“Star Trek” gets beast of a villain

The producers of the next Star Trek film have selected actor Ron Perlman (Beauty and the Beast) as the next villain in the 10th installment of the movie series.

According to Variety, Perlman will portray a Romulan leader who hinders the peacemaking process between his race and the crew of the Enterprise–Captain Jean-Luc Picard (Patrick Stewart), Commander William Riker (Jonathan Frakes) and the rest of the Star Trek: Next Generation gang.

Star Trek: Nemesis is set to hit the big screen in November 2002.