Tahir best known for his evil role in Iron Man is starring in the new J.J. Abrams Star Trek flick, and says his experience was out of this world, especially because hes a closet Trekkie.
Tahir, who plays Captain Robau, is a huge fan of Star Trek, and says that walking onto the sci-fi ship on the set was a surreal experience.
He explains, Im a closet Trekkie, so the whole time I was thinking, I cant believe Im on the ship. And Im the captain! I can do whatever I want in here and itll work!
Tahir has a feeling that devoted Trekkies will be pleasantly surprised by the revamped space flick, and believes the movie will attract a whole new generation of modern- day Trekkies.
He adds, J.J. Abrams goes for more in-depth stories about the characters, so I think people will relate. Its a completely fresh take on an iconic idea.
Star Trek hits theaters this summer.
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