Star Trek Beyond will hit theaters this week, Paramount Pictures, Skydance and Bad Robot today announced in Star Trek 4 Chris Pine’s Captain Kirk will cross paths with a man he never had a chance to meet,his father, played by Chris Hemsworth.
Chris Hemsworth appeared in 2009’s Star Trek as the character, will return to the space saga as George Kirk to star alongside Pine. The remaining cast is also expected to return.
Star Trek, the first film in the rebooted franchise based on “Star Trek,” created by Gene Roddenberry, earned more than $380 million worldwide in 2009. The second installment, Star Trek Into Darkness, earned more than $460 million worldwide when it opened in May 2013. The series’ third film, Star Trek Beyond, is directed by Justin Lin and opens in theaters on July 22.