Date: 12th November 2007

Winona lands Star Trek role

Winona Ryder is to star in the new Star Trek movie as the mother of a young Spock.

Star Trek's 11th big screen outing also stars Simon Pegg as Scotty, Eric Bana as baddie Nero, and Heroes' star Zachary Quinto as Spock.

Directed by JJ Abrams, the film will centre on the Starship Enterprise crew meeting at the Starfleet Academy and embarking on their first mission.

The film will be released in the US on 25 December 2008.

Source: Press Release