Chris Pine gives a somewhat dismal update on Star Trek 4 development.
the actor Chris Pine feels like Star Trek The franchise is “cursed” and provides a somewhat bleak update on the twist Star Trek 4. In a new interview with Esquire, Payne explained why Star Trek 4which has been under development since 2016, has not yet been realized.
“After the last one came out and didn’t do the billion dollars everyone wanted, then Anton, [Yelchin, who played Chekov] He passed away, I don’t know, it just seemed … “
After a pause and some reflection, Pine, who has played James T. Kirk since 2009 Star Trek reboot, adding that the franchise “looks damned”. He may be damned, but Payne is eager to see Star Trek 4 get it, praising the newer script as “compelling” as the 2009 outing.
“I will say it’s the first time [since the original reboot] That we have a story that seems as compelling as the first one.”
However, just because Chris Pine doesn’t know about the place Star Trek 4 In development stages, doesn’t mean it’s not moving forward… slowly. Payne acknowledges that actors are usually the last to know when it comes to it Star Trekpointing out that costume designers have often seen the script before him.
“In Star Trek Land, the actors are usually the last people to find out about anything. I know costume designers who read the scripts before the actors… I would say it’s frustrating. It doesn’t really enhance the greater sense of partnership, but that’s always been the case.” I love the character. I love the people. I love the franchise. But to try to change the system in which things are created – I just can’t do that. I don’t have the energy.”
Star Trek 4 has been stuck in development hell for quite some time
fourth Star Trek Picnic (the fourth in the reboot series, that is) has been in development since the release of Star Trek Beyond Back in 2016. Several scripts were written for the sequel, with an idea scrapped to bring it back bull Starring Chris Hemsworth as George Kirk using time travel tricks. The current screenplay, which Payne praised, was written by Josh Friedman (War of the Worlds, Kingdom of the Planet of the Apes) and Cameron Squires (WandaVision).
Unfortunately, the release date of Star Trek 4 It seems more distant than ever, as the project was recently removed from Paramount Pictures’ release slate after being given a December 22, 2023 release date.
Chris Pine will soon lead another team in the next adaptation of the hugely popular board game Dungeons & Dragons in Dungeons & Dragons: Honor Among Thieves. The story follows a charming thief and a group of unlikely adventurers as they undertake an epic heist to recover a lost relic, but things go seriously awry when they run into the wrong people.
starring Chris Pine (Wonder Woman, Star Trek) , Michelle Rodriguez ( fast and angry Imtiaz), Regé-Jean Page (Bridgerton, the gray man), Just Smith (Jurassic World: Fallen Kingdom), Sophia Lillis (It is, chapter two), and Hugh Grant (Gentlemen), Dungeons & Dragons: Honor Among Thieves It is set to be released later this month on March 31, 2023, by Paramount Pictures.