"It will be [an original character], yes. This is the five-year mission now, we're out there. We don't always have to keep bumping into the same people… So we're gonna try and reflect that in the movie."
"We can invest in it the spirit of the show and get back to the essence of what it is, and so what we're hoping to do is make a Star Trek for today that doesn't forget where it came from."
Wednesday, April 22, 2015
Star Trek 13 To Get New Original Villain
Simon Pegg, one of the writers on the next Star Trek film, spoke with MTV on his upcoming projects including Star Trek. The new nugget of information is the film will have a new original villain that isn't tied into the series a la Khan which may be played by Idris Elba. Below is the video of the interview.