We’ve already had the first trailer arrive for Star Trek Into Darkness (you can watch that above), but last night J.J. Abrams introduced the teaser footage that will run in IMAX before The Hobbit to a select gathering of press in Los Angeles. While we’re under strict Abrams orders not to reveal too much, we can say this: damned impressive.
Among the things you can expect to sample are the first looks at Noel Clarke and Nazneen Contractor, and small sliver of a certain Mr Cumberbatch (and some clues as to how he fits into the Trek universe, but no big reveal) and then a hectic romp with the crew as we meet them in the middle of action on a class-M planet.
If you’ve seen the promo, then you might expect that you’ve seen things from all through the film. But barring one or two moments, we can tell you that crafty old JJ has pulled off something quite clever. There’s even a link to one of the original Trek universe’s most memorable lines of dialogue.
But prepare for some chasing, some jumping, some banter and a quite wonderful reaction shot from Simon Pegg as Scotty.
Before the footage screened, Abrams said that while he did intend the movie to be intense and gloomy in places, he also wanted it to be fun. And all are present and correct in this first real look at the movie.
"crafty old JJ has done something quite clever"... I reckon the trailer is a red herring. It'll all be footage from the films intro / intro to the bad guy or it's another simulation like the kobayashi maru. That's what I think. More
Watched the Japanese trailer for 'Into Darkness' and coupled with your above comment about a famous Trekkie statement...SPOILER FOR ME as it doesn't take a genius to figure it out ...please in future y'know...! More
...who the hell Benedict C plays...Most other (geek) websites state that it's not Khan. To save me spoiling it for others, there are sites out there that give a full breakdown of those 9 minutes. Looking forward to seeing 'The Hobbit' in IMAX this weekend for two reasons.... More