FILE: A photo William Shatner tweeted of his visit to Cape Town


Cape Town – Canadian actor William Shatner is in Cape Town and, by the looks of it, is part of a huge film production.

The veteran actor has been posting pictures on his Twitter account of behind-the-scenes action and his activities during breaks in filming.Known for his portrayal of James T Kirk, Captain of USS Enterprise in the Star Trek franchise, and American TV series Boston Legal, he recently made headlines as the first in a series of high-profile guests appearing at this year’s London Comic Con.

It seems from Shatner’s first six tweets, the film production is in the Cape Winelands. The first tweet is a picture of a semi-completed mansion, captioned: “Filmed in this half-completed mansion. Construction started then stopped and it’s left unfinished.”

Shatner posted two more pictures – of a pool, and a backyard view of the mansion. The semi-completed mansion has 20 bedrooms and 27 bathrooms.

Has magnificent vistas down to the vineyard below.

“Long day of filming today. 11am to 11pm. I’ll stop back on breaks,” he posted on Saturday.

The two-time Emmy and Golden Globe award-winning actor also visited Cape Point and Table Mountain.



Weekend Argus/Iol News


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