Learn more about the stars of the wildly popular Star Trek television and film franchise. Created by Gene Roddenberry in the early 1960s, this otherworldly series debuted on the small screen in '66 and has since seen dozens of installments, most recently the J.J. Abrams-directed Star Trek Into Darkness (2013), starring Chris Pine, Zoe Saldana, Chris Hemsworth and Zachary Quinto. Learn more about other cast members of the franchise, including William Shatner, Walter Koenig, Nichelle Nichols, Leonard Nimoy, Patrick Stewart, LeVar Burton, George Takei, Kirstie Alley and Winona Ryder. Who knows, you might even discover your inner-Trekkie.
‘Thor’ co-stars Chris Hemsworth and Tessa Thompson are slated to star in a reboot of ‘Men in Black.’ The movie, slated to be released in June 2019, features new characters instead of Will Smith and Tommy Lee Jones, with Steven Spielberg as executive producer.
Emmy Award-winning actress Kirstie Alley played Rebecca Howe on the TV series Cheers and has struggled with weight problems in the public eye. She's also competed on the dance-competition show Dancing with the Stars.
According to his Uber driver, Benedict Cumberbatch helped save a delivery cyclist in London from four attackers, though police didn’t confirm his identity. ““I had hold of one lad and Benedict another. He seemed to know exactly what he was doing. He was very brave,” said the driver.