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Star Trek 2: The Growth of James T. Kirk

Thursday, June 28th, 2012

Chris Pine wasn’t able to say much about Star Trek 2 in a recent interview with MTV, but he gave a little insight into the character played by Benedict Cumberbatch and was full of praise for Cumberbatch.

“There is so much happening in [the] script,” said Pine. “I can’t say much of anything.”


Cumberbatch Nominated For Award

Thursday, June 7th, 2012

Star Trek 2‘s Benedict Cumberbatch has been nominated for a 2012 Critics’ Choice TV Award.

Cumberbatch was nominated for his work in the PBS Sherlock miniseries.


Cumberbatch To Join Slave Documentary Movie

Friday, June 1st, 2012

Star Trek 2′s Benedict Cumberbatch will be joining the cast of 12 Years a Slave.

Directed by Steve McQueen, 12 Years a Slave is based on an 1853 non-fiction book by Solomon Northrup.


New Trek 2 Photos

Friday, June 1st, 2012

New photos featuring the actors from Star Trek 2 have appeared online.

The photos, featuring child actress Anjini Azhar, were taken with the regular cast of Star Trek 2 as well as with some of the guest stars for the movie.


Pegg Denies Cumberbatch Role Rumors

Tuesday, May 29th, 2012

While praising the work of Benedict Cumberbatch, cast as a villain in Star Trek 2, Simon Pegg denies recent rumors about Cumberbatch’s role in the movie.

Details of that rumor and possible spoilers will be behind the cut.


Cumberbatch Sexier than Beckham

Monday, May 7th, 2012

In a “Sexiest Man” poll conducted by the UK newspaper The Sun, Star Trek 2‘s Benedict Cumberbatch walked away with the title.

Readers of The Sun preferred Cumberbatch by a two-to-one margin, and he handily beat runner-up David Beckham 7,115 to 3,393.


Trek Cast Visits Hooters

Monday, May 7th, 2012

In what must surely be a fanboy’s dream, several Star Trek cast members made their appearance at a local Hooter’s in Northern California last night.

The actors were in town filming scenes for Star Trek 2 at the Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory.


New Quinto Photos And Juicy Trek Rumors.

Monday, April 30th, 2012

Several new Star Trek 2 set photos have emerged, featuring Zachary Quinto as Spock.

In other Star Trek 2 news, a Leonard Nimoy return may be in the cards; word on Benedict Cumberbatch‘s role emerges; and news on the latest shooting location for the movie is revealed.


Cumberbatch Scrambled To Get Villain Part

Thursday, April 26th, 2012

For Benedict Cumberbatch, getting the role as the newest Star Trek baddie meant a bit of work during his Christmas vacation.

Last December, while on Christmas break in Gloucestershire, England, Cumberbatch got the word that J.J. Abrams wanted a videotaped audition from him for a role in Star Trek 2.


Trek 2 Actors Update Movie Progress

Wednesday, April 25th, 2012

Chris Pine and Benedict Cumberbatch spoke about their recent work on Star Trek 2, including progress on the film and preparations for playing one of the characters.

When it comes to Star Trek 2, fans can expect plenty of action and an exciting film according to the actor playing Captain Kirk. “It’s just as action-packed at the first one,” Pine said.


Kurtzman: Magnetic Cumberbatch & Crushing Star Trek

Wednesday, April 4th, 2012

Star Trek 2‘s Alex Kurtzman is full of praise for J.J. Abrams, Star Trek 2 and newcomer Benedict Cumberbatch.

Set to play a “mysterious villain,” Cumberbatch is receiving high marks for his work thus far in Star Trek 2. “He’s incredible,” said Kurtzman. “What he does with language is incredible. His training is amazing and he’s so magnetic. He holds the screen in any size frame. He really is a joy to watch.”


Cumberbatch Reacts To Praise

Tuesday, February 28th, 2012

After hearing what Chris Pine has to say about him, Benedict Cumberbatch had some praise of his own for Pine and the Star Trek cast.

Pine had told MTV that Cumberbatch was “fantastic,” and that he was “super talented.” He went on to say that “we are more than grateful to have him aboard [Star Trek 2].”


New Trek 2 Set Video

Tuesday, February 28th, 2012

Just days after images from the set of Star Trek 2 were released, a short video featuring Zachary Quinto and Benedict Cumberbatch has been posted online.

The video must have been taken at about the same time as the still images and in addition to action, shows Quinto on his lunch break.


New Star Trek 2 Set Photos

Monday, February 27th, 2012

More Star Trek 2 set photos have appeared online, and J.J. Abrams is none too happy about it.

There are twenty photos in all, featuring Zoë Saldana, Zachary Quinto, Benedict Cumberbatch, and J.J. Abrams.


Trek 2 Set Photos Featuring Spock And Uhura – UPDATED

Friday, February 24th, 2012



MTV has posted two pictures from the set of Star Trek 2.

The photos in question show Zachary Quinto, Zoë Saldana and newcomer Benedict Cumberbatch, whose role is not yet known.