Nero vs. Klingons In This Star Trek Deleted Scene

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star trek deleted scene nero klingons Nero vs. Klingons In This Star Trek Deleted Scene

To help build excitement for the upcoming release of Star Trek on DVD and Blu-ray, Paramount has released a deleted scene that will be a bonus feature on the home video release of the franchise’s rebirth installment.

This scene is part of the story where Nero (Eric Bana) is held captive by Klingons and interrogated about his knowledge of the future and of the Federation. You’ll definitely recognize one line from the trailer where Nero states “The wait is over” which wasn’t a part of the theatrical release of the film. For Trek fans out there, you’ll also notice another special something from classic Trek lore.

Check the video out after the jump.

I wish this scene and the rest of this plot point of the story had been featured in the movie to help make it make more sense. There was no explanation in the film of what Nero was doing for decades in the background while waiting for Spock to arrive, nor an explanation of how they knew when and where his arrival would take place.

Note the face armor to conceal how the Klingons actually would look in J.J. Abrams’ Trek universe. I expect we’ll be seeing this fan-favorite race in Star Trek 2.

What do you think of this scene and would you like Klingons to be a big part of the next Trek movie(s)?

J.J. Abrams’ Star Trek beams on to home video November 17, 2009.

Source: Spike

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  1. Sweet the Klingons look AWASOME!

  2. I’m confused…why is he being held by the Klingons?
    Maybe I’m forgetting something from the movie…

  3. Was good liked the reference to star trek 2 wrath of kahn, but am i the only one who thinks the klingons look like the predator?

  4. Without any lens flares I hardly recognized that scene as being from Star Trek.

    Liked it though.

    (And yes, NightLord they do look like the Predator…which I understand is being remade. sigh)

  5. @ Longshanks,

    Ya if you sit back and remind yourself of the actual story elements, there’s a few issues with Trek. Nero and the motivation/explanation behind him, his crew, his ship wasn’t explored at all.

    He won’t be back for the sequel though.

  6. Left on the cutting room floor was the part of the movie that explained where Nero was for 20 of the 25 years he was waiting for Spock to come through the wormhole: A Klingon prison.


  7. This was part of the Scream Awards world premieres,,,

    The reason the Klingon’s looked like Predator’s (IMO) was because they are a Star Trek representation of the tactics used at Gitmo. In a subtle way of course but that’s the first thing that came to mind… Disguising there identity to avoid prosecution.

  8. Yeah, I saw that on the Scream Awards. That was a great award show! Lot’s of nerd-tacular moments.

    It was a cool scene. It seemed like that Nero was stronger/faster than the Klingons though, which doesn’t make a lot of sense to me. I am not fully confident in my Trek lore, but I thought Klingons were the more physically powerful race.

    Nero pwned like 3 of them.

  9. Evan (etc),
    what is pwned? i’ve taken it as “owned” with a typo. but i’ve seen it this way enough that i suppose it’s intentional, and maybe more than i thought…

  10. What Sylar? You don’t know about pwned????? n00b!! lol

    I use that slang too much I think, but what can you do when you’ve been playing online games for probably about 10 years now or more…

  11. WOW! I agree. This would have tied in the 20 years or so and would have loved to see this in the final cut. PLease JJ, bring us some Klingons in ST 2! The only dissapointment was no lens flares. ( I love them) I have to give kudos to 790. That was a genius statement regarding Gitmo!

  12. I can’t seem to bring up the video but from what I’ve been reading, the Klingons were armor on their face? When I first read that, I immediately thought of Trek: Enterprise, where the Klingons were infected with the Augment DNA and were terminal. Phlox came up with a vaccine that they would need to take for about 80 years. I assumed that the armor (or masks) were because they were embarrassed to look like humans (smooth foreheads).

    As to the strength of Nero and Klingons, Romulans are related to Vulcans and Vulcans are about as strong as Klingons. The Romulans in the movie were very strong; I think one even lifted Kirk up with 1 hand.

  13. Kahless the Klingons were wearing masks so they would all look the same to the prisoners.
    The only way you could even tell they were Klingons was because the masks were formed to the fit around the forehead ridges…

  14. This definitely should have been in the movie.

  15. Rather weak. Only two Klingon guards on Ruha Penthe? seems better left on the cutting room floor. Unless they were to go balls out and duplicate the feel of the prison from Trek VI it would feel cheap and small.

    Loved the movie without it

  16. I liked it.

    And I thought Kahless had a good point too.

  17. I dont think william shatner bears any resemblance to captain kirk. his age, weight and general demeanor as “denny crane” has erased the image of j.t. kirk. Mr shatner couldnt even reprise the role of t. j. hooker Way too much has changed.
    Aside from wear and tear,Spock has not changed at all. Mr Nimoy is just plain awesome

  18. Mt friend says that Nero is going to be in ST 2. Is she nuts or correct?