Chris Pine Uncertain About Future of Star Trek Films

News - 20 November 2023
In 2009, director J.J. Abrams successfully rebooted the Star Trek franchise with a film starring Chris Pine, Zachary Quinto, and Zoe Saldana.

The movie was well-received, leading to the release of several sequels. However, it has been several years since the last Star Trek movie, Star Trek Beyond, hit theaters in 2016. Chris Pine, who played the iconic role of James T.

Kirk in the films, is currently promoting his new movie Wish, where he portrays a classic villain for Disney.nnDuring an interview with, Pine was asked about the possibility of a fourth Star Trek film.

His response was simple and to the point: "I don't know anything." When questioned further about whether he had seen a script for a new movie, Pine responded with a definitive "Of course not." Despite his involvement in the previous Star Trek films, Pine seemed unaware of any plans for a new installment in the franchise.

nnOver the years, there have been a number of rumors and reports about potential Star Trek projects that ultimately never materialized. Director Quentin Tarantino was briefly attached to a Star Trek film, but the project never came to fruition. Similarly, plans for a direct sequel to Star Trek Beyond failed to progress.

Paramount Studios had announced a new Star Trek film featuring Pine and Quinto, but the actors themselves were unaware of any such production.nnIn the absence of new Star Trek films, fans have had to turn to TV series to get their fix. The Picard series, which follows the character portrayed by Patrick Stewart from Star Trek: The Next Generation, has been well-received.

Additionally, Star Trek: Discovery introduced new iterations of Captain Kirk and Spock, providing viewers with fresh takes on beloved characters.nnLooking ahead, it appears unlikely that we will see any new Star Trek movies in theaters anytime soon. For those eager to revisit the adventures of Chris Pine's James T.

Kirk, the three existing Star Trek films are available to stream on SkyShowtime. With uncertainty surrounding the future of the franchise on the big screen, fans may have to rely on rewatching previous installments to satisfy their Star Trek cravings.