Will There Be a Star Trek 4 Movie With Chris Pine?
Star Trek has been one of the most popular science fiction franchises of all time. The original Star Trek series premiered in 1966 and since then it has spawned multiple movies, TV shows, comics, and novels.
The most recent movie in the franchise was released in 2016 and featured Chris Pine as Captain James T. Kirk. Fans have been eagerly waiting for news about a fourth movie in the franchise.
The Status of Star Trek 4
The fourth movie in the Star Trek series was initially announced in 2016 with S.J. Clarkson attached to direct and Zachary Quinto, Zoe Saldana, Simon Pegg, and Chris Pine all set to reprise their roles.
However, negotiations between Pine and the studio broke down over his salary demands resulting in him walking away from the project.
Since then, there have been no concrete updates on the status of Star Trek 4. In an interview with ComicBook.com, Simon Pegg confirmed that there were discussions about a new Star Trek movie but nothing had been confirmed yet.
Chris Pine’s Return to Star Trek
In October 2020, news broke that Chris Pine had signed on to return as Captain Kirk for a new Star Trek movie. This was met with excitement from fans who have been eagerly waiting for news about a new installment in the franchise.
However, it is important to note that there has been no official announcement from Paramount Pictures regarding the status of Star Trek 4 or any other future projects related to the franchise.
While fans are excited about the possibility of a new Star Trek movie with Chris Pine returning as Captain Kirk, there is still no official word from the studio. It remains to be seen whether the negotiations between Pine and the studio have been resolved and if Star Trek 4 will indeed move forward.
Regardless of the status of Star Trek 4, one thing is certain – the Star Trek franchise has a dedicated fan base that will continue to support it no matter what. With its rich history and compelling characters, there are endless possibilities for new stories to be told in this beloved science fiction universe.