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.
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.
our dear friend. our comrade. our anton. one of the most open and intellectually curious people... https://t.co/zgTxXmyrbD— Zachary Quinto (@ZacharyQuinto) June 19, 2016
Still in shock. Rest in peace, Anton. Your passion and enthusiasm will live on with everyone that had the pleasure of knowing you.— Justin Lin (@trailingjohnson) June 19, 2016
Yelchin will be seen in the forthcoming 'Star Trek Beyond', which hits cinemas next month.