After several delays and production changes, cameras are finally rolling for Star Trek Beyond. The production is currently underway in Canada with no firm details yet regarding the film’s plot. According to past reports, the third instalment to Star Trek will see the crew on its five year mission. Justin Lin of Fast & Furious fame is directing the film.
Stars Zachary Quinto and Zoe Saldana have updated fans with regards to the shoot with photos of them preparing for their reprisal of Spock and Uhura respectively. Star Trek Beyond is set to hit theatres in July 2016, which will be timely for the franchise’s 50th anniversary. Understandably, fans are expecting something special from the upcoming sequel.
Even though that remains to be seen, there was some good news from the Star Trek camp recently with news that stars, Quinto and Chris Pine both being signed on for a fourth film. According to reports, Star Trek 4 has pencilled in a 2018 release date, which should be timely to turn the franchise into a serious money maker for Paramount.