Epix Salutes William Shatner with “ShatnerPalooza” at Comic-Con 2011

Posted Friday, July 8th, 2011 11:01 am GMT -5 by

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WHAT IS SHATNERPALOOZA?

The centerpiece of “SHATNERPALOOZA” will be the World Premiere of ‘The Captains’ – an Epix Original Documentary produced and directed by William Shatner.  In ‘The Captains’, he travels the world to connect with each of the actors who have played Captains over the long life of the Star Trek franchise. Shatner recalls his own experiences in the role that made him a star by interviewing Patrick Stewart, Kate Mulgrew, Scott Bakula, Avery Brooks and Chris Pine while interweaving clips from their respective shows and movies.

COMIC-CON | JULY 22nd

At Comic-Con, Shatner will show clips of his two new Epix Original documentaries and field Q & A from fans. Shatner will also expand his Comic-Con appearance through EPIX Live, epixhd.com’s online interactive feature, and by Tweeting from San Diego.  EPIX Live, provides a true social TV experience. Viewers can submit and have questions answered in real time; interact, share and comment with one another; and broadcast their participation to their friends via integrations with Twitter and Facebook. The hour-long event will be open to the public and streamed live at EpixHD.com/event-theatre

William Shatner will talk about the original documentary he produced and directed, an in depth look at the actors who have played Star Trek Captains in the films and television shows.  Avery Brooks, who played Captain Benjamin Sisko in Star Trek:  Deep Space Nine, will join Shatner on a panel at Comic-Con moderated by Kevin Smith Friday, July 22, which will include exclusive clips and an audience Q&A.

HOLLYWOOD FOREVER MEMORIAL PARK | JULY 25TH
FREE Outdoor Screening of ‘The Captains’, the EPIX Original Documentary from William Shatner

Monday, July 25th
Hollywood Forever Memorial Park
6000 Santa Monica Blvd
Event begins: 8:00PM

INTREPID | NEW YORK CITY | JULY 30TH
FREE Outdoor Screening of ‘The Captains’, the EPIX Original Documentary from William Shatner

Saturday, July 30th
Intrepid Sea, Air & Space Museum
One Intrepid Square
12th Ave and 46th Street
Event begins: 8:15PM

Please note there is NO charge for admission at either location and seating is first come, first served. Bring your own seating; blankets, pillows, folding chairs etc.