According to New York Magazine’s Vulture blog, talks with Del Toro had reportedly broke down almost a week ago, interestingly, a couple of days before Abrams himself denied reports that the actor would be casted as Khan. The blog reported that the two sides couldn’t come to an agreement on Del Toro’s compensation, however; the news implies that Khan is in fact going to be a character in the sequel. | Full Story
No details have been revealed as to what character Weller will be playing, but it won’t be his first “Star Trek” role, because he appeared in two episodes of “Star Trek: Enterprise” in 2005 as John Frederick Paxton.
The Paxton character was depicted as a murderous leader of the radical group Terra Prime, which advocated expelling all non-humans from earth and the entire solar system. | Full Story