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Jackman, Pine lend voices to 'Guardians'

Jackman, Pine lend voices to 'Guardians'

GLENDALE, Calif., Jan. 27 (UPI) -- Chris Pine, Alec Baldwin, Hugh Jackman, Isla Fisher and Jude Law are to lead the voice cast of "Rise of the Guardians," California's DreamWorks Animation said.
Rosario Dawson wants to join 'Trek' crew

Rosario Dawson wants to join 'Trek' crew

HOLLYWOOD, Nov. 20 (UPI) -- Actress Rosario Dawson says she is playing it low-key as she stalks a role in the next "Star Trek" movie.
Butler, Gyllenhaal to be Oscar presenters

Butler, Gyllenhaal to be Oscar presenters

BEVERLY HILLS, Calif., March 2 (UPI) -- Gerard Butler, Bradley Cooper, Tom Ford and Jake Gyllenhaal have agreed to be presenters at Sunday's Oscar ceremony in Los Angeles, organizers said.
Chris Pine to take over Jack Ryan role

Chris Pine to take over Jack Ryan role

LOS ANGELES, Oct. 14 (UPI) -- Hollywood's Paramount Pictures has announced actor Chris Pine will play Jack Ryan in the next installment of the film franchise inspired by Tom Clancy's novels.
Shatner snubs 'Star Trek' premiere

Shatner snubs 'Star Trek' premiere

LOS ANGELES, May 1 (UPI) -- "Star Trek's" original 1960s Capt. Kirk, William Shatner, skipped the glittery Los Angeles premiere of the 2009 film, observers said.
'Star Trek' to premiere in Australia

'Star Trek' to premiere in Australia

SYDNEY, March 20 (UPI) -- J.J. Abrams' film "Star Trek" is to have its world premiere at the Sydney Opera House.
New 'Star Trek' flick to get IMAX release

New 'Star Trek' flick to get IMAX release

LOS ANGELES, Dec. 12 (UPI) -- Paramount Pictures and IMAX Corp. Friday announced that Hollywood's new version of "Star Trek" will be released in both IMAX and conventional theaters May 8.
'Bottle Shock' earns $3.6M at box office

'Bottle Shock' earns $3.6M at box office

LOS ANGELES, Sept. 17 (UPI) -- The wine-themed, U.S. independent movie "Bottle Shock" has earned $3.6 million in box office receipts since opening last month, Freestyle Releasing says.
Car, truck crash near 'Star Trek' set

Car, truck crash near 'Star Trek' set

LOS ANGELES, April 9 (UPI) -- Two people sustained moderate injuries in a head-on collision in front of the California set where a "Star Trek" prequel is being filmed, police said.
'Star Trek' release date postponed

'Star Trek' release date postponed

LOS ANGELES, Feb. 18 (UPI) -- Hollywood's latest installment of the "Star Trek" franchise reportedly is scheduled to hit theaters in May 2009 -- five months later than planned.

Hemsworth, Collins to star in 'Star Trek'

LOS ANGELES, Nov. 14 (UPI) -- U.S. actors Chris Hemsworth and Clifton Collins Jr. have been hired for supporting roles in "Star Trek," the J.J. Abrams prequel that began shooting last week.

Ryder to star in new 'Star Trek' flick

LOS ANGELES, Nov. 9 (UPI) -- Hollywood actress Winona Ryder has signed on to play young Spock's mother in the upcoming "Star Trek" film, Variety.com reported Friday.

Karl Urban joins 'Star Trek' cast

LOS ANGELES, Oct. 18 (UPI) -- New Zealand actor Karl Urban has signed on to play Leonard "Bones" McCoy in J.J. Abrams' upcoming "Star Trek" movie, the Hollywood Reporter said Thursday.

Simon Pegg to play Scotty in 'Star Trek'

LOS ANGELES, Oct. 12 (UPI) -- British actor Simon Pegg has signed on to play Scotty in the new "Star Trek" movie, Variety.com reported Friday.
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Actors Zachary Quinto (L) and Chris Pine arrive at a photocall for the film "Star Trek" in Paris on April 14, 2009. (UPI Photo/David Silpa)
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Christopher Whitelaw "Chris" Pine (born August 26, 1980) is an American actor. He has appeared in the romantic comedies The Princess Diaries 2: Royal Engagement (2004) and Just My Luck (2006), as well as the action film Smokin' Aces (2007) as well as portraying James T. Kirk in the 2009 film Star Trek.

Pine was born in Los Angeles, California. His father, Robert Pine, is an actor who appeared in CHiPs as Sergeant Joseph Getraer, and his mother, Gwynne Gilford, is a former actress who is now a practicing psychotherapist. He has an older sister, Katie. Pine's maternal grandparents were Anne Gwynne, a Hollywood actress, and Max M. Gilford, an attorney who was elected president of the Hollywood Bar Association. Pine is of Welsh and Jewish descent on his mother's side. He has stated in an interview, "I definitely have a spiritual outlook... I am not a religious guy, I am probably agnostic".

Pine attended Oakwood School for high school and received a bachelor's degree in English from the University of California, Berkeley in 2002. He also studied English at the University of Leeds in England for one year. After graduation, he studied at the American Conservatory Theater in San Francisco.

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