Star Trek 3 Peggs a New Writer – Can He Change the Laws of Threequels?


In what may be the first bit of unequivocal good news to befall Not The Search for Spock, Simon Pegg has been announced as cowriter on the script, alongside the lesser-known Doug Jung. My personal favorite original Trek movie is IV, in large part because it has a lot of humor that is nonetheless in-character and doesn’t go so far that it undermines the premise, as part V did. Having rewatched the Cornetto trilogy again recently, I think Pegg might be the right guy to capture that, if anybody is.

Will Scotty be a miracle worker and get the ship out of danger? He’s done it before…