Credit: Paramount Pictures
Credit: Paramount Pictures

The official poster for the twelfth installment in the Star Trek franchise, Star Trek Into Darkness, has finally been released. The artwork, pictured above, shows one of the characters looking out at what appears to be a catastrophic London, with the famous 'Gherkin' building visible.

The much-anticipated sequel to 2009’s Star Trek will see renowned director J.J. Abrams reveal what promises to be an exhilarating action thriller sure to have fans on the edge of their seats.


When the crew of the Enterprise is called back home, they find an unstoppable force of terror from within their own organization has explode the fleet and everything it stands for, leaving our world in a state of crisis.

With a personal score to settle, Captain Kirk leads a manhunt to a war-zone world to capture a one man weapon of mass destruction.

As our heroes are propelled into an epic chess game of life and death, love will be challenged, friendships will be torn apart, and sacrifices must be made for the only family Kirk has left: his crew.

Stay tuned – the first full teaser trailer will be released later this week, so watch this space!

Star Trek Into Darkness blasts into Aussie cinemas on May 16, 2013.

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