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'Star Trek''s crew

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James T. Kirk
Charismatic, impulsive, and a real ladies’ man, he does not believe in the no-win scenario.
Originally Played By: William Shatner
Now Played By: Chris Pine, 28 (The Princess Diaries 2, Just My Luck, Smokin’ Aces)
Next For Pine: The play Farragut North in L.A. this June.

Montgomery Scott
Known as Scotty, the brilliant engineer has a penchant for last-minute saves.
Originally Played By: James Doohan
Now Played By: Simon Pegg, 39 (Shaun of the Dead, Hot Fuzz)
Next For Pegg: Ice Age: Dawn of the Dinosaurs and The Adventures of Tintin.

A communications officer with an ear for alien tongues, she guards her heart — and her first name. Originally Played By: Nichelle Nichols
Now Played By: Zoë Saldana, 30 (Drumline, The Terminal, Guess Who)
Next For Saldana: She’ll go full alien in James Cameron’s Avatar this December.

Leonard ”Bones” McCoy
A skilled doctor with a gruff bedside manner that leaves people in stitches.
Originally Played By: DeForest Kelley
Now Played By: Karl Urban, 36 (The Lord of the Rings, The Bourne Supremacy)
Next For Urban: The thriller And Soon the Darkness.

Hikaru Sulu
The Enterprise pilot has a wicked way with a sword.
Originally Played By: George Takei
Now Played By: John Cho, 36 (American Pie, Harold & Kumar Go to White Castle, Nick & Norah’s Infinite Playlist)
Next For Cho: The ensemble indie Saint John of Las Vegas.

Pavel Chekov
A Federation wunderkind whose biggest obstacle is his thick Russian accent.
Originally Played By: Walter Koenig
Now Played By: Anton Yelchin, 20 (Alpha Dog, Charlie Bartlett)
Next For Yelchin: He’ll play John Connor’s pop, Kyle Reese, in Terminator Salvation.