Justin Lin is best known for directing The Fast and the Furious 3–6 and the television series Community. Producer J.J. Abrams tapped Lin as his replacement when he moved on to direct Star Wars: The Force Awakens and now we have the first trailer for next summer’s Star Trek Beyond.
Long-time Star Trek fans have been ringing their hands with concern about the direction Lin would take the franchise and the first trailer does nothing to persuade us that he is doing exactly that.
Whether that is a good or bad thing remains to be seen.
The film stars Idris Elba, Chris Pine, Simon Pegg, Zach Quinto, Zoe Saldana, John Cho, Anton Yelchin and Karl Urban. In theaters July 22nd.