Thanks to a concise word fromStarTrek.comright now, followers worldwide now know the date of the discharge for the subsequent Star Trek film — June 9, 2023.
According to thesite’s brief statement, Paramount Studios unveiled the date for a brand new untitled Star Trek Universe film on June 9, 2023.
That was the extent of the announcement, which left many questions unanswered. One individual, who could be very a lot linked with the franchise, did let followers know his opinion. In an interview withPopCulture.com, Zachary Quinto made a number of statements a couple of forthcoming Trek film. Fans will acknowledge Quinto from the three Kelvin-verse Trek movies as Mr. Spock.
“Honestly, I’ve no actual concept what is going on on with Star Trek,” Quinto instructedPopCulture.com. “[But] all of us love one another, and all of us love that have and I’m certain if it comes again round and we’re all obtainable, I’m certain we might be completely happy to bounce again on board.”
Though Paramount Studios’ announcement didn’t get into any particulars, we did report again in March that J.J. Abrams gave writing duties of a brand new Star Trek film toKalinda Vazquez. That announcement, which wasinitially reported by Deadline with the word that Abrams’ manufacturing firm, Bad Robot, would be concerned within the film.
Vazquez wrote two episodes of Short Treks and the Star Trek: Discovery episode “Terra Firma, Part 2.”
Unfortunately, the assertion from StarTrek.com right now made no point out of this earlier information, which makes it unclear if these are certainly the identical tasks.
Trek Movie Uncertainty
Since the discharge of 2016’s Star Trek Beyond, information of the “subsequent” Trek film has turn into one thing followers are used to. As famous earlier than, Beyond underperformed at the box office. Seemingly, each few months, the media stories of a brand new challenge that may both lengthen the collection began by Abrams and Bad Robot or create one thing totally new.
The first plan was letting authorS.J. Clarkson take the reigns of a Star Trek 4film. This was the remedy that will have introduced again Chris Hemsworth as George Kirk. Hemsworth appeared within the function for only a few moments firstly of Star Trek (2009) and has since gone onto worldwide fame within the function of Thor within the Marvel Cinematic Universe. This concept did not get off the bottom, as Chris Pine (James Kirk) and Hemsworth eachleft due to contract reasons.
However, among the many most talked-about Trek film concepts was the curiosity from internationally well-known filmmaker Quentin Tarantino. Hisbrand of on-screen violencewould make for a particular change to what Trek followers are used to seeing.Tarantino’s idea for a Trek filmsounds a bit like The Original Series episode “A Piece of the Action.” That story centered across the crew of the Enterprise interacting with a New York-style mafia state of affairs.
This remedy of Trek did make the Kelvin Kirk (Pine) take discover. Pine wasreported as saying aTarantino-helmed Trek film would be “tremendously entertaining.”
Nick Meyer to the Rescue
Meanwhile, the person whomany credit with saving Star Trek, author and director Nicholas Meyer, additionally had a flip pitching an concept to the brass at Paramount. According to an interview with TrekMovie, Meyer stated that this concept wouldn’t happen within the Kelvin-verse, which might imply that Chris Pine and the remainder of the crew would possible not be concerned.
A special producer from The Wrath of Khan, Robert Sallin, has his personal Trek film concept, which he instructedDen of Geek about in a prolonged dialogue.
“I haven’t got it fully written, however I’ve numerous it written,” Sallin instructedwriter Don Kaye in 2020. “I’ve an idea for one more Star Trek characteristic that I’ve had discussions with Paramount about — at the least on the telephone. This one, I assure you is not like something that has been carried out in Star Trek, and it’ll be a part of the canon, however they (the studio) don’t desire to speak about it till they see what Noah Hawley does.”
Speaking of Hawley, the creator of the FX collection Fargo was tied to Trek for fairly a while. Fans by no means received a number of particulars on his take, together with that it willcenter on “a virusthat wipes out huge components of the identified universe.” He isno longer connected to the franchise.
Why Not Announce on First Contact Day?
Since the merger of Viacom and CBS, the rights issues that plagued the Star Trek franchise have been supposed to be no longer an issue. Both the Paramount (movies) and CBS (tv) arms of Star Trek have been supposed to be united collectively. Why then did this announcement come out a number of days after Star Trek First Contact Day?
It might be that Paramount didn’t need to be drowned out within the flurry of bulletins from the TV aspect — which there have been many.