In the film, set to be released May 17, Captain Kirk will lead a "manhunt to a war-zone world to capture a one man weapon of mass destruction," according to IMDb.
A wee clip from Star Trek Into Darkness, if you cannae wait...peggster.net— Simon Pegg (@simonpegg) April 22, 2013
Paramount Pictures requested that Abrams make the film in 3D. However, Abrams wanted to shoot the movie two dimensionally on film using IMAX cameras. Ultimately, the two compromised, and this film is the first ever to be filmed in the IMAX format and then converted into 3D in post production