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Remembering Leonard Nimoy

  Leonard Nimoy, the iconic actor, who was best known for his portrayal of Mr. Spock on the incredible science fiction television show, Star Trek, passed away on February 27, 2015 in his home in Bel Air, from chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD). He was 83. Nimoy was born in Boston, Massachusetts to Ukrainian Jewish immigrant parents...

Leonard Nimoy Passes Away At Age 83

Tragedy has struck the geek culture community today, as one of its brightest stars has fallen. Leonard Nimoy, who portrayed Vulcan Science officer Mr. Spock on many iterations of the Star Trek franchise for decades, passed away in his Bel Air home at the age of 83, as a result of end-stage chronic obstructive pulmonary disease. The impact that an...

Simon Pegg Co-Writing Star Trek 3

I’m trying to find a ‘beam me up, Scotty’ joke here, but I haven’t managed it. I’ll spare you. Here’s the news. The amazing Simon Pegg, who plays Scotty in the new Star Trek films will be co-writing Star Trek 3 with Doug Jung,TNT series Dark Blue, according to Deadline. As you know, the film is being directed...

Star Trek 3 Gets a Release Date

The news broke yesterday that Fast & Furious helmer Justin Lin will direct Star Trek 3 after Roberto Orci Now we have a release date for the film. Today it was announced that the film will hit theaters on July 8, 2016. As you know, J.J. Abrams directed Star Trek and Star Trek Into Darkness, but had to leave the franchise because of his...

Star Trek 3 Director Announced

We now know who will direct the third Star Trek film. Fast & Furious helmer Justin Lin will take on the film. As you may have heard, Robert Orci left the director’s chair, though he stayed on as a producer. J.J. Abrams, director of Star Trek and Star Trek Into Darkness is, of course, busy with the other big space franchise. I’ve...

Roberto Orci No Longer Directing Star Trek 3

In what appears to be a random turn of events, it’s been announced that Roberto Orci will no longer be directing the slightly anticipated Star Trek 3. Slashfilm reported that Orci will still be attached to Star Trek 3 as a producer, but there hasn’t been a director locked in to take his place just yet. There is a short list of...