Shatner's Reinvention Tour Hits Broadway in 2012

William Shatner had every reason to live down to the worst things people said about him and his career. Instead, Shatner embraced his image and keeps having the last laugh.

The “Star Trek” legend and “T.J. Hooker” star hit a pretty rough patch a while back. He was getting older, and his curious way with a line reading left him open … for … mockery.

William ShatnerInstead, he went to work. And, at 80, he’s not close to slowing down. Shatner’s next gig takes him to Broadway and then, later in 2012, across the country.

“Shatner’s World: We Just Live in It” will let the actor share his unique ride through the entertainment realm. Shatner could have rested on his “Star Trek” laurels decades ago and kept lining his wallet with convention appearances. But as those who read his most recent autobiography, “Up Till Now,” can attest, there’s no quit in the actor. And we wouldn’t have it any other way.

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