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William Shatner Takes on Chris Pine, In an Arm Wrestling Match

To promote William Shatner’s upcoming documentary The Captain, EPIX posted the following photo on Twitter of Star Trek‘s original Captain Kirk, Shatner arm wrestling 2009’s version, Chris Pine.

Set to debut on EPIX and EpixHD.com on Friday July 22nd at 8PM, The Captains features Shatner sitting down with all of Star Trek’s captains, including Patrick Stewart, Avery Brooks, Kate Mulgrew, Scott Bakula and Chris Pine.

“He’s shy. So the way I started the interview, I put out a table and chairs outside the Paramount gates, and arm-wrestled with him. That was the beginning of my interview with him. I think it broke the ice, that’s for sure.” Shatner said regarding the meeting.

Read information on The Captains at San Diego Comic Con.

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2 Comments

2 Comments

  1. The Snake King

    June 25, 2011 at 11:04 pm

    I’m really looking forward to this. I’m surprised some type of documentary on all of the Trek captains hasn’t already been done. Each of them have such unique personalities and character traits. Can’t wait to see it!

  2. Fred Flintstone

    December 12, 2017 at 8:40 pm

    You can see right through Shatner’s toupee in that photo. LOL.

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