Karl Urban, Chris Pine and Zachary Quinto attend the Star Trek Beyond Fan Event at Paramount Pictures Studios on May 20, 2016 in Hollywood, CA | Photo Courtesy of Paramount
Affair: Star Trek Beyond Fan Event
When: Friday, May 20, 2016
Hot Spot: Paramount Pictures Studio Lot, LA
Deets: "Star Trek Beyond" director Justin Lin announced a first-ever fan event to take place on May 20 in celebration of the series’ milestone 50th Anniversary this year and the film's release this summer.
Mythbuster’s Adam Savage hosted a Q&A with J.J. Abrams, Justin Lin, Chris Pine, Karl Urban & Zachary Quinto on Stage 31 where Star Trek was filmed between 1966 and 1969. The Q&A was followed by a street naming ceremony in honor of Leonard Nimoy. Following the ceremony fans were shown the new trailer and never before seen footage from the film.
Said Justin Lin, "As a lifelong fan of Trek, we wanted to do something special for the fans and we couldn't think of a better way to do that than creating an event dedicated to them in the year that we also come together to celebrate the series’ amazing 50th year.”
Opening July 22, 2016 from Paramount Pictures and Skydance, "Star Trek Beyond" is a Bad Robot, Sneaky Shark, Perfect Storm Entertainment production. The film stars John Cho, Simon Pegg, Chris Pine, Zachary Quinto, Zoë Saldana, Karl Urban, Anton Yelchin and Idris Elba. Directed by Lin, the third film in the franchise series is produced by J.J. Abrams, Roberto Orci, Lindsey Weber, and Lin; and executive produced by Jeffrey Chernov, David Ellison, Dana Goldberg, and Tommy Harper. Based upon “Star Trek” created by Gene Roddenberry, the screenplay is written by Pegg & Doug Jung.
About Star Trek Beyond
"Star Trek Beyond," the highly anticipated next installment in the globally popular Star Trek franchise, created by Gene Roddenberry and reintroduced by J.J. Abrams in 2009, returns with director Justin Lin (“The Fast and the Furious” franchise) at the helm of this epic voyage of the U.S.S. Enterprise and her intrepid crew. In “Beyond," the Enterprise crew explores the furthest reaches of uncharted space, where they encounter a mysterious new enemy who puts them and everything the Federation stands for to the test.
Spotted: Adam Savage, Justin Lin, J.J. Abrams, Justin Lin, Chris Pine, Karl Urban & Zachary Quinto
Hint For The Average Socialite: *** - ENTER to win a pair of tickets to the Star Trek Beyond Fan Event! (Ends May 16, 2016) *** - Beginning March 3 through Friday, May 6, fans can submit a 50-second video to the official “STAR TREK BEYOND” Facebook page and Twitter account to share how Star Trek has inspired them to “Go Beyond.” Each day, the best 50 entries will be selected to receive a ticket to the STAR TREK FAN EVENT on May 20 at 7PM at the historic Paramount Pictures Studios in Hollywood. The highest judged video of each day will be awarded the grand prize, a fully paid trip to the event.
The one-time-only event will include the premiere of the newest “STAR TREK BEYOND” trailer, an exclusive first-look of never-before-seen footage from the upcoming film, a Q&A with director Justin Lin and the cast and crew, special guest appearances, and other surprises.
Videos must be no longer than 50 seconds. The contest is open to residents in participating countries, while fans in other countries will have other opportunities. For more information and official contest rules, visit http://bit.ly/TrekContestRules.