By Jose Jara
STAR TREK FANS AROUND THE WORLD ARE INVITED TO “GO BEYOND” FOR A CHANCE TO ATTEND A FAN EVENT IN HOLLYWOOD IN HONOR OF THE FRANCHISE’S 50TH ANNIVERSARY
“STAR TREK BEYOND” DIRECTOR JUSTIN LIN, ALONG WITH CAST AND CREW, WILL PREVIEW
THE FINAL TRAILER AND PRESENT EXCLUSIVE FIRST-LOOKS OF FOOTAGE, SPECIAL GUEST APPEARANCES AND OTHER SURPRISES
HOLLYWOOD, CA (May 3, 2016) – Justin Lin and Paramount Pictures invite Star Trek fans to “Go Beyond” with a chance to attend an exclusive STAR TREK FAN EVENT in celebration of the series’ milestone 50th Anniversary this year and the release of “STAR TREK BEYOND” this summer.
Beginning today 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 onMay 20 at 7:00 p.m. 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 guestappearances, and other surprises.
How to enter the Star Trek Beyond Fan Event Contest:
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.
“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.
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.
“STAR TREK BEYOND” opens in theaters beginning July 22, 2016.