Star Trek Into Darkness synopsis, poster unveiled

Tuesday 4 Dec 2012 9:23 a.m.

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Paramount Pictures has released a poster and synopsis for the upcoming sequel to JJ Abrams’ 2009 sci-fi blockbuster Star Trek.

The returning cast includes New Zealand’s Karl Urban as Bones, Chris Pine as Captain Kirk, Zachary Quinto as Spock, Simon Pegg as Scotty, Anton Yelchin as Checkov, Zoe Saldana as Uhura and John Cho as Sulu.

Click the below image to see a high-resolution poster image:

Star Trek Into Darkness poster

The official synopsis of the film is as follows:

In 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.

Star Trek Into Darkness is set for a New Zealand release of May 16, 2013.

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