If you're a "Trekkie," or even just a casual Star Trek fan, you might recall Carol Marcus, a character that holds a pretty significant role in the Captain Kirk mythos. In a recent interview with actor Chris Pine who plays Captain Kirk in J.J. Abrams' Star Trek movie franchise, he and Carol Marcus (played by actress Alice Eve) will have a very "flirtatious relationship." And considering Marcus' character is Captain Kirk's one-time love and mother to his son David according to Star Trek cannon, it's not unlikely that these two might develop a blooming romance in the upcoming film.
So will we see a romance between Carol Marcus and Captain Kirk?
"What I will say is so much happens, the action the plot is so…the current of the plot is so fast that there really isn't much time for Kirk to do anything other than save the crew and save his own ass because danger is imminent. But clearly, Kirk being Kirk, Kirk loves a blonde, and Alice is a beautiful woman…so the flirting and the connection is there but I'll leave it to people to watch to see how far it goes…but what she adds to it, for fear of being thrown in "J.J. Jail," her scientific knowledge and education - scientifically speaking - plays a big part in helping solve the conflict.
So not only do we have a possible love interest for Captain Kirk, but we have a character who might also serve as a force that combats the conflict that will be created by actor Benedict Cumberbatch's character in the film. Oh, and according to Zachary Quinto (Spock) in the interview, "there will be dancing." This is certainly a lot of interesting insight into the upcoming film and it will be exciting to see how things unfold. Star Trek Into Darkness is set to hit theaters May 13th, 2013. Are you looking forward to the sequel?