The Please Stand By trailer depicts Dakota Fanning as an autistic Trekkie, who embarks on a quest submit her script.
Upcoming indie comedy drama Please Stand By will fly a flag of fandom that Star Trek enthusiasts should appreciate. The film depicts the travails of a young woman (Dakota Fanning) in a trek of a different nature – on the road to Hollywood – to enter her original script in a contest.
To anyone unacquainted, the opening moments of the Please Stand By trailer - depicting environmental-suit-donning Kirk and Spock stuck in an alien dust storm – might briefly make you think that this was teaser for the untitled Star Trek 3. Of course, it’s really just insight into the creative mind of young Wendy (Fanning), an autistic Trekkie who’s put her creative output into a Star Trek script for a contest.
However, submitting said script requires the