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Cho To Appear In American Pie Sequel

John Cho, best-known to Star Trek fans as Sulu in Star Trek XI, has signed on for the latest American Pie sequel.

Cho played John in 1999′s American Pie, where fans knew him best for popularizing the term “MILF,” used in reference to “Stifler’s mom” (played by Jennifer Coolidge). He also appeared in the two sequels, American Pie 2 and American Wedding.

According to a Twitter message from Thomas Ian Nicholas (Kevin Myers), Cho has begun filming scenes for American Reunion. “On the set of American Reunion with John Cho looking spiffy,” said Nicholas.

American Reunion, the fourth film in the American Pie series, will be released April 6, 2012.

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Park To Appear In New Play

Star Trek: Enterprise‘s Linda Park will be appearing in Love in American Times, a new play to debut next month.

Park will be appearing with J. Michael Flynn, who is best-known to Star Trek fans for his guest roles on Star Trek: The Next Generation (Zayner in The Hunted) and Star Trek: Enterprise (Nijil in The Aenar, United and Babel One. Mazarite official in Fallen Hero).

In Love in American Times, “The age-old tradition of matchmaking takes a contemporary twist when wealthy businessman Jack Heller (Flynn) has a pre-arranged meeting with sharp and accomplished Scarlett Mori-Yang (Park). Sparks aren’t the only things flying when these two driven individuals with intractable egos try to one-up each other on what could scarcely be called a ‘first date.’ With single-minded practicality and a pre-nuptial that looks more like articles of incorporation, it isn’t long before dysfunctional chaos breaks out. Is there room for love when there’s no shortage of money or power?”

Love in American Times will be playing at the San Jose Repertory Theatre in San Jose, California, from May 12-June 5. Tickets and more information can be obtained here.

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Urban To Appear In Priest

Next month, the post-apocalyptic Priest will debut, featuring Star Trek XI‘s Karl Urban as the evil leader of the vampires.

Priest is the story of a world ravaged by war between humans and vampires.

According to Urban, Priest is more than just a vampire flick. “It’s a post-apocalyptic, futuristic, vampire western,” he said. “It’s about a man who chooses to go against the system, to walk away from his life and everything that he has worked and fought for in order to do what is morally right. That’s the heart of the film.”

Preparation for Priest included plenty of training for Urban. “…it was a massive physical undertaking,” said Urban. “Paul Bettany and I underwent extensive training for the fight and action sequences. Blood was drawn. We were fortunate to work with some extremely talented people whose job it was to make us look good.”

Urban enjoyed working on the movie. “It was fun,” he said. “I had a really great time working with Paul,” he said. “He’s a professional. He’s very charismatic, witty, and a real gentleman. Even when I accidentally crushed his fingers while shooting the epic train fight.”

Priest opens in the U.K. on May 11th and in the U.S. two days later.

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De Lancie To Appear In Torchwood: Miracle Day

John De Lancie, Star Trek: The Next Generation‘s Q, will be a guest star on Torchwood: Miracle Day.

Torchwood writer Jane Espenson shared the news via Twitter. “I just this minute got permission to tell about the Torchwood guest star I was tweeting about,” she told her followers. “Two great Sci Fi fandoms collide.”

“He’s de licious,” said Espenson. “He’s de lightful. He’s de lovely … our friend Q from Star Trek: TNG, John De Lancie, is part of the #Torchwood family.”

It is not yet known what part De Lancie will play Or for how long he will be seen in Torchwood: Miracle Day, but according to Espenson, “He’s not playing Q! Let’s be clear!”

In Torchwood: Miracle Day, “Not a single person on Earth dies,” said series creator Russell T. Davies. “The old stay old. It’s great news for some people, but globally it’s an instant population boom. Earth relies on people dying. Suddenly you’re affecting everyone on the planet. That’s where the Torchwood team comes in.”

The ten-part Torchwood: Miracle Day will debut in the U.S. on Starz and in the U.K. on BBC One on Friday, July 8.

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Meaney To Appear In Irish Comedy

Star Trek: Deep Space Nine‘s Colm Meaney has signed up to appear in a comedy set in Belfast.

Meaney will appear with Yaya DaCosta (The Kids are Alright) and Brendan Fraser in Whole Lotta Sole, written by Terry George and Thomas Gallagher.

In Whole Lotta Sole, a man in debt to the mob (Martin McCann) decides to rob a fish market, but when the robbery goes “horribly wrong,” he takes a group of oddball characters hostage.

The movie was due to begin shooting last week.

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Bakula To Appear On Shatner’s Raw Nerve

Two former Star Trek captains will be together when Scott Bakula is interviewed on Shatner’s Raw Nerve next week.

On Monday, February 28 at 10:30 PM on the Bio Channel, Golden Globe-winner Scott Bakula joins host William Shatner on Shatner’s Raw Nerve.

According to the promo for the show, “Shatner talks to Bakula about what it was like to break into the business at a young age, his time as a Broadway singer, and what an honor it was for him to play a role on the Star Trek: Enterprise series. Bakula speaks about his healthy lifestyle and how he’s implemented his philosophies into the raising of his sons.”

A preview for the Bakula episode can be seen here.

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Christopher Lloyd: Leonard Nimoy Returning To Fringe – Will Appear In Same Episode

The weekend of October 22-24, Creation Entertainment held an Official Star Trek Convention in Rosemont (near Chicago), Illinois. Leonard Nimoy was not able to attend due to surgery, however he still made news via an announcement from Star Trek III actor Christopher Lloyd, who revealed Nimoy is returning to Fringe.

 
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