Hopefully most of you have seen J.J. Abrams' Star Trek movie, starring Chris Pine and Zachary Quinto in the lead roles, that came out in 2009. Because it was pretty fantastic. Even if you weren't previously a fan of the Star Trek TV show or countless other movies, the new take was pretty easy to geek out over. Maybe it's time for a rewatch because the Star Trek Into Darkness teaser trailer has just been released, and it looks even more epic and mind-blowing than the original.
Zachary Quinto as Spock and Zoe Saldana as Uhura all make a welcome, smoldering reappearance (wonder if they'll continue on with their romance?). But hottest of them all has to be Chris Pine, who plays James T. Kirk. And yes, because everyone's obsessed with Fifty Shades of Grey and who's going to be cast in that movie ... we've come to this rather forced connection: If this teeny trailer isn't proof that Pine shouldn't be among the Christian Grey contenders, we're not sure what is.
Just look at him:
We'll get to the trailer, but seriously, if you clean Kirk up and get him away from these otherworldly apocalypses, dude has a decent shot at the coveted role, don't you think? We know, we know, enough with Fifty Shades, but at least Chris Pine has got that charming, boyish, cocky, sexy look plus the acting chops to star in what's surely going to be a record-breaking blockbuster.
In terms of the trailer, how awesome is Benedict Cumberbatch, who does the voiceover? What a voice! There's some debate on who he's actually going to be in the movie (he's obviously the villian, but no one knows for sure who he is), but folks who aren't invested in the franchise probably aren't all that interested. Still, looks like this sequel will be more action-packed and destruction-y than the first film, and let's hope it lives up to the hype when it comes out in 2013!
Also, if you're a huge Star Trek fan, be sure to check out The Hobbit: An Unexpected Journey premiering on December 14. The first nine minutes of Star Trek Into Darkness will be shown before the movie in IMAX 3-D theaters! See ya there!
Are you excited to see Star Trek Into Darkness? Think Chris Pine would make a good Christian Grey?
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