The latest, rejuvenated, and much anticipated rendition of the most iconic cosmic adventure of all time, J.J. Abrams' film `Star Trek', is finally opening in the United States on May 8, 2009. This is the story behind the story ... how the beloved characters from the 40-year-old original TV series find themselves and each other as youths on the maiden voyage of the Starship Enterprise, and their action-packed adventure to save the Universe from evil.
The film's director, J.J. Abrams (of 'Alias', 'Lost', and 'Mission Impossible: III' fame), keen to create an authentic vision of space, invited the Cassini Imaging Team leader, Carolyn Porco, to be the science
consultant on the film. So, prepare to see some familiar sights!
Below you will find some previews of the film, as well as some photos
from the film's Hollywood premiere.
"Star Trek" Trailer
"Enlist in Star Fleet"
Photos from the Hollywood Premiere
The celebration following the 'Star Trek' Hollywood premiere
'Star Trek' science consultant Carolyn Porco with the film's director J.J. Abrams
The Once and Future Spock: Zachary Quinto, left, and Leonard Nimoy, right
Zoe Saldana (Nyota Uhura) and guest
Bruce Greenwood (Capt. Christopher Pike, first captain of the USS Enterprise), center