According to Variety, Noel Clarke, who was the recurring character Mickey Smith on the BBC’s revived DOCTOR WHO in its first two seasons, has been cast in role in Paramount’s next STAR TREK film.
A wirter and director himself, he joins a cast that includes Peter Weller (ROBOCOP) and Alice Eve (ENTOURAGE, MEN IN BLACK 3).
The article had no further details, other than the the fact the actor’s role is reputed to be ” a family man with a wife and young daughter”.
STAR TREK 2 is being directed by JJ Abrams from a screenplay by Alex Kurtzman, Roberto Orci and Damon Lindelof.
The as yet un-named sequel is presently scheduled for release May 17th, 2013 from Bad Robot Productions, Skydance Productions, and Paramount Pictures.