Captain Kirk 'cast' for new Star Trek film
According to industry website IESB, Vogel - whose previous credits include Poseidon and Rumor Has It - will play the part previously immortalised by William Shatner.
While it is not yet definite whether Vogel will don the mustard-coloured uniform in JJ Abrams' Star Trek film, other cast members have been confirmed.
These include the role of Mr Spock, who is to be played by Zachary Quinto - the man known to many as evil villain Sylar in the TV series Heroes - and Anton Yelchin, who will star as Russian Starfleet officer Pavel Chekov.
Yelchon previously appeared in comedy drama series Huff and also starred opposite Justin Timberlake in gang-themed drama Alpha Dog.
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