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Star Trek advice for sexy Saldana

June 18, 2013


ORIGINAL Star Trek actress Nichelle Nichols has revealed she advised Zoe Saldana about taking on her character in the latest films.

Nichelle found fame in 1966 as Lt Uhura in the original Star Trek TV series, and Zoe plays the character in the new movies.

The 80-year-old actress said: "She was so nervous about playing Uhura. I told her 'You're beautiful, girl, do what you need to do'."

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