J.J. Abrams Talks On 'Star Trek'
Friday, January 30th, 2009
In one of his first long interviews on his upcoming Star Trek movie, director J.J. Abrams reiterated to the Los Angeles Times that he's going to remain true to the spirit of the franchise, if not all of its details. And he promised a couple of surprises (minor spoilers ahead).
"The trick is how do you use a ship like that, uniforms like that, characters who look like that and the name Star Trek and make it feel relevant and legitimate. The challenge is to take the familiar—for better or worse—and embrace the elements that make it unique but be sure the master you're serving is the making of the most entertaining movie possible. You can't look backward and try to make sure that every decision you're making is true to the past. That's not to say that we weren't true to the past, but that wasn't our guiding principle."
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