Star Trek Film Cast to Grow!
Up till now, the speculation was that the hush-hush script of J.J. Abram's new Star Trek film was an early Kirk/Spock story dealing with their adventures at Starfleet Academy (an idea I've loathed from the start).
But today, that idea was shot down with the posting of Paramount's actual casting breakdowns, including calls for almost every member of the original cast! It appears that the film isn't an origins story at all, but rather something closer to a continuation of the original series' five-year mission! Fan films have been doing this for years and now it seems Hollywood is in on the game.
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[JAMES KIRK] 23-29 Handsome,cocky self assured and earnest. Great physical condition. 6 ft or less
[LEONARD (BONES) McCOY] -28-32 Medic on the Enterprise. Smart, clever and a bit danger-loving. Dark hair, blue eyes.
[UHURA] 25ish -African American. Brilliant, beautiful, heroic and FUN!, Uhura is almost tom-boyish - as if she grew up in a houseful of brothers.
[SULU] 25-32 -Asian American male (preferably Japanese). Helmsman on the Enterprise. Extremely fit, capable and dedicated. A bit of a wildcat
[MONTGOMERY (SCOTTY) SCOTT] -28-32 a brilliant ship's engineer. Must be able to do a flawless Scottish accent!