Archive for the ‘star trek’ Category

star trek prequel opens to 24M on friday and 26M on saturday

Sunday, May 10th, 2009

in the u.s., the new j.j. abrams directed star trek extravaganza opened to 24M dollars on friday. with the saturday numbers rising slightly. this 2 million increase would indicate that the word-of-mouth on the film is excellent.for film, the trend is, when word-of-mouth is bad, the saturday numbers fall.

william shatner channels sulu

Thursday, October 23rd, 2008

william shatner comments on sulu’s snub saying: ‘i wish him well’ and ‘i didn’t really know takei on the series.’ apparently due to the tiny role of george takei (aka sulu) in star trek. no matter what anyone thinks of william shatner, he is one of the few television actors from the 60s who is still successful. perhaps the 70s weren’t to good for him. but since the resurrection of star trek in the 1980s, he’s been on a roll.

sulu boldly goes where no gay american man has gone before

Thursday, June 5th, 2008

is james kirk invited to sulu’s gay wedding? according to the new york post, george ‘sulu’ takei plans to marry his long-time boyfriend with walter (chekhov) koenig as his best man and nichelle (uhura) nichols as the matron of honor. leonard (spock) nimoy has also been invited but it looks like william shatner may have been snubbed.