Two years ago, actor Anton Yelchin, the young actor who played Pavel Chekov, died in a freak accident, just a month before the release of Star Trek: Beyond.
His death cast a cloud over that underseen film, and there hasn’t been a Star Trek movie since. Now, the franchise is gearing up to blast off once again, but Simon Pegg weighs in on moving forward. Read on…
Simon Pegg feels continuing without a key member of the Star Trek family is going to be a challenge.
CelebNMovies247.com has the latest on Star Trek since writer/actor Simon Pegg, who plays Montgomery Scott is speaking on the upcoming movie without Anton Yelchin.
Will there be a replacement for Anton Yelchin? Or will a new character replace Anton Yelchin’s Chekov?
Here is what Simon Pegg had to say about the upcoming film:
I know we’re doing more. I’d love to — I love those guys. It’s, of course, difficult because we lost Anton [Yelchin] and moving forward without him still feels unimaginable.
Of late, Star Trek 4 cast will indeed have to face the reality of working without Anton Yelchin. Pegg tells The Quietus that Star Trek 4 will be the first time that the crew of the Enterprise has to work together without the scene-stealing actor. The Star Trek franchise created genuine friendships among the castmembers, and without Yelchin working with such a bright presence has to be strange and sad.
Read on to get Simon Pegg’s full interview at Quietus….