Chris Pine teases 'what the hell's going on?' Cumberbatch Trek scene

The cast of Star Trek Into Darkness has been sworn to secrecy when it comes to the plot. But that hasn't stopped Chris Pine from giving us hints about a major scene that appears in the sequel.

While speaking with RadioTimes, Pine spoke about watching the film's villain, played by Benedict Cumberbatch, shoot a fairly difficult sequence.

"There's one scene in [Star Trek Into Darkness] that's like, you know ... in all kinds of heavy science fiction there's got to be the exposition scene where it's like, what the hell's going on? It's a really, really, really hard scene. Not for me, for Benedict—and watching him handle that and to make something that I think, on paper, could have been a death trap for an actor and to see how he [deals with it] ..."

But Cumberbatch doesn't have all the fun. Pine says Kirk will have his fair share of obstacles. "Kirk is fun because he is a brash, cocky, bullheaded kind of guy," Pine says. "I think the journey he goes on in this new film is a lot about—the first one was about getting the [captain's] chair and the second one is about earning it. And I think that is a big part of his journey."

We can't wait to see both men in action. Star Trek Into Darkness hits theaters May 17.

(TrekMovie via ComicBookMovie)

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