But still no James T. Kirk

Yahoo reports that the cast for the movie re-launch of Star Trek is shaping up.

Rumors abound as to what the story is about. It does appear that Nero is the bad guy, and will be a Romulan. This is an early adventure of the Enterprise crew, but the presence of Captain Pike complicates things for oldschool fans like me.

Seems the whole project is to make Trek ‘cool’ for a new generation of young, disrespectful, & unemployed slackers. Seems as good a financial bet as any, at this point, though.

I don’t have a good feeling about this, but I’ll give it a shot when it comes out on Christmas Day, 2008.

Here’s what we have so far.

Green is confirmed. Red is rumored.

James Kirk Chris Pine Chris Pine
Spock Zachary Quinto

Zachary Quinto

Leonard McCoy ? ?
Scotty
Simon Pegg

Simon Pegg

Uhura Zoe Saldana

Zoe Saldana

Sulu
John Cho

John Cho

Chekov
Anton Yelchin

Anton Yelchin

Nero Eric Bana

Eric Bana

Mr. Spock
Leonard Nimoy

Leonard Nimoy

Captain Christopher Pike ? ?


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