Star Trek Beyond isn’t considered a comedy — yet thanks to all the witticisms in a script co-written by Simon Pegg (Shaun of the Dead, Hot Fuzz), the latest sequel decidedly funnier than your average endeavor on the Enterprise.
Fans of the rebooted ‘Star Trek’ movies will doubtless have noted that here was something missing from the latest instalment, ‘Star Trek Beyond’. Key in the first two movies, she does not appear in ‘Beyond’, and now co-star – and the movie’s writer – Simon Pegg has revealed why. “With this it felt like we would under-serve her if we included her,” he told the official ‘Star Trek’ podcast.
The Enterprise is going beyond Star Trek Beyond. With the latest big-screen episode in the vaunted 50-year-old franchise still days away, Paramount announced Monday that there would be fourth installment featuring J.J. Abrams’ rebooted cast. Although the studio had moved to lock up stars Chris Pine (Kirk) and Zachary Quinto (Spock) to additional films over a year ago, there had been some question about the future following the troubled production of Beyond.
George Takei has talked of his disappointment over the decision to reveal that Sulu is gay in the new ‘Star Trek’ movie, ‘Star Trek Beyond’. Writer and star Simon Pegg, who plays Scotty, had the idea to put Sulu in a same-sex relationship as a homage to Takei, who played the role in the original TV series, and who came out in 2005.
The Star Trek crew has adventure in their soul… and a song in their heart. After infiltrating the shoot of Star Trek Beyond and snooping around the sets (full disclosure: we were invited), we made a startling discovery. “We’re on set 15 hours a day, three hours of which is actually shooting so you have to find ways to entertain yourself,” Chris Pine, a.k.a.
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‘Star Trek Beyond’ may be a matter of months away from its cinema release, but that hasn’t stopped director Justin Lin from doing a number of re-shoots as well as adding a completely new character to the mix. Furthermore, Deadline say that a new and extremely late addition to the cast has been made, in the form of Oscar-nominated actor Shohreh Aghdashloo. It’s also unclear what impact her character will have on the film’s plot, but it’s probably safe to say her addition, so near to release, won’t significantly reshape or alter the dynamic of the entire movie.
‘Star Trek’ star Chris Pine hangs with J.J. Abrams and ‘Force Awakens’ star Oscar Isaac (Disney)
‘Star Trek Beyond,’ the third movie in the reboot series, wrapped production this week in Dubai. It won’t hit theaters until July 22, 2016, but that doesn’t mean we can’t appreciate all the snaps from the set. Click through to see the images the cast and crew of the good ship Enterprise shared along the way.
If, like us, you’ve ever wondered what the lovechild of Benedict Cumberbatch and Tom Hiddleston would look like (hey, we’re only human), then you’re going to love artist Pedro Johnsen. The digital dream maker has morphed the faces of Hollywood’s most handsome actors and actresses under the name ThatNordicGuy, and the results are simply mind-blowing.