Star Trek Into Darkness: First Look at Entertainment Weekly Cover

Via the Star Trek Into Darkness mobile app, we've got our first look at Friday's issue of Entertainment Weekly, the cover of which features Star Trek Into Darkness stars Chris Pine (Captain James T. Kirk) and Benedict Cumberbatch (John Harrison).

A variant cover will also be released featuring Kirk with Spock (Zachary Quinto).

The app, which launched during the Super Bowl, offers fans the opportunity to pre-purchase tickets for special early screenings of the film happening around the country on May 15. The film's official release date is May 17.

The film's official synopsis is below.

 In Summer 2013, director J.J. Abrams will deliver an explosive action thriller that takes Star Trek Into Darkness.

In the wake of a shocking act of terror from within their own organization, the crew of The Enterprise is called back home to Earth. In defiance of regulations and with a personal score to settle, Captain Kirk leads his crew on a manhunt to capture an unstoppable force of destruction and bring those responsible to justice.

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.