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Old 02-03-2009, 09:00 AM
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http://www.blackfilm.com/20080125/fe...ekupdate.shtml

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"He then said, 'I don't need to see you anymore' and I felt really good."

(On TOS) "I never saw that. I was not a fan until now and I have so much admiration for what they did, and how much the series continues to grow after 45 years and I had the honor of meeting Nichelle Nichols and working with Leonard Nimoy and it was fantastic."

"Well, you can only talk to Leonard for a little while. He's so awesome. There's not a lot I can say when I'm standing next to him. He's a legend."

"I find myself looking for roles that are strong. I'm easily turned off from roles that are soccer moms or love interest. If you really want me to say no, tell me that I will be 'the chick in the flick'. I have an issue with that."

"I don't feel that there are enough roles that resemble the American women nowadays in Hollywood. It's almost an insult when you read scripts and you see that the guy's the hero."

"Look at Uhura. She's a lieutenant on the Enterprise, where she's an equal with everyone. She's not just a women. She's in command just like everyone else is, with power and strength. I felt a mass appeal when I read the script and when J.J Abrams told me he wanted me to do it"
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I love the new Uhura, for so many reasons.
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I love the new Uhura, for so many reasons.
What's not to love! She's awsome!
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CNN--er, NCC: Again, an excellent thread! I always had a fondness of the character Lt. Uhura based on the experience Nichelle Nichols had with that character (and how she found out her role was an inspiration to Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr.). Now, with Zoe as the Lieutenant and what she expressed about the role, the fondness grows deeper...



Plus, both actressess are HOT!
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I also like her statements and her... energy.
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I also like her statements and her... energy.
Yes..She showed a genuine interest in her part and almost a loyalty to it as well.
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I love everything about her. Nichols' Uhura allowed me to cast aside my fathers racism and to apprecaite the true bueaty of women of color. Saldana's Uhura is going to add so much to that apprecaition.
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I love everything about her. Nichols' Uhura allowed me to cast aside my fathers racism and to apprecaite the true bueaty of women of color. Saldana's Uhura is going to add so much to that apprecaition.
Oh man...Same her bro, same here. Looking back it all seems rather silly ever of had those prejudices.
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Oh man...Same her bro, same here. Looking back it all seems rather silly ever of had those prejudices.
I was like ten and father made some off the wall commit about her kissing Kirk, I looked at him and then looked at the TV and then looked back at him, and said "man your stupid” and my mom hit the floor laughing.
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I was like ten and father made some off the wall commit about her kissing Kirk, I looked at him and then looked at the TV and then looked back at him, and said "man your stupid” and my mom hit the floor laughing.
That is hilarious! I wish I had a great story like that to share!
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