It’s official – a 4th “Star Trek” movie is in the works :)
That’s not all, Paramount Pictures has also confirmed that Chris Hemsworth will be starring in the new sequel alongside Chris Pine.
The “Thor” actor will be reprising his role as George Kirk aka the father Captain James T. Kirk. Just in case you’ve forgotten, George Kirk was killed off in “Star Trek” (2009) reboot after he sacrificed himself by deliberately colliding with a Romulan ship to save his crew and his son.
Besides that, it was reported that the remaining cast is “expected to return”.
Meanwhile, the studios has enlisted J.D. Payne and Patrick McKay, the duo behind the first draft of “Star Trek Beyond”, to pen the script for Gene Roddenberry’s intergalactic franchise. Skydance (David Ellison and Dana Goldberg) and Bad Robot (J.J. Abrams and Lindsey Weber) will serve as executive producers.
The official plot for the upcoming instalment is as follows:
“In the next instalment of the epic space adventure, Chris Pine’s Captain Kirk will cross paths with a man he never had a chance to meet, but whose legacy has haunted him since the day he was born: his father. Chris Hemsworth, who appeared in 2009’s ‘Star Trek’, will return to the space saga as George Kirk to star alongside Pine.”
No title or a release date for the upcoming film has been confirmed yet, but we’ll be updating this post with more information as soon as we get ’em details :)
“Star Trek Beyond” is slated for release on 21st July 2016.