According to MTV Movies Blog, the 'Cloverfield' director wants Del Toro to play the villain -- though we're not sure which one.
"Well, we're just in negotiations, we're in discussions," said Abrams. "It's not even negotiations -- just in discussion. But I would love to work with him. I've wanted to work with him for years, and this felt like a good opportunity. It's too early to talk about what the role is, but he's such an amazing actor. He's so versatile. He could sort of do anything. Except play Uhura. I wouldn't buy that."
Abrams also clarified that the villain character would be revealed once the actor is cast -- so fingers crossed we see some Del Toro Khan!
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