First plot details of new Star Trek

4 January 2013

Star Trek nasty unveiled

The first plot details of JJ Abrams’ Star Trek Into Darkness have been revealed .

The sequel to Abrams’ popular reboot of the classic TV series will feature "an unstoppable force of terror" who originates within their organisation, the synopsis reveals.

“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,” the synopsis added.

It is the twelfth film in the Star Trek franchise and the sequel to 2009's Star Trek.

Chris Pine, Zachary Quinto, Karl Urban, Zoe Saldana, Anton Yelchin, Simon Pegg and John Cho return to reprise their roles from the previous film.

It is set to be released on May 17 2013.