EXCLUSIVE: Interviews with Eric Bana & Clifton Collins, Jr. and Video Clip
INTERVIEW WITH CLIFTON COLLINS
The first Romulan you meet in the film is actually not Nero, but his right hand man, Ayel, played by veteran character actor Clifton Collins, Jr. The actor has dozens of credits to his name, but it was his role as the killer Perry Smith in Capote in 2005 that has got him the most buzz, and a few acting nominations. For our interview with the actor we talk about how he prepared to play a Romulan, what it was like fighting Kirk and how he ‘needed a moment’ on his first day on the job.
TrekMovie: What was your research for the role in terms of the Romulans and Star Trek?
Collins: I started off by looking into the movies, but in the back of my mind I was thinking that this isn’t those other Star Trek’s… so I stopped after … READ MORE