Star Trek XI‘s J.J. Abrams discussed how the characters of Star Trek XI went from strangers to the cohesive family of the original series and what that means for future Star Trek.
As reported by TrekMovie.com taken from SciFiNow Magazine, Abrams gave clues as to what might come next after Star Trek XI. “Yes, the five year mission begins at the end of this film,” he explained. “Not literally. I’m saying that at the end of the movie they’re ready for their five year mission, because this group, when they first come together in this film, is a disparate group. They don’t know each other, they’re just meeting for the first time. Kirk and Spock have a rather contentious beginning to their relationship, and by the end of this experience together, they have become this family. Each of them has put their lives in each other’s hands. By the end of the film, they are now this group that is ready to begin their adventure.” (more…)