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The first Star Trek Beyond reactions are in and they are out of this world

(Image credit: Paramount)

Star Trek Beyond (opens in new tab) is out next week on the 22nd, but the first screenings are happening right now and so far the reaction has been very good indeed. 

Overall most people seem to be praising it's authenticity to the source material, emotional content and Sofia Boutella's Jaylah is also apparently a highlight. 'Better then the last one' is another popular sentiment but let's not dwell on that  in case we make Benedict Cumberbatch sad. 

Overall the feeling from fans seems to be something like this: 

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Directed by Justin Lin and starring Idris Elba, Chris Pine, Simon Pegg, Zachary Quinto, and Zoe Saldana, Star Trek Beyond will hit theaters in the US and UK on July 22, 2016.

Image: Paramount

Leon Hurley
Leon Hurley

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