Chris Pine, Zachary Quinto And The Crew To Return For A New Star Trek Movie

By way of the previous couple of years, the one place to go and get some Star Trek leisure has been on small screens, with the televisual facet of the franchise increasing like a ruptured warp core. The movie arm, in the meantime, has been caught drifting lifelessly as Paramount explored completely different choices. Now, although it seems to be again on observe, with Chris Pine, Zachary Quinto, Simon Pegg and the remainder of the reboot timeline crew in talks to return.

JJ Abrams was a part of Paramount’s huge investor day announcement, and confirmed {that a} fourth film that includes Pine’s Kirk, Quinto’s Spock and the remainder of their colleagues (Zoe Saldana, Simon Pegg, Karl City and John Cho) is absolutely within the works. What’s not but identified is how the story will cope with the absence of Chekov, as performed by the late Anton Yelchin, who died shortly earlier than 2016’s Star Trek Past premiered.

“We’re thrilled to say that we’re arduous at work on a brand new Star Trek movie that shall be taking pictures by the tip of the yr that shall be that includes our authentic forged and a few new characters that I believe are going to be actually enjoyable and thrilling and assist take Star Trek into areas that you simply’ve simply by no means seen earlier than,” Abrams stated. “We’re thrilled about this movie, we’ve got a bunch of different tales that we’re speaking about that we expect shall be actually thrilling, so can’t wait so that you can see what we’re cooking up. However till then, dwell lengthy and prosper.”

We would already identified that WandaVision director Matt Shakman was hooked up, although there was some re-shuffling of the writing line-up, with Avatar 2‘s Josh Friedman and WandaVision‘s Cameron Squires taking up from Lindsey Beer and Geneva Robertson-Dworet. Reportedly, Paramount executives commissioned focus group reviews on fan curiosity within the Pine crew returning, and found that, sure, individuals nonetheless needed to look at them.

We have been right here earlier than, after all, with rumours of a time-travel situation that may have seen Pine’s Kirk meet his dad, George, performed so memorably (and briefly) by Chris Hemsworth in Abrams’ 2009 film. Actor pay offers scuppered that on like a gravitic mine, however there’s at all times the possibility they may have figured it out.

And this additionally probably signifies that different potential movies in growth, together with these from Quentin Tarantino and Fargo‘s Noah Hawley are probably headed to dry dock completely, although Abrams’ point out of “a bunch of different tales” may imply their concepts may ultimately go forward in some expanded universe.

No launch date was given for the brand new film, however that late 2022 taking pictures begin factors to a possible late 2023 arrival. We’d see this movie sequence boldly going ahead as soon as extra.

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