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Idris Elba is in Talks to Play the Villain in 'Star Trek 3'

Idris Elba may be heading over to the dark side soon!

According to Variety, the 42-year-old actor is in negotiations to star as the villain in the upcoming Star Trek 3 film.

While specific details about his role are being kept secret, there have been rumors that the Klingons would be the main villains in this movie. That has yet to be confirmed though.

Meanwhile, stars Chris Pine, Zachary Quinto, Simon Pegg, Karl Urban, Zoe Saldana, and Anton Yelchin are all expected to reprise their roles.

Production is set to begin in June.

Zoe Saldana Tweets a Tribute for Star Trek's Leonard Nimoy

Zoe Saldana keeps it simple in all black while stopping by the Sunset Tower Hotel on Thursday afternoon (February 26) in West Hollywood, Calif.

The 36-year-old actress was joined by her husband Marco Perego.

Zoe‘s Crossroads co-star Taryn Manning recently gushed about her look at the 2015 Oscars.

“She was stunning. I’ve known her since Crossroads, which was a long time ago,” Taryn told E! News. “We were really good friends—we are—but I haven’t seen her in so long and I was just like, ‘Wow,’ she nailed it. I would do Crossroads 2. And a Hustle and Flow 2. And an 8 Mile 2.”

Zoe took to her Twitter account the next day to tweet her tribute to Star Trek colleague Leonard Nimoy.

20+ pictures inside of Zoe Saldana and Marco Perego stopping by a hotel… More Here! »

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George Takei Remembers His 'Star Trek' Co-star Leonard Nimoy

George Takei has taken to his Facebook account to pay tribute to his late co-star and friend Leonard Nimoy.

The two actors worked together on the beloved series Star Trek back in the 1960s.

“Today, the world lost a great man, and I lost a great friend. We return you now to the stars, Leonard. You taught us to ‘Live Long And Prosper,’ and you indeed did, friend. I shall miss you in so many, many ways,” George wrote in his tribute.

Make sure to read the emotional statement released by William Shatner as well.

William Shatner Releases Statement on Leonard Nimoy's Death

William Shatner has released a statement following the death of his longtime friend and colleague Leonard Nimoy.

The two actors starred together on the beloved series Star Trek in the 1960s as Captain Kirk and Mr. Spock.

“I loved him like a brother. We will all miss his humor, his talent, and his capacity to love,” William said in a statement to JustJared.com.

William and Leonard have continued to promote the series over the years, attending many conventions and celebrations of the franchise together.

Click through the gallery below for photos of them together over the years… More Here! »

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Zachary Quinto Reacts to Fellow Spock Leonard Nimoy's Death

Zachary Quinto is sharing his thoughts on the sad news that the world has lost Leonard Nimoy, the actor who originated the role of Star Trek‘s Spock.

The 37-year-old actor played the role of Spock in the two recent movies directed by JJ Abrams and he is going to play the character in a third film as well.

“my heart is broken. i love you profoundly my dear friend. and i will miss you everyday. may flights of angels sing thee to thy rest,” Zachary wrote on his Instagram account. See the photo he shared below.

Click through the gallery below for photos of Zachary and Leonard together… More Here! »

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'Star Trek 3' Gets Release Date After Signing Director Justin Lin

It was just announced that Star Trek 3 will hit theaters on July 8, 2016!

The news comes right after the film signed Justin Lin as its new director, replacing Roberto Orci, who exited the project earlier this month.

If you didn’t know, the most recent film, Star Trek: Into Darkness, grossed $467.4 million worldwide after hitting theaters in May 2013. The first film earned $385.7 million in 2009. Both films were directed by J.J. Abrams, who is busy with the upcoming Star Wars franchise.

It is unknown which other films will have the same release date as Star Trek 3. Stay tuned!

Star Trek 3's Director Will Be 'Fast & Furious' Helmer Justin Lin

It has just been announced that Justin Lin has signed on to direct the upcoming film Star Trek 3!

The 43-year-old director replaced Roberto Orci, who took the job after being a co-writer of the series.

The first two Star Trek films were directed by J.J. Abrams, who left to direct a revival of the Star Wars franchise with Star Wars: The Force Awakens.

Justin is known for directing many of the films in the Fast & Furious franchise, such as Fast & Furious 6, Fast Five, and The Fast and the Furious: Tokyo Drift.

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