Kingsman star Sofia Boutella joins Star Trek 3

Star Trek 3 has added another new name to its growing ensemble, with Deadline reporting that Kingsman star Sofia Boutella has signed on to join the project.

A professional dancer away from the big screen, Boutella caught the eye in the Matthew Vaughn film as fleet-footed assassin, Gazelle. No details have been confirmed regarding her Star Trek character, save for the fact that it is thought to be a substantial role.

Meanwhile, we’re still waiting on official confirmation that Idris Elba will play the film’s villain. It has been rumoured that the Luther star will play a Klingon antagonist, although the studio has remained resolutely tight-lipped on the subject…

With Justin Lin directing from a script co-written by Simon Pegg, Star Trek 3 will open in the US on 8 July 2016, with a UK date to be confirmed.

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