Benicio Del Toro Won’t Play Khan In Star Trek 2… But Someone Will

Benicio Del Toro has turned down the main villain role in the J.J. Abrams directed sequel to his 2009 Star Trek reboot. Negotiations fell apart about a week ago when Paramount wouldn’t offer Del Toro the deal he wanted.

Meanwhile, Vulture are also reporting that Khan Noonien Singh will be the villain of the new movie, the role Del Toro has just turned down.

This seems to suggest Latino Review’s scoop last week that Khan would be the villain of the sequel was legit and J.J. Abrams’ act of misdirection to Hitfix may have been factually correct when he answered ‘not true’ to Del Toro playing Khan as talks had already broken down by that point. But then something sure sounds fishy about all this. If this were an episode of Trek, Kirk would send down an away team to investigate but the red-shirted extra may not make it back.
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