Tinkering with what’s succeeded in the past is always a risky endeavor for filmmakers, especially those who tackle sequels. For example, the first trailer for Star Trek Beyondmarked a departure point for the series, leaving behind J.J. Abrams’ classic, epic style in favor of a new approach by director Justin Lin, who helmed four films in the Fast and Furiousfranchise.
Oddly enough, though, some fans who were disappointed by the previous installment, Star Trek Into Darkness, and advocated for something totally different suddenly started complaining that the first trailer was too different. Perhaps they didn’t like the jokes or the music or the zippy tone or just the idea that Justin Lin might be making a version of Fast and Furious in space.
Over the weekend, Paramount Pictures hosted an e...Read More