Zoe Saldana To Play Uhura In 'Star Trek 11'
Tuesday, September 18th, 2007
Zoe Saldana has signed on to play Uhura in J.J. Abrams' big-screen adaptation of "Star Trek" for Paramount Pictures.
In the original "Star Trek" TV series, Uhura - which means freedom in Swahili -- was a member of the bridge crew of the U.S.S. Enterprise who rose to the rank of commander. Nichelle Nichols played the Starfleet Academy alum in the series.
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