Nichelle Nichols Says That She & Zoe Saldana "Just Clicked"
At the recent Comic-con in Anaheim, Nichelle Nichols talked about the first meeting with her Star Trek XI Counterpart Zoe Saldana. On the set of J.J. Abrams's "Star Trek", Saldana was not scheduled for the day when Nichelle was invited to visit, so J.J. called Zoe back for the chance meeting.
Nichelle describes it as “She didn’t see me at first. JJ invited me to the studio for lunch and said why you don’t come over on the set. She wasn’t supposed to be on the set that day, and she came in after lunch, there I’m sitting in his seat and she assumes it’s him, so she looks over to see who is sitting there, "no Way" and we sat and talked for about 2 hours. I thought I knew her all my life, I just adored her; I thought she did a beautiful job.”
The original Uhura also had this to say about Zoe; “Not only is she one of the most beautiful women on the planet, she’s an incredible actress. When I met her, it just clicked like that,”
Check out OnTheRedCarpet.com's video from Comic-con Anaheim, below