R.I.P. 'Star Trek' actor Anton Yelchin

The original 'Star Trek' cast aren't supposed to outlive the reboot cast.

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Published Sun, Jun 19 2016 6:12 PM CDT   |   Updated Tue, Nov 3 2020 11:59 AM CST

At just 27 years old, actor 'Anton Yelchin', best known for roles in 'Star Trek', 'Terminator Salvation' and 'Green Room' has tragically died in a freak car accident.

R.I.P. 'Star Trek' actor Anton Yelchin  | TweakTown.com

According to Variety, the young actor died when he became pinned by a vehicle in his driveway. Yelchin portrayed Chekov in J.J. Abram's 'Star Trek' and 'Star Trek Into Darkness'. His colleagues has rallied, posting heartfelt tributes on social media today.

Yelchin will be seen in the forthcoming 'Star Trek Beyond', which hits cinemas next month.

NEWS SOURCE:variety.com

Ben joined the TweakTown team in 2008 and has since reviewed 100s of movies. Ben is based in Australia and has been writing entertainment based news and reviews since 2002 and for TweakTown since 2007. A student of film, Ben brings a wide understanding of the medium to the latest happenings in entertainment circles and the latest blockbuster theatrical reviews.

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