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Friday, June 23, 2006

Good Kirk Hunting

According to Yahoo, Matt Damon is the lead contender for the role of the young James. T. Kirk in director J.J. Abrams' upcoming Star Trek film project, which will center on Kirk and Spock's early years at Starfleet Academy.

William Shatner has already given his blessing.


Anonymous Nate said...

No commentary? Just the facts?

Brandon, do you need to know the emoticon for gritted teeth?

9:54 AM  
Blogger Brandon Fibbs said...

Hey, if Bill Shatner has already given his blessing, what more commentary can I add?!

10:05 AM  
Anonymous Nate said...

Oh like he really cares.

11:42 AM  
Blogger Brandon Fibbs said...

Oh he cares.

Have you seen the man's ego? Have you seen the man's Emmys?

2:46 PM  
Anonymous P.O.D. said...

And my first choice to play Mr. Spock... Ben Affleck! But I wonder if Leonard Nimoy would give his blessing on that.

5:14 PM  
Blogger Brandon Fibbs said...

I have to admit that, as much as I HATE the idea of a "flashback movie," if you're gonna do it, Matt is a great choice.

4:13 PM  

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