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William Shatner

Find out more about the actor William Shatner - the man behind Captain Kirk. We cover news insights and interviews with the iconic star trek actor!

William Shatner says Star Wars "created" Star Trek. Here's why.
Aug 8, 2016

William Shatner managed to put phasers on stun during the show’s 50th-anniversary Las Vegas convention over the weekend when the Canadian actor stated Star Wars had saved Star Trek.

William Shatner would 'absolutely' return as Captain Kirk in a new Trek film
Feb 5, 2016

Ever since J.J. Abrams brought back Leonard Nimoy (R.I.P.) for the rebooted Star Trek film series, fans have been wondering whether William Shatner might also get one more shot in the spotlight.

William Shatner says he's not beaming aboard director Justin Lin's Star Trek Beyond
Jan 5, 2016

Looks like William Shatner's Capt. Kirk will be missing out on the new Star Trek movie. Again.

William Shatner still wants to do a Star Trek 50th anniversary special...but as a musical?
Nov 10, 2015

The original Captain James T. Kirk is still trying to get a Star Trek special off the ground.

Ladies of Kirk book project hits crowdfunding goal, aims to chronicle Trek love
Sep 9, 2015

You could write a book about all the ladies Capt. James T. Kirk has loved and lost over the years ... and, it turns out, someone actually did.

Report: William Shatner working on official biography of Leonard Nimoy
Aug 31, 2015

The late Leonard Nimoy will get to "live long and prosper" thanks to the mind-melding pen of his BFF William Shatner.

William Shatner is captaining the first official Star Trek cruise
Aug 13, 2015

The first official Star Trek cruise will boldly go to Nassau and Great Stirrup Cay.

Image of the Day: William Shatner reveals this moving Star Trek selfie tribute to Leonard Nimoy
Aug 10, 2015

William Shatner unveiled this touching tribute to the late Leonard Nimoy made out of selfies sent by over 6,000 Star Trek fans.

Why William Shatner hated Captain Kirk's uniform in Star Trek
Jul 16, 2015

William Shatner disliked the uniform Captain Kirk wore on Star Trek. Here's why.

Shatner, honorary headbanger, talks to Sebastian Bach! Watch!
Jul 4, 2015

As we reported here a few months ago, William Shatner will be releasing a new heavy metal album with the help of legendary god of metal Zakk Wylde. The album, Searchng for Major Tom, won't be comprised of just heavy metal songs, but covers of heavy metal songs all dealing with outer space, aliens, and SF awesomeness in general.

Most sought-after Star Trek movie prop about to be auctioned
Jul 4, 2015

Heritage Auction Galleries will be auctioning off Shatner's Wrath of Khan Starfleet tunic

Why is William Shatner making a documentary about ... Xena?
Jul 4, 2015

Star Trek's William Shatner is slowly turning from playing a starship captain into the Captain of documentaries. He brought us The Captains (about all 6 Star Trek, er, Captains), and then Get a Life (about the Trek fans). After setting his lofty sights on Trek, The Shat is now planning to do a documentary about a certain warrior princess.