William Shatner says he’s been asked to come back to ‘Star Trek’

William Shatner’s Captain Kirk could be coming back to Star TrekSpeaking at Wizard World Nashville Comic Con, a typically laconic Shatner said that he’d recently received a call from J.J. Abrams regarding a role in the third Star Trek movie since the series was rebooted in 2009. Shatner said that discussions were preliminary at the moment and that any appearance would depend on what was done with his character, but that he would be “delighted” to return to Starfleet.

Speaking at the convention, Shatner said that he was surprised Abrams had called, as the two hadn’t spoken for several years. Abrams had tried to get Shatner into his rebooted Star Trek timeline before, but Abrams said the plan fell through because Shatner made it “very…

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