Star Trek Into Darkness Teaser Poster1 Announcement Teaser Trailer For ‘Star Trek Into Darkness’

Paramount Pictures has unveiled, via Apple, this “Announcement Teaser” for J.J. Abrams’ ‘Star Trek’ sequel, ‘Star Trek Into Darkness.’ A longer teaser trailer will come online on December 17th. The sequel, set for release on May 17th, 2013, is directed by Abrams with a script by Alex Kurtzman, Roberto Orci and Damon Lindelof. Chris Pine, John Cho, Bruce Greenwood, Simon Pegg, Zachary Quinto, Zoe Saldana, Karl Urban and Anton Yelchin reprise their roles from the 2009 original with new parts for Benedict Cumberbatch, Alice Eve and Peter Weller. Abrams is producing with Bryan Burk through Bad Robot Productions, along with Lindelof, Kurtzman and Orci. UPDATE: The Japanese trailer has an extra few seconds of footage near the end of the teaser (nice reference to Wrath of Khan).

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.