There is a new report out today about the next Star Trek movie having a scene with Kirk and Spock – but not for Chris Pine and Zachary Quinto, but the original actors to inhabit those roles. More info below.
Shatner and Nimoy in next Star Trek?
Bad Ass Digest’s Devin Faraci is reporting that he has “learned” that "Star Trek 3 includes a scene that reteams Shatner and Nimoy onscreen as Kirk and Spock." While this isn’t confirmed, we do know that there was a scene written for Shatner (as Kirk) for the 2009 Star Trek movie, but that scene was never part of the script and was never even pitched to Shatner. (You can read that scene HERE). And, of course Nimoy did appear in both of JJ Abrams’ Star Trek films.
Shatner and Nimoy have not appeared together as Kirk and Spock on screen since 1991’s Star Trek VI: The Undiscovered Country. Shatner appeared as Captain Kirk (but without Nimoy) in the next Trek film (Generations) which featured the death of Kirk (in the prime timeline). Nimoy’s Spock lived on and appeared in Star Trek: The Next Generation, and in the 2009 Star Trek film he entered a black hole in the prime timeline and exited in the new alternate movie timeline. Nimoy returned again for Star Trek Into Darkness in 2013, establishing that ‘Spock Prime’ remained in the new movie alternative universe.
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