WATCH: Benedict Cumberbatch Dominates New ‘Star Trek Into Darkness’ Trailer

Star Trek, Benedict, Arrested

OK, so we’ve seen what he looks like in the movie and we’ve heard him speak, but until a few hours ago, no one was quite sure what or who John Harrison is, apart from Benedict Cumberbatch’s character in Star Trek Into Darkness.

I mean he’s clearly a rotten stinker and a cad, of course, we were all fairly certain about that.

Now with the release of this new trailer, his role in proceedings has been made a lot clearer, and it’s not unlike that of Javier Bardem’s similarly beastly rogue in Skyfall, except a lot more science-fictiony.

Yeah, this will definitely do until Sherlock season 3 is finally ready.

Fraser McAlpine

Fraser has been writing and broadcasting about music and popular culture for over 15 years, first at the Top of the Pops website, and most recently for the NME, Guardian and MSN. He also wrote BBC Radio 1's Chart Blog and reviews albums for BBC Radio 2.

He is Anglophenia's current resident Brit, blogging about British slang and running around the Mall taking snaps of the crowd at the Royal Wedding, as well as reigniting a childhood passion for classic Doctor Who and cramming as much music in as he can manage.

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