Luna On Return To World Of 'Star Trek'By T'Bonz
June 22, 2008 - 1:37 AM
Barbara Luna, known to Star Trek fans for her portrayal of the Mirror Universe Marlena Moreau, is in New York this week being filmed for the Star Trek Phase II episode Enemy Starfleet.
As reported by PressRepublican.com, the starship bridge built by Star Trek Phase II's James Cawley is very similar to the original bridge of the Enterprise. "The starship bridge that James built here is like stepping into a time warp," said Luna. "I've been on the original bridge. You can't tell the difference. I love this."
Enemy Starfleet, written by David Galanter, takes place aboard the original Enterprise and stars Luna, who plays a space pirate who steals a Federation starship and romances Captain James T. Kirk. "She's naughty, very naughty," said Luna of her character. "And she gets to romance Captain Kirk. I kiss James, but we haven't shot that scene yet."
Luna spoke of working with William Shatner in Mirror, Mirror as reported by Citizens1st.com. "Shatner was in his day then. He'd say 'Hello,' and you laughed. He's a sweet guy." Luna came down with strep throat right before her love scene with Shatner. "I came in, and they said I was very contagious. Gene [Roddenberry] came and said they were shutting down production. We hadn't shot the kissing scenes." She recovered and the scene was shot. "By the way, he is a good kisser," said Luna. "For some reason, we had to do a lot of takes of that scene."