Official Synopsis for Star Trek Into Darkness
After the news that the first nine minutes of J.J. Abrams’ next Star Trek installment, Star Trek Into Darkness, will be attached to IMAX showings of The Hobbit: An Unexpected Journey next month, and that the trailer will be attached to non-IMAX showings, the official synopsis for the film has been released. Abrams has always done a great job of keeping his plots as secret as possible, but it looks like he and Paramount are amping up the marketing hype as these special IMAX footage screenings approach. Things are looking interesting as Captain Kirk and company are going to be engaged in an intergalactic manhunt for a “one man weapon of mass destruction.” Hit the jump to check out the synopsis.
Star Trek Into Darkness is directed by J.J. Abrams, written by Damon Lindelof, Roberto Orci, and Alex Kurtzman, stars Chris Pine, Zachary Quinto, Simon Pegg, Zoe Saldana, Karl Urban, Anton Yelchin, Alice Eve, and Benedict Cumberbatch and opens in 3D and IMAX 3D on May 17th, 2013.
In Summer 2013, pioneering director J.J. Abrams will deliver an explosive action thriller that takes “Star Trek Into Darkness.”
When the crew of the Enterprise is called back home, they find an unstoppable force of terror from within their own organization has detonated the fleet and everything it stands for, leaving our world in a state of crisis.
With a personal score to settle, Captain Kirk leads a manhunt to a war-zone world to capture a one man weapon of mass destruction.
As our heroes are propelled into an epic chess game of life and death, love will be challenged, friendships will be torn apart, and sacrifices must be made for the only family Kirk has left: his crew.
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