Paramount today released a teaser trailer for Star Trek Into Darkness in advance of an extended theatrical trailer to release next week. The sequel to the hit 2009 reboot of Star Trek from J.J. Abrams, who is directing again, returns all the key players with Benedict Cumberbatch (Sherlock) playing the role of the villain who may (or may not) be Khan. Star Trek Into Darkness is slated to release on May 17, 2013.
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.