Star Trek Beyond

Star Trek Beyond
  • 2016
  • US
  • 1h 22min
  • 12A
  • Directed by: Justin Lin
  • Written by: Simon Pegg
  • Cast: Chris Pine, Zoe Saldana, Karl Urban, Zachary Quinto, Simon Pegg, Anton Yelchin, John Cho
  • UK release: 22 July 2016
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Third film in the rebooted sci-fi series.

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Star Trek Beyond

18 Jul 20164 stars

New director Justin Lin boldly steers the latest instalment in the rebooted sci-fi franchise to new heights

Justin Lin (Fast & Furious) replacing director J.J. Abrams. Simon Pegg co-writing the script. John Cho’s Sulu revealed as gay. Star Trek Beyond, the third in the re-jigged sci-fi franchise, arrives ringing in the changes; most poignantly, it’s the last…

Star Trek Beyond delayed by 2 weeks

18 Sep 2015

Film gossip

'Star Trek Beyond' has been pushed back by two weeks. The forthcoming sci-fi movie, which was originally set to be released on July 8, 2016, won't hit cinema screens now until July 22, 2016 due to a delay in the shooting schedule. The change of release…

Star Trek Beyond cast pay tribute to Leonard Nimoy

27 Aug 2015

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Zachary Quinto has led a tribute video to 'Star Trek' legend Leonard Nimoy. The 38-year-old actor remembered Leonard - who played the iconic character Spock across film and TV from 1964 to 2013 - as a "champion of the arts" who "influenced countless…

Simon Pegg rushed into writing Star Trek Beyond

22 Jul 2015

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Simon Pegg has been rushed into writing the script for 'Star Trek Beyond'. The 45-year-old film-maker - who's co-writing the eagerly-awaited new sci-fi movie alongside Doug Jung - has revealed he was forced to write 'Star Trek Beyond' in an unusually…

Idris Elba confirmed for Star Trek Beyond

15 Jul 2015

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Idris Elba will appear in 'Star Trek Beyond'. The 42-year-old star - who was rumoured to be starring as a villain in the sci-fi sequel - confirmed he will be taking up a role in the movie when he appeared alongside the entire cast, including Chris Pine…

Simon Pegg: Star Trek 3 was nearly all about me

15 May 2015

Film gossip

Simon Pegg was tempted to make 'Star Trek 3' all about himself. The 45-year-old actor, who's currently writing the new sci-fi movie, has revealed he nearly over-inflated the importance of his character Montgomery 'Scotty' Scott when he was penning the…

Simon Pegg to write Star Trek 3

22 Jan 2015

Film gossip

Simon Pegg is to co-write 'Star Trek 3'. The 44-year-old actor - who plays Scotty in the sci-fi series - will work with 'Dark Blue' creator Doug Jung on the story for the latest installment in the franchise, Deadline reports. The British actor has…

Star Trek 3 handed July 2016 release date

24 Dec 2014

Film gossip

'Star Trek 3' has been given a release date of July 8, 2016. The much-hyped release of the sci-fi film will mark the 50th anniversary of Star Trek's television series, which first hit screens on September 8, 1966, Variety reports. The news comes shortly…

Justin Lin to direct Star Trek 3

23 Dec 2014

Film gossip

Justin Lin is to direct 'Star Trek 3'. The 'Fast & Furious' director has been chosen to replace Roberto Orci, who has relinquished the role but decided to stay on as a producer of the eagerly awaited film. Although there were a number of high-profile…

William Shatner 'agrees' to Star Trek 3 role

7 Oct 2014

Film gossip

William Shatner has agreed to appear in 'Star Trek 3', according to a report. The actor, now 83, rose to worldwide prominence in the 1960s when he appeared as Captain James Kirk in the popular TV series - and it appears he is about to return to the…

William Shatner is 'open' to appearing in Star Trek 3

2 Oct 2014

Film gossip

William Shatner is "open to the idea" of appearing in 'Star Trek 3'. The 83-year-old actor found international fame playing the role of Captain James Kirk in the TV series of the sci-fi franchise in the 1960s, and has recently been linked to a role in…

William Shatner admits interest in Star Trek role

29 Sep 2014

Film gossip

William Shatner is interested in appearing in the new 'Star Trek' movie. The 83-year-old actor - who gained international fame by appearing as Captain James T Kirk in the 'Star Trek' TV series in the 1960s - has been linked with a role in the film in…

William Shatner linked to role in 'Star Trek 3'

24 Sep 2014

Film gossip

William Shatner could reprise the role of Captain Kirk in the 'Star Trek' sequel. The script for the eagerly-awaited new film - written by Roberto Orci, JD Payne and Patrick McKay - includes a part for the character Shatner, 83, played in the 1960s TV…

Star Trek 3 will begin shooting 'in next six months'

19 Sep 2014

Film gossip

Zachary Quinto believes 'Star Trek 3' will begin shooting within the next six months. The 37-year-old actor - who has also appeared in the popular sci-fi show 'Heroes' - has confirmed he expects to return to the iconic role of Spock shortly. When asked…

Writers of Star Trek 3 complete initial draft

19 Aug 2014

Film gossip

The script for 'Star Trek 3' is nearing completion. Roberto Orci, who is writing the script for the new flick alongside John D. Payne and Patrick McKay, confirmed an initial draft of the script has been completed and is set to be sent to bosses at…

Roberto Orci to direct Star Trek 3

15 May 2014

Film gossip

Roberto Orci is to direct 'Star Trek 3'. The screenwriter-and-producer is reportedly in talks with Skydance and Paramount to make his directorial debut on the next installment of the sci-fi franchise, Variety reports. Orci and his writing partner Alex…

Alex Kurtzman, Roberto Orci split up

23 Apr 2014

Film gossip

Blockbuster screenwriting duo Alex Kurtzman and Roberto Orci have split up. The writing team behind smash hit films such as the rebooted 'Star Trek' franchise and 'The Amazing Spider-Man 2' have called it quits to concentrate on individual projects.

Star Trek 3 hires three writers

9 Dec 2013

Film gossip

'Star Trek 3' has hired three screenwriters. Roberto Orci - who co-wrote the first two J.J. Abrams-directed films with writing partner Alex Kurtzman and Damon Lindelof - will return to pen the script for the upcoming sci-fi blockbuster and he will be…

Joe Cornish to direct Star Trek 3?

4 Nov 2013

Film gossip

Joe Cornish is being eyed to direct 'Star Trek 3'. The 'Attack of the Block' director is reportedly film studio Paramount's top choice to replace J.J. Abrams at the helm of the upcoming sci-fi blockbuster, which will commence shooting in the summer of…

J.J. Abrams confirms Star Trek departure

13 Sep 2013

Film gossip

J.J. Abrams has confirmed he will not direct 'Star Trek 3'. The 'Star Trek Into Darkness' director signed on to helm the highly anticipated seventh 'Star Wars' film last year, making him unable to commit to the third instalment, and he admits it will be…

Star Trek 3 to begin filming next year

15 Jul 2013

Film gossip

'Star Trek 3' is likely to start filming next year. Zachary Quinto - who plays Spock in the sci-fi franchise - has revealed producers are planning to start work on the third instalment as soon as possible. Speaking at the 2013 Galway Film Fleadh, he…

Neill Blomkamp will not direct Star Trek 3

8 Jul 2013

Film gossip

Neill Blomkamp will not direct 'Star Trek 3'. The 'Elysium' director has ruled himself out as a replacement for J.J. Abrams - who may not direct a third 'Trek' film because of his commitments to 'Star Wars: Episode VII' - because he is not interested in…

Klingons to be main villains in Star Trek 3?

3 May 2013

Film gossip

Damon Lindelof has hinted the Klingons will feature more prominently in the 'Star Trek' next movie. The writer-and-producer says the latest film in the space saga - which features the first appearance of the infamous alien race in the updated 'Star…

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