‘Star Trek’ Starts New Mission With Capt. Dauman’s Fate in Doubt

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Philippe Dauman.

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Paramount Pictures chose an apt location for the premiere of “Star Trek Beyond.” The latest installment of the outer space franchise launches Wednesday at San Diego’s Comic-Con International, the annual conclave for comic book lovers.

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