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Star Trek Into Darkness Teaser Trailer!
'I have returned to have my vengeance.'

06 December 2012  |  Written by Helen O'Hara  |  Source: iTunes

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Here is our first look at Star Trek Into Darkness, and it's safe to say that the Federation is in for a really bad day but that cinemagoers might be in for a good one. With a voiceover by Benedict Cumberbatch's character that's heavy on vengeance and really light on rainbows, this promises some dark times for the crew of the USS Enterprise.

 

What can we tell from this trailer? Well, if the poster showed London suffering some devastation as a result of something-or-other, this appears to show San Francisco (which is where Starfleet Headquarters and Starfleet Academy are both based) also under attack from above. And is that one of the ships of the fleet crashing into the Bay? We know from the synopsis that Starfleet is crippled in an attack here, and that there's damage to Earth; crashing the fleet into the planet would certainly accomplish both, if you were a fiendish mastermind out for revenge of some sort.

Also on display: a lot of lava, a planet with some sort of vaguely War Of The Worlds-looking red foliage, the Enterprise emerging from the sea (a hiding place?) and significant-looking shots of Alice Eve's Yeoman Rand (we think; no confirmation on that yet) screaming and Zoe Saldana's Uhura crying. What could have upset her? We also learned that everyone looks cool in a long, hooded duster.

Star Trek Into Darkness is out, of course, on May 17 next year. Let's hope phasers are set to stunning.


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RE: Before IMAX screenings of 'The Hobbit', the Yanks will get....
L: Holbydude ...the first 9 minutes of 'Star Trek Into Darkness'. Empire, will we also get it in this country? Once this is shown in the UK, I'm hoping things will be a lot clearer as the anticipation for 17th May is DOING MY HEAD IN!!! e get it as well. Happy days -edit -as long as you can get to a Cineworld as listed below Cineworld Birmingham & IMAX Cineworld Crawley & IMAX Cineworld Edinburgh & IMAX Cineworld Enfield & IMAX Cineworld Ipswich & IMAX More

Posted by Scruffybobby at 13:21 on 07 December 2012 | Report This Post

RE: I hope it's Khan
Holy Crap! That looks amazing. Cannot wait. More

Posted by shool at 11:41 on 07 December 2012 | Report This Post

RE: I hope it's Khan
really can not wait to see this. More

Posted by NCC1701A at 09:12 on 07 December 2012 | Report This Post

I hope it's Khan
Love the trailer, especially the Japanese version. I am hoping that Benedict is Khan, the way he jumps, fights, runs through windows suggest the product of late 20th Century genetic engineering (unless he's a Romulan!) I wonder if they have done the back story to his character similar to old Spock's tale of Nero in the reboot version of Star Trek? Whatever, this looks great and I can't wait to see it! More

Posted by kevmccann at 08:27 on 07 December 2012 | Report This Post

Before IMAX screenings of 'The Hobbit', the Yanks will get....
...the first 9 minutes of 'Star Trek Into Darkness'. Empire, will we also get it in this country? Once this is shown in the UK, I'm hoping things will be a lot clearer as the anticipation for 17th May is DOING MY HEAD IN!!! More

Posted by Holbydude at 08:18 on 07 December 2012 | Report This Post

jj is messing
i really think that japaneese clip was thrown on by JJ the master of deception to mess with our heads. its way to obvious. he would never give that kinda plot away so early. in the words of admiral akbar " its a trap " oh and ps im pretty sure Gene Rodenberry never envisioned the enterprise ever entering a planets atmosphere, never mind being submersed ?????? More

Posted by djaidan at 02:34 on 07 December 2012 | Report This Post

Great teaser but beware! You may consider the Japanese trailer a bit spoilerific. Although I can't see 'JJ' letting that bit be seen by anyone without knowing EVERYONE would see it, and every Trekker knowing what it meant. That can only mean it's a trick! Or is it! Yeah probably, but then again, maybe not... I don't think I will sleep till May 17 worrying about this, or will I? More

Posted by carlrogers22 at 00:36 on 07 December 2012 | Report This Post

Great teaser but beware! You may consider the Japanese trailer a bit spoilerific. Although I can't see 'JJ' letting that bit be seen by anyone without knowing EVERYONE would see it, and every Trekker knowing what it meant. That can only mean it's a trick! Or is it! Yeah probably, but then again, maybe not... I don't think I will sleep till May 17 worrying about this, or will I? More

Posted by carlrogers22 at 23:10 on 06 December 2012 | Report This Post

my god! thats what you call a trailer! More

Posted by SiD300 at 21:08 on 06 December 2012 | Report This Post

Star Trek 2 Two
Yeah, I saw the Japanese trailer and it clearly shows Spock touching hands through glass at the end..................... More

Posted by andrewgc at 20:30 on 06 December 2012 | Report This Post

amazing
That is brilliant. One of the films that I'm looking forward to next year. Looks like a film destined for the Imax More

Posted by cra1gs at 19:46 on 06 December 2012 | Report This Post

RE:
L: Bosskatte LOVE IT when a trailer gives me goose bumps! ol! Love your avatar More

Posted by Nexus Wookie at 18:59 on 06 December 2012 | Report This Post

BE WARNED.....
There's loads of fake Into the darkness trailers on you tube and they're all crap... This one however is the real deal and looks suitably epic...... More

Posted by ROTGUT at 18:44 on 06 December 2012 | Report This Post

RE: Khan
That looks fecking epic! The final shot in the Japanese trailer literally made my jaw drop. I'm now a bot worried that the 9 min preview is going to overshadow The Hobbit when I see it next week. More

Posted by Scruffybobby at 17:28 on 06 December 2012 | Report This Post

Khan
In the trailer it looks like Kirk is talking to Pike. What if Kirk is to pay for pike/Spock's decisions. It was actually them that stranded Khan on Centi-Alpha 5 (or was it 6). And the good man that Kirk thought Pike was is compromised. More

Posted by mrblonde at 15:02 on 06 December 2012 | Report This Post

RE:
I predict a new character with elements of Gary Mitchell and Khan. More

Posted by kingtutiii at 14:43 on 06 December 2012 | Report This Post

http://uk.ign.com/articles/2012/12/06/to-boldly-specula te-star-trek-into-darkness-trailer More

Posted by warren7355 at 13:46 on 06 December 2012 | Report This Post

My money is on Cumberbatch playing Gary Mitchell... More

Posted by warren7355 at 13:42 on 06 December 2012 | Report This Post

My money is on Cumberbatch playing Gary Mitchell... More

Posted by warren7355 at 13:40 on 06 December 2012 | Report This Post

RE: Khan? Nope, the clue is in the background.
********POSSIBLE SPOILERS REGARDING SPOCK AND THE JAPANESE TRAILER************************* From that Japanese teaser it looks like they'll be killing off Spock just like in Wrath of Khan, which is a shame for two reasons. For one, I don't think two movies gives us enough of the Kirk-Spock-Bones triumvirate, which the series and films were famous for - though granted I haven't seen Into Darkness yet. It just seems that two movies of Spock is nowhere near enough. More

Posted by HIM at 13:23 on 06 December 2012 | Report This Post

Khan? Nope, the clue is in the background.
Empire spotted it: The Nakatomi Plaza. Old Cumberbund is playing Hans Gruber! More

Posted by The Equalizer at 12:32 on 06 December 2012 | Report This Post

IMDB still lists Cumberbatch as Khan (rumoured). I don't buy it. He doesn't look or sound remotely Indian and more to the point, the events of Space Seed have not even taken place. That said, it's looking great. More

Posted by jazzyjules63 at 12:13 on 06 December 2012 | Report This Post

RE: Cheers for the Japanese link
Now thats a great teaser.Looks really exciting but still vague enough they dont ruin anything.I still dont think the villain is Khan but i could be proved wrong.He could very well be a different Augment like one of those seen in the Enterprise season 4 trilogy arc '' Borderland ''. OR he could be that mad scientist Dr. Roger Korby. Anyways,im really stoked for this now.Bring on next may! More

Posted by Cool Breeze at 11:49 on 06 December 2012 | Report This Post

Cheers for the Japanese link
Have to say that it does seem like a remake of Wrath of Khan.. Shame if it is as I love that movie. More

Posted by chris wootton at 10:46 on 06 December 2012 | Report This Post

RE: So the Enterprise can double up as a submarine....
If Alice Eve was Rand, she'd be wearing red. I'm just saying... More likely she's Chapel/Marcus or Elizabeth Dehner. *takes off nerd hat. More

Posted by Timon at 10:26 on 06 December 2012 | Report This Post

So the Enterprise can double up as a submarine....
...and a nod to 'Wrath Of Khan' (just to wet nerd appetites) with the hands on glass (Japanese Trailer)...but wait....the bob-haired blonde...Rand or Carol Marcus? If the latter, another nod to 'Wrath'...could Benedict actually be Khan? For a weed, he seems to have strength and power.... More

Posted by Holbydude at 10:23 on 06 December 2012 | Report This Post

SKyTrek
forget khan, he seems like trek's answer to bond villain silva. More

Posted by spark1 at 10:17 on 06 December 2012 | Report This Post

Japanese Teaser
Now that's one hell of an extra bit on the end! http://www.youtube.com/watch?feature=player_embedded&am p;v=BrHlQUXFzfw More

Posted by SignorSpielbergo at 10:17 on 06 December 2012 | Report This Post

Star Trek Into Darkness
OMFG. This film is going to be epic!!! More

Posted by AquaDragon2K at 10:17 on 06 December 2012 | Report This Post

LOVE IT when a trailer gives me goose bumps! More

Posted by Bosskatte at 10:12 on 06 December 2012 | Report This Post

Whooooooooooooo...
Fantastic, now vey excited!!!! Good call by Tiany, as the Japanese trailer is even more epic. More

Posted by UncleMonkeyTrousers at 10:06 on 06 December 2012 | Report This Post

incredible
holy fuck this looks good More

Posted by dsysa06 at 09:55 on 06 December 2012 | Report This Post

Oooooooh, I hope they got insured fully comp. More

Posted by GFA80 at 09:48 on 06 December 2012 | Report This Post

RE: Have you seen the extra clip in the japanese teaser
Now THAT is a great teaser. More

Posted by UTB at 09:47 on 06 December 2012 | Report This Post

Have you seen the extra clip in the japanese teaser
It is epic! More

Posted by Tiany at 09:27 on 06 December 2012 | Report This Post

Looks good.. More

Posted by chris wootton at 09:26 on 06 December 2012 | Report This Post

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