Tag: star trek

Jason Isaacs on the Highs and Lows of ‘Star Trek: Discovery’

"Weirdly, I don’t look at the lines ever before I go to set. You can always absorb it during rehearsal." - Jason Isaacs

How John Cho Took A Stand for Diversity Early in His Career

"When one does speak one's mind, one might be surprised at how receptive people are." - Actor John Cho

Zachary Quinto on Making His Broadway Debut: “I really am humbled by it often. I feel really grateful”

Though Zachary Quinto has been acting in theater for his entire career, it wasn’t until his current starring role in The Glass Menagerie that Quinto made his Broadway debut.  Though he’s appeared on stage in New York before — he starred in an off-Broadway production of Angels In America shortly after he starred in Star Trek — Quinto tells the Associate Press just how happy he is to fulfill his lifelong dream of finally making it “on” Broadway in New York. Quinto reveals that he sees himself as currently living nearly every actor’s fantasy.  He recalls, “I was walking to ... Read more

Zoe Saldana: “I Like Being in Space. I get to play less girlfriends, more female parts”

Zoe Saldana doesn’t mind that her movie roles tend to take place in space, including Avatar, the Star Trek franchise, and her newest film, Guardians of the Galaxy.  In fact, she likes appearing onscreen as multi-colored characters. “Well, the rainbow has a lot of colors,” she said in an interview with Yahoo! News.  “I dig it.  I like being in space.  I get to play less girlfriends, more female parts, more women.  So I find it meaty.” The actress also admitted she has a lot of admiration for the directors that she’s gotten a chance to work with.  “It’s a ... Read more

How Did Benedict Cumberbatch Ruin His Chance to Play James Bond in a Video Game?

No one can say that Benedict Cumberbatch isn't having success in both movies and television these days with Star Trek Into Darkness and Sherlock, but the clearly-enunciating Englishman once blew the chance to conquer a third type of media: video games

Benedict Cumberbatch Asked Meryl Streep for Acting Advice and Didn’t Get It… But He’s Happier That Way

Benedict Cumberbatch admits that he approached Streep on the set of August: Osage County, which is due out later this year, to ask her about how she would approach a multi-layered character like his Star Trek Into Darkness villain John Harrison.

‘Star Trek Into Darkness’ Chris Pine, Zachary Quinto and J.J. Abrams Answer Fan Questions (video)

Chris Pine, Zachary Quinto and director J.J. Abrams got together to answer some mostly ridiculous fan questions about Star Trek Into Darkness.

Benedict Cumberbatch on His Villainous ‘Star Trek’ Role: “I was terrified by what I was doing”

If you haven't yet heard of Benedict Cumberbatch-- and I do mean "heard" because of his instantly recognizable voice -- get ready to see (and hear) a lot more of him.

John Cho on Headlining ‘Star Trek Into Darkness’ and Meeting the Original Sulu, George Takei

Despite starring in the popular Harold & Kumar movies, John Cho is probably not as famous as Chris Pine, Zachary Quinto, or Zoe Saldana. Nonetheless, his name appears first in the credits for Star Trek into Darkness, the latest entry in the long-running science fiction multimedia franchise.

Zachary Quinto on Coming Out: “I haven’t stopped working, I’ve only worked more since I came out”

Though 2009's Star Trek made headlines for featuring a Mr. Spock who was no stranger to romance with Zoe Saldana's Uhura, Zachary Quinto, who played the Vulcan hero, came out as gay in real-life two years afterward. While appearing on The Jonathan Ross show to promote the Star Trek sequel, Quinto spoke about coming out and its effect on his career.

Chris Pine on Big Budget Films and Box Office Flops

The residual success of J.J. Abrams’ Star Trek has lingered since it’s explosive release in 2009. Longtime fans of “Star Trek” and non-fans alike discovered that the science fiction genre is not exclusive to one kind of audience demographic.

Benedict Cumberbatch talks ‘Sherlock’: “I’m much slower than him. I have to rev up an engine that needs a lot of oil and concentration and focus”

Benedict Cumberbatch has gained the attention of worldwide audiences in Oscar-nominated films such as War Horse and Tinker Tailor Soldier Spy. However, his most defining role, to date, can be argued to be that of “Sherlock Holmes” in the hit BBC series, Sherlock.

Benedict Cumberbatch Reveals That He Was Late to His First ‘War Horse’ Meeting With Steven Spielberg

You don't tug on Superman's cape. You don't spit into the wind. You don't pull the mask off that old Lone Ranger. And if you're an actor, you definitely don't show up late to a meeting with Steven Spielberg.