Posted 5/17/2013 3:00:00 PM
What a bad week for the Obama administration……unless you ask Jay Carney.
The second J.J. Abrams Star Trek movie opens this weekend. STAR TREK INTO DARKNESS starts off with Kirk violating the Prime Directive in order to save Spock from dying in an active volcano, but it quickly moves on to a hunt for a rogue Star Fleet agent who attacks Star Fleet from within.
The villain in this one is Benedict Cumberbatch, from the BBC series "Sherlock". For months there'd been speculation that he's playing Khan, but all Paramount would admit is that he's an "intergalactic terrorist" named John Harrison.
After attacking Earth, the terrorist retreats to a Klingon planet and the Enterprise has to risk violating Klingon space to hunt him down.
"Robocop's" Peter Weller plays the Star Fleet Admiral who sends Kirk after him.
The returning cast is Chris Pine as Kirk, Zachary Quinto as Spock, Karl ...
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