If another movie is made, Cho would like to take the controls himself
“It was fun to sit in the captain’s chair,” said Cho referring to a scene in the next movie. “Sulu, not in our movies but in the previous iterations, does get his own chair (and ship), so I hope that that is the case in ours as well … if we get that far,” he said in a recent interview with The Province,
If it happens, that would be quite a change for the man who played a stoner in the “Harold & Kumar” movies.
“As a kid I was so excited to see an Asian guy piloting a starship. It was so unusual at the time to see an Asian on television and so I always thought it was ahead of its time. And to have a multi-racial, multicultural crew going on a scientific mission, I thought it was — and I still think, sadly — it’s really progressive.
“It’s a very optimistic, beautiful vision of the human race, I think.”