This is so beautiful! Zachary Quinto has come out saying that Rihanna is helping the cast of ‘Star Trek Beyond’ work through their emotions over the death of co-star Anton Yelchin. Read on to find out what the singer did to ease their pain!
The cast of Star Trek Beyond is still suffering over the loss of their friend and co-star Anton Yelchin, who tragically died on June 19 in a freak car accident. But Zachary Quinto, 39, one of the film’s stars, has revealed that singer Rihanna, 28, has actually been a large part of their healing process. Read on after the jump to find out what the artist has done to make things easier on his friends during this hard time.
Zachary revealed that the Star Trek Beyond stars are grateful for RiRi’s powerful new single “Sledgehammer,” which is set to be the theme song for the upcoming sci-fi film. “After such an unimaginably sad week for our star trek family – @badgalriri brings some light into the darkness,” he captioned an Instagram post on June 27. That’s so incredibly touching to think that the singer’s music is getting the group through an unimaginably rough time.
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“Sledgehammer,” was written by Rihanna and Sia, 40, was released on June 27 and is also the first single from the Star Trek Beyond soundtrack. “As a Star Trek fan, I am honored to have the theme song for the new @StarTrekMovie!” the singer captioned her Instagram photo of the single’s galactic-themed cover the day it dropped.
Anton’s fellow cast member, Zoe Saldana, 38, also showed her appreciation to RiRi for the song that is helping heal her wounds as well. “Thank you @badgalriri, for a beautiful song during one of the most difficult times for our StarTrek family,” she captioned an Instagram video of the Star Trek Beyond theatrical trailer. “We know Anton would be proud.”
Wow, how amazing is it that one song is touching the hearts of Anton’s friends so much? We totally understand the power of music and “Sledgehammer” is a beautiful song that serves as a perfect way to honor the late actor.
HollywoodLifers, what do you think of the powerful ballad and how it is helping Anton’s co-stars cope with his death?