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William Shatner to Film “Fan-Addicts” Pilot at Las Vegas Star Trek Convention + Info on How You Can Be Part of It

William Shatner's "Fan-Addicts"

William Shatner, fresh off the debut of his EPIX documentary The Captains, will continue filming the pilot for the documentary television project he’s hoping to get off the ground, entitled Fan-Addicts.

As we previously reported, Shatner began filming the pilot at Creation’s New Jersey Star Trek Convention last June.

In partnership with Creation Entertainment, Shatner will be collecting more footage for the pilot at the Las Vegas Star Trek Convention in less than two weeks, as they’ve put out a call for fans to submit stories, talking about their passion for Star Trek.

Entries must be 500 words or less and can be submitted directly to Creation, by emailing Creation’s Adam Malin ( before Friday, August 5th at 5 p.m. PST.

More information below from Creation:

Attention All Attendees of The Official Star Trek Convention Las Vegas 2011: 

We are ecstatic to announce today that Creation Entertainment, in conjunction with William Shatner, will be filming it’s one hour TV documentary pilot, FAN ADDICTS, at the Las Vegas Official Star Trek Convention on all four days of the show, August 11-14th. Fans will have the unprecedented honor and opportunity to witness director WILLIAM SHATNER on site throughout the weekend filming segments for the show!! 

To that effect, Mr. Shatner has put out a call for 6 special and lucky fans to appear on the show, telling their own story about their passion for Star Trek and the fan community. We are looking for 6 unique human interest stories to feature in the documentary. If you think your story is exceptional, dramatic and TV-worthy, send a blurb of 500 words or less to no later than Friday August 5th at 5 Pm Pacific time. 

We invite our entire Vegas audience to participate in the filming on site. Bill has some amazing things planed for the shoot. Watch it all unfold, LIVE, next Thursday through Sunday, August 11th- 14th, ONLY at Creation Entertainment’s Official 45th Anniversary Star Trek convention.Together, we’re going to make CONVENTION HISTORY!!

The 2011 Las Vegas Star Trek Convention takes place August 11-14 at the Rio Hotel and Casino. will be reporting live from the event all four days.

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  1. Greg McCullen

    August 3, 2011 at 4:58 am

    Yet ANOTHER reason I wish I was going to Vegas this year. I’ve already started planning and saving for 2012!

  2. Narland

    August 3, 2011 at 7:15 am

    Last year when I heard the con was being moved to the Rio, from it’s old home at the Hilton, I was a little worried. Now with all these announcements it’s starting to feel like this is gonna be one heck of a year to be in Vegas! 

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