Basically that one part killed me because UGUU JIM UGUU AWKWARD SPOCK ALL THE UGUUUU.
Nurse Chapel is a beloved [Trek] character,” says Orci. “Even before the first movie came out, a lot of online chatter was, ‘Is Nurse Chapel gonna be there?!’”
Alas, although we hear Dr. McCoy (Karl Urban) say “Nurse Chapel” in 2009’s Star Trek, we never officially saw Christine Chapel — and she’s still MIA in Into Darkness. Instead, Carol Marcus tells Kirk that she learned of his reputation as a ladies man from her friend Christine Chapel, who has become a nurse since her romantic encounter with him — which he does not recall.
“We just figured that would be a great reference, and we loved that Kirk didn’t remember her,” says Orci. “It’s an in-joke that also speaks volumes about his character when it comes to women. That’s why we used it.”
So will Nurse Chapel ever actually make a flesh-and-blood appearance on the Enterprise? Orci just laughs. “That’s certainly possible!
Bob Orci talks to BuzzFeed about fan references in Star Trek Into Darkness. [x]
All I have to say about this is:
#the misogyny is so fucking palpable im going 2 throw up #you had the opportinity to introduce another female character #(having more than 2 is too much for you maybe???????) #but nooo #you had to be gross and write her off as just another conquest in kirk’s book #HILARIOUS AM I RIGHT!!!! #women are dispensable!!!!! #and not only the fucking blatant misogyny you also seem to not understand kirk’s character #like apparently for these dudes sleeping around = being a sleazy douchebag #which???? no?????????#people who have a lot of sex maybe do b/c…they enjoy sex??????? #wow revolutionary i know #anyway god im just so angry about this
i feel like the most appropriate response to this quote is an apathetic scream of frustration
HEY BOB ORCI COULD YOU MAYBE STOP
Star Trek XII: Pavel Has To Deal With Jim’s Bullshit
(and realizes Scotty’s pain)
First Best Destiny - a Spock/Kirk Fanmix
“You once said being a starship captain was my first, best destiny… if that’s true, then yours is to be by my side. If there’s any true logic to the universe… we’ll end up on that bridge again someday.” (x)
The Only Moment We Were Alone - Explosions in the Sky // All Is Violent, All Is Bright - God Is An Astronaut // First Breath After Coma - Explosions in the Sky // They Move On Tracks of Never-ending Light - This Will Destroy You // Your Hand in Mine (w/ strings) - Explosions in the Sky // Threads - This Will Destroy You // Home- Explosions in the Sky // All Alright - Sigur Rós // The Birth and Death of Day - Explosions in the Sky // Salka - Sigur Rós // Radio Protector - 65daysofstatic