Star Trek XI: Nimoy In, Shatner Out!

July 10, 2007
Source: ShatnerVision

Details are starting to come out about the upcoming Star Trek XI, especially because of the popularity of J.J. Abrams in the media at the moment, who will be directing it. He's the point of reference for everything Cloverfield, and beyond that has been closely watched for both Star Trek and "Lost".

This latest news regarding Star Trek XI instead comes from the one-and-only Captain Kirk himself, William Shatner. Over at the ShatnerVision website, he revealed via a video that he heard from co-star Leonard Nimoy that Nimoy is in the script but he (Shatner) is not! Shocked? Yep, so were we! No one still knows what this means or why the heck Nimoy is in and Shatner is out, but we may soon find out. Watch the video from Shatner himself below.

Stay tuned as Star Trek XI and J.J. Abrams will be featured at a panel at the upcoming San Diego Comic-Con in just about 2 more weeks. Expect lots of exciting news!

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If the Captain isn't in it........................ I'm not going.....................................

Klingon on Jul 11, 2007


I think it's great that Nimoy will be a part of the film. I also heard that the son of James Doohan (Chris Doohan) will have a small part as well. Who ever thought of that was a genious. What a fitting tribute to Scotty.

Clivan Brooks on Jul 12, 2007


I think it will feature a young Kirk. which means, another actor will play a young Kirk, but Nimoy willl still play Spock as Vulcans live much longer. Thats what I think. Rob

Rob on Jul 17, 2007


I think that Nimoy is too old to play Spock but may play Sarek, instead. Of course, he could be something other than a never can tell with Abrams.

Vulcan on Jul 31, 2007


So typical of Paramount, and the people behind Star Trek not to listen to the fans. The movie idea presented at "Bring Back Kirk" is far better than this drivel. When are they going to realize that William Shatner is Star Trek. Judging by the crappy movies they've put out since "killing off" Kirk, this will just be more of the same. Re-imagining Star Trek indeed.

Alan on Aug 7, 2007


william shatner needs to star in a new major movies like may be detective movie we need william shattner in big to remember him, my mother anna may anderson ,deceased, she use to tell me everyone stood around the tv when start trek, the movies should be fair wth shatner because people still love his stardom making you feel welcome , even that his old hes still shatner thanks for listening christopher thorwald sewell, flint mi 48503

christopher thorwald sewell on Oct 21, 2007

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