Today Star Trek got a whole lot realer. In their Comic Con Preview edition, Entertainment Weekly has a sneak peek at some posters that are going to be given way at Comic Con next week…and for the first time ever we have images of actual cast members from JJ Abrams Star Trek. [MINOR SPOILERS]
Entertainment Weekly’s Comic Con 2008 edition previews a number of hot upcoming films and in their Star Trek section EW notes that director JJ Abram touted his new Star Trek at last year’s Comic Con and regarding this year EW asks ‘Abrams is bringing …almost nothing?’ Abrams tells the magazine:
Sorry, but hopefully when [fans] eventually do see more, it will be that much more exciting.
Not Nothing–Paramount is bringing new posters–with cast photos!
As reported by TrekMovie previously, even though Star Trek wont have a panel, it will have a presence at the Paramount booth in San Diego. EW reports that this presence will include four posters that form a single larger ‘one sheet’ poster. However, it appears fans will only get one section each so you will need three friends to get the whole effect. TrekMovie has also been told these posters are not the full extent of the Star Trek presence from Paramount.
Here they are
The first official images of Kirk (Chris Pine), Spock (Zachary Quinto), Uhura (Zoë Saldana), and Nero (Eric Bana). By the way, look closely at the eyes.
James T. Kirk (Chris Pine) looking cocky
Mr. Spock (Zachary Quinto), so logical
Uhura (Zoe Saldana), ready to communicate
…and the villain Nero (Eric Bana), seems angry about something
Put them all together and you get this:
UPDATED New composite image made from newly available desktops from the official site (see below)
Official Site Wallpapers
Friday afternoon the official site went through a redesign and added a download section with wallpapers based on the new posters. CHECK IT OUT.
Note the background colors, red, gold, blue correspond to the original uniform colors for Uhura, Kirk and Spock
Nice touch with the reflection of the delta shield logo in the eyes for Kirk, Spock and Uhura. It looks like there is one there for Nero too, but hard to tell.
Spock’s shirt looks very close to original TOS
As we knew it would, Quinto looks perfect as Spock
Pine has the right look of a young, serious, cocky Kirk
Hard to tell for sure, but it looks like Starfleet pointy sideburns are still in style
Zoe’s Uhura = HOT
Nero looks badass, but what is is going on with his ear? He is reportedly a Romulan, did someone chew the tip off?
And as TrekMovie.com reported before, no TNG era bumpy headed action on the Romulans…with the new twist of tattoos!…Fascinating
Thank you JJ
This is what we have all be asking for…and lets face it…whining about for so long. So a big thank you to JJ Abrams and to your band of brothers (Lindelof, Orci, Kurtzman, and Burk). And thank you Paramount.
Get your own copy in the latest issue of Entertainment Weekly arriving on newsstands now.
Thanks to Michael, Florian and the many fans who sent in tips regarding this EW article