Kathie Lee & Hoda: Zachary Quinto On Playing Spock & Broadway Debut

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Zachary Quinto: Spock In Star Trek Into Darkness

Kathie Lee & Hoda spoke with Zachary Quinto, the actor who has taken on the iconic role of Spock in Star Trek Into Darkness. Before they chatted about the upcoming sci-fi blockbuster, KLG & Hoda took some time to marvel at Zachary’s most distinctive facial feature: his “outrageous” eyebrows. Kathie Lee assured Zachary that Brooke Shields has nothing on him. In fact, Zachary’s eyebrows are a sign that he’s the perfect actor to portray the famous human-Vulcan hybrid!

Kathie Lee & Hoda: Zachary Quinto On Playing Spock & Broadway Debut

Star Trek Into Darkness star Zachary Quinto discussed his upcoming Broadway debut with Kathie Lee & Hoda. (image credit: s_bukley / Shutterstock.com)

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While promoting Star Trek Into Darkness, Zachary has noticed the response from fans this time around has been “unbelievable.” As Spock, he had very big shoes to fill. However, he’s received support from the original Spock, Leonard Nimoy, with whom he’s since become friends. “I have nothing but respect and love for him,” Zachary said.

Zachary Quinto: Bromance Between Spock and Kirk

Often, people misinterpret Spock as “emotionless,” but there’s a definite “bromance” brewing between Spock and Captain Kirk (Chris Pine) in the film. Zachary likened it to the relationship between Kathie Lee and Hoda; Hoda is Spock, while Kathie Lee is Kirk.

Zachary Quinto: Broadway Debut In The Glass Menagerie

In the fall of 2013, Zachary will be making his Broadway debut in The Glass Menagerie. He portrays Tom, Tennessee Williams’ most autobiographical character ever. In the process, Zachary has gotten to know so much more about the legendary American playwright. He invited Kathie Lee & Hoda to stop by for a backstage visit when The Glass Menagerie opens.

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In the meantime, you can see Zachary Quinto in Stark Trek Into Darkness, which opens nationwide on May 16 2013.

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