“Star Trek Into Darkness” Synopsis Released

Paramount has a released a synopsis for the upcoming sequel Star Trek into Darkness.  The synopsis gives us a few details on the plot for the next film, which hits theaters next summer.  However, it still gives us no clue about who Benedict Cumberbatch will play in the film.

Here’s the details:

In Summer 2013, pioneering director J.J. Abrams will deliver an explosive action thriller that takes Star Trek Into Darkness.

When the crew of the Enterprise is called back home, they find an unstoppable force of terror from within their own organization has detonated the fleet and everything it stands for, leaving our world in a state of crisis.

With a personal score to settle, Captain Kirk leads a manhunt to a war-zone world to capture a one man weapon of mass destruction.

As our heroes are propelled into an epic chess game of life and death, love will be challenged, friendships will be torn apart, and sacrifices must be made for the only family Kirk has left: his crew.

Star Trek Into Darkness, starring Chris Pine, Zachary Quinto, Zoe Saldana, Karl Urban, John Cho, Bruce Greenwood, Simon Pegg, Anton Yelchin, Benedict Cumberbatch, Alice Eve and Peter Weller, arrives on May 17th, 2013.”


  1. Bill from Albuquerque says

    I wouldn’t be surprised if they pulled a villain from the novels for the sequel. And it could be one from when Bantam Books had the publishing deal in the ’60’s and early ’70’s. I wouldn’t be surprised if it’s Omne from “The Price of the Phoenix” and its sequel “The Fate of the Phoenix” written by Sondra Marshak and Myrna Culbreath which had cloning, Spock’s loyalty to Kirk, and dealing with the Romulan Commander as plot points. They were both very good books and since it has never been seen on the screen and these books are nearly 40 years old, it would be one place to look for a clue. Also, the very first original Star Trek novel “Spock Must Die”, written by James Blish, turned 45 this year.

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