Monday, December 14, 2015

New Star Trek Trailer Goes Beyond!

The trailer festivities continue this morning with our first look at Paramount's upcoming Star Trek Beyond, the third entry in the rebooted franchise that began in 2009. While previous director J.J. Abrams has bolted for a certain other beloved sci-fi series, it's clear that Star Trek's minders haven't missed a step, hiring Justin Lin, who almost singlehandedly turned Fast & Furious into one of Hollywood's preeminent brands, to direct the next mission of the U.S.S. Enterprise.

As you may recall, I disliked the second Trek reboot pic, 2013's Star Trek Into Darkness, but that was more over story concerns than anything about the cast or set-up, which I'm still a fan of. This new film brings back Chris Pine (sporting a new 'do) as Captain Kirk), Zachary Quinto as Mr. Spock, etc., and also boasts a script co-written by co-star (and Star Trek superfan) Simon Pegg. Already lots of cause for optimism, and this first trailer confirms that:

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