Benedict Cumberbatch looks very evil in new "Star Trek" trailer

The new trailer gives the first glimpse into the "Sherlock" actor's villainous role

By Prachi Gupta

Published March 21, 2013 8:00PM (EDT)

The new "Star Trek Into Darkness" trailer has been released, and this one is less "Inception"-y, giving a better idea of just how evil Benedict Cumberbatch's villain will be in the upcoming J.J. Abrams movie. (Hint: pretty evil).

Eagle-eyed observers will note that the trailer has an easter egg that links to this movie poster:

Watch the trailer (and look for the link) below:

Prachi Gupta

Prachi Gupta is an Assistant News Editor for Salon, focusing on pop culture. Follow her on Twitter at @prachigu or email her at

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