Actor Idris Elba is currently in talks to star as the villain of the Justin Lin directed ‘Star Trek 3’.
Sources tell Variety that he is in the early stages of starring in the film. Details of his character are begin kept a secret as of now but with production is set to begin this June, details should come to light fairly soon.
This will be the first movie in rebooted ‘Star Trek’ series that isn’t directed by J.J. Abrams, with Justin Lin taking over the task last December. Fear not, Abrams won’t be leaving the project completely because he is still producing alongside his producing partner Bryan Burke and Skydance’s David Ellison.
‘Star Trek 3′ will be released on July 8, 2016 and stars Chris Pine, Zoe Saldana, Zachary Quinto, Simon Pegg, Karl Urban and Anton Yelchin. The film is directed by Justin Lin.
Story broke by Variety.