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From the moment it was announced that J.J. Abrams was to direct a follow-up to his 2009 sci-fi pseudo-reboot Star Trek there's been a tonne of speculation over the identity of the film's villain, with things really intensifying over the past few days as Paramount Pictures debuted a teaser trailer for Star Trek Into Darkness which gave us our first look at Benedict Cumberbatch's bad guy in action.

While early signs appeared to point towards Khan Noonien Singh of Star Trek II: The Wrath of Khan fame, over the past few months there's been plenty of support for Gary Mitchell, the God-like antagonist of 'Where No Man Has Gone Before', while other possibilities have ranged from the plausible (Tolian Soran of Star Trek: Generations) to the frankly ridiculous (Evil Picard). However, it seems Paramount may have inadvertently revealed the character's identity, with a newly-released image from the film accompanied by »

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