On Friday, Paramount nailed down a Trek celebration on the studio lot in Los Angeles, CA. The event was attended by the producer of Star Trek Beyond - J.J. Abrams, and the Taiwanese American film director - Justin Lin. Also present at the forthcoming science fiction action film event were Chris Pine, Zachary Quinto and Karl Urban. Of course, numbers of die-hard Trekkers were also spotted.

Yahoo reported that Star Trek Beyond event served multiple purposes. First, to increase the volume of the franchise's 50th anniversary festivities, for the intensive promotion of the upcoming Star Trek Beyond - that includes the launching of the new movie trailer, and to dedicate a street on the studio lot to the late American actor and film director - Leonard Nimoy.

The event was also geared up to give the fans a formal promise that the Star Trek family will always be there for them. Part of the Trek celebration was to give fans free posters, T-shirts, Spock ears, Tribbles, and tickets to the world premiere.

However, as stated by WIRED, during the event, J.J. Abrams stated about the fate of Axanar -  a fan-backed movie that was set about two decades before Chris Pine's Kirk joined Starfleet. But, after the production gained more than $1 million from Kickstarter and Indiegogo fundraisers, Paramount terminated the project as a justification for copyright infringement.

J.J. Abrams stated, "A few months back there was a fan movie, Axanar, that was getting made and there was a big lawsuit that happened between the studio and these fans, and Justin-and I need to tell this matter for the reason that he probably wouldn't-was sort of outraged by this as a longtime fan. We started talking about it and realized this was not a suitable way to deal with the fans. The fans should be celebrating this thing.... Star Trek fans are all part of this world. So he went to the studio and pushed them to stop this lawsuit, and now, within the next few weeks, it will be announced this is going away, and that fans would be able to work on their project."