Noel Clarke has joined the cast of J.J. Abrams' Star Trek sequel. Variety is reporting that the British actor-director has joined franchise newcomers Alice Eve and Peter Weller. Clarke currently can be seen on BBC's hit series Doctor Who. Paramount plans to release the highly-anticipated sequel on May 17, 2013.
Clarke marks the third British actor in the cast, including both Eve and Simon Pegg. Clarke penned and co-starred in Kidulthood (which can be seen on Netflix). He then went on to write, direct and star in its 2008 sequel, Adulthood. He also wrote, directed, produced and starred alongside Emma Roberts in the heist film 18.104.22.168. Clarke also starred in Neil Marshall's Centurion and the Andy Serkis-starring Sex and Drugs and Rock and Roll.