'Star Trek' sequel gets a title

Brent Lang, Reuters September 11, 2012, 7:46 am

LOS ANGELES (TheWrap.com) - J.J. Abrams' upcoming "Star Trek" sequel finally has a title. The latest installment in the ongoing adventures of the U.S.S. Enterprise has been christened "Star Trek Into Darkness."

The follow-up to the 2009 reboot will once again star Chris Pine as Captain Kirk, Zachary Quinto as Mr. Spock and Karl Urban as Dr. McCoy, with Abrams returning as director.

Benedict Cumberbatch, who is best known for his work on the BBC mystery series "Sherlock," will play the villain. The film debuts on May 17, 2013.

Details of the film have been kept tightly under wraps, but in an interview with TheWrap last week Quinto promised that the sequel will be "bigger" and "bolder."

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