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Tue Jul 31, 2012, 08:21 PM

Hoax

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Yesterday one of my idiot Facebook friends shared this months old post from George Takei announing that Paramount has green-lit a Starship Excelsior movie in which he will be starring as Captain Sulu:

"Friends, I'm thrilled to share this news with you today. As announced at Emerald City Comicon, where I'm appearing this weekend, Paramount Pictures has green-lit a new Star Trek Movie entitled "Excelsior" in which I will play the captain. This announcement is part of Paramount Studio's 100th-year anniversary campaign. The studio has acknowledged the fan enthusiasm for this concept ever since I appeared in command of the vessel in "The Undiscovered Country." J.J. Abrams will direct, with Robert Orci again writing the screenplay.

My co-star in Allegiance, Paulo Montalban, has been cast opposite me to play the mercurial "Agha," the grandson of Khan (played by Ricardo Montalban in the Second Star Trek Movie). Also featured are Gilbert Gottfried (playing a wily Ferengi First Officer) and Lisa Lampanelli (as a Bajoran security officer).

More to come on this breaking story soon. Thanks again for the years of support, and I'll see you on the Bridge of "Excelsior.""


And yes, I admit I fell for it probably they did too

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Tue Jul 31, 2012, 10:11 PM

1. I think this article was later revealed to be an April Fool's Day head-fake...........

Check the date..........

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Response to TheDebbieDee (Reply #1)

Tue Jul 31, 2012, 11:58 PM

2. Jesus- How embarrassing

I'll have to concoct some way of getting even with the person who's still sharing this with me at the end of July

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