FILE - In this June 11, 2015, file photo, Anton Yelchin arrives at a special screening of "Burying the Ex" held at Grauman's Egyptian Theatre in Los Angeles. Yelchin, a charismatic and rising actor best known for playing Chekov in the new 'Star Trek' films, has died at the age of 27. (Image credit: AP)

'Star Trek' actor Anton Yelchin dies in freak car accident

Actor was in Dubai last year to film next installment in the franchise, which releases next month

In an outpouring of grief, friends and celebrity co-workers paid emotional tributes to actor Anton Yelchin, who was killed in a freak accident on Sunday.

The ‘Star Trek’ actor, who was in Dubai last year for the filming of the next installment of the sci-fi franchise, was killed when his car rolled backward down his driveway and pinned him against a brick mailbox pillar and a security fence at his home in Studio City. Read more...