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Flash525

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[COLOR=black]J.J. Abrams[/COLOR][COLOR=black] and his creative team for the new Star Trek movie wowed the audience at Comic-Con in San Diego this afternoon as they revealed a casting coup: Heroes star [/COLOR][COLOR=black]Zachary Quinto[/COLOR][COLOR=black] will be playing [/COLOR][COLOR=black]Spock[/COLOR][COLOR=black]! And, to the delight of all 6,500 in the capacity crowd, [/COLOR][COLOR=black]Leonard Nimoy[/COLOR][COLOR=black] joined Quinto on stage as Abrams confirmed the elder Spock's involvement in the new film.[/COLOR] [COLOR=black]We've been waiting for over a year now since the next Star Trek movie was [/COLOR][COLOR=black]originally announced[/COLOR][COLOR=black], but there hasn't been any real hard news other than who is writing and directing. But now, we have something to go on! Abrams also revealed new artwork for the second teaser poster. The lettering may be familiar — and once again we get an Original Series look — but this time the logo is inverted and written with starry letters, all on a white background. You can see a larger version by [/COLOR]:newWindow=window.open('/startrek/page/redirect/external?id=2303123', '_blank', 'width=850,height=600,scrollBars=1,resizable=1'); newWindow.focus()"">[COLOR=black]clicking here[/COLOR][COLOR=black].[/COLOR] [COLOR=black]Stay tuned for a more complete report later![/COLOR]

[COLOR=black]You don't get much more Official than that.[/COLOR] The next Trek movie IS going to be about Kirk and Spock (old & new), and will be set in the TOS time frame, for those that had doubts. Source: STARTREK.COM : Article




AdmiralHocking

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#2 12 years ago
Tycoon;3821124 The next Trek movie IS going to be about Kirk and Spock (old & new), and will be set in the TOS time frame, for those that had doubts.

That's the one thing that had been confirmed all this time, everything else was speculation. However it's nice to at least know who is going to be playing one of the main characters, fingers crossed the rumor about Matt Damon playing Kirk doesn't turn into reality.

Nice find. +rep :)