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Ben Cross Cast as Sarek in Star Trek, Raising Question: Who Won’t Be Cast?

Written by: Tony Lazlo, CC2K Staff Writer


In our bi-daily bit of Star Trek casting news, longtime character actor Ben Cross has landed the role of Sarek in J.J. Abrams' upcoming reboot of the sci-fi franchise.

The appearance of both of Spock's parents in this flick raises the question, though: Who won't appear in it? Find out after the jump!

Because we here at CC2K love you, I've assembled an ad-hoc cast list of random characters from the original series and who should play them today:

KHAN: Antonio Banderas
MUDD: Robbie Coltrane

Do you have any other random characters who need casting? Tell us about 'em in the forums!


Author: Tony Lazlo, CC2K Staff Writer

Robert J. Peterson is a writer and web developer living in Los Angeles. A Tennessee native, he graduated from Northwestern University’s Medill School of Journalism. He’s written for newspapers and websites all over the country, including the Marin Independent Journal, the Telluride Daily Planet,, Offscreen, and He co-hosts the podcasts Make It So and Hiram’s Lodge. He’s appeared as a pop-culture guru on the web talk shows Comics on Comics, The Fanbase Press Week In Review, Collider Heroes, ScreenJunkies TV Fights, and Fandom Planet. He’s the founder of California Coldblood Books.

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