Chekov talks new Trek

With still no word on casting for JJ Abrams' widescreen Star Trek relaunch, let alone any clue as to whether there'll be a place for a mop-topped Russian ensign with a predisposition toward nuclear wessels, original series star Walter Koenig has offered some crucial career guidance to anyone following in his regulation Starfleet boots. "Stay out of shadows and insist on dialogue that does more than simply advance the plot," he counsels. We sense decades of weariness lurking beneath that simple sentence. You can read the full interview at