Standard Orbit 233: Another Speaker At A Star Trek Convention / by Richard Marquez

No Kirks and a New Spock.


Running Time: 53 minute 05 seconds

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This week hosts Ken Tripp, Zach Moore and Hayley Stoddart talk no Kirks in Star Trek 4 and a new Spock in Discovery. What would the next Kelvin Timeline film look like without Chris Pine? Should Captain Kirk be recast again, or just written out entirely? Same goes for his on screen dad Chris Hemsworth as George Kirk, who was teased as appearing in Star Trek 4 all the way back in 2016.

Speaking of recasting we have a new Spock coming to Discovery in the person of Ethan Peck, grandson of Hollywood legend Gregory Peck. How do we feel about a second "young Spock" existing concurrently with Zachary Quinto's? We also revisit the conversation about whether or not we'd have preferred to see Kelvin Timeline actors on Discovery, or for that matter any TOS characters at all.


Welcome to Standard Orbit! (00:01:23)
No More Kirks? (00:02:08)
Planet of the Titans Pitch/Writing Out Kirk (00:11:17)
Ken Keeps Hope Alive (00:17:15)
Another New Spock (00:24:24)
Why Recast Again? (00:32:34)
Final Thoughts (00:43:36)
POTFM (00:46:49)
Closing (00:49:52)


Ken Tripp
Zach Moore
Hayley Stoddart


Zach Moore (Editor and Producer) Ken Tripp (Producer) Hayley Stoddart (Producer) C Bryan Jones (Executive Producer) Matthew Rushing (Executive Producer) Ken Tripp (Executive Producer) Norman C. Lao (Associate Producer) Nicolas Anastassiou (Associate Producer) Tim Robertson (Associate Producer) Richard Marquez (Associate Producer) Corey Elrod (Associate Producer) Dan Rhodes (Associate Producer) Richard Marquez (Production Manager) Brandon-Shea Mutala (Patreon Manager)