Most recently known for his role as Chekov in JJ Abrams’ re-imagined “Star Trek” movie franchise, actor Anton Yelchin as passed away at the age of 27. Sources report that he died due to a car crash outside of his home in Los Angeles early Sunday morning. The LA County Coroner’s Office reports “no suspicious circumstances involved”.
Social media is a major buzz as fans to fellow actors mourn for yet another young talent lost to soon. The latest installment, Star Trek: Beyond, is set to come out later this summer.
Our thoughts go out to the Yelchin family.