The “fake” (fan made) trailer for J.J. Abrams’ much anticipated Star Trek revisit made its way on to the net recently and caused quite a stir … why? Because it’s quite well done- obviously without any “footage” from the film, but as a teaser, it does what it is suppose to do- generate interest, excitement, and discussion. Even if it is fake.
Lets hope this J.J. Abrams redux is more movie magic and less nerdy nerdiness that has plagued the very TV movie-like aura of the last few Star Trek films. The next installment details the early adventures of Captain James T. Kirk and Spock, casting young actors Chris Pine and Zachary Quinto (Heroes) in the respective roles. Early information has stated that appearances from the original cast members is also likely (at this point, Leonard Nimoy is the only confirmed original cast member slated to appear). Star Trek will also feature Wynona Rider, Jennifer Morrison (House), John Cho (Harold & Kumar), Simon Pegg, and Eric Bana.
The new film is slated to hit cinemas December 25th, 2008 and was written by Continue reading