“Star Trek’s” William Shatner had Trekkies in a tizzy this week as he traded tweets with astronaut Chris Hadfield, who is currently at the International Space Station.Shatner asked, “@Cmdr_Hadfield Are you tweeting from space?”
After 14 years as "The Negotiator" for online travel site Priceline, William Shatner appears in a new ad which features the pitchman and some innocent travelers inside a bus, about to topple over a cliff. Shatner ends up falling off the cliff and dies... but not before saving everyone first.
Shatner's final words? "Save yourselves... some money."
Legendary actor and star of "$#*! My Dad Says," William Shatner stopped by The Grove to talk with Mario Lopez. Shatner said he calls his show, "Poop My Dad Says." "It's the poop Dad says, so what's wrong with that? It's cool."
Shatner revealed he has been riding horses for a lifetime and competes in reining (a western riding competition for horses where the riders guide the horses through a precise pattern of circles, spins, and stops). He plans to use those skills for charity in a competition on April 30 sponsored by Wells Fargo. "All the proceeds go to help children's charities."
Check out William on "$#*! My Dad Says," airing Wednesdays on CBS.Check out William on "$#*! My Dad Says," airing Wednesdays on CBS.
Singer Sarah McLachlan will be the guest performer at the 20th Annual William Shatner's Priceline.com Hollywood Charity Horse Show.
Sponsored by Wells Fargo, guests will be treated to an exciting arena show at the Los Angeles Equestrian Center, followed by a special live performance by the Grammy-winning singer.
William Shatner says there's no feud between him and the new cast of "Star Trek." "I wish them all the best," he tells "Extra." "I certainly hope it's a great success."
Director J.J. Abrams and Shatner battled it out after it was revealed Shatner wouldn't be a part of the new flick, but the original Captain Kirk says it was all a joke! "There's no bad blood. It's great fun. J.J. and I have been jousting with each other on the airways... we were having fun."
Shatner is also reaching out to the star of the new film, Chris Pine, saying, "Chris, good luck... and hold your breath. It's going to be a whirlwind."
On screen, Captain Kirk is legendary for getting lucky with women in outer space, but does Shatner think Pine's Kirk can carry on his Romeo reputation? "If anyone is going to get shagged, it's going to be Chris!" he said.
When asked if he plans to see the movie, Shatner told us, "I will eventually." Will he ever return to the Starship Enterprise? "I would love to," he admitted. "If the movie is successful and they make another one, never say never as James Bond... I loved 'Star Trek' in all its many phases. I dearly would love to be a part of it."
Shatner will be joined this weekend by Willie Nelson for the 19th Annual "Hollywood Charity Horse Show" which benefits Ahead with Horses and Camp Max Straus Foundation. The 78-year-old Shatner told "Extra" that he'll even saddle up! He said, "I am competing all weekend long... trying to win a blue ribbon in the sport of reining."
"Extra's" interview with William Shatner airs next week.