Star Trek fans are going to have something to smile about. Apparently Leonard Nimoy is going to be reprising his role as the classically aged role of Mr. Spock in the upcoming J.J. Abrams directed Star Trek film!

It seems the creators felt that this was "the most logical choice."

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Lost creators-writers-producers J.J. Abrams, Damon Lindelof and Bryan Burk are bringing an 11th installment of the popular Star Trek franchise to the big screen. Burk, Alex Kurtzman and Roberto Orci will executive produce.

More on this and other Comic-Con developments as they come in.

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