‘Trek’ in the News: Hemsworth, Yeoh, Urban & More

“Star Trek” and the individuals related to the franchise are at all times within the information. Some of the information warrants full tales and a few of it’s higher included in a round-up. This is that round-up, which is now an everyday Heavy on Star Trek function, and this week’s round-up includes Karl Urban, Chris Hemsworth, John Cho, Michelle Yeoh, and Alfre Woodard. All 4 actors star in upcoming movies, and the studios behind these movies have simply launched trailers and synopses.

Urban Hunts a Sea Beast, Befriends a Young Girl

Karl Urban has performed Dr. McCoy in “Star Trek (2009),” “Star Trek Into Darkness,” and “Star Trek Beyond,” however he assumes a really completely different position in his newest mission, the upcoming animated function, “The Sea Beast.” The actor, who celebrated his fiftieth birthday on June 7, 2022, in response to the Internet Movie Database, gives the voice of a personality named Jacob Holland.

A synopsis of the film launched by Netflix reads, “In an period when terrifying beasts roamed the seas, monster hunters had been celebrated heroes – and none had been extra beloved than the nice Jacob Holland. But when younger Maisie Brumble stows away on his fabled ship, he is saddled with an surprising ally. Together they embark on an epic journey into uncharted waters and make historical past. From Academy Award-winning filmmaker Chris Williams (“Moana,” “Big Hero Six,” “Bolt”), The Sea Beast takes us to the place the map ends, and the true journey begins.”

The Sea Beast will premiere on July 8 on Netflix.

Yeoh Co-stars in “The School for Good & Evil”

Michelle Yeoh, who starred as Captain Georgiou and her Mirror Universe counterpart, Emperor Georgiou, on “Star Trek: Discovery,” goes to the nice facet once more in her latest movie. The actress, who’s presently represented on display by the shock hit “Everything Everywhere All at Once,” performs a supporting position within the upcoming fantasy movie, “The School for Good & Evil,” which, in response to Variety, is customized from the 2013 novel by Soman Chainani.

Meanwhile, Netflix offered the next synopsis: “Welcome to The School for Good & Evil, the place each nice fairytale begins… Directed by Paul Feig, ‘The School for Good & Evil’ follows greatest mates Sophie and Agatha, who discover themselves on opposing sides of a contemporary fairy story once they’re swept away into an enchanted college the place younger heroes and villains are skilled to guard the steadiness of fine and evil. Based on the International Best Selling Book Series and starring Charlize Theron, Kerry Washington, Sophia Anne Caruso, and Sofia Wylie, ‘The School for Good & Evil’ involves Netflix this September.”

In a separate mailing to the media, Netflix referenced the complete cast: Kerry Washington, Charlize Theron, Sophia Anne Caruso, Sofia Wylie, Laurence Fishburne, Michelle Yeoh, Jamie Flatters, Kit Young, Peter Serafinowicz, Rob Delaney, Mark Heap, Patti LuPone, Rachel Bloom. Additionally, director Feig confirmed in a tweet that Yeoh is enjoying Professor Anemone.

Cho is Dying, Boldly

John Cho is understood to “Star Trek” followers for his position as Sulu within the J.J. Abrams-produced Kelvin timeline options “Star Trek (2009),” “Star Trek Into Darkness,” and “Star Trek Beyond.” For his newest effort, the actor pivots to a modest household drama, “Don’t Make Me Go,” which can premiere July 15 on Amazon Prime Video.

A synopsis offered by the publicity group dealing with the movie reads, “When single father Max (John Cho) discovers he has a terminal illness, he decides to try to cram all of the years of affection and help he’ll miss together with his teenage daughter Wally (Mia Isaac) into the time he has left together with her. With the promise of long-awaited driving classes, he convinces Wally to accompany him on a street journey from California to New Orleans for his twentieth school reunion, the place he secretly hopes to reunite her together with her mom who left them way back. An entirely unique and emotional journey, ‘Don’t Make Me Go’ explores the unbreakable, everlasting bond between a father and daughter from each side of the generational divide with coronary heart and humor alongside for the experience.”

Woodard Lends Support in ‘The Gray Man’

“Star Trek” followers will keep in mind that actress Alfre Woodard co-starred in one of many franchise’s most profitable options, “Star Trek: First Contact,” which was launched in 1996. Woodard performed Lily Sloane and, in response to Memory Alpha, was nominated for an NAACP Image Award for her efficiency. She might be seen subsequent in “The Gray Man,” a Netflix motion movie that brings collectively expertise from “Blade Runner 2049,” “The Avengers” franchise, “Goliath,” “Bridgerton,” and the newest James Bond journey, “No Time to Die.”

Netflix launched a synopsis that reveals, “The Gray Man is CIA operative Court Gentry (Ryan Gosling), aka, Sierra Six. Plucked from a federal penitentiary and recruited by his handler, Donald Fitzroy (Billy Bob Thornton), Gentry was as soon as a highly-skilled, Agency-sanctioned service provider of dying. But now the tables have turned and Six is the goal, hunted throughout the globe by Lloyd Hansen (Chris Evans), a former cohort on the CIA, who will cease at nothing to take him out. Agent Dani Miranda (Ana de Armas) has his again. He’ll want it. Ryan Gosling is The Gray Man and Chris Evans is his psychopathic adversary within the Netflix/AGBO-produced thriller directed by Anthony and Joe Russo, starring Ana de Armas, with Regé-Jean Page, Billy Bob Thornton, Jessica Henwick, Dhanush, Wagner Moura, and Alfre Woodard.”

According to Netflix, “The Gray Man” might be launched in choose theaters on July 15, 2022, and can stream on Netflix beginning July 22, 2022.

Hemsworth Headlines ‘Spiderhead’

Lastly, Chris Hemsworth heads the cast of “Spiderhead,” a Netflix psychological thriller that can debut on June 17 on the streaming platform. Hemsworth performed the small however pivotal position of George Kirk in “Star Trek (2009).” According to Memory Alpha, George commanded the usS. Kelvin for 12 minutes earlier than it was destroyed by Captain Nero and the Narada, however he lived simply lengthy sufficient to speak together with his spouse Winona and listen to the cries of his new child son, James.

Hemsworth, who’s Australian, has since emerged as a serious star in Hollywood. He performed Thor in a number of Marvel adventures, together with the upcoming “Thor: Love and Thunder,” and, in response to Internet Movie Database, has appeared in “Snow White and the Huntsman,” “Ghostbusters,” “Men in Black: International,” and “Extraction.”

The synopsis for “Spiderhead” reads, “In a state-of-the-art penitentiary run by sensible visionary Steve Abnesti (Hemsworth), inmates put on a surgically connected gadget that administers dosages of mind-altering medication in alternate for commuted sentences. There are not any bars, no cells, or orange jumpsuits. In Spiderhead, incarcerated volunteers are free to be themselves. Until they are not. At occasions, they’re a greater model. Need to loosen up? There’s a drug for that. At a loss for phrases? There’s a drug for that, too. But when two topics, Jeff (Miles Teller) and Lizzy (Jurnee Smollett), type a connection, their path to redemption take a twistier flip, as Abnesti’s experiments begin to push the bounds of free will altogether. Based on The New Yorker quick story by George Saunders, ‘Spiderhead’ is a genre-bending and darkly humorous psychological thriller directed by Joseph Kosinski (“TRON: Legacy,” “Top Gun: Maverick”) and written by Rhett Reese & Paul Wernick (“Deadpool,” “Zombieland”).”


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