Completely underrated part of a sci-fi series that is finally concluded after 8 years

Completely underrated part of a sci fi series that is finally

Released in 2009, Star Trek brought one of the most popular franchises of our time back to life on the big screen. Four years later, the sequel Star Trek Into Darkness was released and underlined the Blockbuster status of the science fiction seriesNothing stood in the way of the production of the third part, Star Trek Beyond.

Today on TV: This is what the 185 million blockbuster Star Trek Beyond is about

After the Star Trek crew around Captain Kirk (Chris Pine), Spock (Zachary Quinto) and Uhura (Zoe Saldana) have already saved the world several times, they must once again fight evil in Star Trek Beyond. On a five-year mission into the unknown, the USS Enterprise is to locate an alien life form in the vastness of space. However, they are ambushed by the Part 3 villain Krall (Idris Elba).

Also returning to the star ensemble are Karl Urban as Pille, Anton Yelchin as Chekov, Simon Pegg as Scotty and John Cho as Sulu.

Star Trek Beyond is much better than its reputation

However, when the $185 million Star Trek Beyond hit theaters in the summer of 2016, it failed to not to make big wavesWith a worldwide box office of 343 million US dollars, it is the weakest part of the trilogy.


The Star Trek crew of the Kelvin timeline

No big Khan revelation, no big space battles: Star Trek Beyond is a whole league smaller than the previous two adventures. Rather, the film feels like a classic Star Trek episode in feature film length which apparently wasn’t enough to turn the sequel into a blockbuster hit.

Star Trek Beyond is definitely worth seeing. While many sequels tell the same story as their predecessors, only bigger, louder and faster, Beyond chooses a different pathCaptain Kirk and his crew crash on an alien planet and must figure out how to get away from there.

Action director Justin Lin (Fast & Furious Five) gets a surprising amount out of this simple premise, which is not least due to Interaction of the famous ensemble The cast has always been the greatest strength of the Star Trek reboot.

After 8 years, a final film in the series finally seems to be secured

In 2022, the studio Paramount surprised everyone with an announcement that Star Trek 4 would be released in theaters as early as December 2023. Shortly thereafter, however, it turned out that a large part of the cast knew nothing about the announcement. After that, things went quiet again about a possible sequel to the popular Star Trek reboot.

This year in March, the redeeming news came for fans. Star Trek 4 is actually in the works and the stars are set to return. Series expert Steve Yockey is set to rescue the final film of the four-part series from production hell and direct it.

There is no concrete plot yet for part 4 of the now not so young crew from the Kelvin timeline. The cast has not yet been finally confirmed, but experts assume that the stars Chris Pine, Zachary Quinto, Zoe Saldana, Karl Urban, John Cho and Simon Pegg will return.