After the no-show of a new Star Trek trailer at CinemaCon this week, it was discovered that Paramount was saving up for something bigger – a fan event, the first of its kind, to be held in Los Angeles in May. Details of the event have now surfaced.
Star Trek Beyond
Speaking to Entertainment Weekly, Idris Elba spoke about his upcoming role as the villain in Star Trek Beyond and gave a puzzling statement about how his character and Chris Pine’s Kirk will interact. He also revealed that his favorite all-time Star Trek character is Captain Kirk.
Looks like there might be a very cool reason why there wasn’t any new Star Trek Beyond footage on Monday.
Simon Pegg spoke to reporters at CinemaCon Monday night about the tone of Star Trek Beyond, how it will create its own stories and canon while still fitting into the franchise’s 50 year history, and how the story’s villain, played by Idris Elba, will be ostentatious and interesting. Pegg also noted that Beyond won’t be a rehash of Star Trek’s “greatest hits” moments but will instead focus on original story telling.
Paramount Pictures opened this week’s CinemaCon in Las Vegas with promos and footage from a myriad of their biggest upcoming films. Star Trek Beyond co-writer and co-star Simon Pegg took the stage to present movie franchise helmsman JJ Abrams with the CinemaCon Showman of the Year Award. And then the moment we were all waiting for – a new Star Trek Beyond trailer or maybe a clip from the film – came and went and left the crowd wondering why two of rebooted Trek’s biggest names didn’t deliver.
The Enterprise will look more spectacular than ever when Paramount and Bad Robot release a special version of Star Trek Beyond for the fledgling Barco Escape cinema format.
In an interview with Film Journal International, Star Trek Beyond director Justin Lin revealed a lot about the process of coming to work on Star Trek, saying it was “a rescue mission” after Orci left the production. He also reveals plans to honor late Leonard Nimoy in the upcoming film and why, for him, Trek lives on television. Plus, Roberto Orci responds to Justin Lin’s comments here on TrekMovie.
New promotional material for Star Trek Beyond has appeared in Las Vegas.
This week, join the Shuttle Pod crew to talk about the latest in the Axanar Lawsuit, the start to a very busy convention season, as well as the most recent news about Star Trek Beyond (of which there isn’t much).
Star Trek Beyond director Justin Lin took to the internet today to wish the world a “Happy #FirstContactDay”. In a tweet and on his blog, Lin shared a photo from the set of Beyond featuring himself standing with two formidable looking aliens and offered signed STB swag for anyone who can guess the men behind the masks.
A new image has surfaced for the upcoming film. More after the jump.
The one and only piece of advertising we’ve seen so far for Star Trek Beyond is the 1 minute 30 second trailer that debuted back in December. The spot was met with heavy criticism from fans and critics alike who were vindicated when the film’s co-writer and co-star Simon Pegg essentially apologized for the action packed advert. Now, YouTuber Auralnauts gives us his take on how Captain Kirk and his crew would react to seeing the trailer.
Zoe Saldana is taking a break from the set of Guardians of the Galaxy II to reshoot some scenes for Star Trek Beyond this week. Today, the actress shared a shot of herself in uniform on her instagram page.
Deadline is reporting today that Oscar nominated and Emmy winning Iranian actress Shohreh Aghdashloo has joined Star Trek Beyond in the role of the High Command of the Federation. With the announcement also comes official word that Beyond will be undergoing reshoots next week, although the film is still on track for a July 22 release.
With so little information to be had about Star Trek Beyond, any tidbit of information is to be jumped on like a tribble at a baby shower. AND SPEAKING of which, today’s released information is about one special space baby in particular…
Access Hollywood got an exclusive look behind the scenes of Star Trek Beyond, and we have the clip.
The Nerdist just published an interview with Simon Pegg they did from the set of Star Trek Beyond earlier this year. There are lots of encouraging details from the co-star/co-writer of the movie, as well as details on the intense writing process he and Doug Jung followed.
While at the London premiere of Star Wars: The Force Awakens, Simon Pegg spoke about the online reaction to the Star Trek Beyond trailer.
Trek fandom has been ablaze since the first trailer for Star Trek Beyond hit the interwebs yesterday. Today, director Justin Lin shared more about the film, including the name of Idris Elba’s character. More after the jump.
Trailer reaction videos are all the rage on the YouTube these days, and we here at Trek Movie wanted to get in on the gravy. So we have prepared a reaction video to today’s Star Trek Beyond trailer. But what is your reaction _to our reaction video_?!? Let us know in the comments below!