TODAY | May 07, 2013
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>>> warp speed !
>> i told you we would make it.
>> there you are.
>> we're back with more of "today" and that was a scene from the much-anticipated next installment of the " star trek " franchise, called " star trek into darkness ."
>> spock and captain kirk are working out their differences.
>> we want them to get along.
>> human spock is played by zachary quinto .
>> you've got outrageous eyebrows. brooke shields has nothing on you.
>> because you can't stop looking at them.
>> you focus.
>> that's where we live, right there.
>> that's how i feel about you guys. not because of your eyebrows because you're luminescent.
>> he keeps it in control.
>> you were just in london promoting the film. what kind of response are you getting so far?
>> unbelievable. the movie is so much bigger than the first one, on so many levels in terms of the magnitude of the film itself.
>> they spent more money?
>> yeah. and the reaction that we've garnered -- is also bigger and bolder.
>> it's a crowded field right now, right?
>> it is. i think we're the only movie coming out next weekend, the 17th. but yeah, this summer blockbuster season kickoff.
>> where did you shoot all of this?
>> all inform l.a. and the last ten days in northern california .
>> you had big shoes to fill, playing in role did you feel intimidated?
>> leonard nimoy was in the first film. i knew i got the job with his blessing and we've subsequently come amazing friends.
>> he's a very nice gentleman.
>> he's incredible. has lived a fulfilled, creative, authentic life, i have nothing but respect for him.
>> where does one go to get his inner spock .
>> most people think he's emotionless, he just doesn't express it the same way as other people.
>> to watch him have to deal with it, because it surprises even him.
>> that's true it happens a lot in this film. i think there are elements with my personality that line up with the character. i'm also different in other ways.
>> is there a little bro-mance going on with you and captain kirk .
>> did you get that die nam snik.
>> it's spiritual tension. it's palpable.
>> who's kirk and who's spock ?
>> she's spock ? look at her, she's an aegyptian goddess.
>> you and me, baby.
>> when you're not doing the filming of this movie, you've got a broadway show coming up.
>> i'm making my broadway debut in the fall.
>> we did the production up at the american repertory theater in cambridge.
>> excuse us.
>> as long as you come see us.
>> what that's right are you going to be in?
>> i don't know.
>> what's your role?
>> in the play?
>> i play tom wingfield who is basically tency williams' most auto biographical character.
>> he's confused, anxious, excited to live a life and he's an incredible -- to learn as much as i have about tennessee himself and to -- to get to know his life and his journey and his experiences, one of most rewarding things i've done so far.
>> that's fall?
>> we wish you great luck.
>> he was at the met show last night.
>> and got in at 5:00 a.m .
>> " star trek in the darkness" opens nationwide in theaters and