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Leonard Nimoy, famous as Mr. Spock on 'Star Trek,' dies

Leonard Nimoy, famous as Mr. Spock on 'Star Trek,' dies

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Leonard Nimoy, the actor known and loved by generations of "Star Trek" fans as the pointy-eared, purely logical science officer Mr. Spock, has died.

Senh: RIP Mr. Spock. I didn't realize Nimoy wrote and directed a couple of the Star Trek movies, in addition to dabbling in music and poetry.


Obama Mixes Up 'Star Trek' And 'Star Wars' With 'Jedi Mind Meld' Quip

He's not a dictator and won't entertain the idea of a "Jedi mind meld" with opponents. There's no "secret formula or special sauce" he can slip foes to make them see things his way. And not to worry, he says, the situation may look dire but won't be an "apocalypse."


'Star Trek Into Darkness' Teaser Promises 'Vengeance'

Star Trek into Darkness

Beloved as they are, the Star Trek movies aren't exactly known for being action-packed -- but it looks like that's about to change in a big way. The new one-minute teaser for Star Trek Into Darkness has arrived, and it promises the sort of epic, wall-to-wall action/adventure that the franchise has traditionally forsaken in favor of a more cerebral approach to sci-fi -- as well as one of the nastiest villains any Trek movie's ever seen.


‘Star Trek’ 3D sequel gets 2013 release date

Paramount Pictures has pushed its "Star Trek" sequel back nearly a year, from June 2012 to May 17, 2013.


'Family Guy' creator wishes show would end

The man behind the show wishes the program would end as he expands his empire with "The Flintstones," a singing career and talk of a potential "Star Trek" reboot.


Leonard Nimoy Officially Retires from Star Trek Conventions

After decades on the circuit, retiring sci-fi icon Leonard Nimoy put in his last Star Trek convention appearance, waved his last Vulcan finger sign, and uttered the line "Live long and prosper" to a con crowd for the final time last weekend.


Discovery departs space station with a message from Capt. Kirk

Discovery, the world's most traveled spaceship, left the International Space Station on Monday for the last time, getting a dramatic send-off by the dozen orbiting astronauts as well as "Star Trek's" original Capt. Kirk.


The world's first Klingon opera

The world's first Klingon opera

The first ever Klingon opera is underway in The Hague


Weekly Ketchup: James Cameron & Guillermo Del Toro Collaborate

This week's Ketchup includes news about the latest entries in the Alien, The Crow and Total Recall franchises, more news about what people associated with Lost and Star Trek have in the works, and new roles for Russell Brand, Tina Fey, Meryl Streep, Justin Timberlake, Denzel Washington and Sam Worthington.


Leonard Nimoy Announces Retirement From Acting

Leonard Nimoy is ready to beam into retirement.

The 79-year-old actor, best known for his iconic performance as Spock on the original Star Trek, told the Toronto Sun he plans to retire from acting after his...


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