Chris Pine Talks STAR TREK INTO DARKNESS, the Nature of the Villain, The Future of the Franchise, and More

     May 23, 2013


With Star Trek Into Darkness now playing around the world, our partners at Omelete recently sat down with Chris Pine.  During the interview, he talked about his favorite thing about the franchise and what it means to him, where he thinks Star Trek should go next, the challenges of shooting the sequel, the friendship between Kirk and Spock relative to the relationships with his fellow actors, and a lot more.  Hit the jump to watch.

Star Trek Into Darkness  also stars Zachary Quinto, Zoe Saldana, Karl Urban, Simon Pegg, Anton Yelchin, John Cho, Bruce Greenwood, Peter Weller, and Alice Eve.  The film is now playing in IMAX 3D and in 2D and 3D.

Chris Pine Time Index:

  • 0:20 – Reveals his favorite thing about Star Trek.
  • 1:05 – Talks about what it means to him to be part of the Star Trek franchise.
  • 2:20 – Comments on the friendship between Kirk and Spock relative to his relationships with his fellow actors.
  • 3:00 – Compares the difficulties of shooting the first film to those of the sequel.
  • 4:00 – Talks about the nature of the movie’s antagonist: a human in a universe of multiple lifeforms.
  • 5:20 – Comments on where he thinks the franchise will go next.


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