SHAUN OF THE DEAD star Simon Pegg and HAROLD & KUMAR GO TO WHITE CASTLE's John Cho have joined the quickly expanding cast of STAR TREK as Scotty and Sulu, respectively, according to THE HOLLYWOOD REPORTER. J.J. Abrams is directing and producing the prequel for Paramount.
Pegg and Cho join Eric Bana as villain Nero, Zoe Saldana as a young Uhura, Anton Yelchin as a young Chekov, Zachary Quinto as a young Spock, and Leonard Nimoy as an older Spock. Chris Pine, who appeared in SMOKIN' ACES and JUST MY LUCK, is rumored to be up for the part of a young James T. Kirk.
The production is scheduled to run from November through March.