"I had lunch with George before we started filming," Cho said. "I wrote him a letter, and we met, and he gave me what amounted to a blessing, and in his typically classy way. I told him I was nervous, and he said, 'Relax. Pretty soon people are going to refer to me as the guy who played the old version of John Cho.'"
Takei has a pretty good sense of humour, I think. He seems to have the right perspective when it comes to this film.
One of the things I'm looking forward to is how the crew dynamic will be. Abrams is pretty good when it comes to directing ensamble casts. Hopefully each character gets at least one opportunity to shine.