EARLIER: In the great tradition of meta-trailers, the teaser for the trailer of "Star Trek Into Darkness" has arrived.
Kirk, Spock and the rest of the gang are back for J.J. Abrams's intergalactic sequel. According to Paramount's press release, our heroes return home to "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."
Also, villain Benedict Cumberbatch sure does get a lot of screen time during the minute-long teaser. (Cue: Khan scream.)
If you can't wait until the full trailer bows on December 17, a nine minute preview of "Star Trek Into Darkness" will screen before "The Hobbit" in IMAX 3D, which arrives in theaters on Dec. 14.
For now, Trekkies, tide yourselves over with the teaser trailer below.
"Star Trek Into Darkness," atarring Cumberbatch, Chris Pine, Zachary Quinto, Simon Pegg, Anton Yelchin, Karl Urban, Zoe Saldana and John Cho hits theaters May 17, 2013.