Slideshow: William Shatner Introduces ‘Star Trek’ Films in Chicagoland

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CHICAGO – William Shatner, who originated the role of Captain Kirk in the first TV incarnation of “Star Trek,” has beamed aboard the Hollywood Palms Cinema in Naperville, Ill., and the Hollywood Blvd. Theater in Woodridge this Memorial Day weekend, May 24th-26th, to introduce the films “Star Trek II: The Wrath of Khan” – in which he stars – and the latest chapter of the legacy, “Star Trek Into Darkness.”

Photographer Joe Arce of was on hand to capture these Exclusive Photos of William Shatner during his appearance at the Hollywood Palms Cinema in Naperville. Shatner will finish the weekend at the Hollywood Blvd. Theater in Woodridge on May 26th. Click “Next” and “Previous” to scan through the slideshow or jump directly to individual photos with the captioned links below. All photos © Joe Arce of Starstruck Foto for

  1. SHATNER1: William Shatner, at the Hollywood Palms Cinema in Naperville.
  2. SHATNER2: Captain Kirk (William Shatner) Welcomes Some Old Friends.
  3. SHATNER3: Mayor Arthur George Pradel of Naperville gives William Shatner the key to the city.
  4. William Shatner will appear Sunday, May 26th, 2013 at the Hollywood Blvd Theater, Woodridge, Ill., to introduce “Star Trek II: The Wrath of Khan” and “Star Trek Into Darkness.” Click here for more information. senior staff writer Patrick McDonald

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