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UPDATED! One more exclusive pic of Quinto as Spock plus all the other TREK images gathered in one place!

Published at: Oct. 16, 2008, 2:13 p.m. CST

Merrick here...
Yahoo Movies has two more pics - one featuring a full shot of the USS Kelvin (we saw a close-up of it getting the shit kicked out of it in the images gathered below), the other is a good look at Chow as Sulu. Be sure to read the captions below the pics; Yahoo spoke with Kurtzman and Orci about them and they shared some interesting insight. You can find all of this HERE. When you get to the page, look for the "next photo"" tag above the introductory image & off you'll go!
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Ahoy, squirts! Quint here. Harry posted a still from JJ Abrams' STAR TREK yesterday and gathered links to all the pics that were released online in the TREK Blitz kicked off by Entertainment Weekly's big cover story on the movie. It's weird to have so much hit at once after so many months of secrecy. Anyway, the lovely Esther Chen at EW asked me if I wanted to post an "outtake" picture of Zachary Quinto as Spock, so I figured this would be a great opportunity to premiere that and gather all the images together in one view. I actually much prefer the "outtake" photo of Quinto to the one they used on the cover, but maybe that's just me. Here's the pic (click to make big)!

And I'll run the other Trek Pics below. Make sure to click on them to visit the sites of origin for bigger versions. And also, lest we forget, here's Entertainment Weekly's story that kicked this all off!

From AICN:

From UGO:

From IGN:

From JoBlo:

From TrekMovie.com:

From MTV:

Gotta say, the Bridge is weirding me out, but not necessarily in a bad way. I think of the group, the surprise seems to be Karl Urban as Bones, who somehow in these still images captures the character. We'll have to wait and see what everybody does when we see some actual, moving scenes, but it's a delicate balance. We want something true to the original, something that does justice to the original cast, but mimicry won't cut it either. For now, I guess we take Harry's word on it since he's the only one I know of outside of the production who has seen footage. Alright, off to go interview George HW Bush... or, more appropriately for this article, Dr. Zefram Cochrane! Live long yadda-yadda-yadda.


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  • Oct. 16, 2008, 1:02 p.m. CST

    KKKKKKKKKKKHHHHHAAANNNNNN!!

    by kingben

    I was first!!

  • Oct. 16, 2008, 1:02 p.m. CST

    First!

    by Nickn328

  • Oct. 16, 2008, 1:02 p.m. CST

    KINGGGGGBBBEEEEENNNNNN

    by Nickn328

    NOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOO!!!!!!!!!!

  • Oct. 16, 2008, 1:09 p.m. CST

    Chris Pine

    by ThomasServo

    Kirk is the only one I'm not into yet. That picture of him in the captain's chair- he just looks like some ensign who jumped into the chair when Kirk was away banging a hot alien chick.

  • Oct. 16, 2008, 1:13 p.m. CST

    Bridge looks like a Sony Store

    by gboybama

    But, hey. Anything to wash the foul taste of Insurrection and Nemesis out.

  • Oct. 16, 2008, 1:14 p.m. CST

    Not sure

    by Strider White

    About Chris Pine does he really have that kirk quality.. Karl urban stands out like a sore thumb.. Bones looks like he could kick kirks ass and that can't be right.. Also the bridge is just wrong.. JJ should have taken more from the new voyages..

  • Oct. 16, 2008, 1:15 p.m. CST

    If they took their shirts off

    by Dick Bahls

    this group could pass for an Abercrobe catalogue. This looks even worse than I thought. This is already in the running for the 2009 Speed Racer bomb of the year award.

  • Oct. 16, 2008, 1:15 p.m. CST

    Chris Pine is a joke, but BONES IS ALIVE!

    by LordEnigma

    It's nice to have BONES back from the great beyond.

  • Oct. 16, 2008, 1:16 p.m. CST

    Should've been Ackles.

    by Shermdawg

  • Oct. 16, 2008, 1:17 p.m. CST

    Bridge Weird, Zachary Amazing

    by ScottinDC

    I'm not a huge fan of this 'origin' tale but then I'm not a crazed trekkie either. BUT - the dude from Heroes is actually pretty damn scary accurate as a young Spock. Not bad at all. Karl Urban also looks a bit better than I thought he would (he seemed like a weird pick). Kirk looks completely wrong BUT Chris Pine was hilarious in Smokin Aces (an otherwise shitty film) so I'm betting he does a good job.

  • Oct. 16, 2008, 1:17 p.m. CST

    Will there be...pause...

    by Mr. Nice Gaius

    ...<P>...acting?

  • Oct. 16, 2008, 1:18 p.m. CST

    Bones should've been Giovanni Ribisi.

    by Shermdawg

  • Oct. 16, 2008, 1:18 p.m. CST

    Nice! I like what I'm seeing.

    by DrPain

    Summer can't come sooner. Trek lives! Eat it Battlestar.

  • Oct. 16, 2008, 1:20 p.m. CST

    Quinto looks good in the role...

    by RobinP

    but I'm HATING that decidedly non-retro fucking bridge !

  • Oct. 16, 2008, 1:20 p.m. CST

    Quinto

    by Melvin_Pelvis

    must have to shave like 6 times a day

  • Oct. 16, 2008, 1:25 p.m. CST

    Hmmm...

    by TheJake

    Notice how Kirk DOESN'T have his yellow Starfleet shirt on in any of the pics? Interesting.

  • Oct. 16, 2008, 1:28 p.m. CST

    hmmm...

    by fartedinthefaceofhollywood

    i've never been big fan of Star Trek...i DID watch Star Trek The Next Generation and Star Trek Deep Space Nine every now and then, if it was on and i was bored...and some of it was very entertaining. the ONLY Star Trek movie i enjoyed was Wrath of Kahn...the rest were dull and watered down in comparison...at least in MY opinion. this looks interesting...not necessarily in a "awesome"-way....but a more "curious"-way.

  • Oct. 16, 2008, 1:28 p.m. CST

    Actually the bridge looks like an Apple store.

    by I Dunno

    And the entire thing looks like a gay porno. I mean, you know, what I would imagine a gay porno would look like. I'm not gay!

  • Oct. 16, 2008, 1:32 p.m. CST

    PS -

    by TheJake

    You gotta wonder if Spock-lar is choking Kirk because he banged Spock-lar's Momma (Winnona Ryder)... Hmmm??? I smell a time paradox!

  • Oct. 16, 2008, 1:33 p.m. CST

    The bridge was never going to look the exact same

    by reflecto

    I think it's fine.

  • Oct. 16, 2008, 1:34 p.m. CST

    Jesus, I can see right into Spock's pores!

    by Yotz Von Frelnik

    That's one stupid-huge photo.

  • Oct. 16, 2008, 1:36 p.m. CST

    Quinto is the shizzle

    by thot

    He looks incredible as Spock. Can't wait to hear how his voice sounds. Spock's baritone vox is so distinct and recognizable. One point though, Quinto's Spock hair in the EW photo is different from the shot of him throttling the guy. The hairline is clearly different. I hope it's not quite as it is rendered on the EW cover.

  • Oct. 16, 2008, 1:38 p.m. CST

    Give us an official Enterprise pic, JJ...

    by akiraclass

    I remain optimistic.

  • Oct. 16, 2008, 1:39 p.m. CST

    now I'm psyched

    by oisin5199

    I was skeptical of this, but I do love how Pine, Quinto, and Urban especially, have the body language of these characters down. I'm excited that it's new, and old at the same time, that this will be big budget and could break the Trek slump. I was on the fence about the Bond movie, but now I'm definitely going to see it so I can catch the Trek trailer.

  • Oct. 16, 2008, 1:42 p.m. CST

    TOS forever!!!

    by EriamJH

    All other spinoff lovers: you suck cock by choice!

  • Oct. 16, 2008, 1:43 p.m. CST

    Man, Spock has a really nice complexion...

    by blindambition238

    ..er, I mean, boobs!

  • Oct. 16, 2008, 1:46 p.m. CST

    Thanks CCon99...

    by akiraclass

    Now I'm not so optimistic. Great call. Painful, but great.

  • Oct. 16, 2008, 1:47 p.m. CST

    does not look too good

    by ReEkOs_RoUgHnEcKs

    i'll stick to original trek and the cartoon.

  • Oct. 16, 2008, 1:47 p.m. CST

    Isn't it a bit early for this promotion?

    by The Gospel According to Bastardface

    And I agree the bridge looks like the inside of an apple store. It gives me a headache it's so sterile and white.

  • Oct. 16, 2008, 1:53 p.m. CST

    Urban looks like Bones all right

    by Brock Samson

    I also like the uniforms. The bridge could go either way. Slightly darker tones would have been better, I think. Still, I'm willing to watch a re-booted Trek as long as Kirk bangs a green-skinned slave girl.

  • Oct. 16, 2008, 1:54 p.m. CST

    Why?

    by colinjbooth

    Any good reason?

  • Oct. 16, 2008, 1:54 p.m. CST

    Stardate 90210

    by The Gospel According to Bastardface

    The script is fantastic, just have to say.

  • Oct. 16, 2008, 1:57 p.m. CST

    Who's scoring ?

    by Se7en

    I pray to God it's John Williams.

  • Oct. 16, 2008, 2 p.m. CST

    I'm not peeking until I get my mag in the mail

    by Kentucky Colonel

    pulling my hair until it does!

  • Oct. 16, 2008, 2 p.m. CST

    This looks like a joke.

    by Viewer 3

    Honestly, it looks like a Dawson's Creek movie. This was a terrible idea. I say after this, wait a few years and bring the Next Generation crew back for one more adventure. That way they'll all be the perfect age for a "bringing the old crew back together for one last mission" deal.

  • Oct. 16, 2008, 2:04 p.m. CST

    I'm shocked at how spot-on Urban's look is.

    by a goonie

    His was the one bit of casting I truly could not grasp. I thought he was completely and utterly wrong for the role. But based on these stills, his might be the most dead-on look of the bunch. I like the glimpse of Pegg as Scotty, too. Now, just looking the role isn't going to make the movie work on its own, but these images look like a step in the right direction to me.

  • Oct. 16, 2008, 2:07 p.m. CST

    Chekov is odd-man-out in those pics.

    by Squashua

    The only one that just doesn't seem to look even remotely like the original. I guess.

  • Oct. 16, 2008, 2:08 p.m. CST

    So the bridge is a french FNAC store electronics dep?

    by ricarleite

    And why is Spock looking so... plastic?

  • Oct. 16, 2008, 2:08 p.m. CST

    iTREK looks good. I'll likely see this one.

    by JDanielP

    Looking forward to more info and spoiler free reviews.

  • Oct. 16, 2008, 2:11 p.m. CST

    ?

    by adolfwolfli

    Are these pics from Star Trek or that new 90210 series?

  • Oct. 16, 2008, 2:13 p.m. CST

    Chris Pine looks like a Thunderbirds puppet

    by Ray Gamma

    Look at Chris Pine! He's a Thunderbirds puppet!

  • Oct. 16, 2008, 2:13 p.m. CST

    Se7en

    by darth rod

    Michael Giacchino is scoring, he is Abrams Williams, scored Alias, Lost and Mission Impossible 3 for him

  • Oct. 16, 2008, 2:13 p.m. CST

    iTREK LOL

    by The Gospel According to Bastardface

    Love it!

  • Oct. 16, 2008, 2:16 p.m. CST

    I hope that computer voice is back from OST..

    by Baron Karza

    That was hilarious. ONE RECORD FOUND.

  • Oct. 16, 2008, 2:16 p.m. CST

    So far it sort of looks a bit...

    by Cat_Corporation

    Starship Troopers. Y'know, hairless young jock-jawed men in space? Hmmm...

  • Oct. 16, 2008, 2:18 p.m. CST

    Why so many electronics for lightspeed travel?

    by Baron Karza

    Why not just have random red, green, and blue flashing lights? Or unlabeled fucking switches?

  • Oct. 16, 2008, 2:20 p.m. CST

    OST?

    by zacdilone

    What's that

  • Oct. 16, 2008, 2:28 p.m. CST

    The jury is out... but it can't wait for May 8th...

    by Spark009

    The Good: Quinto as Spock (minus the very Sylar esque-looking I'm going to choke a bitch photo). Pine has the look and the attitude one would expect of a young Kirk, just look at that smirk. The Bad: Winona Ryder? The entire premise has me wondering about this movie and how it might fuck with continuity. I can't accept the idea of a right out of the academy Kirk buddying up with the entire crew of the Enterprise and taking the center seat. I'll assume there's a good reason and by the end Spock and Pike will be on the bridge where they are supposed to be and Lieutenant Kirk is off to his assignment. Also Chekov would be much, much to young to be featured, he was the youngest crew member that joined as an ensign in the middle of the five year mission. These are continuity issues that I really hope the movie has a damn good explanation for. And while I like that they are using the "classic" uniforms as a base for the designs, I have to say I hate ribbing. Like Robin Williams said, "if you want ribs, get some barbeque." The undecided: The bridge design, not just the Apple-inspired look of the thing, but the layout as well. I'd have to see more of it. No doubt there will be cries that it appears too modern (which compared to TOS, it does), but I want to see more of it before I can really judge it. John Cho never really impressed me as a great choice for Sulu, Ando from Heroes would have been a better choice in terms of look and well, not playing characters that are stoners (although I suppose if I bring that argument up about Cho, the same should be said for Pegg, but come on, it's Simon Pegg... which could also be a detriment, same with Sylar-Spock, trying to see these characters as Kirk, Spock, etc, when we are so used to Shatner, Nimoy and company). Those are my thoughts on this, the jury is out, but it is nice to see more of the movie, which I am anxiously anticipating. We've sat through Kirk running away from God only to have him blown up by a Bird of Prey, how much worse could this be? (and nothing, nothing in Insurrection or Nemesis was nearly as bad as watching Kirk fight God).

  • Oct. 16, 2008, 2:32 p.m. CST

    I'll watch cause John Cho is in there- but thats it

    by Jugdish

    This looks lame as hell...sorry

  • Oct. 16, 2008, 2:33 p.m. CST

    I dig the costumes but...

    by alienindisguise

    I'm not too sure about the bridge either. Looks a bit too neon anime'ish for Trek

  • Oct. 16, 2008, 2:34 p.m. CST

    I actually think it's the color choices of the bridge that irk m

    by iamnicksaicnsn

    Not necessarily the futuristic nature of it. It's too... bright, too blue. Needs some more black and grey. I mean, even the consoles that look like they should be looking at space are light blue. But frankly all I want to see is a trailer.

  • Oct. 16, 2008, 2:40 p.m. CST

    How did these kids take over a spaceship?

    by comedian_x

    Why must they always cast so young these days?

  • Oct. 16, 2008, 2:40 p.m. CST

    **UPDATED**

    by unionJACKass.webs.com

    The cover of EW looks like a gay homage to STAR TREK!

  • Oct. 16, 2008, 2:46 p.m. CST

    First pic = Wax Museum Spock.

    by Gilkuliehe

    I'm talking POLAR EXPRESS creepy here.

  • Oct. 16, 2008, 2:46 p.m. CST

    Pine as Kirk looks too young.

    by Breotan

    According to trek lore, Kirk's the youngest person to make Captain, but Pine looks like he's in his mid 20s in those photos. If we're still using currenty military as an analogy, he'd be 22 before even leaving the Basic School and stil need at least another six to eight years to climb the ladder to Lieutenant even at an accelerated rate. Most Captains (equivelent rank of Colonel for you Army guys) are in their 40s at the earliest. But still, if that's my only gripe then I guess Abrams is a doing a good job so far.

  • Oct. 16, 2008, 2:49 p.m. CST

    Pine as Kirk looks too gay.

    by Dick Bahls

  • Oct. 16, 2008, 2:50 p.m. CST

    The Bridge

    by killianx

    I am not a big fan of it either but than again we dont know if that is the actual bridge or maybe some Academy Mock up...heres hopin

  • Oct. 16, 2008, 2:51 p.m. CST

    his nose look funny!

    by blonde redhead

    round nose spock is funny spock!<br><br> i don't feel like speaking proper english today, sorry.

  • Oct. 16, 2008, 2:53 p.m. CST

    **UPDATED**

    by Dick Bahls

    I'll be rooting for the Romulans in this one to kill all these Apple store rejects!!!!!

  • Oct. 16, 2008, 2:53 p.m. CST

    also the bridge looks a lot like something

    by blonde redhead

    from one of the x-men movies. it's all bright and shiny. me no likey.

  • Oct. 16, 2008, 2:55 p.m. CST

    SO FAKE!

    by LarryTate

    everyone knows that light speed can be achieved with only half of those flashing lights. Screw this! I hate everyone! Elektra movie ruled!

  • Oct. 16, 2008, 2:55 p.m. CST

    Urban Looks Good. Kirk ....

    by Animation

    I'm still unsure of Kirk. He looks appropriate below the eyebrows, but from the eyebrows up ... not so much. The new update of Spock is rockin'!

  • Oct. 16, 2008, 2:55 p.m. CST

    Gossip Trek

    by Slippy

    These pics look like they are from a bad CW sitcom.

  • Oct. 16, 2008, 3:06 p.m. CST

    James T. Taggart

    by tao_pilot

    Does that last picture feel at all Galaxy Questish to anyone else here?

  • Oct. 16, 2008, 3:09 p.m. CST

    That guys right; the bridge does look like a Sony store

    by MattHooper

    They've spent a fortune on this and it still looks ..... weird. And cheap. And unrealistic. And ineffective. The cast and crew of STAR TREK have my deepest sympathies and abiding respect for their impending failure. *hands cast and crew of STAR TREK a bottle of rainbow pills*

  • Oct. 16, 2008, 3:17 p.m. CST

    The Bridge looks an Apple Store 10 years in the future

    by RobertBaron

    And how old is Kirk in the movie? 12?

  • Oct. 16, 2008, 3:31 p.m. CST

    Bones looks amazing...

    by Human Tornado

    ...but both today's Uhura and Sulu look hotter than nühura and Harold-sans-Kumar. Yes, in their sixties. Still hotter.

  • Oct. 16, 2008, 3:31 p.m. CST

    Will this be Star Trek's "Phantom Menace"?

    by Chishu_Ryu

    Will the entire Original Crew have known each other from childbirth? WIll we discover that Spock actually built the Enterprise as a youngling Vulcan only to have his mind erased later? Is Khan actually the evil twin brother of Kirk?

  • Oct. 16, 2008, 3:41 p.m. CST

    Eh. The crew stills look like Macy's doing a Star Trek mock up

    by Orbots Commander

    for their fall collection. It looks too fake, too 'TV'. The only guys that look right are Quinto as Spock and amazingly, Urban as Bones. I've also never been a Star Trek guy, but with the exception of those two aforementioned guys, everybody else looks waaaay too young.

  • Oct. 16, 2008, 3:45 p.m. CST

    Chishu_Ryu, you do know

    by Talkbacker with no name

    this is pre star trek the tv show? muppet!

  • Oct. 16, 2008, 3:46 p.m. CST

    Publicity still + Spin by producer

    by matineer

    Every still has to be explained? I miss the days when a photo was enough. Electronic talking lobby cards are next. You must like this movie. Sorry to be snarky.

  • Oct. 16, 2008, 3:47 p.m. CST

    Chishu_Ryu. scrap that!

    by Talkbacker with no name

    was talkign to somebody else

  • Oct. 16, 2008, 3:47 p.m. CST

    Looks amazing.

    by Devil'sOwn

    I haven't been this interested in a Trek movie since... never! I guess the usual hate is to be expected, some people fear the new.

  • Oct. 16, 2008, 3:48 p.m. CST

    Chishu_Ryu

    by Talkbacker with no name

    No it won't be Star Trek's "Phantom Menace". muppet!

  • Oct. 16, 2008, 3:54 p.m. CST

    look cool, but still have doubt

    by IndyAbbey Jones

    this looks like a complete overhaul wich i'm not for at all..i was fine with it being a prequel with a few retcons here or there, but the pics look like a new trek series completley<P>i'm still excited, but the series was not in need of a reboot, they all look good except for chekov..bad casting choice on that one, why does he have mutt's hair from indy 4..chekov always had a mop top

  • Oct. 16, 2008, 4 p.m. CST

    Quinto's Plastic Spock Band

    by Geekgasm

    It just occured to me that Quinto's weird plastic look reminded me of Jude Law's gay sex-bot from that Kubrick/Speilberg mash-up with the kid who could see dead people with the title that made people think of the steak sauce. Mmmmmmmmmmm ... shiny!

  • Oct. 16, 2008, 4:01 p.m. CST

    The scene where Spock and Kirk argue was very good

    by IndustryKiller!

    The dialogue is tight and true to both their characters. They are brought together to debate over Kirks rigging of the Kobiyashimaru by the Starfleet council. Spock is suitably logical, disconnected, and condescending and Kirk is cocky but calculating posing a very good counterargument saying that if it's rigged for impossibility to begin with then all other riggings thereof are fair game and questioning whether Spocks lack of emotion really gives him a command advantage. The only flaw I felt in the scene was that Kirk at one point refers to Spock as "Spork". I'm not even joking. it seemed like such a cheap joke in an otherwise solid exchange.

  • Oct. 16, 2008, 4:08 p.m. CST

    Why does Quinto look plastic?

    by careyleefisher

    In every picture of Quinto as Spock he looks plastic. He looks like a bad CGI Spock. Such a terrible make up job.

  • Oct. 16, 2008, 4:15 p.m. CST

    May I remind u the kid playing Chekov is also Kyle Reese

    by IndustryKiller!

    I'm not saying the kid isnt a decent actor, Im sure he is, but what in the fuck was McG thinking?

  • Oct. 16, 2008, 4:16 p.m. CST

    IndustryKiller!

    by MR. MURDOCH

    Where have you read this, and why haven't you sent details to AICN --or me-- yet??!!

  • Oct. 16, 2008, 4:20 p.m. CST

    Silicone forehead and eyebrow appliance pieces

    by DRACULA_WANTS_THE_AMULET

    on Quinto face looks weeeeyyyaaarrddddd... It texture work is super clean and smooth. I can't help it... I'm thinking of breasts when I look at that area- nice silky smooth huge ass powder perfect tits.

  • Oct. 16, 2008, 4:23 p.m. CST

    careyleefisher

    by unionJACKass.webs.com

    As long as his performance isn't wooden, who cares?

  • Oct. 16, 2008, 4:26 p.m. CST

    Looks like BROKEBACK TREK!

    by unionJACKass.webs.com

  • Oct. 16, 2008, 4:26 p.m. CST

    And all this SCIENCE....

    by Thrillho77

    I don't UNDERSTAND.... IT'S JUST A JOB!!! ....5 days a week... And I think it's gonna be... a long....long....time. 'Til touch down brings me 'round again to find, I'm not the MAN they think I am at home. Oh no. NO. NO! I'm a Rock. It. Man.

  • Oct. 16, 2008, 4:27 p.m. CST

    Well...

    by XoanonTORN

    Looks good to me! Fuck you haters! I like it, and believe in JJ!

  • Oct. 16, 2008, 4:28 p.m. CST

    Spork? Really?

    by zillabeast

    Please tell me the Enterprise doesnt have those silly turrets, either.

  • Oct. 16, 2008, 4:28 p.m. CST

    Even if STAR TREK turns out to be great...

    by unionJACKass.webs.com

    ... AVATAR and WATCHMEN are still gonna wipe the floor with it. YOU KNOW THAT!

  • Oct. 16, 2008, 4:31 p.m. CST

    Sorry Murdoch

    by IndustryKiller!

    I worked a bit on the set. I didn't think it was terribly pertinent information and Im not kidding when I say the set was so pleasant and everyone was working so hard and JJ Abrams and his Assistant director Tommy (who is Scottish) were such nice fellas I didn't want to ruin any surprises. But now enough is out that I don't think im ruining anything by saying that that scene at least is solid. In it Kirk is called out by the Academy for cheating and calls out Spock so he can defend himself. It's a lively exchange with a few insults thrown back and forth. At one point Kirk says something like "I suppose you think me an idiot" and Spock responds something akin to "That's a fair assumption." That was totally paraphrased btw. It was hard to get a reading on Pine's Kirk since the scene is very straightforward but he delivered the lines solidly and seemed to have a bit of defiant arrogance without coming off like an asshole. You kind of root for him in the scene because Spock drops the "You are human and therefore weak" gauntlet. Quinto was very subtle, almost underplaying it, I'll be interested in seeing how it looks on screen in the finished version. The scene ends with a planet that shall remain nameless being attacked.

  • Oct. 16, 2008, 4:33 p.m. CST

    IndustryKiller!

    by unionJACKass.webs.com

    Coincidentally, I worked on the AVATAR set. We had a cool time. The once me, Jim and Sig all had a cup of tea in front of log fire talking about PIRANHA 2.

  • Oct. 16, 2008, 4:36 p.m. CST

    The Bridge

    by mr.brownstone

    looks like the chill out room at a rave, and Quinto looks like a nervous dork.

  • Oct. 16, 2008, 4:36 p.m. CST

    HUGE FUCKING PICTURE IS FUCKING HUGE

    by Kurutteru Yatsu

    These look awesome. Can't. Fucking. Wait.

  • Oct. 16, 2008, 4:38 p.m. CST

    You don't have to believe me Unionjack

    by IndustryKiller!

    I'm not trying to push this on anyone, but I assure you I'm not making this up. I'll answer any question you have.

  • Oct. 16, 2008, 4:38 p.m. CST

    But I still hold out hope.

    by mr.brownstone

    I want this to be good. Maybe that's a training bridge and not the real thing.

  • Oct. 16, 2008, 4:39 p.m. CST

    Harold is playing Sulu?

    by GaiustheBrave

    In related news: Gaius the Brave comes out of cave after three year stay. WTF? If one good thing comes of this, at least we can get that Star Trek-themed porn we've been waiting for.

  • Oct. 16, 2008, 4:39 p.m. CST

    by quantize

  • Oct. 16, 2008, 4:39 p.m. CST

    IndustryKiller!

    by unionJACKass.webs.com

    Nor me. <p> Just kidding. If you did, that's cool.

  • Oct. 16, 2008, 4:40 p.m. CST

    I'm not a huge Star Trek fan

    by Jor-El23

    although I look forward to the movies. I'm all for a reboot but some of these actors look just a bit too young, like a bunch of kids playing Star Trek with a limitless budget. Urban and Quinto do look good in their parts though but Kirk and Chekov and Uhuru seem a bit too young.

  • Oct. 16, 2008, 4:40 p.m. CST

    IndustryKiller!

    by unionJACKass.webs.com

    Gotta a question: Did Zoe Saldana ever talk about AVATAR??

  • Oct. 16, 2008, 4:41 p.m. CST

    LOLOLOL It's yuppies in space, was always gonna be

    by quantize

    ...

  • Oct. 16, 2008, 4:43 p.m. CST

    As much as I wanna see STAR TREK...

    by unionJACKass.webs.com

    ... basically, it's just JJ 'MI:3' Abrams ripping of another 1960's tv show.

  • Oct. 16, 2008, 4:45 p.m. CST

    Union

    by IndustryKiller!

    I never got to talk to Zoe Saldana. But I can confirm she looked damn good in that little skirt. Which is different than the one in those pictures. When they are at Starfleet academy the costumes are all red with no black, except for Spock's which was grey because he's a graduate and instructor apparently.

  • Oct. 16, 2008, 4:48 p.m. CST

    IndustryKiller!

    by unionJACKass.webs.com

    Cool. <p> What other films have you worked on?

  • Oct. 16, 2008, 4:51 p.m. CST

    Hate talk on the Bridge ((is BS)

    by menstrual_blitz

    ...most complaints i hear refer to an "apple store" look and being too "SHINY". HAS ANY OF YOU SEEN STAR TREK!!!! This is not STAR WARS people! Star trek has always been "bright and shiny". In fact, that's what Lucas was designing against, the star trek shiny look. And the apple store look was itself inspired by old Star trek mid-sixties future design. Apple is riping off star trek, not the other way around. I see nothing in these photos that doesn't reek of Trek inspired ascetics. I know you all want dark and dirty all time kids, but that isn't star trek...so lay off.

  • Oct. 16, 2008, 4:55 p.m. CST

    Union

    by IndustryKiller!

    Not that many notables. actually, just stuff here and there. Star Trek was the last big one. here in LA these little odd jobs are just what people do when you want to get involved in the biz so to speak. I don't want to get tied up in saying what part of the business I want to be in because I don't feeling like coming here and having people constantly tell me how awful I will probably be at said thing, I'll more than take it if I were making a lot of money doing it but not a moment before ;P. There was Changeling, that one was kinda cool. Malkovich is gonna be great in that. House Bunny, that I couldn't stand......

  • Oct. 16, 2008, 4:55 p.m. CST

    Looking forward to this.

    by zacdilone

    ɹǝdsoɹd puɐ buo1 ǝʌı1

  • Oct. 16, 2008, 5:03 p.m. CST

    Also, is it just me or...

    by GaiustheBrave

    do all the characters in remakes seem to be getting younger? Kirk looks like he's about to go to the big frat party off campus, but first he has to fight Romulans.

  • Oct. 16, 2008, 5:16 p.m. CST

    Darth Rod

    by kwisatzhaderach

    "He is Abram's Williams" - minus the talent of course.

  • Oct. 16, 2008, 5:17 p.m. CST

    About ages

    by BizarroJerry

    Pine is actually 28 years old. Granted, he does look younger. Shatner was only 4 or 5 years older than that when he made the Trek pilot. Certainly not way off base.<p>Quinto is 31. Nimoy was 34.<p>Urban is 36. Kelley was 45.<p>Pegg is 38. Doohan was 45.<p>Saldana is 30. Nichols was 33.<p>Cho is 36. Takei was 28.<p>Yelchin is 19. Koenig was 30. (Chekov was supposed to be younger than that.)<p>This concludes my long waste of time and effort. I'm still thinking this flick could be good.

  • Oct. 16, 2008, 5:20 p.m. CST

    USS Kelvin? Part of the Johnson-class fleet?

    by IAmJack'sUserID

    Sister ships are USS Tyrone, USS Jamal, USS Antoine, and USS Shaniqua.

  • Oct. 16, 2008, 5:25 p.m. CST

    Fuck you, Kwasimodowhatever...

    by IAmJack'sUserID

    Giacchino is incredible. He can easily become the next Williams, or about as close as possible. His Lost soundtracks are the best TV OSTs ever, and 'Roar' from Cloverfield is one of the most unique and exciting tracks in a long time. I love Williams, but everyone falls eventually.

  • Oct. 16, 2008, 5:29 p.m. CST

    Someone photoshop some eyeshadow on Spock.

    by Flim Springfield

    I bet it will look better.

  • Oct. 16, 2008, 5:32 p.m. CST

    Industrykiller!

    by DeeboShanks

    I have some questions for you if you don't mind... 1) Are they erasing the timeline, or is this an alternate reality? 2) Does Quinto sound like Spock? 3) Do they call the Romulans Rihannsu? 4) Do they even realize they're facing "romulans"?

  • Oct. 16, 2008, 5:36 p.m. CST

    It's looking disappointing

    by photoboy

    The look really reminds me of Galaxy Quest, which isn't a good thing when you consider GQ is 10 years old and was a parody of Trek.<br><br> I totally agree though about Urban, he was the one I thought would be least like Bones and amazingly appears to be the one most like his character. Good for him.<br><br> Maybe it could be a good film despite doing stupid things with the bridge design, but it is being written by Kurtzman and Orci, who already ruined Transformers (with Bay's help) so if the story and the look suck, what does this film have going for it?

  • Oct. 16, 2008, 5:37 p.m. CST

    Industrykiller! re: House Bunny

    by CarmillaVonDoom

    That wasn't any fun? Anna Faris seems like she would be good for a laugh at least (haven't seen the movie). And Katharine McPhee is certainly a piece of work...(take that last any way you like) ☺

  • Oct. 16, 2008, 5:50 p.m. CST

    Chris Pine

    by Amity75

    Looks like Gary Johntson from World Police but other than that it looks worthwhile going to see purely to see how Zachary handles the Spock role.

  • Oct. 16, 2008, 5:52 p.m. CST

    Willing to bet thats not the bridge of the Enterprise

    by Bruce T Shark

    more likely the simulator for the Kobyashi Maru test.

  • Oct. 16, 2008, 5:54 p.m. CST

    Looking good to me

    by ballyhoo

    I really REALLY hope Abrams make Trek cool again.

  • Oct. 16, 2008, 6:10 p.m. CST

    ballyhoo

    by Geekgasm

    You REALLY hope Abrams make Trek cool again? When was Trek EVER cool?It was somewhat less nerdy in the early '90s. Otherwise its 42 years of uninterrupted nerdosity. And I can't understand why some people are so obsessed with the great unwashed mass of humanity thinking Star Trek is "cool". Star Trek is not cool. It never has been cool. It never will be cool. Many of us have no problem with that and have loved (portions of) it anyway. Embrace your geek, people. Let your geek flag fly.

  • Oct. 16, 2008, 6:15 p.m. CST

    That is one embiggened Vulcan

    by O_Goncho

    I mean seriously... I can see each individual facial hair on Quinto's face... nobody needs THAT much Star Stre----Oh, nevermind ^_^

  • Oct. 16, 2008, 6:16 p.m. CST

    ahem

    by O_Goncho

    Star Tre---* boy, that killed my quip. Damn typos. DDAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAMN typos.

  • Oct. 16, 2008, 6:20 p.m. CST

    Much better spock in new picture :)

    by Dreamfasting

    Ok, that new picture of Spock looks much more like what I was expecting ... but wow they look so young. It will be interesting to see if this revival can catch a new generation.

  • Oct. 16, 2008, 6:22 p.m. CST

    Damn How old should they be?? They look fine to me.

    by The Founder

    Everyone is 30 plus except for the kid playing Chekov or how ever you spell it. Pine isn't 30 but 28 is close enough. I don't what some are complaining about cause everyone looks like freaking adults and not the Hills or 90210 cast. I will admit that Charlie Bartlett is a lil young but he's a good actor and I have no problem with him.

  • Oct. 16, 2008, 6:24 p.m. CST

    It looks good to me. I like what i'm seeing.

    by The Founder

    I've got no complaints. It's was stated that this Trek film was not going to be a direct hash of the oringinal. I think they are making some updated changes cause of the time we're in now but at the same time keeping that retro vibe. Although the jury is still out until the final products hit the theaters but so far i'm pleased.

  • Oct. 16, 2008, 6:25 p.m. CST

    Now Urban is the surprise!

    by The Founder

    He really does give off that Bones vibe. I wasn't sold on him a 100 percent but was never against him, but he looks to pull it off very well.

  • Oct. 16, 2008, 6:38 p.m. CST

    I kinda like Pine

    by Turd Furgeson

    I still contend that Ryan Reynolds would have captured the essence of Kirk perfectly... Looks a little older, physically powerful, charming, a natural leader.. would have been great but I like Pine, i'll reserve judgement on him but everyone else looks great!

  • Oct. 16, 2008, 6:59 p.m. CST

    I must admit...

    by Seany-Wan

    Urban makes a good McCoy. I also like the very "Kirkish" pose Pine makes on the bridge. Cheers JJ!

  • Oct. 16, 2008, 7 p.m. CST

    bridge?

    by darthwaz1

    how can that be the "early version" of the bridge?? Haven't we already seen that in the pilot eposide "the Cage"? That bridge was different but didn't look like Steve Jobs built it! These pics look great besides that bridge, it's not consistant at all!!

  • Oct. 16, 2008, 7:11 p.m. CST

    The only thing suckin' about this movie..

    by malificus

    ..is that it is a tailor-made Christmas movie, as most Trek movies have been, and it could actually be done and ready by then, but instead it will sit and peak too early with advance glimpses and be totally over-the-hill by the time "summer blockbuster" season gets here next year. What a bunch of stupid motherfuckers. Star Trek is NOT a summertime adventure flick and how typical of Paramount after all these years to not understand something as basic as that. I know it's a young, hip new crew and probably actually IS action packed, but Christmas you fucking assholes, CHRISTMAS.

  • Oct. 16, 2008, 7:24 p.m. CST

    Hey Kirk, how come you ain't got no brothas on the wall?

    by davsan38

    Security officer Leroy when down to the surface with Spock and Bones...he may not make it back.

  • Oct. 16, 2008, 7:26 p.m. CST

    I'm Intrigued!

    by Real Deal

    Well as expected there's a group of people that can't understand why you can't put the old bridge from 40 years ago in a movie now! I look forward to this. Star Trek does neeed a bit of a reboot. A new approach with fresh eyes. I think it looks cool. I don't think it looks " Gay ". which seems to be the term people love to use when wining on the internet about something. I think this movie will do well because Abrams seems to have a proper handle on what's needed for this. Also Nimoy has given it his approval. Star Trek Dead? Ha! Long live Star Trek! Can't wait!

  • Oct. 16, 2008, 7:42 p.m. CST

    What's up with recent ST Villians?

    by Orionsangels

    No matter what the recent ST villians always have to have that nemisis look. I hate it!

  • Oct. 16, 2008, 7:42 p.m. CST

    Why do some of you want a bridge...

    by crankyoldguy

    that looks like 1966? I don't. This is a new context. You want it all to look like it did then? Why? Again, as someone who watched the original run as a kid, I don't understand this need for everything to look the same as TOS then.

  • Oct. 16, 2008, 7:49 p.m. CST

    Gay Star Trek

    by pixelmagic

    This is not the way to do a revisit to the 60's-era Trek. It must either be done authentically (and that means 60's era design, tightened up slightly, perhaps), and must fit into a loop with 60s Trek. Judging by the pics, it looks laughable and like Star Trek 90210. I'd like to see a serious, edgy Trek with period detail. Maybe add realistic effects and physics, but leave the original bridge set intact. Or do it 100% CGI, with Shatner and Nimoy's voice, or qualified imitators. Don't use pretty boy actors. Lame.

  • Oct. 16, 2008, 7:51 p.m. CST

    Yay! Skirts and beehives are a go!

    by ZeroCorpse

    Now, I want to see some analog readouts and controls on the ships! Don't fuck it up like Enterprise did.

  • Oct. 16, 2008, 7:55 p.m. CST

    I can't believe...

    by Devil'sOwn

    Some people have the scrote to say how "gay" the production looks. Do you even think about what you're saying? The last time I heard this much gay-talk was when 300 was first coming out. Some people are so insecure in themselves they have to make a comment, any comment, that will make them seem "cool". Whatever. What's gay is grown ass people complaining about the decor of the Enterprise bridge, or how a Vulcan should look!

  • Oct. 16, 2008, 7:57 p.m. CST

    Devil's Own...

    by Particularly Hard Vato

    That's the gayest gay thing I have ever gayly listened to. Gay.

  • Oct. 16, 2008, 8:03 p.m. CST

    Star Trek 90210

    by pixelmagic

    If would be cool if it there were gay characters, or make Kirk gay... THAT would be cool and adventurous. But this looks silly. I am skeptical, but ultimately open-minded. I may have to take the job of making a new Trek on myself. That's my realization from looking at these shots.

  • Oct. 16, 2008, 8:09 p.m. CST

    Star Trek- Abercrombie and Fitch

    by Nezzer6364

    Abrams always casts the most douchey hipsters he can find.

  • Oct. 16, 2008, 8:10 p.m. CST

    THE BRIDGE WORKS

    by Earthquake WestCoast

    The bridge looks great! Why would you want the bridge looking like some 40 year old t.v. set made on a low budget? This isn't some SCI-FI ORIGINAL movie they're making. This is a multi million dollar production. The bridge looks awesome! It works good with the type of costumes they made for the characters.

  • Oct. 16, 2008, 8:11 p.m. CST

    GIRLS NEEDS SHORTER MINI SKIRTS

    by Earthquake WestCoast

    Nuff said!

  • Oct. 16, 2008, 8:17 p.m. CST

    PICARD NEEDS TO HAVE A CAMEO

    by Earthquake WestCoast

    Since the movie starts off during the NEXT GENERATION era, they should show Picard and the Enterprise try to stop the renegade Romulans, but are unable to stop them from going back in time, luckly Nimoy Spock is on hand to try to save the day. As for why the bridge looks different, who's to say that when the renegade Romulans went back in time that they didn't destroy the original Enterprise being built in space, and that's why this "new" enterprise is being built on Earth (so it can't be attacked) and that the look of the inside is different now because of the renegade time bandits. BTW......GIRLS NEED SHORTER SKIRTS! ^_^

  • Oct. 16, 2008, 8:51 p.m. CST

    It's Cho, not Chow....

    by GrandMuffTarkin

    Not every rice eater is named Chow, y'know...

  • Oct. 16, 2008, 9:06 p.m. CST

    JJ's TV sensibilities will work well with this

    by zooch

  • Oct. 16, 2008, 9:14 p.m. CST

    Is Spock Choking Kirk in That 3rd Picture?

    by tenfingersofdoom

  • Oct. 16, 2008, 9:15 p.m. CST

    This must be in the glossy quadrant of galaxy

    by kabong

    I might need that extra membrane over the eyes that the Vulcans have . . . if I go to see this excuse for Trek.

  • Oct. 16, 2008, 9:16 p.m. CST

    Not choking

    by Geekgasm

    Its "breath control" - wink wink.

  • Oct. 16, 2008, 9:19 p.m. CST

    Ahem. Bahls.

    by Devil'sOwn

    Sorry, my gaydar's not the best. He just looks like a dude. Pretend for a moment SOME of us have never been to an "Apple store" (well, there goes my geek cred, damn.), and I'm sorry to hear about your unfortunate Wendy's experience. I admit, I don't get what the problem is, other than some people will do anything to sound witty. This was a DEAD franchise, and I have faith that Abrams will re-energize it. I don't eat, sleep, and breath Trek, but like many people, I grew up enjoying the original series, and loved TNG. After that you lose me. It's a chance to embrace your inner geek, and complaining about how young and hip the cast looks makes you sound the the target audience for this movie. You can't seriously expect them to revitalize the ST universe with cardboard set and sloppy old character actors.

  • Oct. 16, 2008, 9:53 p.m. CST

    Cardboard sets

    by Geekgasm

    Ah, that old chestnut. Nobody serious is expecting "cardboard sets". Any competent production designer could have given the original series sets a facelift, retained their flavor, without turning them into a "sterilt, white Apple store". Why go to all the trouble of almost-but-not-quite-embracing the '60s uniforms if you're going to bland out on that bloodless, cartoonishly teched-out bridge set with the girl-taking-your-order-at-the-food-court podium?

  • Oct. 16, 2008, 10:16 p.m. CST

    bridge....

    by darthwaz1

    the bride could work if they used at least a similar look to the original...just for consistency. Lucas rebuilt the homestead set verbatim for episode 2, it doesn't have to be that accurate considering the bridge could be refitted and updated all the time for the story...but JJ. went through all the trouble to get the costumes looking just about right, why not do the same with the sets? this movie after all, is mainly for the fans of the show.

  • Oct. 16, 2008, 10:17 p.m. CST

    oops...

    by darthwaz1

    typo: the "bridge" could work...

  • Oct. 16, 2008, 10:33 p.m. CST

    Letting My Geek Flag Fly

    by Evil Chicken

    The bridge is a nice update / translation – it’s brighter and easier to film. If you notice the shot is taken from the science officer (Spock)’s position. The command chair looks as iconic as it should and navigation and helm are in their appropriate positions. The standing console that is next to Bones 2.0 harkens back to Christopher Pike’s ship from the original pilot and re-imagined in “The Menagerie”. I assume that engineering is located either to the left of the console or is part of the console itself. The Turbo lift behind Kirk is gone replaced by other consoles. I bet this bridge has a bathroom. The shots look jaw droppingly amazing and I can not wait for this film to open. No doubt, 12:01 showing. Too cool.

  • Oct. 16, 2008, 10:50 p.m. CST

    No it doesn't

    by Geekgasm

    "The standing console that is next to Bones 2.0 harkens back to Christopher Pike’s ship from the original pilot and re-imagined in “The Menagerie”." Not on any copy of the show I my collection. She looks like she's about 5 seconds away from asking you if you want to make that a combo.

  • Oct. 16, 2008, 11:04 p.m. CST

    menstrual_blitz

    by mr.brownstone

    I don't have a problem with the bridge looking bright and shiny, I have a problem with it looking like crap.

  • Oct. 16, 2008, 11:21 p.m. CST

    Mid-20s Kirk takes command of the Enterprise?

    by Bong

    Well?

  • Oct. 16, 2008, 11:30 p.m. CST

    New Uhura = Boner

    by Horace Cox

    Damn she looks fine! I'd tap that ass. On another note, Yelchin is a no talent douche.

  • Oct. 16, 2008, 11:39 p.m. CST

    Where the hell is Kirk's yellow shirt??!!

    by Mike_D

    its black. wtf.

  • Oct. 17, 2008, 12:02 a.m. CST

    SPOILERY SPOILERY SPOILERY THEORY

    by Alex Childress

    I'm not yet sold on Pine as Kirk (how can any but Shatner master the self-confident swagger of James T.?), and Aussie Urban doing DeForest Kelly's southern accent scares me. But, I've got a theory as to how it plays out. I bet it follows Nemesis, and the upheaval in the Romulan Govt after that, but mentioning no more than that. That explains the Romulan space pirates, and lets say that they stumble upon something kept secret from Starfleet for decades - The Guardian of Forever. Nero, realizing a way to go back in time, decides to destroy the Federation responsible for the end of Romulus as he knows it. A young Federation, unaware of the full might of Romulan weapons, is stunned by random attacks by a ship that can fire while cloaked. Its up to one of the men who's kept the secret of the Guardian, Nimoy Spock to go back in time, and warn the one man in Starfleet with the mental capacity to understand what's going on - himself. This leads to Spock's constant assertations throughout the Original Series and especially on 'The City of the Edge of Forever' that time travel is scientifically impossible - to keep a dangerous weapon secret. Its up to a young Kirk and crew to go on a MacGuffin mission while the ulterior motive, with Spock guiding it, is to track down these renegade Romulans and stop them. There's just one problem - this never happened before, and the Romulan's have already changed the timeline irrevocably. History as Nimoy Spock knows it has been re-written, and he will cease to be. Leaving this ship, this crew, to truly and fully journey on their own into a new frontier.

  • Oct. 17, 2008, 12:05 a.m. CST

    Yay!

    by BDT

    I was kind of afraid of slickness over substance....but,after seeing these pics, something tells me this movie's gonna rock the souls of every sci-fi lovin' geek and be a lot of fun. Hope I'm right.

  • Oct. 17, 2008, 12:27 a.m. CST

    Need to see a trailer before I commit

    by Shub-Wankalot

    So far the retro look of the original is missing; instead it's the contemporary future look...more hip, more NOW. So, I'll withhold judgement util the trailer...this may work, or not.

  • Oct. 17, 2008, 12:35 a.m. CST

    The bridge

    by Rufferto

    looks like a Macintosh.

  • Oct. 17, 2008, 12:44 a.m. CST

    Thank (deity) Quinto got famous at the right time

    by Losers_Game

    He really does look the part.

  • Oct. 17, 2008, 12:46 a.m. CST

    Don't like any of the choices for this cast.

    by ThaJackaL

    Don't get me wrong Pegg is awesome! But he's a terrible choice for Scotty.

  • Oct. 17, 2008, 1:01 a.m. CST

    Better a Mac bridge than a PC bridge, heh

    by crankyoldguy

  • Oct. 17, 2008, 1:03 a.m. CST

    I admit I didn't read all the other talkbacks

    by acebandage

    but I am HATING not seeing Kirk in yellow!!! I mean, the guy is trying to take the place of the SHAT for Christ's sake! Try a lil harder! I don't want to see him make the role his own. He should be the ONE actor who should just live in the shadow! NO ONE else can be Kirk! He needs to play Shatner playing Kirk!

  • Oct. 17, 2008, 1:33 a.m. CST

    Looks pretty cool

    by Akai

    I like the uniforms, nice blend of retro design and futuristic fabric. The actors are good likenesses, and I look forward to seeing how they handle their roles. And the bridge, wow. I really like it. It needs to be updated and given more of a futuristic look. The old angular and featureless surfaces lit up with bright colors just wouldn't do it anymore. Fine for a low budget show, but not for a movie. Trek needs a reboot to revitalize it and make it relevant again. The Next Generation and all its spinoffs failed to do anything exiting with the potential they had...frankly they were boring. I just hope that they do something really wild and exciting with the story. To hell with moldy old continuity....give us a reason to get excited about Trek again.

  • Oct. 17, 2008, 1:50 a.m. CST

    It looks gay

    by macheesmo3

    C'mon , quit being aplogists , it looks gay and stupid and is yet another attempt to "cash in" on the baby boomers and their oh so easily amused children This movie will be 9 kinds of wrong.

  • Oct. 17, 2008, 2:49 a.m. CST

    why does Kirk look like Brian Cox in the UGO pic.

    by Fortunesfool

    ?

  • Oct. 17, 2008, 3:01 a.m. CST

    What Industrykiller wants to do in the business...

    by Prof. Pop-Cult

    Oh, come on, friend -- nothing wrong with admitting that you either want to direct or be a screenwriter (or both). Fact is, every other person who visits AICN aspires to do the same, along with everybody who runs this site or contributes to it.

  • Oct. 17, 2008, 3:04 a.m. CST

    Young looking (the young age issue)...

    by Prof. Pop-Cult

    I think the deal is that today, people tend to look younger than people from two or three generations ago who were the same age, especially if they're an actor. It's all due to how we dress, style our hair, and take care of ourselves compared to prior generations, along with a mental (and somewhat immature?) outlook on life.

  • Oct. 17, 2008, 3:14 a.m. CST

    Alex Childress: It's not the Guardian of Forever

    by Prof. Pop-Cult

    Because Harlan Ellison raised a stink about this possibility, threatening to sue if this was true. If it is true, then maybe Paramount paid off Ellison for the complete rights to have the Guardian of Forever be used in this reboot.<p><p>But I have another theory that could work: Maybe this reboot movie ties in (although indirectly) with the series Enterprise. Eric Bana is actually FutureGuy from that series. The screenplay could reference the Enterprise series, without actually needing to explain things in geeky detail to the audience: Bana could be a Romulan from an undetermined future timeline, and he could be shown in a few scenes protected by reptillian humanoid -- these alien bodyguards wouldn't need to say anything, but Enterprise series fans would recognize them as Suliban.<p><p>However, I predict the most likely explanation is that they will just present a completely different time travel plot device which has not been used in any prior Trek TV show or movie. Boring.

  • Oct. 17, 2008, 3:27 a.m. CST

    Bones

    by Super Nintendo Chalmers

    Karl Urban looks like Joey from "Friends" in these pictures.

  • Oct. 17, 2008, 3:29 a.m. CST

    Theyre ALL kids...

    by cineninja

    ...in this and join at teh same time and Kirk gets to be Captain because he called it. Yup...they walked on the Bridge and Kirk yelled,"I get to be Captain...DIBS on the big chair!". The rest of crew groaned because they had all gone to the Academy and had forgotten the fundamental rule of calling 'dibs'. They had nobody but themselves to blame....

  • Oct. 17, 2008, 4:06 a.m. CST

    so... the character Sulu is Korean now?

    by the power of GREYSKULL

    I think they're going to have a hard time shaking me off the fact they've chosen a lot of name actors - that shot of Spock giving the Vulcan neckpinch just SCREAMS Sylar to me and, you know, suspension of disbelief is very important for a film like this...

  • Oct. 17, 2008, 5:57 a.m. CST

    Eyebrows

    by beelkay

    They aren't kidding around with Spock's eyebrows, are they? LOL I think I prefer the original version...they were up-swept, not straight diagonal lines. Definitely striking, though. I do think everyone looks ridiculously young, but there are worse things, I guess.

  • Oct. 17, 2008, 6:38 a.m. CST

    Chekov looks adorable

    by Garzo

    Why is everybody getting down on the new Chekov? He looks great. So his hair is a little different. So what? So is new Kirk's, who now has blue eyes to boot. But both are dreamy and a lot hotter than the originals. I can't wait, it's going to be awesome.

  • Oct. 17, 2008, 6:45 a.m. CST

    I wonder why Spock was choking Kirk in the...

    by Leafar the Lost

    ...above picture. I have looked at it a few times, and it sure is Spock holding up Kirk by the neck. I want a young looking cast; that is the point idiot. This is a fresh start, so why would they cast actors in their late 30's and 40's? Chris Pine doesn't have to look like a young William Shatner, who has become a fat, bloated, living mockery of himself. The original intent for Captain Kirk, as I recall, was as a young, hotshot, Star Fleet officer who given his first command and put on a dangerous, 5 year mission to "explore strange, new worlds". In other words, Pine is perfect for Kirk, Quinto is perfect for Spock, and all of you haters should shut your pie-holes.

  • Oct. 17, 2008, 6:59 a.m. CST

    Okay, so they've dropped the ball

    by Ghostball

    ...on the whole look...let's just hope to hell there's something approaching a compelling story to quell the sniggering at the back.

  • Oct. 17, 2008, 7 a.m. CST

    by j2talk

  • Oct. 17, 2008, 7:02 a.m. CST

    Thank God no Shatner in it-Kirk is DEAD at last

    by j2talk

    despite Shatner's lame novels

  • Oct. 17, 2008, 7:05 a.m. CST

    That Sylar Spock pic

    by Napoleon Park

    once embiggened, is like a decent fan drawing of Nimoy Spock - a little off, an interesting interpretation, but remarkably it looks a lot like him.

  • Oct. 17, 2008, 7:11 a.m. CST

    Nothing funnier than Trekkies crying like fook

    by bongo123

    over the photos of this movie, get a fucking life lads, this flick looks great and im sure the trailer will blow us all away well except for you whiney bastards nitpicking like fuck..

  • Oct. 17, 2008, 7:12 a.m. CST

    Should have gotten Alec Baldwin to play Bones

    by davsan38

  • Oct. 17, 2008, 8:16 a.m. CST

    JJ ABRAMS PRESENTS: DOUCHE TREK

    by Dick Bahls

    It's hardly nitpicking to say the obvious, that the bridge looks like the Apple store, and the cast look like rejects from an Abercrobie catalogue. What happened to the days when actors were cast that had real acting experience? Chris Pine's biggest claim to fame is Princess Diarheas 2. All this hollywood fluff is being cast like reality television. Get very good looking young people, have hacks like Dick Kurtzman & that little porker Dorky Orci write a quick silly story, and all the young people will spend twelve bucks to come and see it. This junk will kill Star Trek worse than Brana & Fagga every did. Boycott this load of dog feces, you'll be happy you did.

  • Oct. 17, 2008, 8:18 a.m. CST

    That Bridge . . .

    by adiehardfanwithalethalweapon

    . . . looks like something a half crazed fan set-up in his dorm room. Holly hell it's small.

  • Oct. 17, 2008, 10:24 a.m. CST

    Suddenly I'm STOKED for This

    by cowboyone

    the images and cast look awesome!

  • Oct. 17, 2008, 11:27 a.m. CST

    Chris Pine

    by djtelesca

    I was dragged to an indy film called "Bottleschock", which was surprisingly good. The star was Chris Pine - he was excellent...I have a lot of faith, based upon that movie, that he can definitely make a good Kirk.

  • Oct. 17, 2008, 3:45 p.m. CST

    I'm late to the party here but here's what I think.

    by Cotton McKnight

    Here's what I think:<br><br>1) Zachary Quinto looks nothing like Leonard Nimoy in his profile. <br><br>2) The guy playing McCoy looks like he just walked off "New Voyages" or some other amateur fan film. <br><br>3) The Romulan scene scares me. It looks EXACTLY like the Remans from Nemesis. <br><br>4) Uhura is way hotter than Nichelle Nichols ever was. AND

  • Oct. 17, 2008, 3:45 p.m. CST

    and

    by Cotton McKnight

    AND i'm still not happy that Mr. Shatner is not in this movie.

  • Oct. 17, 2008, 4:14 p.m. CST

    Alex Childress

    by mr.brownstone

    I like it.

  • Oct. 17, 2008, 7:01 p.m. CST

    Indeed...

    by Quintus_Arrius

    ... this motion picture will fail!

  • Oct. 20, 2008, 6:32 p.m. CST

    mr. Brownstone

    by menstrual_blitz

    "looking like crap" is not only vague, but very subjective. Should we all just take that literally: you think it looks like they're all in a room built out of feces? In set design class, its the first rule: try not to use excrement for your materials when designing science fiction sets that should reflect a sense of optimism in the culture that designed it. What set do you want Mr brownstone? And, you know, try to not say " i want a set that isn't crap."

  • Oct. 20, 2008, 7:09 p.m. CST

    For all you people who "know" star trek...

    by menstrual_blitz

    The writers of this film have already mentioned the Next Gen episode "Yesterdays" enterprise (one of the most acclaimed episodes ever) as a huge influence on this new story. Now, if all of you out there complaining about continuity and the new design of the bridge would just think about Yesterdays Enterprise and how time travel effected our heroes and their environment, you'll see that all this bitching and moaning is a waste of time. Cannon is safe and sound people. To spell it out for all the trekkies; remembering the Next Gen episode mentioned above, it would be like seeing the Enterprise D bridge after the Enterprise C went through the time rift and saying "What the fuck happened to the bridge? and what's Tasha Yar doing there and why is Wesley Crusher an actual officer, this totally shits on next gen cannon." UNDERSTAND PEOPLE.

  • Oct. 28, 2008, 11:10 a.m. CST

    FYI: Those EW photos are by Jill Greenberg...

    by robogeek.com

    http://www.manipulator.com/

  • May 10, 2009, 8:23 p.m. CST

    Dammit man its the Enterprise not a simulator!

    by The13thdoctor

    Timelines,reboots,refits bla bla bla. The enterprise and especially the bridge should have been a reproduction of TOS set. I mean dammit if we wanted a new look we watch somthing else like um.."galaxy quest". If the Discovery in 2010 was diffrent than the discovery in 2001 and hal was a diffrent voice it wouldnt have the same feel. WTF is wrong with the hacks in hollywood that want to sell the public what the sales dept. want them to buy? Come on guys i understand your intentions with the new design but YUCKY YUCKY!It makes the enterprise look like a joke! big deal the saucer section is close if everything else is way off. Im sure an exact copy of the TOS enterprise would have been better received by fans old and new considering all of us on earth have been looking at the real thing for 40 years. You used the old sound effects the original characters and NCC-1701 why break symetry with a cheap looking generic bridge? there is much to consider here and im sure that if in future Captain Kirk ST movies if it was decided that the bridge should be a repro of TOS bridge (with maybe better lighting than TOS) the veiwers would love it more than you could imagine and forgive instantly the gross waste of eyesight seeing the new bridge. The old bridge was kinda crude with toggle switches and jewel lights and yes it would seem by modern hollwood standards arcahic but this is STAR TREK (captain Kirk generation) Not TNG! The movie was awesome,the actors were great, But the sets SUCK! PLEASE, PLEASE PLEASE! put back the old bridge or take the money made from this film and make galaxy quest sequels at least the story would fit the look.

  • May 10, 2009, 8:37 p.m. CST

    Saturday night live had a better bridge

    by The13thdoctor

    the old SNL Star Trek Bridge looked 100% better