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If you’re a secret Trekkie then we bet you’re counting down the days until the release of Star Trek Beyond – it’s the third film in the franchise and the best yet, we reckon. But just in case you’re a newbie to the sci-fi flicks, here’s what you might not know…
It Was Written By Simon Pegg
a huge star trek fan, simon’s been involved with the films from day one. and you know you can trust the man who wrote shaun of the dead and Hot Fuzz.
Captain Kirk, Mr Spock And Uhura All Return
Chris pine is back to play badass Captain Kirk while mr spock (Zachary Quinto) and Uhura (Zoe saldana) return – although their romance from the last film might be short-lived.
The Costumes Are Hiding Huge Stars
We’re talking none other than Brit favourite idris Elba. it’s just a shame that his evil character Krall isn’t quite as attractive as the actor himself.
There’s Some Serious New Talent
sofia Boutella joins the cast as Jaylah (top). the 34-year-old was a professional backing dancer for madonna until recently, when she decided to pursue a career in acting. this is one of her first major Hollywood films – nice work, sofia.
The Release Is Bittersweet For The Cast
anton Yelchin, who plays Chekov, passed away after an accident earlier this year. simon pegg and Zachary Quinto have said they’re promoting the film in memory of him. ‘We’ve lost a member of our family,’ said simon.
Star Trek Beyond is out on July
Erm, Jaylah, hon, your mascara’s smudged a bit
Zoe Saldana and John Cho star as Uhura and Sulu