Saturday, October 28, 2006


From Yahoo news:
ITN Saturday October 28, 10:26 AM

Cruise set for Star Trek?
Tom Cruise is rumoured to be starring in the latest Star Trek movie - as Mr Spock.

The 11th film in the Star Trek series is set to be a prequel to the original 60s television series and will feature Captain Kirk and Mr Spock in their early years.

Film-maker JJ Abrams, the brains behind hit TV series, Lost, will produce and direct the movie which is set for a release date of 2008.

Cruise's involvement in the project has not been confirmed and the fact that he recently parted ways with the film's backers, Paramount adds further uncertainty.

However, there is little doubt of Cruise's pulling power and Paramount bosses are keen to revive the flagging franchise.

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