The Captain is going country. Famed actor William Shatner is entering the music business.
Shatner signs with Heartland Records
William Shatner has signed with Hartland Record Nashville. He is “working on a very special project that will be released later this year,” hinted a press release.
The 86-year old former Captain will be exploring a different frontier, his label promises. They say the record will be “one of the most entertaining musical ventures to date”
Shatner acknowledged the announcement Friday when he tweeted “what is this guy up to now?”
😳What is this guy up to now?🙄🤔😏 https://t.co/9b0Q0Nv0ql
— William Shatner (@WilliamShatner) February 16, 2018
Ponder the mystery
Shatner has released eight previous albums, including 2013’s Ponder the Mystery. He has appeared in country music videos. His cameos included Celebrity and Online, both by his close bud Brad Paisley.