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STAR TREK INTO DARKNESS Cast Debuts Exclusive Clip on MTV Tonight

MTV today announced that J.J. Abrams, Chris Pine, Zachary Quinto, Zoe Saldana and Benedict Cumberbatch will appear on-air to debut an exclusive clip from Paramount Pictures' upcoming and highly-anticipated sequel STAR TREK INTO DARKNESS tonight, May 8 during "MTV First: Star Trek Into Darkness." Beginning at 7:56 p.m. ET on MTV, the cast will be joined by MTV News' Josh Horowitz to personally introduce the clip and then head online to for a 30-minute sit-down interview where they will also take fan questions via Twitter (using @MTVNews / hash-tag #MTVFirst #AskStarTrek). Fans around the world will be able to watch the world-wide exclusive clip and full cast interview beginning Friday, May 10 at

"Star Trek Into Darkness" is the sequel to the 2009 J.J. Abrams-directed blockbuster "Star Trek," starring Chris Pine, Zachary Quinto, Zoe Saldana, Karl Urban, Simon Pegg, Anton Yelchin and John Cho. The screenplay was co-written by Roberto Orci & Alex Kurtzman & Damon Lindelof. The film will premiere in the U.S. on Friday, May 17, 2013.

About "Star Trek Into Darkness"
When the crew of the Enterprise is called back home, they find an unstoppable force of terror from within their own organization has detonated 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.

About MTV News
MTV News is the authority for music, movies and pop culture news for the Millennial audience, producing a diverse mix of daily news stories, insider specials, weekly series, live red carpet shows, exclusive music video and movie premieres, as well as exclusive artist and celebrity interviews on-air, online, via mobile and across social media.

"MTV First: Star Trek Into The Darkness" is a production of MTV News.

About MTV:
MTV is the world's premier youth entertainment brand. With a global reach of more than a half-billion households, MTV is the cultural home of the millennial generation, music fans and artists, and a pioneer in creating innovative programming for young people. MTV reflects and creates pop culture with its Emmy, Grammy and Peabody award-winning content Built around compelling storytelling, music discovery and activism across TV, online and mobile. MTV's sibling networks MTV2 and mtvU each deliver unparalleled customized content for young males, music fans and college students, and its online HUB is a leading destination for music, news and pop culture. MTV is a unit of Viacom Inc. (NASDAQ: VIA, VIAB), one of the world's leading creators of programming and content across all media platforms.

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