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Chris Pine on Zoe Saldana’s Topless Scene in Star Trek: ‘It’ll Become Famous’

Chris Pine, who plays Captain Kirk in the upcoming Star Trek film, recently spilled the beans on a much-oggled over steamy scene in which Zoe Saldana as Lt. Uhura goes topless. "It'll become famous," Pine tells E! Online of Saldana's bare moment in the film. "It's trying to be sexed up for a new generation that really isn't used to seeing Star Trek," he added. "It's a whole new beast."
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Sneak Peek: Zoe Saldana ‘Held Hands’ With The Original Uhura For Star Trek

Blindie fave, actress Zoe Saldana, appears in a new Star Trek shot as Lieutenant Nyota Uhura in filmmaker J.J. Abrams hyped prequel. The Dominican beauty from Queens, who made her big-screen debut in 2000's Center Stage, said of meeting Nichelle Nichols (who originated the sex symbol Trekkie role), "We held hands as we talked and Nichelle explained just what, as a black woman, her on-screen kiss with Shatner in a 1968 episode meant at the time." Saldana, who shared similar history in a different era when she starred opposite hunks Orlando Bloom in 2004's Haven and Ashton Kutcher in 2005's Guess Who, added, "I have nothing but respect for what they were fighting for. She is an icon."
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SNEAK PEEK: Zoe Saldana as Uhura in J.J. Abrams’ Star Trek

For all you Trekkies out there, Entertainment Weekly dedicates an entire cover story to filmmaker J.J. Abrams' super-secret Star Trek film. "We weren't making a movie for fans of Star Trek," Abrams told EW. "We were making a movie for fans of movies." The film (due out next spring) stars Chris Pine as James T. Kirk, Heroes star Zachary Quinto as Spock, Simon Pegg as Scotty, Harold & Kumar's John Cho as Sulu, Anton Yelchin as Chekov, Karl Urban as McCoy, and one of Blindie's favorite actresses Zoe Saldana as Uhura. Of her role, Saldana said, "It’s great to see an exotic face in sci-fi. Little girls who look like me, or who are Arab, Filipina, whatever, are going to go, ‘Oh, my God, we can be in space, too!’"
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Ga Ga: Zoe Saldana as Nyota Uhura in Star Trek Movie Poster

While director J.J. Abrams is keeping mum about his upcoming Star Trek film, he recently gave a slight sneak peek of his promotional posters, featuring the always-fabulous (and underrated) Zoe Saldana. The film, which hits theaters on May 8, 2009 and also stars Chris Pine (Kirk), Zachary Quinto (Spock) and Eric Bana (Nero), features Saldana as Nyota Uhura--the Enterprise's only female and African-American crew member. "It’s great to see an exotic face in sci-fi," Saldana told Latina magazine. "Little girls who look like me, or who are Arab, Filipina, whatever, are going to go, ‘Oh, my God, we can be in space, too!'"
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Chris Pine on Zoe Saldana’s Topless Scene in Star Trek: ‘It’ll Become Famous’

Chris Pine, who plays Captain Kirk in the upcoming Star Trek film, recently spilled the beans on a much-oggled over steamy scene in which Zoe Saldana as Lt. Uhura goes topless. "It'll become famous," Pine tells E! Online of Saldana's bare moment in the film. "It's trying to be sexed up for a new generation that really isn't used to seeing Star Trek," he added. "It's a whole new beast."
Read More

Sneak Peek: Zoe Saldana ‘Held Hands’ With The Original Uhura For Star Trek

Blindie fave, actress Zoe Saldana, appears in a new Star Trek shot as Lieutenant Nyota Uhura in filmmaker J.J. Abrams hyped prequel. The Dominican beauty from Queens, who made her big-screen debut in 2000's Center Stage, said of meeting Nichelle Nichols (who originated the sex symbol Trekkie role), "We held hands as we talked and Nichelle explained just what, as a black woman, her on-screen kiss with Shatner in a 1968 episode meant at the time." Saldana, who shared similar history in a different era when she starred opposite hunks Orlando Bloom in 2004's Haven and Ashton Kutcher in 2005's Guess Who, added, "I have nothing but respect for what they were fighting for. She is an icon."
Read More

SNEAK PEEK: Zoe Saldana as Uhura in J.J. Abrams’ Star Trek

For all you Trekkies out there, Entertainment Weekly dedicates an entire cover story to filmmaker J.J. Abrams' super-secret Star Trek film. "We weren't making a movie for fans of Star Trek," Abrams told EW. "We were making a movie for fans of movies." The film (due out next spring) stars Chris Pine as James T. Kirk, Heroes star Zachary Quinto as Spock, Simon Pegg as Scotty, Harold & Kumar's John Cho as Sulu, Anton Yelchin as Chekov, Karl Urban as McCoy, and one of Blindie's favorite actresses Zoe Saldana as Uhura. Of her role, Saldana said, "It’s great to see an exotic face in sci-fi. Little girls who look like me, or who are Arab, Filipina, whatever, are going to go, ‘Oh, my God, we can be in space, too!’"
Read More

Ga Ga: Zoe Saldana as Nyota Uhura in Star Trek Movie Poster

While director J.J. Abrams is keeping mum about his upcoming Star Trek film, he recently gave a slight sneak peek of his promotional posters, featuring the always-fabulous (and underrated) Zoe Saldana. The film, which hits theaters on May 8, 2009 and also stars Chris Pine (Kirk), Zachary Quinto (Spock) and Eric Bana (Nero), features Saldana as Nyota Uhura--the Enterprise's only female and African-American crew member. "It’s great to see an exotic face in sci-fi," Saldana told Latina magazine. "Little girls who look like me, or who are Arab, Filipina, whatever, are going to go, ‘Oh, my God, we can be in space, too!'"
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