Actor Joseph Gatt, who portrayed one of the Frost Giants in Thor, has signed on for Star Trek 2, which starts shooting later this week.

It isn't known what character Joseph Gatt will portray, although there is speculation he might play a henchman of the main villain (Benedict Cumberbatch). Other new additions to the cast include Alice Eve, Peter Weller, Noel Clarke, and Nazneen Contractor. Star Trek cast members Chris Pine, Zachary Quinto, Zoe Saldana, Karl Urban, Simon Pegg, Anton Yelchin, John Cho, and Bruce Greenwood are also returning for the sequel.

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J.J. Abrams is directing Star Trek 2 from a screenplay by Roberto Orci, Alex Kurtzman, and Damon Lindelof.