George Takei tries to tune his "Star Trek" co-star out, yet can't help but laugh when he hears William Shatner's disparaging comments.
"Star Trek" actor George Takei was one of many who noticed the logo's similarities to the one on the sci-fi show.
The Republican actress had an unexpected response to outrage over migrant children being separated from their families.
Actor George Takei is backing U.S. Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez's controversial comment likening the detainment of immigrants at facilities on the border to "concentration camps."
George Takei has boarded “The Terror” Season 2 both as a series regular and consultant. The second season of the AMC anthology series takes place during World War II and is set, in part, in a Japanese-American internment camp. Takei himself was imprisoned in two such internment camps when he was a child. As a consultant, […]
The divisive gun organization's spokeswoman Dana Loesch, who was hosting her show "Relentless," wasn't happy that two female characters, Rebecca and Nia, are joining Thomas, Percy, and the gang.
George Takei and his family were incarcerated for over 4 years at the Japanese American internment camps during World War II.
"Star Trek" icon bit his tongue while the thrice-married, "famously unfaithful" Donald Trump told the gay actor he believed traditional marriage could only involve a man and a woman.
Star Trek star George Takei told The Daily Buzz he plans on running for Congress in 2018 and has specifically targeted California’s 22nd District so he can take on Republican Devin Nunes. Turns out the joke's on us.
During an appearance on Fox & Friends, Fox News host Bill O’Reilly made a quip about Rep. Maxine Waters’ hair while she was delivering a speech on the floor of the House of Representatives.
William Shatner turns 86 today, and while the original Captain Kirk has probably met his fair share of Star Trek fans, James Cawley may be the biggest. The 49-year-old Elvis impersonator from Ticonderoga, N.Y., has meticulously built a faithful reconstruction of the entire set from the original 1960s Star Trek television series. A lot of people might have grown out of playing Star Trek, but Cawley says his love for the series only deepened with age.
George Takei is standing up for Muslims in America. The Star Trek star and political activist has started a Care2 petition to gather support for the Muslim community and oppose any policy targeting them based on their religion or national origin.
Premiering amidst a particularly tumultuous period of American history, Gene Roddenberry’s Star Trek boldly transported audiences to a distant future in which humanity seemed to have resolved many of the divisions that had previously separated us. “Diversity was an idea and philosophy between the [characters],” says Roddenberry’s son, Eugene “Rod” Roddenberry, in this exclusive clip from the new Blu-ray set Star Trek: The Original Series — The Roddenberry Vault. Set for release on Dec. 13, The Roddenberry Vault features ultra-rare outtakes, alternate takes, and behind-the-scenes material filmed during the three-season run of the original Star Trek series, which celebrates its 50th anniversary this year.
On The Late Show with Stephen Colbert, George Takei stopped by and participated in a classic red-alert scenario from the series Star Trek with the host.
Simon Pegg argues that in some ways it’s a question of canon between the original universe and the one created with J.J. Abrams’ 2009 reboot
At London premiere, Zachary Quinto, Justin Lin, express support for decision despite pushback from actor George Takei, who played the character originally
On Thursday the Herald Sun reported that John Cho’s character in Star Trek Beyond, Hikaru Sulu, is gay. Cho himself said it was intended by the movie’s writers, Simon Pegg and Justin Lin, as a tribute to the original series’ Sulu, George Takei.
In the summer of 1968, George Takei attended a pool party at the Hollywood Hills home of Star Trek creator Gene Roddenberry. The actor, then 31 and famous for his role as Hikaru Sulu, helmsman of the USS Enterprise, swam up to his boss and “had a conversation with him, a very private one. I was still closeted, so I did not want to come out to him.”
Twenty-five members of the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences who are of Asian descent sent a joint letter to the organization this week protesting what they called "tasteless and offensive skits" about Asians at the Oscars on Feb. 28. In light of criticism over #OscarsSoWhite, we were hopeful that the telecast would provide the Academy a way forward and the chance to present a spectacular example of inclusion and diversity.Â Instead, the Oscars show was marred by a tone-deaf approach to its portrayal of Asians.
Star Talk, Neil deGrasse Tyson’s foray into late night, premiered on Monday. George Takei was the astrophysicist’s first guest and he revealed that during his childhood he spent years in a Japanese American internment camp during World War II. Following the end of the war, Takei and his family were penniless and forced to live on Skid Row.