There he finds a race, the Ba'ku, living a hippyish communal life in perfect contentment and, in the time-honoured Star Trek tradition, falls in love with their dishiest woman, Anij (Donna Murphy).
The jokes, mostly about androids, seem even older than Anij, the action is moribund, the effects almost non-existent and the sentiment ladled on by the bucketful.
He's especially driven to do the right thing because he's in love with Ba'ku beauty Anij
Yesterday Patrick revealed that he and Donna - who plays Anij
, a 350- year-old alien who looks amazingly youthful - had filmed a series of sizzling scenes.
The 58-year-old British star has a producer's credit on the movie yet the scenes with American actress Donna Murphy, who plays Anij
a 350-year- old alien who shows no sign of ageing, were cut without his prior knowledge or approval.