Fans of J.J. Abrams STAR TREK reboot had been waiting anxiously for news of a follow-up. The last few weeks have finally confirmed that the sequel will soon begin shooting with Abrams, one again at the helm. Also confirmed is that all of the original Enterprise cast will return, alongside SHERLOCK star Benedict Cumberbatch as the lead villian after Benicio Del Toro declined.
More casting news today has announed 24 actress Nazneen Contractor will appear as the wife of Noel Clarke’s (recently announced) character. Contractor appeared in the final season of 24 as Kayla Hassan and will also join ROBOCOP’s Peter Weller and MEN IN BLACK 3 actress Alice Eve in the sequel due for release summer 2013.
Source: Entertainment Weekly