Star Trek Beyond: Early reactions are in. Find out what they have to say

  • HT Correspondent, Hindustan Times, New Delhi
  • Updated: Jul 15, 2016 18:28 IST
Star Trek Beyond is creating immensely positive buzz.

Star Trek Beyond, the third in the series’ reboot,had its first public screening on Wednesday and soon after, the internet was flooded with early reactions. And we can all breath a sigh of relief, because they’re all glowing.

Star Trek Beyond is the first film in the series which is directed by Fast & Furious’ Justin Lin, and a lot of the tweets you’re about to see talk about how the action-specialist has infused the film with his style.

Taking over from JJ Abrams, who left the franchise to direct Star Wars: The Force Awakens, Lin’s take on the material is being compared to the glory days of Trek: The Original Series starring William Shatner and Leonard Nimoy.

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Nimoy died in 2015 and several members of the crowd mentioned that the makers did pay respects to the actor by dedicating the film to him. There was also another dedication that followed Nimoy’s. Anton Yelchin, the promising young actor who played Chekhov in the series died on June 20. “For Anton,” read a title card at the end of the film. Some even spoke about a touching scene included in the film that acts as a farewell.

Read: Star Trek actor Anton Yelchin dies when his car hits him, Hollywood mourns

Star Trek Beyond stars Chris Pine, Zachary Quinto, Karl Urban, Zoe Saldana, Simon Pegg, John Cho, Sofia Boutella and Idris Elba as the villain. It arrives in theatres on June 22.

Here are the early reactions:

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