Rising star at ShoWest
EmptyChris Pine, the star of Paramount's upcoming "Star Trek," will be honored as the Male Star of Tomorrow at ShoWest 2009.
Pine, whose credits also include "Bottle Shock" and "Smokin' Aces," will be feted at an April 2 gala. ShoWest opens March 20 at the Bally's and Paris hotels in Las Vegas.
"ShoWest has a history of recognizing major talents at the very earliest points in their rising careers," ShoWest co-managing director Mitch Neuhauser said. "Pine's impressive skills on the screen and stage will be sure to be showcased with his performance as Capt. Kirk." (partialdiff)