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Zachary Quinto Produces University Pal's Horror Film

February 1st, 2014 3:30pm EST
Zachary Quinto Produces University Pal's Horror Film
Movie star Zachary Quinto has helped to give an old university pal a step up in the movie industry by producing the aspiring writer/director's new horror film.

The Star Trek actor met Blair Erickson while studying at Carnegie Mellon University in his native Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania and the pair's friendship has since turned professional after Quinto signed on to make low-budget horror film The Banshee Chapter through his Before the Door Pictures production firm.

Quinto admits the project, about the secret government testing of psychotropic drugs, is "a bit of a departure" from his usual f...

Zachary Quinto: 'I would quit Hollywood for theatre career'

September 27th, 2013 3:12am EDT
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Zachary Quinto is considering turning his back on Hollywood to live out his theatre dreams, insisting he is happiest onstage.

The actor made a name for himself in hit U.S. TV shows including 24, Heroes, and Six Feet Under before he was cast as Spock in J.J. Abrams' Star Trek reboot, but he has always longed to be a Broadway performer.

Quinto is now making his debut on the Great White Way in a revival of Tennessee Williams' classic play The Glass Menagerie and admits he would give up film if he could work solely onstage.

He tells the Associated Press, "It (Hollywood) was always a means to...

Zachary Quinto Dating Model

August 10th, 2013 5:15pm EDT
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Zachary Quinto is dating Miles McMillan.

The 'Star Trek: Into Darkness' actor - who recently split up with 'Glee' star Jonathan Groff after they struggled to make time for each other due to their busy filming schedules - has reportedly struck up a romance with the 24-year-old model.

A source, who spotted Zachary, 36, and Miles together at the 'Butler' after-party in New York this week, told the New York Daily News: "They were making out and couldn't take their eyes off each other. They have been getting closer over the last few weeks. There are definitely sparks there."

Zachary and Jonat...

Zachary Quinto and Jonathan Groff split - report

July 17th, 2013 8:42pm EDT
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Actor Zachary Quinto and his actor boyfriend Jonathan Groff have split, according to U.S. reports.

The Star Trek Into Darkness star and Groff quietly parted ways earlier this year (13) after a year-long relationship, but a source tells that the pair has vowed to remain friends.

Quinto went public with his sexuality in 2011 and confirmed his relationship with the Glee actor in an interview with Out magazine last September (12).

'Breaking Bad' & 'The Big Bang Theory' Rule Critics' Choice Television Awards - See Photos & Winners

June 11th, 2013 9:09am EDT
Kaley Cuoco
"Breaking Bad" and "The Big Bang Theory" won big at Monday night's Critics' Choice Television Awards, winning Best Drama Series and Best Comedy Series, respectively.  "Game Of Thrones" was also crowned best drama, sharing the title with the AMC series.

"Breaking Bad" star Bryan Cranston, who plays drug-dealing chemistry teacher Walter White, won the Best Actor in a Drama Series trophy. Tatiana Maslany won Best Actress in a Drama for her role in BBC's sci-fi hit "Orphan Black."

"Big Bang Theory" star Kaley Cuoco (pictured above) won Best Supporting Actress in a Comedy, sharing the accolade...

Zachary Quinto suffered nasty burn on Star Trek Into Darkness set

May 22nd, 2013 8:41pm EDT
Zachary Quinto
Actor Zachary Quinto suffered a nasty burn on the set of Star Trek Into Darkness while filming a fiery volcano scene.

The star, who plays Mr. Spock in the hit sci-fi franchise, put on a protective heat suit for the shoot before thrashing around in the hot magma, but unaware a portion of his skin was still exposed, Quinto ended up with a large welt on the back of his neck.

The 35 year old tells the National Enquirer, "My neck skin got caught in between the helmet (and my shoulder). I didn't know how serious it was. I didn't know what was happening. (Director J.J. Abrams told me,) 'It looke...

'Star Trek Into Darkness' L.A. Premiere Pics - Chris Pine, Zoe Saldana & More!

May 15th, 2013 11:00am EDT
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A bearded Chris Pine (wearing a snazzy orange tie) attended the "Star Trek Into Darkness" Los Angeles premiere in Hollywood, Calif., on Tuesday.

Pine plays Captain Kirk in the sequel to J.J. Abrams' 2009 Star Trek movie. Last month, the actor confessed that he wasn't a "Star Trek" fan growing up.

He told Britain's Esquire magazine: "(Making) Star Trek scared me a lot. It terrified me, really. Because of the scale, the responsibility, the fact that it was this iconic character. It was the bigger challenge. So I had to take it."

The film hits theaters May 17. Captain Kirk leads a manhunt t...

Leonard Nimoy Takes On Zachary Quinto In New 'Star Trek' Spock-Themed Audi Ad

May 8th, 2013 6:33pm EDT
Leonard Nimoy and Zachary Quinto Spock Audi ad
Star Trek stars Leonard Nimoy and Zachary Quinto, who have both portrayed the Vulcan Spock in the series and on film, star together in a new ad for Audi that's filled with nostalgic Trek references.

The two stars begin by playing chess against each other on tablets before betting on who can make it to the local country club first for lunch. Loser has to buy.

"Stand by to have your wallet emptied by a tractor beam," Nimoy says.

"Anything's possible," Quinto laughs, "but probably not that."

The two get into their cars -- Quinto eases into his Audi S7 while Nimoy struggles to get his clubs...

Alice Eve Strips Down To Her Underwear In New 'Star Trek Into Darkness' Trailer And Reveals Hidden Easter Egg

March 25th, 2013 7:58pm EDT
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Alice Eve shows off her sexy curves in the international trailer for Star Trek Into Darkness in a blink-and-you-missed it moment.

The brief moment has been the talk of the internet lately, and it's obvious that the film's director, J.J. Abrams, knew what he was doing when he released the spot.

Countless screen captures of the moment were taken from Apple and YouTube and thanks to some keen eyes over at, that split-second shot actually reveals a web address:

When followed, viewers are taken to the film's UK/Australian site, where a brand new poster for the fil...

Latest Trailer For 'Star Trek Into Darkness' Is Packed With Action

March 10th, 2013 5:14pm EDT
Star Trek Into Darkness
With new footage that clocks in at just over a minute, the newest Star Trek Into Darkness trailer is sure to amp up the anticipation for J.J. Abrams upcoming sequel to 2009's Star Trek reboot.

The new teaser is currently running in theaters before Oz The Great and Powerful; and word on the street is that the final trailer for the film will hit theaters on March 28, paired with G.I. Joe: Retaliation.

Volcanoes, space battles, giant fish and even a glimpse of a futuristic London fill the action-packed new clip for the film.

Once again we find Captain James Kirk (Chris Pine) at odds with Ca...

Zachary Quinto Pays Tribute To 'Star Trek' Super Fan

January 7th, 2013 11:32am EST
Zachary Quinto
Zachary Quinto has sent his condolences to the family of a Star Trek fan who lost his cancer battle just days after seeing an early screening of the upcoming sequel thanks to director J.J. Abrams.

Daniel Craft's family and friends mounted an online campaign late last month for the terminally ill man to see Star Trek Into Darkness, over fears he would die before the scheduled May release date. Abrams became aware of Craft's plight and agreed to show a rough cut of the blockbuster to him.

Craft lost his fight against cancer last week, and the movie's star Quinto has taken to his Twitter.c...

'Star Trek Into Darkness' Trailer 2: Strong Warnings For A Reckless Capt. Kirk

December 18th, 2012 3:05pm EST
Star Trek Into Darkness
The second official trailer for next Spring's highly-anticipated Star Trek sequel, Star Trek Into Darkness, is finally out -- and this second glimpse of the film gives us a little bit more to go on in terms of what it's about.

Well, not really.

It does focus on Kirk (Chris Pine) and some major decisions he'll have to make that could put the lives of himself and his crew on the line, according to the voiceover from Captain Pike (Bruce Greenwood).

There's still no clues as to who Benedict Cumberbatch's bad guy is, only that he's a pretty ominous force and some serious s--t is going down.


Extra Frames In Japanese Version Of 'Star Trek Into Darkness' Teaser May Hold Clues To The New Bad Guy's Identity

December 6th, 2012 6:51pm EST
Star Trek Into Darkness
The first trailer for Star Trek Into Darkness finally has a trailer, which debuted this morning, and it promises plenty of action, but gives little explanation of who Benedict Cumberbatch's bad guy is or what his motivation will be.

J.J. Abrams' much-anticipated sequel to the 2009 reboot of the series promises an "unstoppable force of terror" and a "one man weapon of mass destruction", but gives little more than that in both the official synopsis, released last week, or in today's "announcement video" (neither a trailer nor a teaser, according to Paramount Pictures).

The Japanese version ...

'Star Trek Into Darkness' Trailer Promises Plenty Of Action, But Gives Few New Details

December 6th, 2012 3:07pm EST
Star Trek Into Darkness
The first trailer for J.J. Abrams' highly anticipated Star Trek Into Darkness, debuted this morning and it promises plenty of action in the sequel to the 2009 reboot of the series, but offers little to go on in terms of what it's about.

There's not much more than is known already via the brief, official synopsis of the film; which only shares that an "unstoppable force of terror" from within Starfleet has risen and destroyed the organization and everything for which it stands. A "one man weapon of mass destruction" (Benedict Cumberbatch) is hunted by Captain Kirk (Chris Pine) after the Ent...

New 'Star Trek Into Darkness' Poster Released, First Trailer Debuts Dec. 6

December 4th, 2012 9:31pm EST
Star Trek Into Darkness
The first artwork for next year's Star Trek sequel, Star Trek Into Darkness, debuted online this week Paramount Pictures' new teaser poster for the film looks awfully familiar.

The highly anticipated sequel to J.J. Abrams' 2009 series reboot looks very similar to the artwork for The Dark Knight Rises, but instead of looking straight up and seeing the bat logo silhouetted in crumbling buildings, this time around we get the Starfleet logo blown out the side of a building (also quite reminiscent of 9/11) with a lone man (Kirk? Spock?) looking out over a city in ruin.

Little else is known abo...

Eva Longoria, Cher, & More Celebs Celebrate Obama's Victory

November 7th, 2012 8:13am EST
Eva Longoria
Celebrities including Cher, Billy Ray Cyrus and Mary J. Blige expressed their delight after Barack Obama was re-elected President of the United States on Tuesday night.

During a lengthy campaign, Obama garnered a ton of celebrity support and endorsements, with rapper The Game, Pamela Anderson, and Beyonce among those who urged people to vote for Obama in recent days, while Bruce Springsteen and Jay-Z performed at election eve rallies on Monday.

Meanwhile, George Clooney, Sarah Jessica Parker, Will Smith and Gwen Stefani hosted fundraisers for the President's re-election campaign.

After t...

Leonard Nimoy In Talks To Appear In 'Star Trek' Sequel

May 2nd, 2012 9:17am EDT
Leonard Nimoy
Leonard Nimoy is set to come out of retirement to reprise his Spock role in the new Star Trek blockbuster.

The 2009 sci-fi reboot cast younger actors as the series' famed characters, with Zachary Quinto stepping into the role of Spock.

Nimoy still featured in the hit movie as an older version of the character, but he announced in 2010 he was retiring from acting and was happy to let Quinto take the reins of his iconic hero.

However, new reports have indicated that he will star in the sequel to the reboot.

When asked by CNN whether he would appear in the follow-up, Nimoy replied, "We'...

Benedict Cumberbatch Scored 'Star Trek 2' Role With iPhone Audition

April 27th, 2012 8:17am EDT
Benedict Cumberbatch
British actor Benedict Cumberbatch grabbed a role in the upcoming Star Trek thanks to an audition tape recorded on an iPhone.

The War Horse star heard director J.J. Abrams was interested in casting him as the lead villain in the follow-up to his 2009 blockbuster, so he came up with an oddball idea to have a friend film his try-out on his smart phone late one night.

He tells the New York Times, "I was pretty strung out, so that went into the performance."

He submitted the clip to Abrams only to be told by an assistant that the filmmaker was on vacation.

However, when Cumberbatch fina...

'American Horror Story' Casts Same Actor, Different Role

March 3rd, 2012 8:00pm EST
Zachary Quinto
Zachary Quinto is returning to the hit drama, American Horror Story. The actor, who guest starred on season one, is coming back for more. This time, he'll co-headline the series alongside Jessica Lange and a few more familiar faces.

American Horror Story, the breakout hit from Ryan Murphy and Brad Falchuk, is getting a cast/character makeover.

Last October, AHS was headlined by Dylan McDermott , Connie Britton and Taissa Farmiga with support from Jessica Lange, Evan Peters and a slew of recurring actors.

Star Trek's Zachary Quinto appeared in four episodes as Chad, a former resident of t...

J.J. Abrams Fuming Over 'Star Trek' Sequel Photo Leak

February 28th, 2012 11:19am EST
J.J. Abrams
Super-secretive director J.J. Abrams was furious after pictures from his upcoming Star Trek sequel leaked online.

The photos showed Zachary Quinto and Zoe Saldana in costume as Spock and Uhura respectively, battling the film's new villain, played by British actor Benedict Cumberbatch.

Saldana reveals Abrams was not impressed with the photos after working tirelessly to keep casting and script details under wraps.

She tells MTV News, "J.J. was very upset. I have to say that. It's not going to stop people from intruding, but they are, and it's such a bummer because it only hurts them by ...

Kristen Bell Won't Get Married Until All Her Gay Friends Can Too

February 18th, 2012 1:00pm EST
Kristen Bell
In the new issue of The Advocate "House of Lies" star Kristen Bell talks about her close friendship with Zachary Quinto, the real reason she’s so hesitant to marry her longtime fiancé, and more.

On how marriage inequality has stalled her plans to marry fiancé Dax Shepard:

I get a ton of questions about when Dax and I are getting married. I usually blow them off because it’s nobody’s business. To be honest with you — and this is the first time I’ve ever said this to a journalist, but it feels like the perfect time and place — the reason we’re not rushing to get married is because I don’t f...

Benedict Cumberbatch Beams Aboard 'Star Trek' Sequel

January 5th, 2012 2:23pm EST
Benedict Cumberbatch
War Horse and Sherlock star Benedict Cumberbatch is to be transported from the past to the future after landing a leading role in J.J. Abrams' Star Trek sequel.

It has not been revealed what part the Brit will play or if his character in the much-anticipated sci-fi film is a hero or a villain, but reports he is definitely onboard.

The untitled Star Trek sequel, which will bring back Zoe Saldana, Chris Pine, Simon Pegg and Zachary Quinto, is set to hit cinemas next summer.

Blu-ray Review: 'Margin Call'

December 21st, 2011 10:31am EST
Margin Call photo
In this time of financial crisis in America, it makes one curious to see just how we got into the mess we’re now in. One such film dares to take on that very subject and Wall Street in all its good bad and ugly in a movie called "Margin Call," out on Blu-ray Dec. 20 from Lionsgate Home Entertainment. Check out the review stock stats below.

Title: "Margin Call"

Grade: 3 1/2

Cast: Kevin Spacey, Paul Bettany, Zachary Quinto

Director: J.C. Chandor

Rating: R

Runtime: 107 minutes

Release Company: Lionsgate


The Flick: The one thing you have t...

Zachary Quinto Launches Twitter Campaign To Find Home For Puppy

December 6th, 2011 10:57pm EST
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Star Trek star Zachary Quinto is appealing to his fans to help find an adopted puppy a new home.

The star has taken in a little white Jack Russell he's calling Rizzo - but he is searching for another animal lover to look after the pooch on a more longterm basis, and he's encouraging any interested fans to contact him via his production company.

In a series of posts on, Quinto writes, "zq (Zachary Quinto) adopted me and will foster me. but who wants to give me a proper home? ...i'm a lover.

"no joke. you know you want her. is the email addre...

Zachary Quinto Producing Hurricane Katrina Drama

November 13th, 2011 7:32pm EST
Zachary Quinto
Star Trek actor Zachary Quinto is set to produce a romantic movie set in the aftermath of 2005's devastating Hurricane Katrina in Louisiana.

The star's production company is teaming up with Killer Films to work on Imperial Palace, which will tell the story of a man who manages a casino used as the headquarters for relief efforts and is caught up in a love triangle with his ex-girlfriend and another man.

It is not Quinto's first time producing a big screen project - he previously worked behind the scenes on Margin Call, in which he starred opposite Demi Moore, Kevin Spacey and Jeremy Irons...

The 10th Anniversary Of '24'

November 6th, 2011 3:17pm EST
How time flies: 10 years ago today, 24 premiered on FOX, and television - not to mention pop culture and the world - was never the same.

The action-drama series, created by La Femme Nikita bosses Joel Surnow and Robert Cochran, and starring Kiefer Sutherland as now-famous government agent Jack Bauer, was a groundbreaking piece of entertainment. It introduced the idea of a television series in real time (each episode was an hour in a day) and employed a distinctive visual style that included the widespread use of "boxes" to provide simultaneous glimpses at multiple storylines. In concept ...

Check Out FX's 'American Horror Story' Marathon On Oct. 31

October 29th, 2011 11:00am EDT
American Horror Story
FX will air a special Halloween marathon of the new hit drama "American Horror Story" featuring the first four episodes of the series on Monday, October 31 beginning at 10:00 PM E/P.

In addition to the Halloween marathon, series Co-Creators and Executive Producers Ryan Murphy and Brad Falchuk have produced a special two-part Halloween-themed episode in honor of the horror-filled holiday; the first hour aired Wednesday, October 26, at 10:00 PM ET/PT and the second airs Wednesday, November 2, at the same time.Feature film star Zachary Quinto (Star Trek) guest stars in both episodes as one of...

Teen Suicide Prompted Zachary Quinto To Reveal He's Gay

October 17th, 2011 8:29am EDT
Zachary Quinto
Zachary Quinto was inspired to "come out" as a homosexual after feeling "indescribable despair" by the tragic suicide of a bullied gay teenager.

The star spoke publicly for the first time about his sexuality in an interview with New York Magazine, confirming longrunning speculation about his choice of lifestyle by referring to himself as "a gay man."

Now Quinto has revealed that he was so "deeply troubled" by the death of 14-year-old Jamey Rodemeyer last month that he was prompted to live his life more openly so he can use his voice to campaign for equal rights for all.

In a post on his ...

Zachary Quinto Comes Out

October 16th, 2011 8:15pm EDT
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Actor Zachary Quinto has 'come out' as a gay man in a new magazine interview, ending speculation about his sexuality.

The Star Trek star, who played a homosexual character in TV sitcom So NoTORIous, had previously refused to clarify his sexual orientation, but now Quinto has spoken out about his personal life in a revealing interview with New York Magazine.

In the article, 34-year-old Quinto recalls his recent stint in Off Broadway show Angels in America, in which he portrayed Louis Ironson, a man who abandons his AIDS-suffering boyfriend.

He says, "Doing that play made me realize how fo...
READ MORE Outs The Worst Dressed Gay Men

September 29th, 2011 11:00am EDT
Out Worst & Best Dressed
During Fashion Week, asked readers to rank its list of the 50 most notably dressed gay men as the "Best" or "Worst Dressed." From actors, designers, TV personalities, and athletes, nearly 3,000 people weighed in on whom they thought pulled it off, and who just needs to pull it off and try again.

In the race for "Worst Dressed" Boy George and Perez Hilton where neck-in-poorly-accessorized-neck for the top spot, with George edging it out by two votes at closing time.

Bruce Vilanch, our favorite Hollywood Square, proudly wore his t-shirt in the third place spot, and Antony Hegarty an...

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