Star Trek Beyond is a 2016 American science fiction action film directed by Justin Lin. It is the thirteenth film in the Star Trek film franchise. It was released in cinemas in July 2016.
Cast: Chris Pine, Zachary Quinto, Zoe Saldana, Simon Pegg, Karl Urban, Idris Elba, Anton Yelchin, Sofia Boutella
Showing in: 2D, 3D
Run Time: 122 minutes
Release Date: 22 July 2016
New Star Trek Franchise
J.J. Abrams brought Star Trek movies back to cinemas with the 2009 reboot of Star Trek franchise. The second sequel was in 2013 and it was called Star Trek: Into Darkness. The third film takes Star Trek into a new direction to mark its 50th anniversary.
Justin Lin director takes over from Abrams at the helm whilst Simon Pegg co-writes the script with Doug Jung.
During the film there is also reference to Ambassador Spock which refers to the Spock character from the original tv series. Also you see a portrait of the crew of original Star Trek series.
Chris Pine as Kirk
Zachary Quinto as Spock
Zoe Saldana as communications officer Uhura
Karl Urban as Dr Bones
Simon Pegg as engineer Scotty
Idris Elba as Krall
Sofia Boutella as alien warrior Jaylah
Struggling to come to terms with his father’s formidable legacy, Kirk is still adjusting to the role of Captain and leader. Standing alongside him is half-human, half-Vulcan Spock, Uhura, Dr Bones and Scotty. But when the Enterprise comes under attack from deadly new enemy Krall, the entire crew is plunged into another nail-biting battle for survival.
Did you know?
Justin Lin was a director of Fast and Furious movies.
Star Trek Beyond Links
- Why Star Trek Beyond Could Be The Death Of The Franchise – Looper
- Star Trek Beyond – plot, trailer, cast, release date and everything you need to know
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