They did it again! Women Talk Sci Fi went to the Australian Premiere of Star Trek Into Darkness! Now they say that it is not a World Premiere but they got to see it first so they are more than happy! In this episode Eugenia and Gerri are on the Red Carpet in the Media Bay so not only did they get to see the Stars Chris Pine, Zachary Quinto, Karl Urban, JJ Abrams and many more walk past but did they get to interview some of them as well? Eugenia and Gerri will give you some insight in what it is like to be at a premiere with some commentary from them and they get to chat to some fans who are also hanging on the red carpet waiting to catch a glimpse of some of the stars. They also talk about the film, discussing what they liked and maybe you will hear a little on what they thought of some of the surprises from the movie “No spoilers sweetie” of course!!! In answer to the question did Eugenia and Gerri get to talk with some of the Stars and others on the red carpet well yes they did! So have a listen to Georgina Haig who was in episodes of Fringe, Penelope Austin who composed and sings the song that is in the movie, Karl Urban the wise cracking Bones, JJ Abrams Director extraordinaire and Captain Kirk himself Chris Pine! You may even find out why Eugenia was a little excited to be on the red carpet and why! Yes it could be a little corny but funny! Thanks to Paramount Australia http://www.paramountpicturesaustralia.com.au and Gabby and Rachel from Way to Blue PR http://www.waytoblue.com for giving us this great opportunity! So listen and then go out and by a ticket to watch the movie! http://www.startrekmovie.com.au . You will not regret it.
What more could a Trekkie ask for than an interview with Kirk and Spock at the same time. Well that is exactly what happens in episode four of Women Talk Sci Fi. There are three things which spring to mind when listening to Chris Pine and Zachary Quinto. Their dedication to their craft, the respect they have for those that have come before them and their great sense of humour. Just like J.J. Abrams neither of these great actors claim to have been Trekkies when they accepted their new identities. It seems to be a recurring theme that may be distressing for many Star Trek fans. However they also share something else in common that alleviates that concern. That is a respect for both the characters they are playing and the fans that have come to love Star Trek. Without that respect a lot of damage could of been done to the beloved Star Trek franchise. That respect coupled with not being encumbered by expectations allows them to breathe new life into Star Trek. The humour that is on display in the interview is another promising glimpse into the new movie. Star Trek was always at its best when it didn’t take itself too seriously and had a good laugh at its own expense. J.J. Abrams certainly seems to have surrounded himself with a group of actors who desperately want to bring something of themselves to their characters whilst trying to remain true to the originals. This is an attitude that cannot be missed when listening to Chris Pine and Zachary Quinto talk about their experiences making this movie. It’s not all serious talk though and the two actors certainly have a few interesting stories to tell. So join Gerri, Eugenia and guest presenter Marlene with their round table interview with Chris Pine and Zachary Quinto.