Celebrities, cast of ‘Star Trek’ pay tribute to actor Anton Yelchin

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Celebrities, cast of ‘Star Trek’ pay tribute to actor Anton Yelchin

The cast and crew of Star Trek paid tribute to “Pavel Chekov,” Anton Yelchin, who died Sunday, June 19, in a car accident. JJ Abrams, who directed the first 2 installments of the Star Trek film, wrote on Twitter, “You were brilliant. You were kind. You were funny as hell, and supremely talented.” The cast and crew said in a statement: “We loved Anton, at work or at play. We are all shocked and numb and devastated by the world’s loss of an extraordinary young man.” It was signed, “His Star Trek family.” Star Trek cast members Zachary Quinto, Zoe Saldana, John Cho, and Karl Urban and director Justin Lin also expressed grief via social media.

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