This Star Trek sequel looks pretty dark the poster implies that something happens to devastate the planet called earth. The only Paramount description of story is below:
In Summer 2013, pioneering director J.J. Abrams will deliver an explosive action thriller that takes Star Trek Into Darkness.
When the crew of the Enterprise is called back home, they find an unstoppable force of terror from within their own organization has detonated the fleet and everything it stands for, leaving our world in a state of crisis.
With a personal score to settle, Captain Kirk leads a manhunt to a war-zone world to capture a one man weapon of mass destruction.
As our heroes are propelled into an epic chess game of life and death, love will be challenged, friendships will be torn apart, and sacrifices must be made for the only family Kirk has left: his crew.
The crew that dares to goes where no man has gone before will have to save the day once more. What it all means we will find out next summer. See Trailer below. Stay tuned comic and movie faithful for more. 🙂 Walt