A new actress has been pegged by Paramount to perform the transporter duties in their upcoming adventure of Star Trek, reports Variety. The trade says that Marlene Forte ("CSI", "Lost") will become the "Chief Transporter" alongside the already cast Chris Pine, Simon Pegg, Leonard Nimoy, Karl Urban, Zachary Quinto, Winona Ryder, Zoë Saldana, Ben Cross, Bruce Greenwood, Tyler Perry, Anton Yelchin and Eric Bana. Production is currently underway for director J.J Abrams.
No official plot concept has been released by the studio.
Star Trek will hit theaters Christmas day 2008.