Chris Pine and Zachary Quinto talk about playing sci-fi’s original odd-couple in JJ Abrams’ Star Trek

They are Sci-Fi’s original odd couple – one a rebellious Iowa farm boy going full speed to nowhere, the other, a half-human outcast on planet where emotions have long before been eradicated.

Yes, we are of course talking about James Tiberius Kirk and Spock of the Star Trek fame, now faced by actors Chris Pine and Heroes’ Zachary Quinto.

But how do you approach a movie that chronologically precedes 726 episodes, 10 movies and a legendarily loyal fan base? Paul Byrne gets the answers from Star Trek’s new leading men:


Star Trek is in Irish cinemas now