Anton Yelchin 27, has passed away in what has been described has a freak accident.
According to police reports, the Star Trek actor was found pinned between his car and a brick mailbox.
From the broadcast of these news, colleagues, friends and many others from the Hollywood scene have taken to social media to mourn Yelchins untimely departure.
Paramount, the studio behind Star Trek has released the following statement:
“All of us at Paramount join the world in morning the untimely passing of Antony Yelchin. As a member of the Star Trek family, he was beloved by so many and he will missed by all. We share our deepest condolences with his mother, father and family.”
Co-Star Zachary Quinto also had a kind word to his colleague and friend:
“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.”
Anton Yelchin was born in 1989 to Irina Korina and Victor Yelchin. He emigrated to the United States only with six months old and has made his screen debut when he was 10 in an episode of ER.
We at MovieWirez send our love and condolences to Anton’s family and friends.