Chris Hemsworth and Clifton Collins Jr. have joined the cast of Paramount Pictures and J.J. Abrams’ Star Trek.
Hemsworth (first confirmed by IESB.net) will play Captain Kirk’s father, George Kirk. Collins will play Ayel, the cohort and general to Nero, played by Eric Bana.
The duo joins the previously cast Zachary Quinto, Leonard Nimoy, Chris Pine, Karl Urban, Simon Pegg, Anton Yelchin, Zoe Saldana, John Cho, Bruce Greenwood, Winona Ryder, Rachel Nichols and Jennifer Morrison.
Filming began last week.