TrekToday - Leaked Casting Sheet Describes Re-Imagined TOS Characters
Leaked Casting Sheet Describes Re-Imagined TOS Characters
August 6, 2007 - 4:05 PM
A new casting sheet for Star Trek XI that leaked on to the internet this weekend revealed the first information of how the film's creators see the re-imagined Original Series characters.
According to a report on Ain't It Cool News, that site managed to obtain a memo sent out by Paramount to talent agencies, informing them what actors they would need for the new Star Trek film. Not included in the list are Spock, a role in which Zachary Quinto has already been cast, and Chekov, who only joined the Original Series crew in the second season. The memo read as follows:
For the original report from AICN, please follow this link.
PARAMOUNT PICTURES/BAD ROBOT
[JAMES KIRK] 23-29 Handsome,cocky self assured and earnest. Great physical condition. 6 ft or less.
[LEONARD(BONES)MCOY] -28-32 Medic on the Enterprise. Smart, clever and a bit danger-loving. Dark hair, blue eyes.
[UHURA] 25ish -African American. Brilliant, beautiful, heroic and FUN!, Uhura is almost tom-boyish - as if she grew up in a houseful of brothers.
[SULU] 25-32 -Asian American male (preferably Japanese). Helmsman on the Enterprise. Extremely fit, capable and dedicated. A bit of a wildcat
[MONTGOMERY(SCOTTY) SCOTT] -28-32 a brilliant ship's engineer. Must be able to do a flawless Scottish accent!
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