MTV to Premiere New 'Star Trek Into Darkness' Clip On-Air and Online Wednesday, May 8 at 7:56 PM ET on MTV and MTV.com

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May 3rd, 2013

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MTV TO EXCLUSIVELY WORLD PREMIERE NEW “STAR TREK INTO DARKNESS” CLIP ON-AIR AND ONLINE
WEDNESDAY, MAY 8 AT 7:56PM ET ON MTV AND MTV.COM
J.J. ABRAMS, CHRIS PINE, ZACHARY QUINTO, ZOE SALDANA AND BENEDICT CUMBERBATCH TO PERSONALLY INTRODUCE CLIP AND
SIT FOR EXCLUSIVE INTERVIEW WITH MTV NEWS DURING “MTV FIRST: STAR TREK INTO DARKNESS”
New York, NY (May 3, 2013) – MTV today announced that J.J. Abrams, Chris Pine, Zachary Quinto, Zoe Saldana and Benedict Cumberbatch will appear on-air to debut an exclusive clip from Paramount Pictures’ upcoming and highly-anticipated sequel “Star Trek Into Darkness” on Wednesday, May 8 during “MTV First: Star Trek Into Darkness.” Beginning at 7:56 p.m. ET on MTV, the cast will be joined by MTV News’ Josh Horowitz to personally introduce the clip and then head online to MTV.com for a 30-minute sit-down interview where they will also take fan questions via Twitter (using @MTVNews / hash-tag #MTVFirst #AskStarTrek). Fans around the world will be able to watch the world-wide exclusive clip and full cast interview beginning Friday, May 10 at Movies.MTV.tv.
“Star Trek Into Darkness” is the sequel to the 2009 J.J. Abrams-directed blockbuster “Star Trek,” starring Chris Pine, Zachary Quinto, Zoe Saldana, Karl Urban, Simon Pegg, Anton Yelchin and John Cho. The screenplay was co-written by Roberto Orci & Alex Kurtzman & Damon Lindelof. The film will premiere in the U.S. on Friday, May 17, 2013.
About “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.
About MTV News
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