Originally Posted by MigueldaRican
I think the point that Pine and crew expressed over and over again was that Pine would not be playing Shatner
. Since Shatner was Kirk first yes, that will seem like he's not playing Kirk. He might try to incorporate some of Shatner's stuff (like the way he's sitting in the chair which... he is by the images I've seen), but as far as Shatner's approach at dialogue, it would seem more like a joke, since Shatner's acting has
become more of a subject of parody
I totally agree, which is why I don't understand the reporter's comments regarding Pine. If he was expecting Pine to "mimic" Shatner in everything then I can understand why he was disappointed.