New Star Trek Film – Character Summary

20 12 2007

So in April is was announced that Lost creator J.J. Abrams will co-write, produce and direct the eleventh Star Trek film!.. since then there have been numerous newsflashes.. however in last months copy of Empire they supplied the scoop of who is gonna star in it.

Here’s the lowdown on the new cast:

Captain James T. Kirk

Original Actor: William Shatner
New Actor: Chris Pine
Age: 26
Filmography: The Princess Diaries 2: Royal Engagement, Just My Luck, Blind Dating. Smokin’ Aces

Spock

Original Actor: Leonard Nimoy
New Actor: Zachary Quinto
Age: 30
Filmography: Heroes (Sylar), So noTORIous, 24

Sulu

Original Actor: George Takei
New Actor: John Cho
Age: 35
Filmography: American Pie (this MILF dude), Better Luck Tomorrow, American Pie 2, American Wedding, Harold & Kumar Go to White Castle, In Good Company, American Dreamz, Smiley Face, Kitchen Confidential

Scotty

Original Actor: James Montgomery Doohan
New Actor: Simon Pegg
Age: 37
Filmography: Shaun of the Dead, Mission: Impossible III, The Good Night, Hot Fuzz, Run Fatboy Run, Spaced

Pavel Chekov

Original Actor: Walter Koenig
New Actor: Anton Yelchin
Age: 18
Filmography: Charlie Bartlett, Alpha Dog, Hearts in Atlantis, Along Came a Spider, House of D, Huff

Uhura

Original Actress: Nichelle Nichols
New Actress: Zoe Saldana
Age: 29
Filmography: Guess Who, The Terminal, Pirates of the Caribbean: The Curse of the Black Pearl, Drumline, Crossroads, Get Over It, Center Stage

Dr McCoy – Bones

Original Actor: DeForest Kelley
New Actor: Karl Urban
Age: 35
Filmography: Pathfinder, Doom, The Bourne Supremacy, The Chronicles of Riddick, The Lord of the Rings, Xena: Warrior Princess, Hercules: The Legendary Journeys

So there you have it… let’s hope it lives up to the hype!!

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