‘Star Trek Beyond’ releases Rihanna ‘Sledgehammer’ trailer

Rihanna - Star Trek Beyond - Sledgehammer

Paramount Pictures Australia told us to “Get ready to go beyond with Rihanna,” teasing the use of the superstar’s song “Sledgehammer.” Now we have that trailer. The one and only Rihanna joins the Star Trek family by providing her musical talents for the highly anticipated STAR TREK BEYOND. The song titled “Sledgehammer” features in a brand new trailer, with a mixture of old and new footage for the forthcoming film.

A tease was shown on Rihanna’s Facebook page, with the image below sent around by Paramount.

Rihanna - Star Trek Beyond - Sledgehammer

STAR TREK BEYOND is next instalment in the globally popular Star Trek franchise, created by Gene Roddenberry and reintroduced by J.J. Abrams in 2009, returns with director Justin Lin (The Fast and the Furious franchise) at the helm of this epic voyage of the U.S.S. Enterprise and her intrepid crew.  In STAR TREK BEYOND, the Enterprise crew explores the furthest reaches of uncharted space, where they encounter a mysterious new enemy who puts them and everything the Federation stands for to the test. It stars returning cast Chris Pine, Zachary Quinto, Zoe Saldana, Simon Pegg, Idris Elba, Karl Urban and new addition, Sofia Boutella.

STAR TREK BEYOND hits cinemas in Australia on 21 July 2016 from Paramount Pictures.