Spock's dad cast in new Star Trek prequel
11.20.07 by REELZ
According to The Hollywood Reporter, Ben Cross
has joined the crew on the Starship Enterprise.
The British actor has been cast as Spock's father in the J.J. Abrams'
-directed upcoming Star Trek
Cross will play the father of Zachary Quinto
, who has been cast as the young Spock, and husband to the human Amanda (Winona Ryder
). Leonard Nimoy
, who originated the role, also will be a part of the film.
The movie, which began filming this month, revolves around the early days of the Enterprise crew.