Nimoy: Invested In Spock character

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    Leonard Nimoy explained why he said “no” to one project and “yes” to another, and then said something sure to cause some fan conversation. Movie spoilers are behind the cut. For those who went into Star Trek into Darkness unspoiled, they got the surprise of seeing Nimoy back as Spock in a brief cameo, and [...]

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    They could get all of the living members of Trek's original cast to play wise old Jedi masters. That would be hilarious.
     
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    Vader Clone: "So, Mister Spock! You are here at last. The circle is now complete!" :lol:
     
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    Yeah, another lame attempt by Shatner to grab press. "These are not the actors you're looking for." " Move on."
     
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    I can see it now, "and Leonard Nimoy as Darth Vulcanis."
     
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    No explanation is necessary for turning down Generations, Mr. Nimoy. ;)
     
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    At the link Nimoy talks about how anyone could (and eventually did) say the lines they offered him in GEN - well, frankly, the same could be said about his lines ID. For even less screen time taken, as well. Sooo what's up with that, do you think?


    I'm of two possible trains of thought: despite it being pointless so far as the characters growth is concerned, he simply took it on for a sense of gratitude towards Abrams, character relevance be damned, or...

    Possible conversations with producers about what may happen later (ST XIII) caused him to accept the cameo because, while anyone could have said, "he's on New Vulcan and has taken a vow of silence regarding events..." it being him in the flesh, so to speak, adds some sense of foreshadowing possible future role/events on New Vulcan.

    What I mean is, we may not yet have seen the last of Mr. Spock!
     
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    I suppose anybody could have said his lines in Into Darkness, but they certainly wouldn't have had the same emotional impact, particularly when he told Young Spock whether they won the first time around: "Yes, but at great cost."
     
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    Sounds more like a callback to his appearance on Jimmy Kimmel Live when Abrams was a guest.
     
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