Huge Star Trek plot rumours
There's more rumour about J.J. Abrams Star Trek coming out, and some of it, if true, confirms the previous rumours about the time travelling Spock and Romulans. One thing for sure is that the story is going to be epic.
There's also another casting rumour, the rumours for which are picking up pace again, and this one is for Karl Urban.
According to the rumour, Karl Urban will be playing the head Romulan who gets the plan together to head back in time and go head to head with the young Star Trek crew.
It appears that the Romulans, with Karl Urban upfront, have got it into their head to follow the Borg's previous, or future actions, and head back in time to not only destroy Captain James T. Kirk, but also to destroy the whole of the Earth.
The idea seems to be that if they do this then they might be able to stop the Federation from being created.
Well somehow old Spock, played by Leonard Nimoy, finds out about this and decides to head back in time and team up with the young Spock, being played by the Heroes baddie Zachary Quinto, in order to try and defeat them and save the future.
If you don't get that, let me spell it out, the two Spock's are the main characters in the film, perhaps why there is no older Kirk in the film, he's been killed in the future with the destruction of Earth, or perhaps Spock just outlived him.
I have to say I'm not that enthralled by the plot idea, it does just make me think of the Borg returning in time in Star Trek: First Contact, and I always find that time travel stories can often be so lazy and just a plot device to change a mistake in continuity of story.
However, I have to keep an open mind for two reasons, these are rumours, and it is J.J. Abrams.