The Doctor Who actor has joined fellow series newcomers Alice Eve and Peter Weller for the sci-fi sequel from JJ Abrams, reports Variety.
Clarke's role in the film has yet to be revealed, but he is set to play a "family man with a wife and young daughter".
The British star wrote and starred in 2006 drama Kidulthood, and directed its sequel Adulthood. He later starred, produced, wrote and directed 2010 heist film 184.108.40.206.
Star Trek's sequel is expected to hit cinemas on May 17, 2013. JJ Abrams recently revealed that it would receive a 3D post-conversion at theatres.
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Watch the trailer for Noel Clarke's most recent film Screwed below: