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The soundtrack to Star Trek Beyond, a 2016 Movie , track list, listen to the soundtrack, play 18 sample OST music & 3 trailer songs. View who sings all the songs used in the movie. Read scene descriptions when the film plays at the cinema.

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Star Trek Beyond official OST album tracklist, original motion picture score. Original release date: July 22, 2016 Label: Varese Sarabande Song previews provided courtesy of iTunes Original music composed by Michael Giacchino

1. Logo And Prosper https://audio.itunes.apple.com/apple-assets-us-std-000001/AudioPreview18/v4/19/17/9d/19179dae-8088-9e71-df58-565ed03ca461/mzaf_2694584596190105781.plus.aac.p.m4a

2. Thank Your Lucky Star Date https://audio.itunes.apple.com/apple-assets-us-std-000001/AudioPreview20/v4/44/da/ec/44daec1f-ccb2-249a-8c3a-8c40295e082d/mzaf_5993383035155679023.plus.aac.p.m4a

3. Night On The Yorktown https://audio.itunes.apple.com/apple-assets-us-std-000001/AudioPreview30/v4/0d/85/33/0d85331f-b396-7689-06ee-9efd7aa4b4f9/mzaf_6467588203710531089.plus.aac.p.m4a

4. The Dance Of The Nebula https://audio.itunes.apple.com/apple-assets-us-std-000001/AudioPreview18/v4/26/12/a1/2612a1cc-4cb8-a253-9d7e-3ce1288a77a9/mzaf_8108480046350141689.plus.aac.p.m4a

5. A Swarm Reception https://audio.itunes.apple.com/apple-assets-us-std-000001/AudioPreview60/v4/14/46/04/14460443-e9b6-5d77-db20-697a14c3cdb5/mzaf_8592220292563770818.plus.aac.p.m4a

6. Hitting The Saucer A Little Hard https://audio.itunes.apple.com/apple-assets-us-std-000001/AudioPreview60/v4/ad/7a/d2/ad7ad2aa-7ee5-a858-b68c-29bc05b14411/mzaf_5335851394738521411.plus.aac.p.m4a

7. Jaylah Damage https://audio.itunes.apple.com/apple-assets-us-std-000001/AudioPreview20/v4/02/84/36/02843629-8eed-f581-f78e-b3864d58cfb6/mzaf_6370566996609652567.plus.aac.p.m4a

8. In Artifacts As In Life https://audio.itunes.apple.com/apple-assets-us-std-000001/AudioPreview20/v4/e9/c4/51/e9c451c1-c860-a52a-a5ca-a4bd74c32dd3/mzaf_1738959789497183747.plus.aac.p.m4a

9. Franklin, My Dear https://audio.itunes.apple.com/apple-assets-us-std-000001/AudioPreview20/v4/cf/da/0a/cfda0aa7-1951-f398-51ef-e57ac5737b56/mzaf_8410543631451326305.plus.aac.p.m4a

10. A Lesson In Vulcan Mineralogy https://audio.itunes.apple.com/apple-assets-us-std-000001/AudioPreview18/v4/2d/8d/12/2d8d12c1-2414-8780-131c-1aa532d7b24e/mzaf_5991668679945213516.plus.aac.p.m4a

11. MotorCycles Of Relief https://audio.itunes.apple.com/apple-assets-us-std-000001/AudioPreview30/v4/15/7a/af/157aaf74-7de5-ac6d-a790-a00460e62154/mzaf_4310421198998603732.plus.aac.p.m4a

12. Mocking Jaylah https://audio.itunes.apple.com/apple-assets-us-std-000001/AudioPreview30/v4/0d/90/b7/0d90b7fa-dc12-8abc-15e7-34e05202fcf1/mzaf_2733269164413515304.plus.aac.p.m4a

13. Crash Decisions https://audio.itunes.apple.com/apple-assets-us-std-000001/AudioPreview18/v4/39/86/64/3986645e-eb96-8eae-d2dc-41c913aa7b80/mzaf_3174878075263976040.plus.aac.p.m4a

14. Krall-y Krall-y Oxen Free https://audio.itunes.apple.com/apple-assets-us-std-000001/AudioPreview60/v4/b0/03/bd/b003bd5f-9d6d-9937-6891-67ce3564ebb5/mzaf_4427008582675026074.plus.aac.p.m4a

15. Shutdown Happens https://audio.itunes.apple.com/apple-assets-us-std-000001/AudioPreview18/v4/51/70/41/517041d9-3047-f453-01c9-f3ce776ba06a/mzaf_169962593765401879.plus.aac.p.m4a

16. Cater-Krall In Zero G https://audio.itunes.apple.com/apple-assets-us-std-000001/AudioPreview18/v4/eb/48/1e/eb481e23-1d7f-489e-694c-6a2a5d15c95b/mzaf_3024282097296179033.plus.aac.p.m4a

17. Par-tay For The Course https://audio.itunes.apple.com/apple-assets-us-std-000001/AudioPreview18/v4/23/43/73/234373b9-5729-ea80-2c38-781147688212/mzaf_5645895636343381146.plus.aac.p.m4a

18. Star Trek Main Theme https://audio.itunes.apple.com/apple-assets-us-std-000001/AudioPreview20/v4/90/4a/c6/904ac64e-be6b-fc77-1c16-5f5f4b6d8711/mzaf_1060874300495271146.plus.aac.p.m4a

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Star Trek Beyond Film information Genre: Action, Adventure, Sci-Fi Release date (wide): 22 July 2016 Runtime: 2h

Director: Justin Lin Stars: Chris Pine, Zachary Quinto, Karl Urban

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  • Theme from 'Star Trek' TV Series Written by Alexander Courage & Gene Roddenberry
  • Fight the Power Written by Chuck D (as Carlton Ridenhour), Hank Shocklee , Keith Shocklee & Eric Sadler Performed by Public Enemy Courtesy of Def Jam Recordings Under license from Universal Music Enterprises
  • Sabotage Written by Adam Horovitz (as Adam Keefe Horovitz), Adam Yauch (as Adam Nathaniel Yauch) & Mike D (as Michael Louis Diamond) Performed by Beastie Boys Courtesy of Capitol Records, LLC Under license from Universal Music Enterprises
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The list of titles for the forthcoming Star Trek Beyond soundtrack composed by Michael Giacchino has been released.

The titles are “punny” and fans will have fun trying to figure out what will happen in the movie based on the tracks.

Here is the list:

  • Logo And Prosper (1:47)
  • Thank Your Lucky Star Date (2:15)
  • Night On The Yorktown (5:36)
  • The Dance Of The Nebula (2:22)
  • A Swarm Reception (2:30)
  • Hitting The Saucer A Little Hard (6:10)
  • Jaylah Damage (2:50)
  • In Artifacts As In Life (1:51)
  • Franklin, My Dear (2:50)
  • A Lesson In Vulcan Mineralogy (5:17)
  • MotorCycles Of Relief (3:17)
  • Mocking Jaylah (3:26)
  • Crash Decisions (3:16)
  • Krall-y Krall-y Oxen Free (4:23)
  • Shutdown Happens (4:35)
  • Cater-Krall In Zero G (2:17)
  • Par-tay For The Course (2:46)
  • Star Trek Main Theme (3:45)

Various clips from the soundtrack can be found on Giacchino’s Instagram site, located here .

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This 'Star Trek Beyond' Song Is Fire

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Like any good summer blockbuster, Star Trek Beyond knows that the soundtrack is as important as the actual movie itself. What's a big summer action movie without a hit song to go with it, right? Luckily, the creatives behind Star Trek Beyond , out July 22, pulled out all the stops and enlisted one of the most beloved and badass singers to provide a major track. It's Rihanna who's responsible for "Sledgehammer," the Star Trek Beyond end-credits song , and it's undoubtedly gonna be one of the summer's catchiest tunes.

You might be wondering "why Rihanna?" as, after all, the singer isn't the first person you'd probably associate with the sci-fi franchise. Yet in a Star Trek Beyon d : Sledgehammer Featurette , Rihanna describes her love and passion for the series, saying that from an early age, she was engrossed in it and fell in love with the world and characters. To her, it seemed like a perfect fit to provide the haunting and impactful song for the end credits, and so she was "honored" to be part of the film.

As if getting Rihanna on-board wasn't enough, though, "Sledgehammer" was penned by everyone's favorite vocal superstar, Sia. Talk about a dynamic duo, right? The song is a slow ballad that builds, typical of many of Sia's other tracks, but with Rihanna's haunting vocals, it all manages to elevate the song. The lyrics would all have made for great AIM away messages back in the day, IMO, but some of my favorite lyrics are contained within the chorus:

I hit a wall, I thought that I would hurt myselfOh I was sure, your words would leave me unconsciousAnd on the floor I'd be lying cold, lifelessBut I hit a wall, I hit 'em all, watch the fallYou're just another brick and I'm a sledgehammerYou're just another brick and I'm a sledgehammer

To top it off, along with this new song, Beyond 's marketing team has released an accompanying music video that depicts Rihanna, with a wild and crazy look, on a desert planet performing what seems like magic. OK, so maybe I'm not doing the video justice — you'll just have to watch it and see for yourself how awesome it is.

So cool, right? In an interview with Entertainment Weekly , director Floria Sigismondi revealed that the music video was shot at the Trona Pinnacles, a few hours outside of Los Angeles. While the video is an homage to the world of Star Trek, it's definitely also its own story with a unique space-witch character. There's something else, too, that makes this music video truly awesome: it's the first one ever to be shot entirely with IMAX cameras. Leave it to Rihanna to drop a fire song for Star Trek Beyond and make history with its music video.

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We’re Not Talking About The Beastie Boys Scene In ‘Star Trek Beyond’ Enough

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[Spoilers for Star Trek Beyond , obviously]

There are certain memes that will continue to go viral until the end of time, or the bourbon bagel burger kills us all, whichever comes first. To use a recent example: Celine a Scene supposes that adding her 1997 titanically powerful ballad, “My Heart Will Go On,” to “epic scenes” makes them “even more emotional and epic.” It works really well, as does the Walk of Life Project , which is basically the same idea as Celine a Scene, except with “Walk of Life” by Dire Straits. It’s an effective concept for an untold amount of songs. Jurassic Park is a perfect movie… but wouldn’t it be even more perfect with “Walk the Dinosaur” playing during one of the T-rex scenes? Yes, yes it would.

Both Celine a Scene and Walk of Life Project, while clever, only work for certain moments, though. They have to be either poignant, or the final scene in the movie. Meanwhile, every film ever would be better with any Beastie Boys song at any point. Take a look at the Star Trek reboots as proof.

In Star Trek , we’re introduced to a young James T. Kirk right after he “borrows” a Corvette. As his step-father yells at him for stealing the car, Kirk ends the phone call and starts blasting “Sabotage,” which is still a favorite amongst angsty youngsters even in the mid-2240s (maybe this makes a little more sense than people in the 31st century being familiar with Beck ).

In Star Trek Into Darkness , we hear another Beastie Boys song — the Fat Boy Slim remix of “Body Movin'” — while Kirk canoodles with two nice Caitian girls.

Lastly, and most importantly, in Star Trek Beyond , “Sabotage” literally saves the Federation. That is not hyperbole — a Beastie Boys song from 1994 protects the good people and aliens of Yorktown from Krall’s Swarm; if it hadn’t, the Swarm would have moved on to other parts of the universe, leaving behind only death and destruction. It’s insane, so insane that if you haven’t seen Beyond , first off, sorry for ruining the ending for you, but also, it’s really hard to explain.

“Okay, so,” one would hypothetically begin, “Stringer Bell destroys the Enterprise with assistance from his bee-like alien ships, and also there’s this bioweapon artifact that’s going to kill everyone, or something, and the only way Kirk and his crew, including an alien named after Jennifer Lawrence , can stop Stringer’s bees is by playing a 20th century ‘classical’ music song, which disrupts the aliens. That song is by Jewish punks-turned-rappers Beastie Boys.” I don’t know how many cans of Romulan ale Simon Pegg had downed when he came up with that, but I’m glad he did.

I’m not the only one.

On another subject, i REALLY enjoyed Star Trek. Best use of Beastie Boys' "Sabotage" EVER. Adam Yauch would be proud. #RIPAdamandAnton — The Dō Hø (@NectarousD) July 26, 2016
Ever since I saw the new Star Trek movie i've listened to Sabotage by the Beastie Boys at least 10 times a day — wesley (@built4ourthis) July 25, 2016
I saw Star Trek Beyond. I can't believe the Beastie Boys saved the universe. — Wee Babby Jaso (@BabbyJaso) July 25, 2016
Star Trek: Beyond wins the award for best use of a Beastie Boys song in a film. — Ramez Naam (@ramez) July 25, 2016
Things that J.J. Abrams has brought to both Star Trek and Star Wars that can never be undone? @greggrunberg and Beastie Boys (Ello Asty) — Da7e Gonzales (@Da7e) July 25, 2016

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A lot of comparisons have been made between Star Trek Beyond and Star Wars: The Force Awakens (not only because J.J. Abrams’ name is attached to both), and how we’re living in a “ Star Wars world.” But having a pop song save millions of lives is unique to Star Trek . It can get away with using contemporary (for us in 2016) references like that because, well, Earth exists in the Star Trek universe; English isn’t even English, it’s “Galactic Basic Standard,” in Star Wars . The franchise, which is now 13 movies deep, should be taking these kind of goofy chances. It’s no crazier than Spock swimming with whales in Star Trek IV:  The Voyage Home , and that’s the most beloved Star Trek movie.

Star Trek is also working at a disadvantage. Before the Abrams reboot was released in 2009, the franchise was creatively drained and commercially ignored. Enterprise was a bust, and Nemesis barely made its $60 million budget back. The 1990s and 2000s weren’t a good time for Star Wars , either, but the dreaded prequels were still massive hits, and also, this is Star Wars we’re talking about. Everyone’s seen the original trilogy. (Do not @ me on Twitter if you haven’t seen the original trilogy.) The first three Trek movies? Not so much. The Empire Strikes Back earned $209 million at the box office in 1980. Star Trek II: The Wrath of Khan , released two years later: under $100 million. Casual movie fans don’t have the same familiarity with Kirk, Spock, and Bones as they do Luke, Han, and Leia. Add the eternally cool and universally beloved Beastie Boys into the mix, though (especially a song as well known as “Sabotage”), and Star Trek Beyond suddenly appeals to a lot more people.

We know there’s going to be a Star Trek 4 , with Chris Hemsworth returning as Kirk’s father. How can it top Star Trek Beyond ‘s use of the Beastie Boys? It can’t, unless Greg Grunberg — Abrams’ good luck charm who’s also been in all of the films — raps “So What’cha Want.” Start from there, Simon Pegg.

I would also accept Public Enemy.

Star Trek : Beyond reminded me of something important. And it goes like this, "Fight the powers that be!" – Public Enemy @StarTrekMovie — Broad Smile 33 (@EddiewilsonLevi) July 24, 2016

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'Star Trek: Discovery' ends as an underappreciated TV pioneer

Eric Deggans

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Sonequa Martin-Green as Michael Burnham in Season 5, Episode 9 of Star Trek: Discovery.

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First, an admission: Though this column will offer a lot of discussion and defense of Star Trek: Discovery as a pivotal show, it won’t spend much time talking up the series’ current, final season or its finale episode, “Life, Itself,” dropping Thursday on Paramount+.

That’s because, for this critic, the last few seasons of Discovery have been a bit bogged down by the stuff that has always made it a tough sell as a Trek series: overly ambitious, serialized storylines that aren’t compelling; new characters and environments that don’t impress; plot twists which can be maddening in their lack of logic; big storytelling swings which can be confusing and predictable at once.

'Star Trek: Picard' soars by embracing the legacy of 'The Next Generation'

'Star Trek: Picard' soars by embracing the legacy of 'The Next Generation'

The show’s finale features the culmination of a sprawling scavenger hunt which found the crew of the starship Discovery bounding all over the place, searching for clues leading to a powerful technology pioneered by an alien race which created humanoid life throughout the galaxy. Their goal was to grab the technology before another race, ruthless and aggressive, could beat them to it, laying waste to everything.

It's no spoiler to reveal that Discovery ’s heroes avoid that nightmarish scenario, wrapping its fifth and final season with a conclusion centered on Sonequa Martin-Green’s ever-resourceful Capt. Michael Burnham and fond resolutions for a multitude of supporting characters (there’s even a space wedding!)

Still, this good-enough ending belies Discovery ’s status as a pioneering show which helped Paramount+ build a new vision for Star Trek in modern television – breaking ground that more creatively successful series like Star Trek: Picard and Star Trek: Strange New Worlds would follow years later.

And it all began with a singular character: Michael Burnham.

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Discovery debuted in 2017 on CBS All Access — the streaming service which would become Paramount+ — facing a serious challenge.

As the first new Trek series in a dozen years, it had to chart a path which offered a new vision of the franchise without going too far — carving out a new corner in the universe of Capt. Kirk and Mr. Spock not long after the release of Star Trek Beyond , the third feature film produced by J. J. Abrams featuring rebooted versions of those classic characters.

Producers set Discovery ’s story 10 years before the days of Kirk and Spock (originally depicted on NBC for three seasons starting way back in 1966). The new series wouldn’t be centered on a starship captain, but its second in command: Burnham, a Black woman who also happened to be the hitherto unknown adopted daughter of Vulcan ambassador Sarek, Spock’s father (she would get promoted to captain of Discovery much later).

A Black human woman who was raised among the emotionally controlling, super-intellectual Vulcans? Who Trek fans had never heard of over nearly 60 years? Before I actually saw any episodes, my own feelings ranged from cautiously intrigued to cynically pessimistic.

But then I saw the first episode, which had an amazing early scene: Martin-Green as Burnham and Michelle Yeoh as Discovery Capt. Philippa Georgiou walking across an alien planet – two women of color marking the first step forward for Star Trek on a new platform.

People once sidelined in typical science fiction stories were now centerstage — a thrilling, historic moment.

Michelle Yeoh as Captain Philippa Georgiou and Sonequa Martin-Green as First Officer Michael Burnham in the very first episode of Star Trek: Discovery.

Michelle Yeoh as Captain Philippa Georgiou and Sonequa Martin-Green as First Officer Michael Burnham in the very first episode of Star Trek: Discovery. Jan Thijs/CBS hide caption

And it got better from there. Back in the day, Trek writers often felt hamstrung by creator Gene Roddenberry’s insistence that, in the future depicted by the show, humans were beyond social ills like greed, prejudice, sexism, war, money and personal friction. The writers chafed, wondering: How in the world do you build compelling stories on a starship where interpersonal human conflict doesn’t exist?

But Discovery found a workaround, putting Burnham in a position where logic led her to mutiny against her captain, attempting a strategy which ultimately failed — leaving humans in open combat with the legendarily warlike Klingons. Discovery also featured a long storyline which played out over an entire season, unlike many earlier Trek shows which tried to offer a new adventure every week.

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'First, Last And Always, I Am A Fan': Michael Chabon Steers Latest 'Star Trek'

The show’s first season had plenty of action, with Harry Potter alum Jason Isaacs emerging as a compelling and unique starship captain (saying more would be a spoiler; log onto Paramount+ and check out the first season). Fans saw a new vision for Trek technology, leveraging sleek, visceral special effects and action sequences worthy of a big budget movie, with design elements cribbed from several of the franchise’s films.

Later in its run, Discovery would debut Ethan Peck as Spock and Anson Mount as Christopher Pike, classic Trek characters who eventually got their own acclaimed series in Strange New Worlds . So far, five other Trek series have emerged on Paramount+ from ideas initially incubated on Discovery – including a critically acclaimed season of Picard which reunited the cast of Star Trek: The Next Generation .

Not bad for a series one TV critic eventually called among “the worst in the [ Trek ] franchise’s history.”

Discovery’s unappreciated legacy

Unfortunately, Discovery has taken some turns which didn’t work out quite so well. At the end of Discovery ’s second season, the starship jumped ahead in time nine centuries – perhaps to remove it from Strange New World ’s timeline? – placing it in an environment only distantly connected to classic Trek .

And while Discovery initially seemed cautious about referencing classic Trek in its stories, later series like Strange New Worlds and Picard learned the value of diving into the near-60-year-old franchise’s legacy – regularly tapping the show’s longtime appeal, rather than twisting into knots to avoid it.

There are likely fans of Discovery who would disagree with this analysis. But I think it helps explain why the series has never quite gotten its due in the world of Star Trek , initially shaded by skeptical fans and later overshadowed by more beloved products.

Now is the perfect time to pay tribute to a show which actually accomplished quite a lot – helping prove that Roddenberry’s brainchild still has a lot of narrative juice left in the 21st Century.

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Christina Chong Talks About Her Music & The Personal Stories In Twin Flames EP

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  • Star Trek: Strange New Worlds stars collaborate on new song "Space Girlz" while filming season 3 in Toronto.
  • Christina Chong, Jess Bush, Celia Rose Gooding, and Melissa Navia work with music producer Jim Anderson on the track.
  • The Strange New Worlds cast's musical talents shine beyond Star Trek with a new musical collaboration.

Star Trek: Strange New Worlds ' Christina Chong, Jess Bush, Celia Rose Gooding, and Melissa Navia step off the bridge of the Starship Enterprise to collaborate on a new song, "Space Girlz", with a release date pending. Star Trek: Strange New Worlds season 3 has been filming in Toronto since December and is about to wrap production. While playing Lt. La'an Noonien-Singh, Chong continues her career as a recording artist. Christina released her EP "Twin Flames" in 2023, and she followed it up with a naughty Christmas song, "Fck U 4 Xmas". But this time, Jess Bush, Celia Rose Gooding, and Melissa Navia are joining Chong in the recording studio.

On her Instagram Stories, Christina Chong (@christinachongx) shared a behind-the-scenes look at the recording of the appropriately-titled "Space Girlz", with Melissa Navia (@mcnavia), Celia Rose Gooding (@celiargooding), and Jess Bush (@onejessa) tagged. The cast of Star Trek: Strange New Worlds proved their musical talents in "Subspace Rhapsody", Star Trek 's first-ever musical , and they're launching an exciting new musical collaboration beyond Star Trek . Check out the images, including a pic of Christina's adorable pup Runa Ewok (@runa_ewok) below:

Chrisina Chong, Jess Bush, Celia Rose Gooding, and Melissa Navia are working with award-winning music producer Jim Anderson (@its_an_easy_life) on "Space Girlz," and there's a glimpse of their collaboration ( which also includes Ethan Peck ) on Anderson's Instagram reel, which you can see below:

Screen Rant interviews Star Trek: Strange New Worlds star Christina Chong about her new EP, "Twin Flames," and the personal stories behind her music.

Singing Is Now Part Of Star Trek: Strange New Worlds On & Off-Screen

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A Star Trek musical episode was a fanciful dream of Christina Chong and other members of Strange New Worlds ' cast - and then it came true. With director Dermot Downs and composers Kay Hanley and Tom Polce from Letters to Cleo, the cast of Strange New Worlds proved their musical theater chops and delivered a first-ever Star Trek c lassic. "Subspace Rhapsody's" soundtrack even topped the Apple Music streaming charts. And it was clear that Strange New Worlds ' cast still wanted to perform music together, even musing about taking Star Trek 's musical to Broadway .

Hopefully, "Space Girlz" releases soon.

With Star Trek: Strange New Worlds season 3 wrapping production, the cast and crew will go on hiatus before reuniting to promote season 3 and begin production on Strange New Worlds season 4 at some point in the near future. For Christina Chong, downtime from filming Star Trek means continuing her burgeoning music career. But "Space Girlz" seems like a fun redux for Star Trek: Strange New Worlds cast mates Christina Chonhg, Celia Rose Gooding, Melissa Navia, and Jess Bush, who get to sing out of character as themselves. Hopefully, "Space Girlz" releases soon.

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'Star Trek: Discovery' ends as an underappreciated TV pioneer

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First, an admission: Though this column will offer a lot of discussion and defense of Star Trek: Discovery as a pivotal show, it won’t spend much time talking up the series’ current, final season or its finale episode, “Life, Itself,” dropping Thursday on Paramount+.

That’s because, for this critic, the last few seasons of Discovery have been a bit bogged down by the stuff that has always made it a tough sell as a Trek series: overly ambitious, serialized storylines that aren’t compelling; new characters and environments that don’t impress; plot twists which can be maddening in their lack of logic; big storytelling swings which can be confusing and predictable at once.

The show’s finale features the culmination of a sprawling scavenger hunt which found the crew of the starship Discovery bounding all over the place, searching for clues leading to a powerful technology pioneered by an alien race which created humanoid life throughout the galaxy. Their goal was to grab the technology before another race, ruthless and aggressive, could beat them to it, laying waste to everything.

It's no spoiler to reveal that Discovery ’s heroes avoid that nightmarish scenario, wrapping its fifth and final season with a conclusion centered on Sonequa Martin-Green’s ever-resourceful Capt. Michael Burnham and fond resolutions for a multitude of supporting characters (there’s even a space wedding!)

Still, this good-enough ending belies Discovery ’s status as a pioneering show which helped Paramount+ build a new vision for Star Trek in modern television – breaking ground that more creatively successful series like Star Trek: Picard and Star Trek: Strange New Worlds would follow years later.

And it all began with a singular character: Michael Burnham.

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Discovery debuted in 2017 on CBS All Access — the streaming service which would become Paramount+ — facing a serious challenge.

As the first new Trek series in a dozen years, it had to chart a path which offered a new vision of the franchise without going too far — carving out a new corner in the universe of Capt. Kirk and Mr. Spock not long after the release of Star Trek Beyond , the third feature film produced by J. J. Abrams featuring rebooted versions of those classic characters.

Producers set Discovery ’s story 10 years before the days of Kirk and Spock (originally depicted on NBC for three seasons starting way back in 1966). The new series wouldn’t be centered on a starship captain, but its second in command: Burnham, a Black woman who also happened to be the hitherto unknown adopted daughter of Vulcan ambassador Sarek, Spock’s father (she would get promoted to captain of Discovery much later).

A Black human woman who was raised among the emotionally controlling, super-intellectual Vulcans? Who Trek fans had never heard of over nearly 60 years? Before I actually saw any episodes, my own feelings ranged from cautiously intrigued to cynically pessimistic.

But then I saw the first episode, which had an amazing early scene: Martin-Green as Burnham and Michelle Yeoh as Discovery Capt. Philippa Georgiou walking across an alien planet – two women of color marking the first step forward for Star Trek on a new platform.

People once sidelined in typical science fiction stories were now centerstage — a thrilling, historic moment.

 Michelle Yeoh as Captain Philippa Georgiou and Sonequa Martin-Green as First Officer Michael Burnham in the very first episode of <em>Star Trek: Discovery. </em>

And it got better from there. Back in the day, Trek writers often felt hamstrung by creator Gene Roddenberry’s insistence that, in the future depicted by the show, humans were beyond social ills like greed, prejudice, sexism, war, money and personal friction. The writers chafed, wondering: How in the world do you build compelling stories on a starship where interpersonal human conflict doesn’t exist?

But Discovery found a workaround, putting Burnham in a position where logic led her to mutiny against her captain, attempting a strategy which ultimately failed — leaving humans in open combat with the legendarily warlike Klingons. Discovery also featured a long storyline which played out over an entire season, unlike many earlier Trek shows which tried to offer a new adventure every week.

The show’s first season had plenty of action, with Harry Potter alum Jason Isaacs emerging as a compelling and unique starship captain (saying more would be a spoiler; log onto Paramount+ and check out the first season). Fans saw a new vision for Trek technology, leveraging sleek, visceral special effects and action sequences worthy of a big budget movie, with design elements cribbed from several of the franchise’s films.

Later in its run, Discovery would debut Ethan Peck as Spock and Anson Mount as Christopher Pike, classic Trek characters who eventually got their own acclaimed series in Strange New Worlds . So far, five other Trek series have emerged on Paramount+ from ideas initially incubated on Discovery – including a critically acclaimed season of Picard which reunited the cast of Star Trek: The Next Generation .

Not bad for a series one TV critic eventually called among “the worst in the [ Trek ] franchise’s history.”

Discovery’s unappreciated legacy

Unfortunately, Discovery has taken some turns which didn’t work out quite so well. At the end of Discovery ’s second season, the starship jumped ahead in time nine centuries – perhaps to remove it from Strange New World ’s timeline? – placing it in an environment only distantly connected to classic Trek .

And while Discovery initially seemed cautious about referencing classic Trek in its stories, later series like Strange New Worlds and Picard learned the value of diving into the near-60-year-old franchise’s legacy – regularly tapping the show’s longtime appeal, rather than twisting into knots to avoid it.

There are likely fans of Discovery who would disagree with this analysis. But I think it helps explain why the series has never quite gotten its due in the world of Star Trek , initially shaded by skeptical fans and later overshadowed by more beloved products.

Now is the perfect time to pay tribute to a show which actually accomplished quite a lot – helping prove that Roddenberry’s brainchild still has a lot of narrative juice left in the 21st Century.

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The 'Star Trek: Discovery' series finale is a mixed bag (review)

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Warning: Spoilers ahead for "Star Trek: Discovery" season 5, episode 10

Here we are, six years, eight months and six days later, and, to paraphrase a well-known " Star Trek " alum, Oh my, the world has drastically changed during that time. And so has "Star Trek." You may remember that, way back on Nov. 2, 2015, news trickled out that CBS was going to reboot "Star Trek" in some way, shape or form, giving producers a year or so to put something together before the show's 50th anniversary in September 2016. A perfect promotional opportunity.

Nicholas Meyer was originally attached to the project before he was ousted. Then Gretchen Berg and Aaron Harberts were fired before Bryan Fuller left the project, ultimately leaving everything in the hands of Alex Kurtzman. And he has taken something of a back seat in recent seasons, leaving the showrunning duties to Michelle Paradise.

The first episode of the first season, entitled "The Vulcan Hello," aired on Sept. 24, 2016 and showed massive potential. However, the concept of focusing the show not on the captain of the USS Discovery NCC-1031, but on the first officer instead, proved difficult to maintain. Consequently, over time we've ended up where we are now — lost somewhere ludicrously far forward in time where transporters have replaced stairs and you can just beam into new uniforms.

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Over the last seven and a half years, it's been a  very  mixed bag; there were  inspired episodes ,  missed opportunities , truly  bizarre stories , some  blatant plagiarism  and even a nod  to Scooby-Doo . Despite some  very good  standalone episodes, the show has steadily declined in the quality of story writing. That's not to say the performances have been bad at all; in fact, "Discovery" has some of the finest talent in television. What has let them all down is ultimately the decisions made by the showrunner, or whoever it is who oversees the writing.

Despite a strong start, it soon became clear that, as "Star Wars" has a Skywalker problem, "Star Trek" suffered from a similar Enterprise problem. It was incapable of letting go. For some ridiculous reason, Michael Burnham (Sonequa Martin-Green) had  to be related to Spock, and we had to actually have the USS Enterprise show up. It's much less work to draw on a deep well of existing character history than actually write anything new, you see. Maybe studio executives have an even shorter attention span than viewers?

Now, while that's spawned " Strange New Worlds " — which is the best of  NuTrek so far, by far— it would've been nice to have had a show, still set less than three centuries from now, with   new   characters and minimal reference to any other longstanding "Star Trek" shows. Kurtzman's decision to fling the series 1,100 years into the future at the end of season two to "free it from the constraints of existing canon" was an effort to recover from this, but the damage had already been done.

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However, bringing "Star Trek" back onto the small screen has had an undeniably positive effect on television science fiction. The fact that CBS All Access, later Paramount Plus, was investing so heavily in it undoubtedly influenced Amazon with its decision to save "The Expanse" in August 2018. Plus, in November 2017, Disney announced it was going to put a live action "Star Wars" spinoff show on our humble TV screens, and, exactly two years later, we got " The Mandalorian ." And let's not forget " The Orville ," which also arrived on our screens in September 2017.

"Discovery" helped pave the way for a renaissance in television science fiction and for that, we are eternally thankful, but ... we won't be even remotely sad to say goodbye to black alerts, that damn spore drive, smartmatter, excessive flamebursts, detached nacelles, Georgiou's smug sniggers, Burnham's Bottom Lip™ and those crazy, cavernous turbolift spaces .

For the finale, though, we're treated to a whopping 90-minute installment, written by Michelle Paradise, so you have some idea of what's coming. And to be perfectly honest, this episode drags. Paradise always favors super-fluffy storylines that leave you with a cheese-overload aftertaste, and we've never seen evidence to suggest that she has any range beyond this. So, that's what you can expect, and that's exactly what is delivered — a cookie cutter-style finale that's mostly disappointing.

Malinne "Moll" Ravel (Eve Harlow) has just become annoying now, and the side plot threads, like that of Dr. Hugh Culber (Wilson Cruz), feel forced and hastily tacked on. And ultimately, you're left thinking that this finale is just like all the others we've seen in seasons three, four and now five. For the end-of-series climax, could it not have been something slightly different? Extremely unlikely with Paradise running this show. Also, what actually was the Progenitor tech? A galaxy-sized MacGuffin? Yes. Again.

Yes, there is a link to the "Short Trek" installment " Calypso ," but in order for it to directly correspond, we see the USS Discovery being reverse-engineered to its former 23rd century state, complete with a removed "A" from the hull registry and reattached warp nacelles. Oh, and it turns out that Kovich (David Cronenberg) is Daniels, a temporal agent played by Matt Winston and first introduced in the "Enterprise" episode "Cold Front" S01, E11, with seven more appearances in the thoroughly enjoyable temporal story thread. So, that's nice.

The fact that Burnham becomes an admiral and works for Starfleet Intelligence now, along with everything we've just mentioned above was absolutely, unquestionably added to help link this episode, show and characters with the Section 31 television movie that's being made starring Michelle Yeoh. Moreover, the same was done to help tie in with the new Starfleet Academy series that quite obviously is being set in the 32nd century.

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As she set off to fulfill Discovery's destiny with Zora, it might have been nice to see Burnham locate and gently rub the small metal burr under the captain’s chair’s left armrest that Captain Georgiou had practically rubbed smooth, as was explained to Lt. Sylvia Tilly (Mary Wiseman) in the episode " Su'Kal " (S03, E11) — but evidently no one thought of that.

The fifth and final season of "Star Trek: Discovery," and every other episode of every " Star Trek " show — with the exception of "Star Trek: Prodigy" — currently streams exclusively on Paramount Plus in the US, while "Prodigy" has found a new home  on Netflix .

Internationally, the shows are available on  Paramount Plus  in Australia, Latin America, the UK and South Korea, as well as on Pluto TV in Austria, France, Germany, Italy, Spain and Switzerland on the Pluto TV Sci-Fi channel. They also stream on Paramount Plus in Italy, France, Germany, Switzerland and Austria. In Canada, they air on Bell Media's CTV Sci-Fi Channel and stream on Crave.

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“That Was a Really Hard Episode to Film” Blu del Barrio Talks About Their Star Trek: Discovery Journey

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Throughout Star Trek: Discovery's entire five-season run, many characters found their purpose serving Starfleet on the USS Discovery, but none perhaps more than Adira Tal (Blu del Barrio). Bonded to a Trill symbiont , Adira rose through the ranks of the starship's engineering department to become a vital crew member who nobly placed themselves in harm's way in the show’s fifth and final season. This came into play as the USS Discovery took on the Breen in a galaxy-spanning race to obtain the ancient Progenitor technology that could potentially reshape all life in the cosmos.

In an exclusive interview with CBR, Star Trek: Discovery star Blu del Barrio reflects on Adira's growth as an increasingly prominent part of the USS Discovery crew, talks about becoming an active participant in the fifth season's increased emphasis on action sequences, and reveals what they are most proud of in getting to add to the growing Star Trek mythos.

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CBR: A recurring thing for Adira this season is the rest of the crew recognizing how far they've come on the USS Discovery and being vital in helping with missions. How has Adira's journey mirrored your own as an actor in this series?

Blu del Barrio: My experience on that set and Adira's journey from Seasons 3 through 5 are very mirrored in so many ways. I don't think I'm going to have an experience quite like this one ever again where so much relates back to my real life. I think it did turn into that, I felt so much more of a part of the family by the time we were doing Season 5. I felt much more solidified in my place on that set and cast. I think Adira felt the same in terms of being part of that crew. I think Season 5 is their moment to feel like "I am a part of this crew. I am needed, valued and respected." [ laughs ]

The penultimate episode of the series is directed by Jonathan Frakes , who has been a part of the series since the beginning and constant Star Trek figure. What is a Jonathan Frakes set like?

It's my favorite kind of set. He is one of my favorites, if not my favorite director that I've ever worked with, because of how much values a set being a fun place for everybody, because that's not usually a priority for a lot of directors – not intentionally, they just have a lot of weight on their shoulders, and they're leading the charge of this massive thing. Sets are very stressful environments, but Jonathan somehow hides all the intricacies and stress somewhere else in his brain. He doesn't bring it to the forefront for us to see it, envelop it and have it affect us and our performances. Instead, all we see is a kid on a playground or a kid you've just given a giant truckload of candy to. He's just so playful and energetic the entire day, poking fun with everybody, cracking jokes with everybody around him and, within that, somehow also gets exactly the performances that he wants out of us. He's like a magician. I love directors who are also actors or doing both at the same time because they get it so much. He is one of those people who just gets it and knows exactly what to tell you when he tells you it. He's my favorite person to work with.

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Whereas a lot of Star Trek: Discovery Season 4 was set on the ship, Season 5 is much more action-packed. How was it getting to take Adira into these big action sequences, like the heist in Episode 9?

It was really fun and something that I was hoping for Adira, to be a part of any combat or action sequences like that, because I love them so much. I come from a theater background and did too much stage combat and I love it so much. Even as awkward and endearing as Adira can be, I was hoping that they could get to do it at some point. Getting to do it with Patrick Kwok-Choon was so fun.

How was it having scenes with Sylvia Tilly and the other characters as they compliment Adira on how far they've come this season?

It was really nice to have all the characters to check in this season in that way for a lot of reasons. With Mary [Wiseman] especially , I really wanted a relationship between Adira and Tilly from the beginning. I really hoped that would happen. The relationship that we end up with in Season 5 is better than I could've wished for. I have so much fun playing off Mary, and we have so much fun playing off of each other. Those scenes with each other were loads of fun, and we were often allowed to improvise a little, and they were fun and funny to film. In terms of everyone checking in with Adira this season, even though we didn't know this was our last season while filming, I keep saying to people that I'm happy where Adira leaves off this season, mainly because of that. Somehow, I got lucky that, in this season, everybody tells me "You seem to be doing really well." That is true for Adira and, having that where we leave them off, is such a beautiful thing for me, and it makes me very happy.

Elias Toufexis Calls Star Trek: Discovery's L'ak 'A Dream Come True'

In an interview with CBR, Star Trek: Discovery actor Elias Toufexis details the tragic last stand of Season 5's major recurring antagonist L'ak.

One of your strongest episodes in the series is the third episode in Season 5 , with the focus on the Trill and the bittersweet scene between Adira and Gray. How was it working with Ian Alexander on that scene?

That was a really hard episode to film. I think both me and Ian were really sad, but I'm also really happy with the way that it was written, the way that conversation went and the way that we did it because there is such a thing as a mutual breakup like that, that is mutually beneficial, especially when we're so young and both starting on paths that are very different and difficult to maintain a romantic relationship amidst what they are both doing and want to pursue. I definitely see hope for them in the future, maybe if they're older, but it makes sense. I'm just happy we went in a way that wasn't big and dramatic. It was very reasonable and mature, because I think they both are. That came through the most to me, not in the breakup, but in the scene later when they're both talking on the phone just for a minute and the fact that they still talk to each other and want to maintain that friendship, because they have a very deep relationship, period, as individuals. I'm just very happy with the way that we did that.

Do you remember getting the call to film the additional scenes to provide Star Trek: Discovery with a series coda? How did it feel to get that opportunity?

I just remember being so happy that I would get to go back and see everyone. I don't even think I was thinking about what we were going to portray, because we didn't get the script until we were up there for the last few days. I was only thinking about how happy I was to see everybody again. I just subconsciously hope that will translate into whatever we were filming in those last few scenes, which I think it did. I think a lot of us felt the same way, that energy of getting to see everyone, have closure, sit together, hold hands and be with each other. That energy is what we wanted to translate, and I'm very grateful that we got to do it at all.

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Blu, in getting to be a part of the Star Trek franchise as it nears its 60th anniversary, what are you most proud of contributing to it across three seasons of Star Trek: Discovery ?

It sounds like the easy and obvious answer, but it is the genuine answer, and it has been for me through this whole thing – I am most proud of the trans representation that me and Ian provided on this show. I desperately needed this as a kid. I desperately needed some sort of validation and a way to validate myself and my experience because nobody else around me was doing that. If I had something like this on TV when I was a kid, I probably would've stayed out and not gone back in the closet. I know it's the same for a lot of people and that's what I'm most proud of.

Created by Bryan Fuller and Alex Kurtzman, all five seasons of Star Trek: Discovery are available to stream on Paramount+.

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