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Winona Ryder to Play Spock's Mother in 'Star Trek'

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Nov 09, 2007 | 9:32am EST

Hollywood actress Winona Ryder has signed up for the new Star Trek movie--as the Vulcan mother of Mr. Spock.

The Girl, Interrupted star will join Chris Pine as Captain Kirk, British funnyman Simon Pegg as Scotty and Heroes actor Zachary Quinto as Spock for the 11th big screen outing of the cult TV show.

The role will see Ryder don the prosthetic pointy ears made famous by Leonard Nimoy in the sci-fi series.

Directed by J.J. Abrams, the film will focus on the early journey of the original Enterprise crew and is due for release in December next year.

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