A few weeks back, a few shots from the set of J.J. Abrams‘ Star Trek 2 leaked onto the net. These shots revealed Zachary Quinto -who is reprising his role of Spock- giving an intense vulcan neck pinch to actor Benedict Cumberbatch (unrevealed lead villain). Abrams was PISSSSED we saw this. So much so, that the fucker built a wall out of freight containers to avoid any more set leaks.
Well, freight containers be damned. For another mystery shot has surfaced.
Spock in Iron Man armor…
Along with On Location News’ (via MTV) photo of Quinto in a big, red metal suit is the following description:
Zachary Quinto as [Spock] filming an action scene for the Untitled Star Trek 2 Sequel. After first rehearsing the scene with a [Spock] Stunt Double Actor Zachary Quinto was then rigged to a wire in front of a large green screen and lifted to a height of 10 stories high then dropped at a high rate of speed as if he was falling. In the scene [Spock] is wearing a “Volcano Suit” and carrying an unknown piece of equipment with the Starfleet Emblem. A Volcano is somehow involved in this scene. The crew had a real fire burning off camera to catch the fire reflections on [Spock’s] “Volcano Suit”.
You mean to tell me Quinto isn’t vying for the lead in Iron Man 3? Damn! Spock Vs the Volcano, however, is still pretty darn cool.
So, we get a shot of Quinto fucking up Cumberbatch. Then we get this cool lava armor. I’m starting to get the inclination that Spock is going to be front and center for much of the movie’s action. I do not have a problem with this one bit. Spock is one of my favorite Sci-Fi characters of all time. MOAR, please!
Star Trek 2 is still scheduled for theatrical release in the U.S. May 17th, 2013.
Source: Screen Rant