‘Star Trek’ 3D Sequel Locked For May 2013, Alice Eve In Talks
Composer set to return along with Abrams.
‘Star Trek’ in 2009 was a very successful reboot of the age-old franchise that managed to bring in newcomers into a very well written and dynamic action film. So it’s a surprise that it’s taken this long to put a sequel together especially considering that it made quite a buck in the US. But now everything’s in place for a sequel four years later.
Deadline reports that Paramount was quick to lock in the May 17 2013 release date for the sequel that will be released in 3D. J J Abrams will be back to direct the film and him directing ‘Super 8′ in the middle was the only major reason of this delay so far. , Damon Lindelof, Alex Kurtzman and Roberto Orci are going to be involved in writing and best of all, composer Michael Giacchino will return to score according to ComingSoon.
Chris Pine, Zachary Quinto, Zoe Saldana, Karl Urban, Simon Pegg, John Cho, and Anton Yelchin are the core cast expected to return for the film. But there’s a new casting news floating around about Benicio Del Toro playing the villain that’s yet to be confirmed although it would be a bad-ass casting move. Variety however reports that actress Alice Eve (She’s out of my League) has joined the film as an unspecified new character to the Star Trek universe, which definitely sounds like an interesting addition to the series.
All in all, the movie looks to be finally getting a foothold. What do you think?