What Is Latest Star Trek Movie?

The latest Star Trek movie is titled “Star Trek: Beyond”. It is the third installment in the rebooted Star Trek film series, following the 2009 film “Star Trek” and its 2013 sequel “Star Trek Into Darkness”. “Star Trek: Beyond” was released on July 22, 2016, and was directed by Justin Lin.

Plot

The plot of “Star Trek: Beyond” follows the crew of the USS Enterprise as they embark on a rescue mission. After answering a distress signal from an unknown planet, they find themselves stranded and under attack by a new enemy named Krall. The crew must work together to stop Krall’s plans for destruction and save themselves and the Federation.

Cast

The cast of “Star Trek: Beyond” includes many familiar faces from the previous films in the series. Chris Pine returns as Captain James T. Kirk, Zachary Quinto as Spock, Zoe Saldana as Uhura, Karl Urban as Leonard McCoy, Simon Pegg as Montgomery Scott, John Cho as Hikaru Sulu, and Anton Yelchin as Pavel Chekov. Additionally, new cast members include Idris Elba as Krall and Sofia Boutella as Jaylah.

Production

“Star Trek: Beyond” was produced by J.J. Abrams’ production company Bad Robot Productions along with Skydance Media. The film was written by Simon Pegg (who also stars in the film) and Doug Jung. It was directed by Justin Lin of “Fast & Furious” fame after Abrams stepped down to direct another sci-fi franchise revival – Star Wars: The Force Awakens.

Visuals

One of the standout features of “Star Trek: Beyond” is its stunning visuals. The film features breathtaking space battles and otherworldly landscapes that are sure to captivate audiences. The special effects team did a fantastic job in creating the alien world and the various spaceships.

Soundtrack

The soundtrack for “Star Trek: Beyond” was composed by Michael Giacchino, who also composed the music for the previous two films in the series. The score features a mix of traditional orchestral music as well as electronic elements, giving it a modern and futuristic feel that fits perfectly with the film’s theme.

Reception

“Star Trek: Beyond” received generally positive reviews from both critics and audiences alike. It currently holds a 84% rating on Rotten Tomatoes, with critics praising its action sequences, visuals, and performances from the cast. The film also performed well at the box office, grossing over $343 million worldwide.

Conclusion

Overall, “Star Trek: Beyond” is a thrilling addition to the Star Trek franchise that delivers on its promise of action and adventure. With its talented cast, impressive visuals, and exciting soundtrack, it is sure to delight both longtime fans of Star Trek as well as newcomers to the series.