Her fellow cast members are Benedict Cumberbatch and Chris Pine along with their director J J Abrams (centre) The film isn't due in cinemas until May 2013 but, judging by the first nine minutes of footage that were revealed in London last week, Abrams has pulled off the same combination of new tricks and crowd-pleasing nostalgia that made his first 'Star Trek' such a success.
Is Alice Eve ready for the ever-increasing profile and increasing scrutiny that goes with this kind of big-budget territory? “Being interested in the personal side of things is exactly the same as my favourite thing to do, which is sitting in a cafe watching people.
In Star Trek 2 he plays the tyrannical Khan alongside Tom Hardy, Malcolm Mc Dowell and Alice Eve, daughter of actor Trevor, as well as Shaun of the Dead’s Simon Pegg, who plays Scotty.
The film is sure to be a box office hit and cement Benedict’s place on the Hollywood A-list.
Yet a series of high-profile roles both on television and in the movies has earned him a growing legion of female admirers…much to his own amazement.
Both stars are purportedly single, and Eve has posted several photos of herself with Cumberbatch on her Instagram page Fans have speculated about the possibility of a romance in photo comments, but Eve has not addressed them. He picked up a best actor award for his take on Mary Shelley’s Frankenstein at the National Theatre and will be returning in a new series of Sherlock opposite Martin Freeman as Dr Watson.And he is blazing a trail in Hollywood with a starring role in the upcoming Star Trek 2 after appearing in Tinker Sailor, Soldier Spy and War Horse.He says: “I literally got off the plane and went straight to the studio.“They were due to start shooting the film in five days and I walked into a room full of designers, artistic directors, editors, directors of photography and about five producers. “I was jet-lagged and must have looked as white as a sheet with dark rings round my eyes but it was an amazing, amazing experience working on the film.