Star Trek

MORE BARBIES THAN WE EVER IMAGINED

There’s an estate sale happening in Los Angeles this weekend and we saw lots of advance photos of the stuff on sale- this was a Barbie doll collector! We had NO idea there were SO many Barbies of SO many kinds produced over the years! Some are even copies of dead movie stars. How about Barbie Loves Elvis? Or James Dean in his red jacket? Little did we know there was a Harley-Davidson Barbie doll! And how about Barbie and Ken dressed for a Star Trek mission! The collection also has Barbie through the years- above you can see  Barbie in the Fabulous Forties and she has rolled hair and shoulder pads. We love them ALL! And none of these dolls have ever been played with- that’s almost a shame…

 

Photos: Gold Standard Estate Sales

ZACHARY QUINTO IS FINALLY GAY, SO GET USED TO IT

We sensed that Zachary Quinto, (Spock on the new Star Trek) who came out to New York magazine and via Twitter, has been wanting to come out as gay for a long time, but his management advised against it. Makes sense, he’s a leading man. But he was not comfortable avoiding the issue and didn’t want to fake it any longer. Hollywood insiders knew he was gay but perhaps some fans didn’t. He’s one of the few gay Hollywood actors who accepted gay roles. Closeted gay actors don’t like all those pesky reporters asking about what it’s like to “play gay” so they stay away from homosexual parts. Zachary played the parts and he showed up for gay causes. So it was just a matter of time before he came out, and we’re happy for him.

OLIVIA MUNN REVEALS EVANDER HOLYFIELD’S PICK-UP TECHNIQUE

We love celebrities who gossip about each other. Chris Pine’s exgirlfriend, actress Olivia Munn, told this story to Reed Tucker at the NY Post about her encounter with boxer Evander Holyfield when she first arrived in LA: She was walking around a mall when Holyfield approached her and invited her to lunch. With nothing else to do, she accepted and they ended up in an Italian restaurant. When Munn ordered the lasagna, Holyfield asked “Is your mom fat? Does she have big ass, big thighs?” When she replied no, Holyfield allowed her to have the lasagna, saying “If your mom’s not fat, you’re not gonna be fat.” At the end of the meal, Evander turned on the charm. He said “I got eight babies by eight different women. You wanna be the ninth?” She was not tempted.

CHRIS PINE PAID FOR THOSE JEANS

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Photo Credit: Pacific Coast News

“Star Trek’s”Chris Pine is pictured her walking out of a store carrying a new pair of jeans. He’s not shoplifting. On Christmas eve, Chris spent an hour trying on a whole bunch of jeans at a men’s store on Melrose Avenue. He decided on one pair he liked and bought them, but he refused a bag (for environmental reasons?) and that’s how he left with his purchase.

CHRIS PINE HASN'T LEFT SILVERLAKE

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Photo Credit: Splash News

Chris Pine ‘s successful turn as the young Captain Kirk in “Star Trek” changed his financial status and his popularity overnight, but his everyday life hasn’t changed all that much. Chris still occupies the same $1500 a month apartment in the modest neighborhood of Silverlake in LA. His next movie is “Unstoppable” with Denzel Washington.

STAR TREK'S ZACHARY QUINTO HAS HIS EYEBROWS BACK

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“Heroes” star Zachary Quinto slips in and steals the show as Spock in the new Star Trek. The movie is all about how The Enterprise crew came together in the beginning and it’s this human element that makes the action film palatable. Chris Pine makes a perfect cocky Captain Kirk, but you can’t take your eyes off Zachary. Quinto noted his resemblance to the original Spock, Leonard Nimoy, and talked about yearning to play the role back in 2006. Nimoy noticed, and the next thing you know, Quinto was cast. While filming, Zachary had to keep his prominent eyebrows shaved off for seven months. It was worth it. His subtle and elegant performance brings humanity to the character, the likes of which we haven’t seen since the original TV series.

PARAMOUNT IS KEEPING EVERYTHING ABOUT STAR TREK UNDER WRAPS

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Paramount has been cloaked in secrecy since the Star Trek prequal commenced filming. (Zachary Quinto, above, is playing the young Mr Spock) The movie is now being mysteriously referred to as “The Executive Project.” Studio tours have been rerouted to avoid the “Executive Project” soundstage. Every actor and crew member has signed confidentiality agreements and guards are posted outside every stage door. When actors walk from stage to dressing rooms they wear long black cloaks with hoods to completely cover their costumes. Golf carts are totally shrouded in black fabric with an opening for the drivers eyes. Winona Ryder was annoyed because she wasn’t allowed to go outside and smoke so they built a 10X10 black tent outside the soundstage where she can puff privately. Looks like early photos of this film with be worth major bucks.