Dorian Thompson wrote:
I quite agree that he'd have made an excellent "new" James Kirk. With that profile of his he reminds me of a young Newman. The fact that he has acting chops and then some doesn't hurt one bit. Very intense but can he ever do the comedy.
That's exactly it. He's got the look, and he can do the drama and the humor. Also, they say he's a real nice guy in real life, which is a plus.