'Kingsman' Actress Nabs Lead Role in 'Star Trek 3'

Sofia Boutella, best known for her role as the blade-legged Gazelle in "Kingsman: The Secret Service," has been cast in a lead role "Star Trek 3," Deadline reports.

There are no details known about the film's plot, so it isn't  clear whether Boutella will play a good guy or a bad guy.

Directed by Justin Lin from a screenplay by Simon Pegg and Doug Jung ("Dark Blue"), "Star Trek 3" features returning cast members  Chris Pine, Zachary Quinto, Karl Urban, Zoe Saldana, John Cho, Anton Yelchin and Pegg. Idris Elba is reportedly in talks to play the primary antagonist.

"Star Trek 3" opens July 8, 2016.

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