In Star Trek Into Darkness, the crew of the USS Enterprise find a seemingly unstoppable force which has attacked Starfleet and left Earth in chaos after being called back home. Captain James T. Kirk and the crew of the Enterprise are tasked with leading the deadly manhunt to capture the party responsible and settle an old score. Continue reading for a new trailer and more information.
Actor Benicio del Toro had reportedly been sought for the role of the villain and had met with Abrams to discuss the role. He later bowed out. Actress Alice Eve has signed on for a role and so has Peter Weller. Actor Noel Clarke has signed up for an unknown role, but it is reported to be “a family man with a wife and young daughter”. Demian Bichir also auditioned for the role but as reported by Variety on January 4, 2012, Benedict Cumberbatch has been cast in the role of the villain in the film.