William Shatner distances himself from bogus film

May 29th, 2013 8:42pm EDT

William Shatner Star Trek icon William Shatner has been forced to distance himself from an upcoming film project after his name was attached to the movie to attract investors without his knowledge.

The veteran actor had no idea producers were trying to use his fame to score funding, especially since he has no involvement in the film.

In a series of posts on on Wednesday (29May13), he writes, "I have been contacted by investors who are being solicited by a company named Intercept films to invest in a movie called: Short Sale There Goes the Neighborhood.

"The company's claim is that I am involved in this project. I am not... They have a website and a video on YouTube making this claim. I am not involved in any way with this company or production."

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