Star Trek 4 has received confirmation that Chris Pine and the other members of the Kelvin-era cast will be back, but little more is known about the movie’s premise. Because they are unaware of the details of the sequel, the cast’s experience hasn’t changed. Until Paramount’s senior executive gave an intriguing update on the fourth film, not much was known about the picture, including the plot and the characters we may expect to see.
The CEO of Paramount, Brian Robbins, revealed some fresh information about Star Trek 4 during an interview with Variety. Robbins provided an update on the company, including its promising future ambitions and current accomplishments (such as Top Gun: Maverick). “Focusing on our franchises” would be a key part of Paramount’s future, according to Robbins. A Paramount Pictures executive recently talked about how Star Trek 4 is coming along and said that the Star Trek Beyond sequel is part of this plan.
The confusing events leading up to the upcoming Star Trek movie have left many perplexed. Quentin Tarantino is one of the four directors who have worked on the project throughout the years. The location and actors of Star Trek 4 were kept a secret until very recently. We’ll look at what little is known about the fourteenth Star Trek movie.
What Is The Release Date For Star Trek 4?
The Hollywood Reporter has announced that December 23, 2023, will be the day “Star Trek 4” is released. Producers JJ Abrams and Brian Robbins told investors about it at a Paramount event in February 2022.
Star Trek Beyond’s filming did not start until 2017, but J.J. Abrams started preparing the fourth “Star Trek” movie of the Kelvin era in 2015. The next year, the company re-signed Chris Pine and Zachary Quinto for a fourth episode of the revived series, giving both actors compensation raises and contract options (via The Hollywood Reporter).
The script has undergone multiple revisions since, as noted above, by various writers. Josh Friedman and Cameron Squires are the adaptors of the present script, which was written by Geneva Robertson-Dworet (WandaVision) and Lindsey Beer (Snowpiercer).
Production on “Star Trek 4” is expected to start in late 2022.
Who Is In The Cast Of Star Trek 4?
The whole cast of the Star Trek reboot, including Chris Pine, Zachary Quinto, Simon Pegg, Karl Urban, Zoe Saldana, and John Cho, was confirmed by Paramount to be back for the follow-up in February 2022. Several of the actors’ agents said this was not true, saying that nothing had been decided and that talks were still going on.
- Chris Pine as Captain James T. Kirk
- Zachary Quinto as Spock
- Zoe Saldana as Nyota Uhura,
- Simon Pegg as Montgomery Scott
- John Cho as Hikaru Sulu
- Karl Urban as Doctor Leonard McCoy (maybe)
New characters not seen in the Kelvin timeline will be introduced in the plot, which Abrams called “very fun and thrilling” and said they will “help take ‘Star Trek’ into regions that you’ve really never seen before” in his statement to investors (via Variety).
After helming all nine episodes of “WandaVision,” Matt Shakman will take the helm for “Star Trek 4.” In addition to directing episodes of “Game of Thrones,” “Succession,” “Fargo,” and “The Good Wife,” Shakman has directed more than 50 episodes of television altogether. He’ll be directing his second movie for this (via IMDb).
Star Trek 4- Plot
The whole cast of the Star Trek reboot, including Chris Pine, Zachary Quinto, Simon Pegg, Karl Urban, Zoe Saldaa, and John Cho, was confirmed by Paramount to be back for the follow-up in February 2022. Several of the actors’ agents said this was not true, saying that nothing had been decided and that talks were still going on.
Eventually, Pine and Paramount came to an agreement, and it appears that they have also locked up the rest of the cast. The Boys season 4 filming might get in the way of the Trek shoot, but Urban has said he is excited to play McCoy again.
Is Star Trek 4 Being Made By Quentin Tarantino?
No, Star Trek 4 won’t be produced by Quentin Tarantino. Tarantino did indicate a desire to direct a Star Trek film. He allegedly sought to make a big-screen adaptation of the gangster-themed episode A Piece of the Action, and the project was remarkably far along. After writing the script, Tarantino left the project. This caused Paramount to change its plans for the next Star Trek movie.