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When Spock Prime meets Kirk he recognizes him immediately. How does he know it's him since Chris Pine looks nothing Bill Shatner?

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    Due to the magic power of recasting :-P
    – Hans Olo
    Commented Dec 31, 2017 at 14:16
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    It's called "suspension of disbelief". You'd think he'd be equally surprised that his younger self looks like an entirely different person.
    – Valorum
    Commented Dec 31, 2017 at 14:24
  • Well, to be fair, Captain Kirk may look nothing like Bill Shatner either. Shatner just played him on TV.
    – Misha R
    Commented Jan 2, 2018 at 8:37

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Diagretically, the character played by Chris Pine looks exactly like the young Kirk, because he is the young Kirk.

The extent to which the actor can carry this off is a matter for the individual film goer who may or may not have seen William Shatner play Kirk (unless the movie is a meta one involving fourth wall breaking, it can not be the concern of the character played by Leonard Nimoy within the movie).

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