‘Star Trek 2’ Photo Teases Klingon Warrior

Director J.J. Abrams coyly sneaks an early image of the alien into a skit on last night’s ‘2012 MTV Movie Awards’.

During last night's 2012 MTV Movie Awards, Star Trek 2 director J.J. Abrams appeared in a skit about Hollywood's worst archery teacher, played by Joel McHale. Several eagle-eyed fans noticed that there appeared to be an image of a Klingon on the edit bay monitor behind the filmmaker. Today, Paramount Pictures confirmed that creature was, in fact, a Klingon, and that the alien race plays into the story of this highly-anticipated sequel. Take a look at the photo, and read on for more information about this cunning reveal.

Star Trek 2 J.J. Abrams Klingon Photo

At first, it seemed to be just a big joke put on by the director, who said in the skit that he had to remove a Klingon sub-plot in Star Trek 2 because he didn't want to work with this incompetent archery coach. Studio sources confirmed that the image was placed there on purpose, as a way to tease the alien's design. Ironically, the filmmaker actually did cut a Klingon sub-plot out of his 2009 blockbuster Star Trek, which fans can watch in deleted scenes on the Blu-ray and DVD.

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.

Sources: HitFix, Trek Movie
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Comments (8)

  1. bipolarmassive

    @dmrob058 Didn't have too!!! Did you even watch the extras on the Blu ray edition of Star Trek? Didn't think so. So enough with your inexcusable banter! Kneel before Zod you truffle!

    3 years agoby @addictionnonfatelFlag

  2. Dmrob058

    God you guys are stupid...Why the hell would he have an outtake from his 2008 movie on the screen? Come on. Think about that...

    3 years agoby @dmrob058Flag

  3. bipolarmassive

    Chill out folks! That scene is an outtake from 2008's Star Trek! So don't go sucking each off just yet!

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  5. ChiRep_1

    That JJ Abrams is one slick fella

    3 years agoby @ChiRep-1Flag

  6. WongFu

    Looks like Christopher Loyd to me, but who knows I would like to see the Klingon's in the second one as well.

    3 years agoby @instead8909Flag

  7. Avian

    That could possibly be just a still from the first movie's deleted scene, but it'll be cool if they're in it.

    3 years agoby @avian005Flag

  8. SherlockHolmes2009

    Well at least we know their in it

    3 years agoby @SherlockHolmes2009Flag

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