Yesterday , January 8th, would have been Elvis’ Birthday — in that spirit, here’s a couple of videos showing the Elvis/Star Trek connection! (Well, some of the Elvis movies and Star Trek were both made by Paramount, so that’s not too surprising!) I always thought Kirk was the Elvis of the Galaxy!
I wasn’t going to post anything new until Monday, but just came across this!!! Squeee! Here’s the Japanese version of the preview for the new movie Star Trek Into Darkness coming in May! I ‘m posting the Japanese version because it has a touch more footage, most notably it appears Spock’s hand giving the Vulcan salute through glass to… someone ( reference to “The Wrath of Khan?”)
The plot of this one seems to be someone evil planning vengeance against Kirk and crew, just a matter of speculating who this bad guy is. A lot have suggested that it’s Khan, but after closer examination, I think it’s Gary Mitchell from Where No Man Has Gone Before, which is an exciting prospect to me because I always felt bad that Mitchell had to die in the original. Another hint? The pretty blond crew-member looks like Dr. Elizabeth Dehner from that original pilot. ( I thought it might have been Yeoman Rand at first, but she’s wearing science blue!)
Oh man, I can’t wait! Questions? Comments? Let us speculate!