as the Star Trek universe continues to expand with various spin-off series and episodes, new details have emerged about the scrapped sequel to Chris Pine and Chris Hemsworth on Star Trek: Beyond. Debuting in 2009 under the direction of JJ Abrams, Star Trek was the first in a series of highly successful and critically acclaimed films, followed by its sequel, Star Trek Into Darkness (2013) and Star Trek: Beyond (2016). Starring Pine as Captain James T. Kirk, known as Captain Kirk, Zachary Quinto as Spock, Zoe Saldana as Uhura, Simon Pegg as Scotty, and John Cho Hikaru Sulu, Star Trek follows the starship USS Enterprise as it takes on the evil Romulan Nero (Eric Bana) to save all of humanity while threatening to destroy humanity.
Star Trek also introduce the audience to Hemsworth’s George Kirk, Captain Kirk’s father. At the time, Hemsworth had only acted in a few minor roles before landing his breakthrough role as Marvel Cinematic Universe hero Thor. Although Hemsworth’s appearance in Star Trek was short, and he didn’t appear in Star Trek Into Darkness or Star Trek: Beyondhasn’t this stopped fans from speculating about his possible return to the franchise, as Star Trek 4 has been confirmed to be in development. Originally demolished due to Past‘s poor performance at the box office, Pine and the rest of the cast are reportedly on board for the next installment in the series, although that has been questioned of late.
utilities, Star Trek Writers Patrick McKay and JD Payne Reveal Details About Their Deleted Script for star trek 4, per Variety. McKay and Payne reveal their Star Trek 4 would have reunited Pine and Hemsworth as George Kirk gets trapped in a transporter carrying his “cartridgewhich later allowed him to be stored in a computer system to be radiated by his son, Captain Kirk. Check out McKay and Payne’s ideas for Star Trek 4 below:
I’d like to tell you about it… We’ve been working on a couple of Star Trek movies. The one you’re asking about would have been the fourth in the franchise, reuniting Chris Hemsworth and Chris Pine. The conceit was that by a cosmic quirk in the Star Trek world, they were the same age. It would be a grand father-son space adventure, think Indiana Jones and the Last Crusade in space. We were really excited about it.
Could the Star Trek: Beyond Scrapped sequel still take place?
While Star Trek 4 slated to bring Pine back as Kirk and much of the Kelvin timeline cast, it’s currently in development hell at Paramount, with a revolving door of creatives entering and exiting the project before any progress can be made. The future looked promising when Game of Thrones and WandaVision director Matt Shakman signed. However, he has since left the project to direct Fantastic four. Quentin Tarantino and Noah Hawley scripts didn’t work either. utilities, Star Trek 4′The future is in the air as there is no working script, director or release date in sight.
if Star Trek 4 If it wants to succeed, it’s clear that the project needs more creatives behind it or else it risks losing its biggest stars, including Pine, Quinto, Saldana and Cho. However, both Pine and Hemsworth have made their commitment to the series clear, with Hemsworth admitting he would love to reprise his role as George Kirk alongside Pine. Obviously the stars are on board, and McKay and Payne’s vision would have pleased both parties involved. Although it is possible for their version of Star Trek 4 will happen seems unlikely as both serve as showrunners for Amazon’s Lord of the Rings: The Rings of Power. Perhaps, now that their ideas are out in the open, inspiration will be drawn, Paramount can launch a script as interesting as theirs, and Star Trek 4 will finally happen.