Wednesday, November 4, 2009

Features William Shatner Says He Would Love to Appear in Star Trek XII, But is Up to J.J. Abrams

According to, Star Trek star William Shatner was at the Madame Tussaud's on Hollywood Blvd today to unveil the new Captain Kirk in Wax and here is an excerpt of the article.

"I have no plans, because I don't make those plans." Shatner said when asked if he plans to be in the next Star Trek XII "JJ Abrams has my fate wrapped up in his two little hands. I would love to be in the next Star Trek, if he so thought that would be good for it"

The full report with photos and a video of the event can be found here.

Plus, here is the Press Release of the event :

(Hollywood, Calif., Nov. 4, 2009)---Madame Tussauds Hollywood (, the biggest new attraction to Southern California, is adding another stellar personality to its stable of stars immortalized in wax.

The $55 million attraction, located on Hollywood Blvd., next door to the historic Grauman's Chinese Theatre, will host an unveiling for entertainment icon William Shatner (, star of "Star Trek," "T.J. Hooker" and "Boston Legal," among other hit television shows, on Nov. 4.

"What a thrill to join the ranks of Alfred Hitchcock, Paul Newman and Humphrey Bogart," says Shatner.

The famed actor, director, author, singer was born in Montreal, Quebec, Canada and is one of the most well known stars working in television and films today. His distinctive voice has been the subject of many imitations, helping to contribute to his status as a pop icon.

The multi talented, Emmy Award-winning actor has also written numerous books, directed various television and film projects, and recorded several albums. He started his career as a child performer in radio programs for the Canadian Broadcasting Corporation and has appeared in over 200 television and film productions including such feature films as "Judgment at Nuremberg," "Airplane II" and "Miss Congeniality" I and II.

Shatner has co-authored Star Trek Memories (1993) and Star Trek Movie Memories (1994) with Chris Kreski, Get a Life! (1999), and Up Till Now: The Autobiography (2008) with David Fisher.

In 1990, the entertainer created the Hollywood Charity Horse Show to benefit children's charities.

Authentic lifelike figures, interactive experiences, themed areas and the best in quality and immersive guest interaction are just the beginning of Madame Tussauds Hollywood - the ultimate celebrity experience!