Robocop has been reassigned from Detroit to Starfleet.
Dealine reports that actor Peter Weller (Robocop, Dexter) has been cast in Paramount Pictures' Star Trek 2, the upcoming sequel to their highly-successful 2009 reboot of the Star Trek franchise. Weller is the third new actor hired to join Captain Kirk (Chris Pine), Spock (Zachary Quinto) and the rest of the crew in an unknown role. Director J.J. Abrams recently confirmed interest in having Benicio del Toro (Traffic) join the cast in a role that reportedly is villain, but won't be Khan. Alice Eve has also been cast in a "lead role", but that role is again unspecified.
Production is set to begin early next year with a script by screenwriters Roberto Orci, Alex Kurtzman and Damon Lindelof. Star Trek 2 is scheduled to arrive in 3-D on May 17, 2013. a previously unspecified role revealed >>