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Old November 30 2012, 12:36 PM   #1
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Cumberbatch starting Into Darkness PR tour?

http://trekweb.com/articles/2012/11/...arkness-.shtml

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The new issue of Japan's Movie Star Magazine has tweets saying that Benedict Cumberbatch, who plays the unknown villian in "Star Trek Into Darkness", is headed to Japan on December 3rd, to begin a public relations campaign for the film.
If this is true, he HAS to reveal the name of his character in the film... right?
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Old November 30 2012, 12:49 PM   #2
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Re: Cumberbatch starting Into Darkness PR tour?

Well.. I just can't imagine doing a tour and NEVER answering that question. How do you even talk about your role?
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Old November 30 2012, 01:01 PM   #3
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All he has to say is that he's a one-man weapon of mass destruction.


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Old November 30 2012, 01:52 PM   #4
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Re: Cumberbatch starting Into Darkness PR tour?

"So Benedict, we know you can't give too many details yet.. but what would you say is your character's driving personality trait?"

"Detonation."

"And this villain, he stirs up some trouble for Captain Kirk I'm assuming by..?"

"Detonation."

and on and on
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Old November 30 2012, 02:51 PM   #5
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Re: Cumberbatch starting Into Darkness PR tour?

Sorry, TrekWeb uptaded it. Cumberbatch Trip is for Sherlock TV Series. NOT Into Darkness.
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Old November 30 2012, 04:24 PM   #6
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Bah! Although Sherlock is utterly fantastic.
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Old November 30 2012, 07:47 PM   #7
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teacake wrote: View Post
"So Benedict, we know you can't give too many details yet.. but what would you say is your character's driving personality trait?"

"Detonation."

"And this villain, he stirs up some trouble for Captain Kirk I'm assuming by..?"

"Detonation."

and on and on
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Old November 30 2012, 08:01 PM   #8
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Re: Cumberbatch starting Into Darkness PR tour?

So anyone else here in Tokyo up for saying "Hi" to a Trek Villain?
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Old November 30 2012, 08:31 PM   #9
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Re: Cumberbatch starting Into Darkness PR tour?

Likely Cumberbatch quote-

I'm a street walking cheetah
With a heart full of napalm
I'm a runaway son of the nuclear A-bomb
I am a world's forgotten boy
The one who searches and destroys
Honey gotta help me please
Somebody gotta save my soul
Baby detonates for me
Look out honey, 'cause I'm using technology !
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Old November 30 2012, 10:13 PM   #10
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Sorry, TrekWeb up[dat]ed it. Cumberbatch Trip is for Sherlock TV Series. NOT Into Darkness.
Is it just me, or has TrekWeb been doing quite a bit of this lately - posting some bit of "news" about the movie and later correcting or retracting their original report?

Even if I'm imagining that, the simple fact is that a PR tour for STiD really doesn't make sense at this time; it's far too early yet. In February or March, yes, in April certainly, but not now.
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Old November 30 2012, 10:21 PM   #11
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I doubt he is on a tour,its still too soon.besides what will he say when they ask him about his character?
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Old November 30 2012, 10:43 PM   #12
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Sorry, TrekWeb up[dat]ed it. Cumberbatch Trip is for Sherlock TV Series. NOT Into Darkness.
Is it just me, or has TrekWeb been doing quite a bit of this lately - posting some bit of "news" about the movie and later correcting or retracting their original report?
That's kind of the whole mood of this movie so far.
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Old December 1 2012, 02:32 PM   #13
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Re: Cumberbatch starting Into Darkness PR tour?

M'Sharak wrote: View Post
ralph wrote: View Post
Sorry, TrekWeb up[dat]ed it. Cumberbatch Trip is for Sherlock TV Series. NOT Into Darkness.
Is it just me, or has TrekWeb been doing quite a bit of this lately - posting some bit of "news" about the movie and later correcting or retracting their original report?
Yes. They were even warned by Bad Robot to stop doing that from the rumor of Quinto leaving Star Trek.
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Old December 3 2012, 07:46 AM   #14
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Re: Cumberbatch starting Into Darkness PR tour?

http://trekweb.com/articles/2012/12/...mber-4th.shtml

TrekWeb is reporting that Paramount is holding a Special Presentation in Japan on December 4th.
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Old December 4 2012, 10:18 AM   #15
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The boys are in Tokyo

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