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No Del Toro For Star Trek 2

Monday, December 5th, 2011

In spite of the hopes of J.J. Abrams, Benecio Del Toro will not be beaming aboard Star Trek 2.

Evidently, money issues scuttled the deal, so del Toro is out and Abrams will have to find another actor to play the villain, who is said to be… well, look behind the cut, so that those who don’t wish to be spoiled, won’t be.

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Del Toro Rumor Mill – Updated

Friday, December 2nd, 2011

The Latino Review website claims to know which villain role Benicio Del Toro will play in Star Trek 2.

Although he hasn’t been officially announced yet as part of Star Trek 2, it is expected that Del Toro will sign up for the Abrams’ sequel soon.

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Eve To Join Star Trek 2?

Thursday, December 1st, 2011

If J.J. Abrams has his way, Alice Eve (She’s Out of My League, Entourage) will be appearing in Star Trek 2.

Two other actresses, Teresa Palmer (I am Number Four), and Hayley Atwell (Captain America: The First Avenger) were in contention for the role, but Eve was the one chosen by Abrams.

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Abrams Wants Del Toro In Trek 2

Wednesday, November 23rd, 2011

J.J. Abrams confirmed that he would like to have Benicio Del Toro in Star Trek 2, although he is mum regarding what role the actor would play.

Del Toro and Abrams are still trying to work out a deal to get Del Toro for the Trek sequel. “Well, we’re just in negotiations,” said Abrams. “We’re in discussions. It’s not even negotiations—just in discussion. But I would love to work with him. I’ve wanted to work with him for years, and this felt like a good opportunity.”

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Del Toro For Trek 2 Villain?

Monday, November 7th, 2011

The rumor mill is cranking up when it comes to Star Trek 2, and the latest information to emerge is that J.J. Abrams has an actor in mind for a villain for the movie.

Benicio Del Toro is the actor expected to be offered the part soon. According to Variety, Del Toro has already met with Abrams.

An actor and film producer, Del Toro won an Academy Award for his role as a Mexican cop in 2000′s Traffic. He has recently completed Savages, where he played a drug cartel enforcer. Savages will release next September.

It is not yet known what kind of villain Del Toro will be playing.