Discover 5 Facts on prequel science fiction film Star Trek by J.J. Abrams starring Chris Pine and Eric Bana
STAR TREK (2009)
Directed by J.J. Abrams.
After his father perishes during a Romulan attack, the life of James Kirk is a mess - until one day he has a chance encounter with Starfleet Captain Christopher Pike.
Below you will discover 5 interesting facts on the first big screen Star Trek adventure to star Chris Pine.
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Sound designer Ann Schibelli admitted in an interview that the sound of the Enterprise bridge door opening is actually that of a Russian train toilet being flushed.
This is the feature-film debut of ‘Home and Away’ TV soap actor Chris Hemsworth, who plays Jim Kirk’s ill-fated father. Of course Hemsworth would later go on to become famous for his part as Thor in the Marvel movies.
Majel Barrett, wife of Star Trek creator Gene Roddenberry provided the voice of the computer, as she has done on various other incarnations of Trek. She passed away only 2 weeks after the recording session.
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Film-makers had to digitally recreate Leonard Nimoy’s lips for a scene in which a campfire was reflecting off them.
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Voices of Romulans aboard Nero’s ship were dubbed by Star Trek: The Next Generation actor Wil Wheaton.