'Star Trek Into Darkness' 9-Minute IMAX Preview

We take a look at the first footage from Paramount Pictures and director J.J. Abrams' upcoming sequel, in theaters this summer.
If you've seen The Hobbit: An Unexpected Journey in IMAX, you most likely also saw the first 9-minutes of Star Trek Into Darkness. This opening prologue gives us our first look at Benedict Cumberbatch's villain John Harrison, a man who promises to bring a sick child back to health. These dark moments quickly segue into a jaunty run through a bright red alien forest as Kirk (Chris Pine), Spock (Zachary Quinto), and Bones (Karl Urban) attempt to deactivate a volcano on the verge of eruption. It's full of stirring adventure and space action, something the original Star Trek wasn't known for. It's quite thrilling. If you don't want to see The Hobbit: An Unexpected Journey in theaters, you can watch the bootleg here. It involves a giant space ice cube and plenty of running.

Star Trek Into Darkness was released May 17th, 2013 and stars Chris Pine, Zachary Quinto, Zoe Saldana, Karl Urban, Simon Pegg, John Cho, Benedict Cumberbatch, Anton Yelchin. The film is directed by J.J. Abrams.

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Comments (24)

  1. Jerry Tamfloy

    Lesson: Don't bitch during a great movie.

    1 year agoby @Jerry-TamfloyFlag

  2. Jerry Tamfloy

    Lesson: Don't bitch during a great movie.

    1 year agoby @Jerry-TamfloyFlag

  3. Raoul Duke

    Keeps cutting out for me with 3 minutes to go. But the first 6 minutes look awesome.

    1 year agoby @raoulduke33Flag

  4. Replicant

    @ROFLitschristian why don't you just watch it now once and for all?

    1 year agoby @felipe-11Flag

  5. ROFLitschristian

    @dan1 I wanted to. I really really wanted to. Just never got around to it.

    1 year agoby @ROFLitschristianFlag

  6. Stephanie Wilson

    someone should have popped that annoying woman in the background.....

    1 year agoby @stephanie-wilsonFlag

  7. SherlockHolmes2009

    Sheer awesomeness

    1 year agoby @SherlockHolmes2009Flag

  8. CelluloidDreams

    IMAX is Over-Rated!

    1 year agoby @2movieguysFlag

  9. Dan

    @ROFLitschristian Why did you not see the first one? It was great.

    1 year agoby @dan1Flag

  10. Dan

    It's a bootleg, people. Meaning you get to deal with the audience and crappy video/audio. I would have thought this was old news to most of you, unless you've never seen bootlegs before. In which case, that's pretty normal, and why I don't generally watch them. I suffered through it and just ignored the girl laughing, because I really wanted to see that footage. Now I have.

    1 year agoby @dan1Flag

  11. ridgl

    that girl needs to calm her sh*t.

    1 year agoby @ridglFlag

  12. SpideR-OnE

    sometimes i hate the internet few years earlier, man could see one minute trailer, now 9-minutes of ..., tempts to watch this, but i'd rather to see the whole movie.

    1 year agoby @spider-oneFlag

  13. Seiyaubw868

    When you are watching a great movie like this, the last thing you want is someone as annoying as the girl sitting somerwhere near you.

    1 year agoby @seiyaubw868Flag

  14. Alastor

    of course the quality wasn't like that on the screen, its just the cam... And as for that annoying girl: How about a nice cup of SHUT THE F*CK UP?! I would have sooo bitchslapped her there...

    1 year agoby @AlastorFlag

  15. ChiRep_1

    Was this shown in 3D or was the quality just that terrible?

    1 year agoby @ChiRep-1Flag

  16. Dan

    Looks f*cking awesome. And that's just the first 10 minutes? Damn...

    1 year agoby @dan1Flag

  17. Bawnian©-Dexeus

    I'll wait for the movie

    1 year agoby @bawnian-dexeusFlag

  18. LuckyJones

    That girl definitely needs a shut the hell up slap.

    1 year agoby @Tj-JonesFlag

  19. Robert McDougal

    I had to drive all the way to Disneyland just to see this.

    1 year agoby @Robert-McDougalFlag

  20. Daniel Cantu

    Ok that girl got annoying if I was with her I would have told her to shut the hell up, it totally killed the moment.

    1 year agoby @Deadpoolx11Flag

  21. Replicant

    Good thing this wasn't in my theater, cus if I saw some prick holding up his phone for 9-minutes after I just paid $17 bucks for an IMAX movie Id've slapped it right outta his/her hand...

    1 year agoby @felipe-11Flag

  22. ROFLitschristian

    At this point, I don't care if I missed the first one and therefore I'm not sure what I'm in for. But goddamn I'm hella excited for this one!

    1 year agoby @ROFLitschristianFlag

  23. mb11

    I would BATER THAT GIRL TO DEATH if i had to sit next to her. What a f*ckin Moron!

    1 year agoby @mbrandon11Flag