03/25/2015 12:07 pm ET Updated Mar 25, 2015

Idris Elba Eyed For Villain Role In 'Star Trek 3'

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Idris Elba is in early talks to play the villain in “Star Trek 3,” sources tell Variety.

Justin Lin is directing the pic with Chris Pine, Zachary Quinto, Simon Pegg, Karl Urban, Zoe Saldana and Anton Yelchin all on board to return.

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