The long wait is over, and movie-goers around the globe will soon be sitting down to J.J. Abrams' highly anticipated, and much speculated over, second Star Trek movie: Star Trek Into Darkness. The stakes have never been higher, as an inexperienced Kirk discovers what it truly means to command a starship, and learns the responsibilities that such command entails.
Star Trek Magazine #45 is your indispensable guide to Star Trek Into Darkness, a 148-page special which includes extensive interviews with the cast and crew about the making of the movie, including an exclusive look behind-the-scenes!
- Interviews with J.J. Abrams, Chris Pine, Benedict Cumberbatch, Zachary Quinto, Zoe Saldana, Alice Eve, Karl Urban, Simon Pegg, John cho, Anton Yelchin, and Damon Lindelof!
- Behind-the-scenes with the creators of the awesome special effects, production design, make-up, costumes, and music!
- Star Trek Magazine takes a look at the art of turning movies into novels, including interviews with fan-favorite authors Vonda M. McIntyre and Alan Dean Foster.
- Plus, part two of our all-new Star Trek story Mirror Image, the latest news from Star Trek Online, competitions to win Star Trek Kre-o and Gold Pass tickets to the official Star Trek Convention in Las Vegas, and loads more!
Described by Benedict Cumberbatch as a polymath, J.J. Abrams approaches every project with absolute dedication, gusto and more than a touch of creative genius. While readying to embark on a new adventure in a galaxy far, far, away, the director reveals a passion for Star Trek isn't something he's going to let go anytime soon.
Before taking on the iconic role of Captain James Tiberius Kirk in 2009's Star Trek, Chris Pine appeared in TV shows from ER to Six Feet Under, by way of CSI: Miami. Soon to be seen as the new Jack Ryan, his Hollywood star is definitely in the ascendent. With Star Trek Into Darkness about to hit cinemas, Pine talks to Star Trek Magazine about returning to the Bridge of the Enterprise.
Having made his name as Conan Doyle's super sleuth Sherlock, Benedict Cumberbatch is set to gain a whole new legion of fans by becoming the bad guy. The versatile British actor talks to Star Trek Magazine about his villainous new role in Star Trek Into Darkness.
From a Pirate of the Caribbean to a feisty blue alien on a faraway planet, Zoe Saldana is no stranger to playing unusual and strong female characters, but the iconic role of Nyota Uhuru is something else, as she explains to Star Trek Magazine.
Having explored the metaphysical, meta-textural, and fantastical with his labyrinthine plots for the TV classic Lost and Alien 'prequel' Prometheus, continuing the new voyages of Star Trek meant a new set of storytelling challenges for Damon Lindelof and the writing team behind Into Darkness.
Mirror Image - Part two. Captain Va'Kel Shon and Counselor Philippa Matthias of the U.S.S. Enterprise-F are called to Nukara Prime to question Shon's double from the Mirror Universe, whom Starfleet believes has information about Terran infiltrations into the prime universe. Val Shon, Commander of the raiding vessel Selkirk, isn't willing to talk about the incursions, but instead asks for Captain Shon's help to return to the Mirror Universe and save the woman they both love...