September 4, 2013 |
Anton Yelchin, who plays Pavel Chekov "Star Trek Into Darkness," has sold a home in Tarzana for $900,000. Built in 1975, the 2,725-square-foot house features a stained-glass entry, a remodeled kitchen, four bedrooms and four bathrooms. The property, one-third of an acre, includes a swimming pool, spa, patio and lawn. PHOTOS: Grandest pool around? Malibu has it Yelchin, 24, also played Chekov in the 2009 "Star Trek" movie. He starred in "Terminator Salvation" (2009)
July 16, 1989 |
A just-out book about the making of "Star Trek V"--by director/co-star William Shatner, and his daughter, Lisabeth Shatner--purports to tell the behind-the-scenes account of "the most spectacular 'Star Trek' movie yet!" Alas, the book--"Captain's Log: William Shatner's Personal Account of the Making of 'Star Trek V' "--was published by Pocket before the "spectacular" film's anticipated box office grosses didn't roll in.
December 6, 1998 |
Loved by millions as the android Data on "Star Trek: The Next Generation," Brent Spiner is proving to be anything but robotic as an actor. Spiner, 49, has shined as an eccentric scientist in "Independence Day," a tormented dance instructor in "Out to Sea" and co-stars with Halle Berry in HBO's bio-pic "Introducing Dorothy Dandridge." The latest big-screen "Star Trek" installment ("Insurrection") opens Friday.
January 7, 2013 |
A dedicated "Star Trek" fan with terminal cancer was granted his last wish with a private screening of "Star Trek Into Darkness" before dying just days later on Jan. 4. Daniel Craft, one of the directors of the New York Asian Film Festival, was able to view a DVD screener of J.J. Abrams' upcoming "Star Trek" movie thanks to Abrams. Craft died of liver cancer, according to fellow NYAFF founder Grady Hendrix. In a post on the "Star Trek" section of Reddit.com, Hendrix thanked the online community for helping getting the story picked up by the media and eventually onto the radar of Abrams, who dispatched a producer to Craft's New York home with a rough cut of the film.
September 24, 2009 |
Every new television series bets against cancellation. But there is something unusually optimistic about launching a show whose premise is predicated upon a mystery that may not be explained until a specific, stated later date. In "FlashForward," which premieres tonight on ABC, every person in the whole wide world passes out for two minutes and 17 seconds, during which time they are transported into the future -- to April 29, 2010, at 10 p.m. PST, to be exact -- right around the time the first season of this show will be wrapping up, if all goes well.
May 14, 2009 |
Warp speed has never felt so fast, the deep rumble of the engines as they power up a visceral experience as much as anything else. The black witchy menace of the Romulan spacecraft, like a dark ghost ship floating across the sky, never so lethal. The wave of nostalgia never so sweet as when the words "USS Enterprise" first come into view against the white sweep of the starship. With a James T.