Chris Pine and Chris Hemsworth will longer be starring in Star Trek 4.
The two actors were in negotiations to star in the sequel but talks between the two actors and the companies making the new installment, Paramount Pictures and Skydance Media, have fallen apart, with both sides walking away from the table.
Deals for the other Trek veterans, including Zoe Saldana, Zachary Quinto, Karl Urban, Simon Pegg and John Cho, are expected to close soon.
Pine was due to reprise his role as iconic sci-fi hero Captain Kirk, which he has inhabited for three movies, while Hemsworth was to have played his father in a time-traveling adventure. (Hemsworth played the role in the prologue in the 2009 movie that rebooted the franchise.)
The deal points came down to the usual suspect: money. Pine and Hemsworth, among Hollywood’s A-list when starring in DC or Marvel movies, are said to be asking the studios…
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