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Star Trek XI Chekov To Be Played by Russian Actor August 30, 2007

Posted by showmescifi in babylon5, Sci Fi, science fiction, sciencefiction, scifi, south park, Star Trek, star trek movie, star trek tng, star trek XI, startrek, starwars, starwars legacy, upsps.

First Scotty played by a Scotsman

Now Chekov being played by a Russian. I guess J.J.Abrams and his casting staff on Star Trek XI are aiming for real ethnic authenticity.

Anton Yelchin – a relative unknown in North America has been officially cast as Chekov…
I wonder if he’ll be able to find the ..’nucleal wessel…”

There are also active rumors circulating today on Uhura…nothing official yet though.

And the big question – who will be Kirk still remains.


1. AJ - September 12, 2007

Have a great suggestion for Kirk: MAX BEESLEY (horrible name), British guy who stars in BBC TV show HOTEL BABYLON. I never thought Matt Damon was a good pick looks wise, but now I totally see it, as this BEESLEY guy is like a bridge between the young Shatner and Damon.

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4. shjrelvgva - June 7, 2009

Um. They’re gonna cast a Russian AS A RUSSIAN, duh.

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