New information about Star Trek into Darkness has been revealed courtesy of a recent media event in Sao Paulo, Brazil.
In addition to some plot points, a character played by an actor new to the franchise has been confirmed. Spoilers below the cut.
- Peter Weller is playing Admiral Marcus (probably the father of Carol Marcus)
- The father of the sick child cured by Harrison has to go on a suicide mission, with a Starfleet ring bomb.
- Kirk breaks the prime direction to save Spock.
- A lie gets Kirk busted down from Captain, but he eventually returns as the first officer under Pike.
- Spock is assigned to another ship.
- Kirk ends up in bed with two “cat-women.”
- Harrison attacks a summit where captains are present, injuring (perhaps killing) Pike.
- During the Spock/Harrison fight; Harrison and Spock go through several buildings and end up fighting on top of ships flying around the city.