J.J. Abrams is open to William Shatner’s return.
J.J. Abrams has revealed that William Shatner may still have a future in the newly revived Star Trek series.
Speaking to MTV about the possible sequel Abrams commented that the alternate reality created in the latest movie offered a door through which Shatner could return as Captain Kirk.
He went on do discuss the possibility of the villain from Wrath Of Khan facing the Enterprise crew again:
“The fun of this [new Star Trek] is that the destiny of these characters is in their hands – it’s not constrained by the pre-existing films or TV series,” said Abrams “Believe me, whether it’s William Shatner or Khan… it would be ridiculous to not be open to those ideas.”