Takei had a few more things to add about the "cantankerous old man"[...]
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We were wondering when George Takei (Sulu) would respond to what William Shatner (Kirk) had to say recently about his "bitter and embittered" Star Trek co-stars As many of you know, Shatner hadn't exactly earned himself a great rep for being someone you'd want to be around on the set, with Takei, the late Leonard[...]
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Specifically, what his co-stars George Takei (Sulu), the late Leonard Nimoy (Spock) & Nichelle Nichols (Uhura), and others have said about him over the years And after all of that time for a little introspection and soul-searching, what Shatner realized was that they were… doing it "for publicity." Speaking with The Times to pimp his[...]
Star Trek: Lower Decks Reveals George Takei Cameo as Capt Sulu
Star Trek: Lower Decks scratched off another cast member from the pre-Paramount+ era of Star Trek when The Original Series cast member George Takei lent his voice as Capt Hikaru Sulu in the season three episode "Crisis Point 2: Paradoxus" In the elaborate Holodeck simulation, Boimler (Jack Quaid) constructed (in part from Mariner's original program)[...]
George Takei Shares Nichelle Nichols Memories, More Star Trek Tributes
Nyota Uhura on The Original Series, co-star George Takei provided an update on the warm reception from fans, how the two go even further back before the NBC series and share more personal memories. George Takei and Nichelle Nichols on Star Trek Image courtesy of Paramount I have been truly moved by the tributes and messages honoring[...]
Star Trek: The Motion Picture: Director’s Cut Trailer Shows 4K Glory
Paramount+ has now given TMP another facelift with upgraded special effects, Ultra 4K with Dolby Atmos sound in Star Trek: The Motion Picture –The Director's Edition. George Takei, William Shatner, and Nichelle Nichols in Star Trek: The Motion Picture (1979) Image courtesy of Paramount Pictures The film, which is available to stream on Paramount+ on April 5[...]
Star Trek: Can We Get a Shatner-Takei TV Remake of Grumpy Old Men?
In light of the recent shade cast by George Takei on his Star Trek co-star William Shatner on his space flight aboard the New Shepard courtesy of Blue Origin and Amazon conglomerate Jeff Bezos, I think it's about time that the two actors air their grievances for the audience to see in the form of[...]
Our line-up of news & opinion topics for today include Peacock's Psych 3: This Is Gus, BBC's Doctor Who, Netflix & Dave Chappelle, USA Network's WWE Raw, FX's American Horror Story: DF "Part 2 Death Valley," "Star Trek" & George Takei, The CW's Supergirl & Nancy Drew, and more! Images: Peacock's Psych 3: This Is Gus,[...]
Star Trek: George Takei Sets Phaser to Shun William Shatner’s Flight
If there's anyone who has a unique perspective on Star Trek actor William Shatner's recent successful space flight onboard the New Shepard, it would be his co-star George Takei, who played Hikaru Sulu Appearing with the 90-year old Canadian actor for the better part of their Star Trek career since The Original Series run in[...]
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But after Bryce passes, it's up to the simian (guided by Bryce's ghost) to follow in Bryce's assassin-footsteps to seek vengeance and become the "killer of killers." Along with a voice cast that includes Jason Sudeikis, Olivia Munn, George Takei, and more, we also have our first look at the series in action. Image: Marvel Studios Now[...]
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[...]
Freakmagnets and Criminal Indictments—Archie Comics at Baltimore Comic Con
A new trade is coming up, with a forward by George Takei, who "guest stars" in one of the storylines, and Parent considers working with Takei a "highlight of his career" Archie itself is approaching 650 issues, and the landmark issue will feature a "Bollywood Love" cover. Paul Kupperberg spoke about his work on Life with[...]
And Now Archie Cast Cosplay As The Original Star Trek
And here's the variant cover to Archie Comics' Kevin Keller #6, featuring a certain George Takei, courtesy of BuzzFeed. I like the little Uniform logos… And here's the variant cover to Archie Comics' Kevin Keller #6, featuring a certain George Takei, courtesy of BuzzFeed. I like the little Uniform logos… And here's the variant cover to Archie[...]
George Takei Joins Kevin Keller In Archie Comics
In November, one gay icon meets another, in Archie Comics. Kevin Keller #6 will co-star George Takei, best known as Lieutenant Sulu And it was at a comic convention that George met Kevin's creator Dan Parent and succumbed to Parent's request that the two meet in person George and Kevin, that is. Here's hoping Kevin's future husband[...]