Remember when that video was released with Star Wars: The Force Awakens director J.J. Abrams standing in front of a full-size X-wing to announce a contest for charity in which the winner would score a walk-on role in the movie? Well, those of you who prefer the Star Trek universe now have the same opportunity.
It’s been announced that a similar contest is now live that will lead to someone winning a walk-on role in the upcoming Star Trek Beyond, the rebooted movie franchise’s trilogy-maker. Better yet, those who don’t win the big prize can still win a set visit. The contest is done in a crowdfunding style, where you obtain entries in the contest by purchasing perks, which is a big plus. Instead of blindly throwing $10 in and hoping you win, $10 gets you a digital badge and 100 chances to win. $50 gets you a digital thank you video from the cast and crew of the movie and 500 entries. $10,000 to $15,000 gets you props from the three most recent Trek movies and 100,000 to 150,000 entries. But good luck competing with the person who drops $100,000 for a replica captain’s chair and 1,000,000 entries.
You can get all the details about the contest below, and also watch a video of the cast (Chris Pine, Simon Pegg, Zoe Saldana, John Cho, Zachary Quinto, Karl Urban, Anton Yelchin, and newcomer Idris Elba) announcing the contest, which, by the way, ends with a little dance party.
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