The third entry in the rebooted Star Trek movie franchise is set to be released next week, titled Star Trek Beyond, and to go along with the occasion CineFix has dedicated this week’s installment of their “Things You (Probably) Didn’t Know” YouTube series to the first two releases directed by J.J. Abrams, Star Trek and sequel Into Darkness.
Some of the fun facts listed that you might not have known about include a deleted scene involving the Klingons, filming in a brewery, and some low-budget approaches to making the big blockbuster movies.
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Here’s a synopsis for Beyond, which hits theaters a week from Friday:
“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.
Movies are a very complicated mess of time, money, people, and strange decisions. Inevitably, in the hodgepodge of life that goes into creating a movie, a few strange and interesting things happen here and there that are rather fascinating little tidbits of information. Tune in to CineFix for lists of things we find out that you (probably) didn’t know!