Rising U.S. actor Chris Pine has been beamed up to play CAPTAIN KIRK in the new Star Trek movie. The 27-year-old who starred alongside Lindsay Lohan in 2006 teen movie Just My Luck will play the role made famous by William Shatner for sci-fi prequel. Pine joins Heroes star Zachary Quinto, who has signed on to play Spock, and Anton Yelchin, who will play Chekov. The original Mr. Spock, Leonard Nimoy, will also play a cameo in the much-anticipated prequel.