"Lost" creators-writers-producers J.J. Abrams, Damon Lindelof and Bryan Burk are bringing an 11th installment of the popular "Star Trek" franchise to the big screen. Burk, Alex Kurtzman and Roberto Orci will executive produce.
Release Date: December 25, 2008
John Cho has been cast as Sulu.
Simon Pegg has signed on to play Scotty, the ship's Scottish chief engineer.
Also on board is Eric Bana as the villain, Nero.
Zoe Saldana as Uhura
Anton Yelchin as a young Chekov.
AND Zachary Quinto as a young Spock!!
Leonard Nimoy, who originated the role of Spock, is on board as well. Chris Pine is in talks to play the young Kirk.
Plot details are begin kept under wraps, but it is understood that the movie chronicles the early days of the Enterprise crew. The lead roles remaining to be cast are Christopher Pike, the first captain of the Enterprise, and Kirk's parents.