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Benedict Cumberbatch Talks “Star Trek II.”

The English actor sits down with Total Film to talk about his turn in the sequel to director JJ Abrams’ reboot of the venerable space opera. Here’s a sample: “I’ve gone up two suit sizes,” he says. “The character I’m … Continue reading

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Simon Pegg Plays It Cryptic On “Star Trek” Sequel.

The star, who plays Mr. Scott in J.J. Abrams’ latest installment of the venerable sci-fi franchise isn’t saying much about to TotalFilm about the second movie, which is filming now: “Naturally, Pegg played it cryptic when we mined him for … Continue reading

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“Star Trek” Sequel Gets A New Cast Member.

The Wrap reports this morning that “War Horse” actor Benedict Cumberbatch has signed on to play a lead role in the continuing voyages of the starship Enterprise: “A spokesperson for Paramount would not confirm which role Cumberbatch will play. In … Continue reading

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Star Trek Sequel Rumors: A Familiar Villain? Del Toro Out?

From /Film, here’s some intriguing news about the second installment of J.J. Abrams’ reboot of the beloved sci-fi franchise: “Here’s the downside to trying to develop a highly-anticipated movie in secret, as practiced by J.J. Abrams: rumors will always poke … Continue reading

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Actress Alice Eve Cast In “Star Trek 2.”

Beam her up.  Alice Eve is headed for the starship Enterprise. The “She’s Out of My League” star has apparently beat out Hayley Atwell (Captain America) for a part in J.J. Abrams’ sequel to the long-running space opera. Airlock Alpha … Continue reading

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Benicio del Toro as “Star Trek” Villain?

From Daily Beast: “Meet your new Star Trek villain: Benicio Del Toro. Variety reports that J.J. Abrams is expected to offer Del Toro the job, possibly this weekend. Sources say Del Toro has met with Abrams about the gig, but … Continue reading

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