I wasn’t a huge fan of the Star Trek remake, and the second was even worse.
But, with the third film, Star Trek Beyond, Paramount has enlisted Fast & Furious vet Justin Lin to save the franchise.
The first teaser trailer already has my eyebrows raised, as it’s more than clear that Lin has injected the flaccid franchise with some dick juice. It’s super flashy, takes itself less seriously, and is a ton of fun. I’m happy to see studios and filmmakers exiting the Batman Begins/Dark Knight model (why so serious?) and taking things in a more Guardians of the Galaxy direction.
Star Trek Beyond opens July 22, 2016, and stars Chris Pine, Zachary Quinto, Zoe Saldana, Karl Urban, Simon Pegg, John Cho, Anton Yelchin, Joe Taslim, Sofia Boutella, and Idris Elba.
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