13 January 2013 12:11 PM, PST | MovieWeb | See recent MovieWeb news »

Star Trek Into Darkness is shaping up to be one of the summer's biggest blockbusters. Director J.J. Abrams recently spoke about his highly-anticipated sequel, and while he wouldn't divulge any details about the plot, he did reveal the follow-up will be a deeper film.

"There's nothing worse for me than reading what the theme of a book is or a movie and then reading it and being like: that's the theme. The theme is you feel it. I do think that by default this a deeper movie. It's certainly a bigger movie because the first one was kind of the origin story which is great because it's so easy. You just introduce people and yet now they know each other so it has to go deeper."

With a large ensemble cast, the filmmaker revealed it wasn't easy finding ways to incorporate all of these characters into the story.

"Honestly, it's never easier the next time, »

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