March 25, 2015
Idris Elba is in early talks to play the villain
in “Star Trek 3,” sources told the guys at
Justin Lin is directing the pic, with Chris Pine,
Zachary Quinto, Simon Pegg, Karl Urban, Zoe Saldana and Anton
Yelchin all on board to return.
J.J. Abrams will produce along with his producing
partner Bryan Burke and Skydance’s David Ellison. Production is set
to start in June.
Details of Elba’s role are being kept under
wraps. Early rumors suggest that Klingons would be the main
villains in this movie, as they have not had a full presence in
previous installments, but sources would not confirm if that was
the case. Paramount and Skydance had no
Pegg and Doug Jung are writing the
Elba stars in Cary Fukunaga’s “Beasts of No
Nation,” which Netflix recently acquired for distribution, and is
already garnering awards buzz for ...