A really sad news today is that Anton Yelchin who played the role of Chavok in Star Trek movies lost his life in a fatal car accident when he was going for rehearsal. The 27 years old actor did some fine movies including Green Room.
Just 3 years ago we lost Paul Walker in a car crash. That was such a painful moment and after that day everything changed. Now we have lost another star in Anton Yelchin who lost his life because of a car crash.
Whole world has gone teary eyed since this news was confirmed by LAPD. They confirmed the fatal accident in Studio City happened around 1 AM when the actor was going for rehearsal and when his friends didn’t receive him they went to his house where they found him all blooded and dead.
Anton had three movies to come including Star Trek Beyond which is releasing this July and Rememory, We Don’t Belong Here. Other than that he was also signed for Mr Mercedes.
Paramount Pictures (Star Trek series) also released an official statement on the death of their star Anton, they said –
All of us at Paramount join the world in mourning the untimely passing of Anton Yelchin. As a member of the Star Trek family, he was beloved by so many and he will be missed by all. We share our deepest condolences with his mother, father and family.
Even twitter got flooded with tweets about the Star Trek star. Some of the tweets are below –
Anton Yelchin was one of my best friends. Can’t say anything that conveys what this feels like
— Kat Dennings (@OfficialKat) June 19, 2016
— Bad Robot (@bad_robot) June 19, 2016
Oh, Anton. Such a dedicated, generous and hyper-smart young man. So grateful for the time we shared, destroyed he left so soon.
— Jeremy Saulnier (@saulnier_jeremy) June 19, 2016
Devastated to hear about the brilliant Anton Yelchin. He was thoughtful, kind, and gifted. My thoughts and prayers are with his family.
— Chris Evans (@ChrisEvans) June 19, 2016
And on Instagram, Zachary Quinto posted –
our dear friend. our comrade. our anton. one of the most open and intellectually curious people i have ever had the pleasure to know. so enormously talented and generous of heart. wise beyond his years. and gone before his time. all love and strength to his family at this impossible time of grief.
A photo posted by Zachary Quinto (@zacharyquinto) on
We will always miss you Alton Yelchin. You were a great soul and a great artist.
RIP ANTON YELCHIN (11 Mar, 1989 – 19 July, 2016)