Damon Lindelof Talks Star Trek 2; Calls Benedict Cumberbatch’s Performance “Iconic” and Says Enterprise Sets Were Connected

Anticipation is nearing a fever pitch for director Ridley Scott’s Prometheus as the eagerly awaited sci-fi pic finally hits theaters next weekend, but co-writer Damon Lindelof has another project on the horizon whose level of anticipation just might eclipse that of the Noomi Rapace-fronted thriller. Production recently wrapped on director J.J. Abrams’ sequel to the fantastic 2009 feature iteration of Star Trek, and fan interest has been so high that a Happy Birthday video Simon Pegg sent from set was scrutinized for plot hints like it was the Zapruder Film. Steve got the chance to talk with Lindelof about Prometheus earlier today in London, but the scribe also briefly touched on Star Trek 2. Lindelof revealed that they actually connected all the sets for the sequel so that the camera could follow the actors throughout multiple areas of the ship without having to cut. Moreover, Lindelof calls Benedict Cumberbatch
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