Benedict Cumberbatch’s ‘Star Trek’ Villain Is ‘A Terrorist’
At long last, Benedict Cumberbatch’s “Star Trek” villain has a name: John Harrison. But that doesn’t make James T. Kirk’s new nemesis any less enigmatic.
Speaking with MTV News, Cumberbatch pulled the curtain back on his “Trek” role, but not at the expense of revealing the character’s true purpose and motivation. “He’s a terrorist; he operates as a terrorist,” said the British actor. “He has extraordinary physical powers, but also mental powers. He can sow an idea, which is as powerful as gunshots or close-hand combat, which he’s masterful in. He tears into the fabric of both the world…
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