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'Star Trek 2' Gets An Embarrassing Official Title

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For several months now, we’ve been referring to the untitled Star Trek reboot sequel as Star Trek 2, as not official title for the film has existed.  That changed, though, with the 46th anniversary of the Star Trek franchise this weekend, in which the new official title was announced.  And guess what?  It’s horrible.

'Star Trek 2': 'Bigger and Bolder' Says Zachary Quinto

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The excitement is already building for Star Trek 2, despite the fact it might not be boldly making its way back into cinemas for the best part of another year; now Zachary Quinto been bragging that the filmmaking team is “bigging it up” in a recent interview. His comments come on the heels of star Chris Pine, who was also recently bragging about how the film is bigger and better...

Chris Pine Leaks 'Star Trek 2' Details, Talks 'Relentless Action'

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Curious about the new Star Trek sequel? We know we are.  And lucky us, Chris Pine has recently been raving to TotalFilm about the new movie, and apparently it won’t be adhering to the usual sequel pitch of, quote, "like the original, but darker…"  When the magazine suggested that  it might be a bit on the darker side, Pine was quick to dismiss it: "We're not making...

'Star Trek 2' Writer Denies Villain Reveal, Announces Trailer Release

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Zachary Quinto and Benedict Cumberbatch on Star Trek 2 set
Sigh, where to begin?  First, the villain for the upcoming Star Trek 2 was original series super villain Khan.  Then, crewmembers quashed the Khan rumor, saying he’s not in the film at all.  And then, the villain was leaked to be Khan once again.  Then,  Karl Urban, who plays Dr. McCoy in both Star Trek and Star Trek...

'Star Trek 2' Villain Finally Leaks? (Hint: It's Not Khan)

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Ok, Star Trek 2, this “who is the film’s villain?” thing is getting old.  First it was it Khan, then it wasn’t Khan, then it was Khan again.  Sure, we could wait until 2013 to find out, like mature human beings, but that simply isn’t what the internet was made for.  Which is why a recent interview with Star Trek 2’s Karl Urban (he plays Dr. McCoy) is raising...

'Star Trek 2' Writer Leaks Villain Details

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One of the more fervent movie geek debates throughout 2012 has been  this—will Chris Pine be screaming “KHHHHHHHHHHHAAAAAAANNNN!!!!!” in Star Trek 2, the sequel to 2009’s Star Trek reboot?  At one point, it was all but confirmed that Khan would be the villain, and then Simon Pegg later denied it.  Then, director J.J. Abrams dropped a preview of the...

'Star Trek 2': More Villain And Plot Details Emerge

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It’s been a bustling month in the world Star Trek sequel news—from Khan being all but officially confirmed as the Star Trek 2 villain, to costar Simon Pegg stating Khan wasn’t in the picture, to a blink or you’ll miss it preview of the Klingons in the upcoming film.  Now, even more details have emerged, with co-writer Damon Lindelof and star Chris Pine taking turns...

'Star Trek 2' Klingons Have Been Revealed

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Well, sort of.  At Sunday night’s MTV Movie Awards, there was a small skit about the preponderance of archery in the film’s of 2012.  In it, we saw a brief talking head segment from J.J. Abrams, and in the background, well, let’s just say there was a distinctively lumpy-headed person from Star Trek 2 in the background.

Simon Pegg Says No Khan in 'Star Trek 2'

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When Star Trek 2 was casting its villain, it was unknown who the big baddie would be. Sure, there are the Klingons, the Romulans and more to play with. But as for human villains, the only name that means anything to mainstream audiences is Khan Noonien Singh, villain of Star Trek II: The Wrath of Khan.  However, Simon Pegg says that Benedict...

'Star Trek 2' Villain Finally Revealed (Spoilers!)

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One of the more hotly debated elements concerning the upcoming sequel to J.J. Abrams' Star Trek reboot was who, exactly, was the villain?  After Eric Bana's not so memorable turn as a pointy-eared tattoo enthusiast hellbent on traveling through time to destroy the home planet of a guy who just couldn’t save Bana’s civilization in time (so, what, revenge for someone’s...

First Photos From Star Trek 2 Set Reveals First Look At The Villain

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Though we still have no idea what the film is about and who Benedict Cumberbatch is playing, the first photos from Star Trek 2 have arrived (from MTV), and they show that Cumberbatch must be some kind of villain. He seems to be in conflict with Zachary Quinto's Spock, but maybe Spock is just trying to restrain him because he's super upset about getting a parking...

Benedict Cumberbatch Joins Star Trek 2

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It's amazing how fast rumors become truth, but as of now this is what's known: Benedict Cumberbatch has joined the cast of Star Trek 2. What isn't know is the role he's playing, though it's quickly gone from rumor to confirmation that he's the villain of the piece. To be fair, most bigger casting decisions on a film like this are going to be for the new antagonists,...

The Latest on Star Trek 2: Benicio Del Toro Bails Out, Alice Eve Comes In,...

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This week has offered a flurry of news on J.J. Abrams's Star Trek reboot sequel - tentatively titled Star Trek 2 - which is scheduled for release May 17, 2013. Though we've yet to see a replacement for the main villain since Benecio Del Toro dropped out on Monday, there are more things to relay about the cast and the villain.

Benicio Del Toro Set To Be The Villain In 'Star Trek 2,' Will Possibly Play...

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Get ready to start yelling “KKKHHHHHHHHHHHAAAAAAAAAAANNNNNNNN!” all over again, Star Trek fans—looks like Benicio Del Toro is the only guy in the running to play the villain in the upcoming sequel to the Star Trek reboot… and fans are already speculating he’ll play Khan, the villain from Star Trek II: The Wrath of Khan....

J. J. Abrams Helming Star Trek 2

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In what may have been inevitable, J.J. Abrams has finally signed on to direct Star Trek 2. Though Paramount was hot for the sequel after the first film's impressive domestic showing, Abrams went on to direct Super 8, and Hollywood considered turning Chris Pine into a movie star (there were a number of rumors about what he would do next, but...

Damon Lindelof Says Star Trek Sequel Will Be Like The Dark Knight

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It looks like everyone is taking Christopher Nolan's approach to sequels these days. One of the writers of JJ Abrams' Star Trek 2 is Damon Lindelof ("Lost"), and he was recently juiced for info from the folks at EOnline about what we can expect from the new film. The response he gave was of epic, four star, critically acclaimed proportions...