2 December 2013 12:14 PM, PST | cinemablend.com | See recent Cinema Blend news »

J.J. Abrams wants Star Trek fans to know that he.s not happy with the way Into Darkness handled the mystery and secrecy surrounding the identity of Benedict Cumberbatch.s villain in last summer.s blockbuster sequel. The problem with that is that it.s Abrams, as the director of Into Darkness, who.s responsible for this Mystery Box nonsense. Still, in an effort to mend fences, Abrams opened up about the decisions in an interview with MTV (which you can watch above). As many remember, Team Star Trek swore up and down that Cumberbatch was Not playing Khan, a classic Trek villain famously portrayed by Ricardo Montalban in the 1982 sequel Star Trek: The Wrath of Khan. Despite being asked numerous times in the run up to Into Darkness opening, cast and crew swore the villain would not be Khan. Except that the villain was Khan. And the needless »

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