Friday, October 12, 2007

Star Trek Movie News 10

Scotty & Sulu have been found. And I'm not sure about either one. First, Simon Pegg as Scotty. I loved him in Shaun Of The Dead. Great movie, but does he even look like he could play Scotty? They're going to have to give him a fake tan and a black wig to wear. And John Co as Sulu. Now, it's time to get real geeky.
Although the film’s casting sheet called for a Japanese-American, Gene Roddenberry originally envisioned Sulu to be more of a general representative for Asia
We learned in the book The Entropy Effect that Sulu's first name was Hikaru and then later it became a real part of Star Trek cannon in Star Trek IV. And Hikaru sounds Japanese to me.