In June, Abrams confirmed that his next project would be the sequel, noting that he would rather the film be good than ready by its scheduled release date. Kirk contacts Scotty on Earth and asks him to investigate. Filming began in January 2012. On May 9, Cumberbatch appeared on the. Khan crashes the Vengeance into downtown in an attempt to destroy Starfleet headquarters. Although a script was completed, uncertainty regarding the extent of Abrams's involvement led to the film's being pushed back six months from its scheduled June 2012 release.
Cinematographer shot the film using a combination of and 15 perforation cameras. Marcus demands that Kirk deliver Khan, but Enterprise flees to Earth to expose him. Lindelof compared the sequel to. The film was released on May 17 in the United States and Canada, opening at cinemas a day earlier. Scotty discovers the coordinates lead to a covert Starfleet facility near Jupiter. With transporters down, Kirk and Khan, with the latter's knowledge of the warship's design, to Vengeance.
Into Darkness was given a revised release date of 2013, and confirmed that he would return to write the score. . Admiral is reinstated as commanding officer with Kirk demoted to the rank of Commander and first officer. Spock pursues Khan through the city and is about to kill him, but Uhura stops him. In the days leading up to the trailer release, character posters featuring Kirk, Spock, Uhura, and Harrison were released on iTunes.
Online retailer iTunes' version comes with audio commentary for the film not available in the retailer exclusives. Archived from on July 13, 2013. Archived from on January 11, 2013. On May 10, Cho, Pegg, and Eve had a radio interview on. With that as a starting point they and Lindelof came up with the in Nibiru, which blended action and comedy and was isolated from the main story in an homage to.
Khan reveals that Marcus sabotaged Enterprise 's warp drive, intending for the Klingons to destroy the ship after it fired on Kronos, creating an act of war by the Klingon Empire. On May 14, Abrams, Zachary Quinto, Pine, and Alice Eve appeared on Russian: Вечерний Ургант in. Late Night with Jimmy Fallon. Abrams, despite his massive popularity and success, shows some flaws with uneven pacing in this movie, pitching moods and scenes too high and letting things drag on too long. Abrams is connected with , and a section of the film's website is dedicated to that organization. After capturing the bridge, Khan overpowers Kirk, Scott and Carol, kills Marcus, and takes control of Vengeance.
Into Darkness 's visual effects were primarily created by. Archived from on November 4, 2013. McCoy discovers that Khan's blood has regenerative properties that may save Kirk. Set in the 23rd century, Kirk and the crew of are sent to the homeworld seeking former member-turned terrorist. 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. Its soundtrack album was released digitally on May 14, 2013, and was made available on May 28 through. In March 2009, it was reported that these five producers had agreed to produce the film, with a script again written by Orci and Kurtzman with the addition of Lindelof.
Kirk assigns to replace Scotty. The film score was recorded at the Sony Scoring Stage in Culver City, California from March 5 to April 3, 2013. Archived from on October 17, 2011. We must not succumb to it; we are the same. A preliminary script was said to be completed by Christmas 2009 for a 2011 release. 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.
An in-canon comic book has subsequently been created to Khan's hitherto unexplained change in ethnicity in the film. Anjini Taneja Azhar, , and also appear in the film, with Azhar as Lucille Harewood, the terminally ill daughter of Thomas Harewood; North portraying a Vengeance helmsman; and Blakemore playing a. The official poster for the film was released two months later on December 3, 2012, showing a mysterious figure thought to be Benedict Cumberbatch's villain standing on a pile of burning rubble looking over what appears to be a damaged ; he is standing in a hole in the shape of the Starfleet insignia, blown out of the side of a building. Star Trek Into Darkness premiered at in Sydney, Australia, on April 23, 2013, and was released on May 9 in Australia, New Zealand, the United Kingdom, Europe, and Peru, with other countries following. Seriously, if Paramount is going to treat its Blu-ray customers like this, they should just get out of the business altogether. The film was released on May 9, 2013, in international markets and May 16, 2013, in the. Late Show with David Letterman.