episode, “Where No Man Has Gone Before,” as an old acquaintance-turned-ruthless-adversary of Captain Kirk.
The beans were spilled when actor Karl Urban slipped up during a press conference for Judge Dredd, but some believe that it was intentional to throw fans off the scent and that Cumberbatch would be Khan.
All this secrecy is daft - what difference will it make if we know who the villain is to be beforehand? Personally I think Mitchell may be more likely than Khan, since the Khan character would seem too obvious and comparisons would be made with the astounding Star Trek II: The Wrath of Khan.
“He’s awesome, he’s a great addition,” Karl Urban told SFX Magazine, before blurting
(we presume accidentally), “I think his Gary Mitchell is going to be