The 75-year-old actor said: “I’m interested in man’s march into the unknown but to vomit in space is not my idea of a good time. Neither is a fiery crash with the vomit hovering over me.”
Onboard the Starship Enterprise, sci-fi fans saw Shatner freely ‘explore the final frontier, seeking out new life and strange new worlds’ in 79 episodes of the 40-year-old TV series . —Captain Kirk reveals he won’t go boldly into space (Daily Mail)
Sounds like a great PR idea that backfired — though the article also says that Sigourney Weaver (of the Alien movies) has signed up.
It might be cheaper to take along a Yoda puppet, or a thumbdrive running the program that simulates Jar-Jar Binks.
And come on, Daily Mail. That should be “to explore strange, new worlds… to seek out new life, and new civilizations.”