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Star Trek XI Footage Screened in UK

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“Lost” creator JJ Abrams has released footage from the new Star Trek prequel in London. Actors include Chris Pine as Kirk, Zachary Quinto as Mr. Spock and Simon Pegg (“Shaun of the Dead”) as Scotty, who considers himself a “fully paid up geek.” There are also four segments that feature Leonard Nimoy as the elder Spock, including one in which he delivers the line, “Live long and prosper.” Expect the film to have a May 8, 2009 release in both the UK and the U.S (even though the trailer says Christmas.)

 

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Star Trek Prequel Set for 2008

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Trekkies nationwide rejoiced Tuesday when Paramount Pictures revealed its planned release date for the 11th Star Trek film.  Set to premiere on Christmas Day 2008, the film, at present being called simply Star Trek XI, will follow young Kirk and Spock through their years in Starfleet Academy and into their first official mission.  Screenwriters Alex Kurtzman and Roberto Orci, along with director J.J. Abrams (Mission: Impossible III), will again team up for the project, with shooting set to begin in the fall.

While all major details about plot and casting remain unknown, this upcoming entry sounds promising and may give the series a much needed

kick

phaser in the pants.  Check back for more details as they unfold, right here on FilmCrunch.

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