Idris Elba who has been tipped as the next would be BOND is reported to be in early talks to play the villain in “Star Trek 3.”
Justin Lin is directing the pic and if the talks go through, Idris will be joining Chris Pine, Zachary Quinto, Simon Pegg, Karl Urban, Zoe Saldana, Anton Yelchin and others
“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 comment” reports Variety.com.
“Star Trek 3” is being written by Pegg and Doug Jung and J.J. Abrams will produce along with his producing partner Bryan Burke and Skydance’s David Ellison.
Production is set to start in June this year…