Star Trek Into Darkness: Writer sorry for underwear scene

Mark Lankester
Yahoo UK Movies News
21 May 2013
Star Trek Into Darkness: Writer sorry for underwear scene
Gratuitous? Lindelof apologises for Alice Eve's scene (Credit: Paramount)

‘Star Trek Into Darkness’ writer Damon Lindelof has apologised to fans for Alice Eve’s “gratuitous” underwear scene in JJ Abram’s new 'Trek' sequel.

[Star Trek stars Simon Pegg and Alice Eve: ‘JJ Abrams is badass’]


Eve, who plays the Enterprise's excellent science officer Dr. Carol Marcus, is one of only two major female figures in the ‘Trek’ movie. So, the decision to have the brainy scientist appear “barely clothed" prompted many female fans to accuse filmmakers of sexually objectifying the character.

Lindelof, who also co-wrote 'Prometheus' and TV series 'Lost', issued the apology via his Twitter account, taking full responsibility for the scene:


Is Lindelof right to apologise? Let us know in the comments below.

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