Trek 2 screenwriter reveals who definitely WON'T be in the sequel

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Dec 17, 2012

Filming may be wrapped on Star Trek 2, but J.J. Abrams and company continue to keep an extremely tight lid on the storyline, the characters involved and all the other things we really want to know. But thanks to screenwriter Roberto Orci, we at least know who won't show up in the sequel.

In a recent interview reported by Trek Movie, Orci actually revealed some details that should help fans rule out some ideas for the sequel. He broke down five classic characters and baddies who will not be showing up.

Don't be looking for these characters anytime soon:

  • Janice Rand (several episodes)

  • Gary Mitchell ("Where No Man Has Gone Before")

  • Charlie X ("Charlie X")

  • Ruk the android ("What Are Little Girls Made Of")

  • The Borg (several episodes)

Who's not on that list? The baddie Khan, whom Benedict Cumberbatch is rumored to be playing.

As for a title for Trek 2, Orci said they believe they have it nailed down. He didn't offer any hints, but he did joke that there's a "75 percent chance" it will have the words "Star Trek" in it, somewhere.

Sound off: Were you hoping to see some of these characters in the sequel?

(Via Trek Movie)