Earlier this month it was reported that JJ Abrams was considering Oscar-winning actor Benicio Del Toro for the villain role in his Star Trek sequel. Now Abrams has confirmed he and Toro have begun talking. Watch Abrams talk Del Toro below.
Abrams talks about talking to Del Toro
MTV caught up with Star Trek sequel producer/director JJ Abrams at the release party for Super 8. Abrams confirmed that he and Del Toro were talking about a role in the Star Trek sequel, clarifying "not even negotiations, but discussions." Abrams wouldn’t give any details on the role but also noted how he "wanted to work with [Del Toro] for years" and he was "such an amazing actor he can play anything…except Uhura."
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What are JJ and Benicio talking about?
JJ Abrams is talking to Benicio Del Toro about a "Star Trek" sequel role – but what role?