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Old June 27 2012, 09:40 PM   #1
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Orci: Characters Not In Star Trek 2

Star Trek 2 Co-writer Roberto Orci tells fans which characters (and one race) will not be seen in Star Trek 2. Four specific original series characters and one race were mentioned by Orci as being absent from Star Trek 2. The race that won’t be seen in Star Trek 2 will be the Borg. Four [...]

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Old June 27 2012, 10:14 PM   #2
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I really hope J.J. Abrams stays away from the Borg permanently. That dead horse has been beaten to death, long before prime universe Trek ended. As for characters from TOS, I actually wouldn't mind seeing an appearance by a familiar character such as Janice Rand or Gary Mitchell, but if they go the route of re-doing a major villain such as Khan, I think that would be a letdown.
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Old June 28 2012, 06:45 PM   #3
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Why would he specifically mention Ruk? I found that to be odd. Was there speculation of a Roger Corby story line and that Cumberbatch was playing Corby?

Also I guess if a Roger Corby story line is ruled out we won't see a re-vamped Andrea either.
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Old June 30 2012, 01:25 AM   #4
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Re: Orci: Characters Not In Star Trek 2

Maab of the Ten Tribes wrote: View Post
Why would he specifically mention Ruk? I found that to be odd. Was there speculation of a Roger Corby story line and that Cumberbatch was playing Corby?

Also I guess if a Roger Corby story line is ruled out we won't see a re-vamped Andrea either.
Orci's just goofing off and picked random characters to say they won't be mentioned in the movie. Clearly he thought of Ruk before Korob popped into his head. There's nothing deeper than that.

Although since he's not on that list, I'm hoping that maybe Larry Marvick is going to be in the movie.
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Old June 30 2012, 08:21 AM   #5
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Korob and Larry Marvick are definitely going to be in the film.
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Old June 30 2012, 02:03 PM   #6
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Re: Orci: Characters Not In Star Trek 2

Other characters not in AbramsTrek 2 are Kirk, Spock, McCoy, Uhura, Chekov, Sulu and Scotty.
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Old June 30 2012, 07:54 PM   #7
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Other characters not in AbramsTrek 2 are Kirk, Spock, McCoy, Uhura, Chekov, Sulu and Scotty.
Good! It's about time the secondary characters got some screen time to develop.
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Old July 1 2012, 06:16 PM   #8
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Why is nobody talking about the other thing the article says you know the whole Abrams has had talks with CBS about doing a new trek cartoon.
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Old July 1 2012, 06:33 PM   #9
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Re: Orci: Characters Not In Star Trek 2

If Ruk isn't in it I hope the penis rock can still make an appearance .
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Old July 2 2012, 01:15 AM   #10
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If Ruk isn't in it I hope the penis rock can still make an appearance .
No, damn it! Abrams has to stop taking things from TOS and start coming up with his own ideas. I like Penis Rock as much as anyone, but this movie needs a fresh new approach.

Besides, we'd probably have Penis Rock rendered in CGI and it would probably look totally wrong. Too small or something...
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Old July 2 2012, 01:17 AM   #11
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Penis rock envy.
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Old July 2 2012, 01:59 AM   #12
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What else could they do, rock vagina?

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Old July 2 2012, 02:19 AM   #13
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I will boycott this movie if there is not a penis rock.
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Old July 3 2012, 01:16 AM   #14
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You have to bring your own.
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Old July 3 2012, 08:36 PM   #15
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Should be interesting, trying to sneak that into the theater.
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