Leaked Casting Sheet Describes Re-Imagined TOS Characters

By Christian
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:

Feature Film

  • [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!

  • For the original report from AICN, please follow this link.

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