The advertising Executive best known for his “reclusiveness” is the front runner to replace Zachary Quinto in the next installment of the Star Trek franchise. Delighted fans and restaurateurs have already been impressed by his mastery of the Vulcan nerve pinch technique.
This surprise move by Charles Saatchi, is an attempt to underline his credibility as a Sci-Fi actor. George Lucas has already approached Mr. Saatchi with a view to perfecting his “Force Choke” by portraying a “playful” Sith Lord, in the up and coming Star Wars movies.
The owner of the Saatchi Gallery reportedly told the London's Evening Standard that through sleight of hand and camera trickery, he is “able give a far more drastic and violent impression” than actually occurs. One Star Trek fan explained: “Spock is a much misunderstood Alien from mixed parentage, who often needs to emphasize his point by repeatedly grabbing the region just below the chin.”