LOS ANGELES, Oct. 7 (UPI) -- A new report confirms William Shatner will reprise his old role as Captain Kirk in Star Trek 3, giving credence to rumors in recent weeks.
Badass Digest, the website who originally reported the cameo, said Shatner will share a seen with Chris Pine in the new role.
Shatner sent a tweet that made social media users jump in excitement.
"I'm baaaaccckk!!!" he tweeted Monday.
Shatner later deleted the tweet and clarified he was back in LA, but not before he sent fans abuzz.
Shatner has previously confirmed he has been in talks with J.J. Abrams.