Forget about photon torpedoes, Vulcan neck-pinches, and phasers set to stun: According to the cast of the new
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The 90-second clip was unveiled alongside new footage from
As for the clip itself, the slickly produced footage employs many of the shots from the recent "Trek" trailers and Super Bowl ad to give us a peek at the journey of young Captain James T. Kirk (
Spliced between never-before-seen footage from behind the camera, castmembers offered their thoughts on Abrams' daring attempt to reboot one of pop culture's greatest franchises. "J.J. is like that 10-year-old kid who is making movies in his backyard," Pine marveled, backed up by new Sulu
The clip gives fans a quick glimpse at many of the film's most thrilling moments, from Kirk's barroom brawl to outer-space battles to a lightning-fast skydiving scene. "It's an emotional roller coaster, along with the special effects,"
At the end of the clip, Eric Bana's evil alien Nero delivers the creepy promise: "The wait is over." If only that were the case. But until May 8 finally rolls around, at least we have this new "Star Trek" clip to help convince us that Abrams' new film will indeed live long and prosper.
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