Star Trek's latest installment is actually a prequel to the million dollar franchise. But how well do you know your Star Trek characters? Take a look at the these pics for a basic guide to the characters of Star Trek.
You gotta be living under a rock to now know who Chris Pine is by now! But for all you girlfriends trying to get in good with the boyfriend, Chris Pine plays the young Captain James Kirk in the latest installment of Star Trek. This easy-on-the-eyes guy will have you just as excited to see the flick as the boys are.
Perhaps Kirk's most trusted friend, Dr. McCoy (otherwise known as "Bones") is most famous for his catch phrase, "Dammit Jim, I'm a (insert reference to doctor/biologis), not a (insert any of a multitude of things he is not). Bones is played by Karl Urban.
A young navagator, Chekov is played by actor Anton Yelchin.
The antagonist Nero is played by Eric Banna.
Spock, the half Vulcan, half human is famously played by Hero's star Zachary Pinto.
Zoe Saldana plays Kirk's love interest Uhura.
Helmsman Sulu is wonderfullly portrayed by comedian John Cho who spent weeks in fight training for the roll.
From left to right: Chekov (Anton Yelchin), James T. Kirk (Chris Pine), Scotty (Simon Pegg), Bones (Karl Urban), Sulu (John Cho), and Uhura (Zoë Saldana) in the new Star Trek.
The Characters of the new Star Trek film.