The debate over whether or not Benicio del Toro (Traffic) would play the villain Khan Noonien Singh, in the highly-anticipated sequel Star Trek 2, kept the Internet lively for the past couple weeks. However, the debate is finally over as del Toro has dropped out of the sequel.
According to Vulture, negotiations with del Toro broke down between Paramount and the Academy Award–winning actor when the two sides couldn't agree on money. Director J.J. Abrams recently revealed his interest in working with del Toro on his highly-successful 2009 reboot of the Star Trek franchise, but will have to replace him instead. the cast hasn't even read the script >> Posted 12.06.11 by Ryan