Star Trek Into Darkness
(HBO, astro Ch 411/Hd Ch 431, 10pm) Woohoo! the release date for the third reboot of the Star trek film has just been announced. It’ll be hitting cinemas in … wait for it … 2016, in conjunction with the franchise’s 50th anniversary. OK, that’s still a long way from now, but in the meantime, you can get (re)acquainted with the original tV series and its many spin-offs and this latest one with Benedict Cumberbatch in it. He plays a genetically-engineered superhuman who has been “asleep” for 300 years and is now awakened. He is hatching an evil plan that involves some weapons of mass destruction. also starring Chris Pine, Zachary Quinto and Zoe Saldana.