Watch 1st exciting don't-blink-or-you'll-miss-it footage from Trek 2

Star Trek director J.J. Abrams made an appearance on Conan last night and brought with him something very, very precious: our very first don't-blink-or-you'll-miss-it teaser clip for the highly anticipated Trek sequel titled Star Trek Into Darkness.

Dear J.J.—he fought tooth and nail to bring us the exciting (and very brief) footage from the highly anticipated Star Trek sequel. So what we get is three frames of footage. But those three frames are still pretty darn cool!

Take a look at the video below and remember, don't blink! (No, there are no Weeping Angels from Doctor Who here.)

Spock (Zachary Quinto) in a volcano! It's awesome. He still has that weird helmet thingie on his head, plus there's a giant fireball besides him—or is it coming at him? Damn you, J.J. Abrams, for teasing us mercilessly this way.

Star Trek Into Darkness reunites the entire cast from the first film, including Chris Pine as everyone's favorite womanizing captain James T. Kirk and Quinto as our fave green-blooded Vulcan Spock. It will also star Sherlock's Benedict Cumberbatch as the mysterious villain who is Khan-not-Khan-maybe-Gary-Mitchell.

Star Trek Into Darkness will warp onto our screens on May 17, 2013. Are you looking forward to it? And what did you think of the footage?

(via Cinemablend)

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