New Star Trek Into Darkness Trailer
Update: Now with brand new poster...
Following the "announcement video" released at Christmas and the teaser that swiftly followed it, here's a spanking new international trailer for Star Trek Into Darkness. It's got more Kirk, more Cumberbatch, more shooting, more explosions, more fire... more everything! It's even got Alice Eve in her underwear.
So then: the edited highlights. There's a better look at those vengeful Cumberbatch attacks on Earth; quite a lot of Peter Weller, apparently taking a commanding role in Starfleet (not his first brush with the Trek, incidentally: he was in a couple of episodes of Enterprise); Kirk, Spock and the gang piloting something that isn't the Enterprise; gratuitous Alice Eve hotness (did we mention that already?); and a starship crash through the Earth's atmosphere. Did someone leave Deanna Troi in charge again?
We still, natch, haven't learned anything about Cumberbatch's character, but there are a couple of tantalising clues. Nobody addresses him by the widely disseminated name of John Harrison (although he's definitely called that onscreen), but we're told by Weller that the man responsible for the attacks on the Federation is "one of our top agents". And Cumberbatch's own assertion, "I am better at everything", is only more fuel for the theory that we might eventually learn that he's been eugenically enhanced...
Update: a new poster has arrived for Star Trek Into Darkness, hidden via a link in the trailer. We've grabbed it for you and placed it below so you don't have to get your microscopes out or anything. And if you'd like to deconstruct the trailer in a little more detail, check out our trailer breakdown here.
Star Trek Into Darkness, we don't need to tell you, is directed by J.J. Abrams, and written by Alex Kurtzman, Roberto Orci and Damon Lindelof. Aside from Cumberbatch and Weller, it of course stars Chris Pine, Zachary Quinto, Karl Urban, Zoe Saldana, Anton Yelchin, Simon Pegg and John Cho. And Alice Eve. In her underwear. It's out in the UK on May 10.