William Shatner has been confirmed for Star Trek 3 and he is apparently very excited.

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It was revealed at Wizard World Nashville Comic Con that the director of Star Trek 3, J.J. Abrams has approached Shatner and asked him to reprise his iconic role in the new movie.

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Shatner stated that:

It’s all over the Internet that the director had held an interview and said they want Shatner and Nimoy to be in the next movie. I’ll bet you J.J.’s frothing at the mouth at this point. So the news is out that they have an idea that they want Leonard and myself…they might want Leonard and myself in it. But I would love to do it.

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Wait! What? So this might mean that Kirk and Spock will reunite!

Star Trek 3 is set to be released in 2016.

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Check out the full Shatner interview here: