5 New Images from STAR TREK INTO DARKNESS Show Benedict Cumberbatch Ready to Go Loki on Everyone’s Ass

     February 7, 2013


Back in December, we saw Star Trek Into Darkness‘ villain “John Harrison” (Benedict Cumberbatch) inside a glass prison (or more likely, a forcefield; larger point: no bars) being interrogated by the film’s heroes.  Today, new images from the film have been released, and we see our villain being flanked by security guards.  Last year, audiences learned an important lesson: if your villain gets captured, it was probably part of his plan.  Presumably, “John Harrison” is planning to have Scotty go Hulk and destroy everything.

Hit the jump to check out the images.  The film also stars Chris Pine, Zachary Quinto, Karl Urban, Anton Yelchin, Zoe Saldana, John Cho, Simon Pegg, Peter Weller, Noel Clarke, and Alice EveStar Trek Into Darkness opens in IMAX 3D on May 15th, and 2D and 3D on May 17th.

Images via EW.  Be sure to check out this new image caption that might reveal the true identity of “John Harrison.”


Here’s the official synopsis for Star Trek Into Darkness:

In Summer 2013, pioneering director J.J. Abrams will deliver an explosive action thriller that takes Star Trek Into Darkness. When the crew of the Enterprise is called back home, they find an unstoppable force of terror from within their own organization has detonated the fleet and everything it stands for, leaving our world in a state of crisis. 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.

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  • Nomis1700

    LOKI???? You mean The Joker and HANNIBAL LECTER!!!!!!!!!

  • Nick

    Led to custody by a bunch of Redshirts, no less

    • JW.

      They’re all doomed

  • Miggy

    LOKI?!? Surely you are trolling fans of TDK and THE JOKER. And please don’t say characters have been doing that forever – they have – but TDK clearly popularized it and “inspired” others to do the same in recent years (even Mendes has admitted as much w/r/t Skyfall) – NOT The Avengers.

    • Ryan D


    • Steve

      I don’t like jumping on the Nolan-is-God bandwagon but in this situation you are probably correct. Orci and Kurtzman even admitted as much about writing for Star Trek Into Darkness. The Dark Knight was their template.

  • Strong Enough

    J.J. Abrams just ruined this for me, Nolan would take this to greater heights.

    All bow down to Nolan.

  • Anonymous

    ; ) Codename Khan, please !

  • Billy Jack

    Loki? Really? Fuck, Goldberg. You never fail to find new ways to SUCK COCK. What the fuck? You’ve seen The Dark Knight, you epic deuchebag, so why go this far to champion your deuchebaggery? Have you tried not being a deuche? Seriously, just go back to college. Study philosophy or political science or be a nurse. Just do something else. This needs to end already. This is a God damn news site, not your blog.

    • dogg

      WTF is wrong with you? A couple of film school nerds’ website can get you this worked up? Seek counseling before you hurt someone. You actually sound dangerous.

      • Billy Jack

        Oh, blow me. If you can’t summon some spine to call out Goldberg on his bullshit you’re a part of the problem. Bad journalism comes from the indulgence of bad journalism.

    • JR

      Calm down. Take a deep breath, then come back and comment like an adult.

    • Ur mom

      Deuche? I thought it was spelled douche.

      • Rev. Slappy

        “Deuche” is the plural form of “douche.”

  • Supafresh

    OMG he said Loki! Let’s all miss the point of the article entirely and focus on that one thing that does not even matter…

    • Ur mom

      I know right?! They need to calm their tits!!

  • Leo

    I have never been a huge Goldberg fan, but the comments here are incredibly stupid. He is obviously referring to the Promos of Loki being lead to the Hulk Cage. The pictures are near identical of Loki and the Sherlock Guy. His joke was about how the promo of the villain is the exact same, and it was a funny enough joke. Enough of hating Goldberg for every joke. I don’t recall the Joker ever being lead any where by armed guards, the closest thing in the Nolan verse to that particular picture would be Cat Woman being lead by the prison cells.

    • Steve

      Khan Harrison has just presumably committed a 9/11-grade terrorist attack on Earth. It’s silly to say that the use of guards or security is reminiscent of a scene from another movie. When dangerous villains are apprehended, they are usually escorted by lots and lots of law enforcers. Now, if Khan Harrison turns out to have been caught on purpose… that will be a better example of mimicry.

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  • Grayden

    At least Goldberg isn’t pretending that Cumberbatch’s character will end up actually being called the mercilessly average “John Harrison”.

  • Joseph M

    See, this is why the hardcore TDKR crowd attract pokes from the funny stick.

    • Johnson

      if you were trying to be funny… well, i didn’t work, sorry

      • Joseph M

        Thanks for proving my point.

  • Addy

    On a completely unrelated note, it never really struck me until I saw that second photo that Zachary Quinto looks a hell of a lot like Leonard Nimoy sometimes…
    But he really needs to lose weight in the face or something. Spock in TOS was a freakin stick with ears :P

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