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Heisenberg vs. The Starship Enterprise?! Guess Who’s Joining STAR TREK 3

Big news from the future, folks! Now that Star Trek 3 has finally gotten itself a new director (Justin Lin!) and a pair of new writers (Simon Pegg and Doug Jung!), casting is underway. And you’ll never guess what they’re looking for…

Join Captain Jessica Chobot as she explores four new roles the Star Trek threequel is looking to cast, what they say about how the film might take shape, and whether we’ll get to see Bryan Cranston, a.k.a. Heisen-Borg, take on the crew of the Starship Enterprise! (Probably!!!)

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  1. John Sweeney says:

    Can we get Bryan Cranston to do a Half-Life movie? He could pull off Freeman

  2. Van de Awesome says:

    I’m team Smart Trek but I know Action Trek would make a ton more money 🙁

  3. Legend33 says:

    Smart Trek = Real Trek Please real trek

  4. Eli says:

    Space Balls!!!  Great, there goes the Galaxy…

  5. BFJL says:

    Smart Trek!! that’s what attracted me to trek in the first place!

  6. Orionsangel says:

    Spaceballs joke at the end ftw! \m/

  7. Mook says:

    Well, if they don’t cast Walter White, maybe they can get Jesse Pinkman.  Who wouldn’t want to hear him utter the immortal words, “Beam me up, bitch!” ?

  8. Q2 says:

    Smart-Trek, this franchise is about exploration, peace, and the understanding of other cultures. What Abrams did was star wars in the 23rd century.

  9. Spartacus says:

    Nice, I’m down for smart and action. Also no one told you because they were too bust staring at it, not for being too big but for being nice

  10. We are the ones who assimilate!

  11. Adam says:

    McCoy’s ex-wife has NEVER been seen on screen, She’s been seen in books only, and very very few of those.

  12. Evilopoly90 says:

    We are the ones who assimilate! 

  13. agirlyman says:

    Smart Trek, and your ass is perfect.

  14. Tim says:

    Kevin Spacey as a villain?

  15. C says:

    Jessica Camel-Chobot

  16. C says:

    Nice Cameltoe

  17. Patrick says:

    Javier Bardem if not Cranston! 

  18. JD44 says:

    Rowan Atkinson would make a good villain. 

  19. David says:

    Time marches on, Jessica.  Sooner or later your find it’s marching on your face. 

  20. Wraith says:

    Team Smart-Trek! Action Trek is just Star Wars.

    • Michael Sacal says:

      Indeed. Trek is about exploring the human condition. Vulcans being about pure logic was not done by osmosis, it serves a purpose. Vulcan logic versus human emotion, what wins out?