“Star Trek Beyond” is luring Rihanna fans to deep space with the film’s trippy new trailer teasing out her latest single, “Sledgehammer.” The song will appear on the film’s official soundtrack.
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Directed by Justin Lin, the third Star Trek movie since 2009 stars Zoe Saldana, Idris Elba, Chris Pine, Zack Quinto and John Cho. Here’s the official synopsis:
The USS Enterprise crew, led by Captain James T. Kirk, have been attacked by a powerful unstoppable wave of unknown aliens, who destroy the Enterprise, leaving them stranded on a new planet where they find themselves in conflict with a new ruthless enemy, while finding a way to get off the planet.
“Star Trek Beyond” also stars Anton Yelchin, who died in a freak accident at his home on June 19. The cast of the film was set to appear at the 2016 Cannes Lions advertising exhibition last week, but cancelled the appearance to mourn their late co-star and friend.
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“All of us are deeply saddened by the loss of our friend Anton Yelchin,” the cast said in a statement. “Out of respect, we are withdrawing our participation in the previously announced ‘Star Trek Beyond’ event at Cannes Lions this week.”
“Star Trek Beyond” hits theaters on July 22. Check out the new trailer below.
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