Re: New Info! (Bad Robot press event/villain ID'd, etc.) *SPOILERS*
It's obvious that Roberto Orci did a classic 'switcheroo' play when he told us that Cumberbatch's character was someone from TOS lore and Alice Eve's character was new to canon.
Starbuck: We're all friendlies. So, let's just... be friendly.
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