Eric Bana is currently hard at work playing the villain Nero for the new Star Trek (even shaving his head a week ago for the role). He is so hard at work he missed the New York premiere for his film The Other Boleyn Girl last week. Bana did do some interviews for Boleyn Girl which have cropped up in the last few days and when they get around to talking Trek there is a recurring theme.
In part one of our interview with Star Trek producer Damon Lindelof we learned about his Trek fandom, favorites and connections to his other job, Lost. In part two we get down to details and discuss why the film release date was changed and how the change affects the production, budget and promotion. Lindelof also discusses how the film will appeal to both Trek fans and the wider film going audience.
This week in SciFi news we celebrate Superman’s birthday (with some help from Captain Kirk) and bring news on a director for Star Wars TV, Indy 4 at Cannes, Terminator taking on Trek, plus news and images from Iron Man, Batman, Battlestar, Wall-E, Heroes, Avatar, and even a possible sequel to The Last Starfighter! so check all that and more below.