Quinto, 31, admitted he found it impossible to form his fingers into the distinctive V-shaped gesture, saying: â€œItâ€™s much harder than it looks. Seriously.â€
One on-set insider said: â€œZach could do the salute some of the time but only after heâ€™d positioned his fingers the right way off-camera.
â€œIn some scenes he has to do the salute while speaking his lines so they ended up using skin-protective superglue, like they use in hospitals, to stick his fingers together.â€
William Shatner, who played Captain Kirk in the long-running TV show and the first seven Star Trek films, was also unable to do the salute, so he used fishing line to tie his fingers together. [news.com.au]
— ZACHARY QUINTO CAN’T DO THE VULCAN SALUTE | FilmDrunk.com – Movie News for Brilliant Simpletons
How the hell did they find (and hire!) the only two people in the entire world that can’t move their fingers in the correct way?