Immediately marks the third anniversary of the premature demise of Anton Yelchin in 2016. As a tribute to the much-missed actor, the official Star Trek Twitter account has shared a shifting poster within the star’s reminiscence.
“Remembering @StarTrekMovie’s very personal Chekov #AntonYelchin,” the tweet says, together with a photograph of Yelchin and the hashtags #StarTrek, #StarTrekFamily and #StarTrekRemembers.
Remembering @StarTrekMovie’s very personal Chekov, #AntonYelchin. #StarTrek #StarTrekFamily #StarTrekRemembers pic.twitter.com/tgyKVzAnEr
— Star Trek (@StarTrek) June 19, 2019
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Yelchin was a vastly prolific actor, together with his profession encompassing 68 credit throughout movie and TV, however it’s honest to say that he’s greatest identified and beloved for his flip as Ensign Pavel Chekov within the three Kelvin timeline Star Trek motion pictures. He at all times made essentially the most of his screentime in 2009’s Star Trek, 2013’s Star Trek into Darkness and 2016’s Star Trek Past and he’ll be a lot missed if Paramount ever makes Star Trek four or if the Kelvin forged is reunited for Quentin Tarantino’s R-rated Star Trek film.
Yelchin handed away on June 19th, 2016 as a consequence of a tragic accident within the driveway of his dwelling. As he was simply 27 years of age and on the prime of his profession, there was an infinite outpouring of grief from his co-stars and colleagues in Hollywood and his many followers worldwide.
A documentary taking a look at his life, titled Love, Antosha and that includes phrases from a number of of his Trek forged members corresponding to Chris Pine and John Cho, is scheduled for launch in theaters on August 2nd. The concept for the movie got here from Yelchin’s dad and mom, Irina and Viktor, impressed by a dialog they’d with their son’s one-time co-star Jon Voight.
Talking of Pine, the Captain Kirk actor just lately remembered his late pal at a 10th anniversary occasion for Star Trek. We’ve beforehand been assured that Yelchin received’t get replaced as Chekov in future installments and the character, no less than on this incarnation of the franchise, might be rested in his honor.