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Benicio del Toro: Star Trek's New Villain!

Benicio del Toro: Star Trek's New Villain!

Director J.J. Abrams has tapped Benicio del Toro to be the next villain in the upcoming sequel of 2009′s Star Trek.

Variety says a formal offer will be made very soon.

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Not much is known about the villain – J.J. wouldn’t even tell Benicio who or what he’d be playing!

Hopefully most of the original cast will be returning for the Star Trek sequel including Chris Pine, Zoe Saldana, Zachary Quinto, John Cho, and Anton Yelchin!

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24 Comments

# 1
Gelina Whiddon @ 11/05/2011 at 10:41 am

Benicio del Toro will certainly light it up! He is just that good as an actor!!!
I can’t wait to see the movie!

# 2

Good actor

However, im still mystified how he let Kimberly Stewart ruin his life

# 3

He is a good actor but with no good luck in movies ,Javier bardem could be good for the rule ,Hollywood seems like him very much

# 4

Nice! Benicio is an excellent actor.

# 5

He’s more handsome and nicer than Javier Bardem.

# 6

Benicio is half Italian and half Spanish (as in European Spaniard like Bardem). Benicio is not a Puerto Rican and has said so many times, he was only born in Puerto Rico because his parents immigrated there.

# 7

Benicio is half Italian and half Spanish (as in European Spaniard like Bardem). Benicio is not a Puerto Rican and has said so many times, he was only born in Puerto Rico because his parents immigrated there.

# 8

and that doesn’t make him puerto rican because?

I’m puerto rican of catalan and portuguese descent; doesn’t make me any less puerto rican.

# 9

Benicio=Italian & Spanish=EUROPEAN.

WILL THEY JUST GET ON WITH IT, ALREADY!!! At this rate it’s going to be 2016 before we see the final release!!

ghetto slave type? that’s adorable coming from someone who lives beneath a bridge.

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=BPURoEKs6UI&feature=related

listen to that man speak spanish. does it sound like he’s talking with peanut butter on the roof of his mouth? no. that man is boricua.

I just hope he won’t play a new version of Khan. I already hated that character in TOS.

He was raised in Puerto Rico so of course he doesn’t speak Spanish correctly if he was raised in Spain he would speak proper Spanish like a true European. It is not his fault.

benicio is about as spanish as my longaniza is when I’m balls deep in a spanish chick. the fact that his great grand mother is basque and his great grandfather is catalan doesn’t make him anymore spanish than any other puerto rican considering puerto rico is the whitest island in the Caribbean.

and europe is not a country. its a continent with many countries where the people speak many languages. now please, go get gored by a bull troll.

Puerto Rico is not the whitest island in the caribbean. Puerto Rico had slavery longer than any other country in the western world. Del Toro’s family immigrated to Puerto Rico long after slavery he has no mixed ancestry he is strictly European. What passes for white in Puerto Rico would never past the test once you leave the island the world has a higher standard than Puerto Ricans do.

and who exactly brought the slaves in puerto rico? martians? son, stop it. you’re embarrassing yourself. you’re argument is moot. spaniards and italians are barely pass as white. forget when the moors were jizzin in your women?

and get your own screen name. stop trying to be me.

The Moors didn’t conquer all of Spain most of the country stayed white. Spaniards and Italians are white European it is the deluded Puerto Ricans who can barely pass for white. Puerto Ricans were slaves for close to 400 years the Spanish were never slaves. Benicio being Italian and Spanish and European was not a part of that but the typical Puerto Rican was even the light skinned ones like JLO. Look at JLO’s Children they are darker than their parents.

OK. First I did not know that Chris Pine suddenly became Benicio Del Toro. That’s new…

ace11 – Just how did Kimberley Stewart ruin Benicio Del Toro’s life? By giving him a beautiful baby girl? Honestly, what a stupid and mean comment to make. From what I have read, it seems that, although the pregnancy was not planned, he is happy to be a dad.

If Benicio Del Toro was born in Puerto Rico, holds citizenship (and a passport) then he is legally Puerto Rican, irrespective of his racial background. That is like saying that some of you here aren’t American, because your ancestors came from England, Africa or Europe or wherever. To follow the reasoning here, I doubt that anyone of you are “true” Americans because you do not belong to one of the indigenous Amerindian races who lived on the American continent (north and south) long before any English, Spanish, Portuguese and others first came to American shores.

Anyway, so what?

I have long awaited the Star Trek sequel and seeing that they are casting such an interesting looking person for the movie has me excited. I hope the role he plays will do justice to his talent and looks.

Now, JJ, where are our CHRIS PINE pictures and stories? I believe, he has been seen out and about recently. This is a Chris Pine board, after all.

oldfurniture @ 11/14/2011 at 11:36 am

I’m a typical european mongrel, and I refer to europe as a country, not only a continent. The times for nationalistic bullshit ar over!

Keachick - rose pinenut @ 11/14/2011 at 10:38 pm

Europe is made up of a group of countries

• The Orion Syndicate as the villains
• Large all-star cast as well as many cameos including by William Shatner
• More planets
• Larger space battles with more starships
• Kirk having better fighting skills
• Kirk having several human love interests played by Hollywood’s most beautiful young actresses
• The Star Trek theme music from the Insurrection end credits used at the end

whatever! @ 01/01/2012 at 7:50 pm

@keachick – you are obviously stupid Kimho planned this pregnancy, she set him up ofcourse he is happy with this daughter but do you think he wanted a ho like kim for a mother why do you think they are not a couple it wasonly sex.Glad he dumped her lazy ass thought she was clever HA!

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