Simon Pegg to play Scotty in JJ Abrams’ ‘Star Trek’November 14th, 2007 - 2:05 am ICT by admin
Bana was recently cast as baddie Nero, reports Variety.
Zachary Quinto and Leonard Nimoy will both be playing Mr. Spock, while Saldana will be playing Uhura, the communications officer on the USS Enterprise.
Yelchin will be playing Pavel Chekov, a Russian Starfleet officer.
Rumours are also abuzz that the highly coveted role of Captain Kirk has been offered to Chris Pine.
Abrams is also producing “Star Trek” through his Paramount-based Bad Robot shingle.
The movie will revolve around the crew’s early days at Starfleet Academy.
Alex Kurtzman and Roberto Orci wrote the screenplay and will exec produce alongside Bryan Burk and Damon Lindelof.
The film is set for a Christmas Day 2008 release. (ANI)
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