(Star Trek Beyond), "I am Jaylah. : Star Trek Beyond also doesn't give a sense of the timeline between Jaylah's escape and Krall's attack on the Enterprise. During a press conference for Star Trek Beyond, actor and screenwriter Simon Pegg … But just what kind of alien is Jaylah? There are a lot of rules. For years, she lived in the crashed hulk of the starship USS Franklin on the planet Altamid. | "Then they took me to the make-up trailer and said, 'This is what you're going to look like.' She sure know how to throw out the welcome mat. However, T'Laan determined that it was the Tellarite ambassador Kintro who killed Joltair. The organization meanwhile also confirmed Dubai was to be used as a filming location for Star Trek Beyond, in October 2015. But it's possible that her engineering talents are in part learned from a strong technical tradition and the rest developed in practice and out of necessity. At a signal from Kirk, Jaylah threw herself and Manas off of the roof, moments before Kirk caught her, resulting in them beaming back to the Franklin together. And I was like, 'Holy shit.'" (Empire, issue 326, p. 76), Boutella approved of the role, not only because she thought being in Star Trek would be "a great opportunity" for her but also thanks to Jaylah's newness. I'm afraid so. (TOS - Boldly Go comic: "Issue 5"; TOS movie: Star Trek Beyond), In 2263, she came across Lieutenant commander Montgomery Scott, who had recently escaped the crash of the USS Enterprise and was inspecting a escape pod, and saved him from a pair of rival scavengers. After all, she's already been accepted to Starfleet Academy. She shares their wanderlust. Rank: There, she attended Scotty's lecture on safety protocol aboard Constitution-class starships. In an interview with SFX magazine (as reported by MoviePilot.com), co-writer and Scotty actor Simon Pegg announced that Star Trek Beyond would feature 50 new types of aliens (including Jaylah) in honor of Star Trek's 50 year anniversary. "This is not a CG-created character; I spent four hours in make-up every morning," she noted. The email will only be created once you click on the "Send Email" button. (Star Trek Magazine Movie Special 2016, p. 81) Sanja Hays concurred about the character's design, "I think that's probably one of the most successful we've done, Joel Harlow and myself." Rank and ceremony meant little to Jaylah, as her free spirit permitted her words and actions to flow in an uninhibited fashion. In 2263, Jaylah helped the crew of the USS Enterprise, after it was destroyed, to fight and defeat Krall, leaving Altamid in the process. Don't listen to them all. Using a transporter aboard the Franklin, Jaylah and her new allies then managed to bring Spock and Leonard "Bones" McCoy to them. Jaylah However, she was annoyed to hear she would have to wear a uniform if she chose to attend the institution. When Jaylah succumbed to the Hive mind, she shed a single tear for the friends she would be forced to hunt. Star Trek Beyond's Jaylah, the staff-wielding and tech-savvy alien portrayed by Sofia Boutella, proved to be a popular addition to the franchise and inspired numerous cosplayers and fan artists to render their own interpretations of the character.Many viewers identified with Jaylah's disposition and conduct, sympathizing with her nature on a personal level. , As Boutella had expected, the process of inventing Jaylah turned out to be delightful for her. (SFX, issue 276, p. 49), Jaylah actress Sofia Boutella receiving direction from Justin Lin, The casting choice of Sofia Boutella influenced the depiction of Jaylah to an extraordinary extent. She then allowed Kirk and his crew to take the Franklin to stop Krall's attack on Yorktown station. One must appreciate the simple pleasures in life when marooned in solitary on a distant world. (TOS movie: Star Trek Beyond), Jaylah, despite her hesitation, then helped Kirk in rescuing what remained of the crew from Krall's base. But I would reckon at least several months, considering the work she managed to complete on a long-abandoned, ancient Starfleet ship. Insignia: As the Franklin barreled through Starbase Yorktown's shielded space doors, Jaylah understandably expressed displeasure over the damage done to her house. The combination of those skills and Jaylah's bravery made quite the impression on Captain Kirk, who took the drastic step of securing entry to Starfleet Academy for the alien woman. Soon after, Jaylah was assimilated by the Borg Collective. When Simon Pegg and Doug Jung were writing the film, they took inspiration for depicting Jaylah from Ree Dolly, Jennifer Lawrence's character in the film Winter's Bone. (Star Trek Magazine Movie Special 2016, p. 81) "The black lines were done sculpturally [on a pretty thin forehead appliance]," Joel Harlow remembered. (TOS video game: Fleet Command). She's been living off the land ever since. (Star Trek Magazine Movie Special 2016, p. 81) There were, though, multiple goals that drove the process of designing Jaylah's make-up and costumes. Representing ridges near Jaylah's eyes, the prosthetics stretched from the actress' nose to her forehead. Jaylah aided Scott in setting up the signal and chose the song "Sabotage" for them to use. (Star Trek Magazine Movie Special 2016, p. 70), Jaylah's fighting style is dance-like because Sofia Boutella trained as a dancer. Star Trek Beyond (2016) Sofia Boutella as Jaylah. Are you protective of your favorite possessions? CGI kann zeigen, was State of the Art ist. Perhaps Jaylah's most-defining trait was a knack for inventive solutions, which permeated her storyline in Star Trek Beyond. "Come now, Montgomery Scotty. "I do not know what is a welcome mat. [after being teleported while in the middle of a leap and landing with a thud on the transporter pad] How to Make Your Perfect Star Trek Day Playlist, Star Trek Beyond Teaches Us How to Make Quarantine Bearable, WATCH: Script to Screen - Star Trek Beyond, Star Trek Fleet Command Previews Newest 'Star Trek Beyond' Expansion. She also learned how to speak English from the ship's records. Jaylah's song selections may not be your cup of tea, but the exhilaration and stress relief that accompany such artistic expressions transcends musical styles. CBS Entertainment | This site and its contents ® & © 2020 CBS Studios Inc. © 2020 CBS Television Distribution and CBS Interactive Inc. All Rights Reserved. Joel Harlow was proud of Jaylah's appearance, remarking, "I think the white and black lines of her make-up, combined with the ribbing on her hair gives her a completely unforgettable look." yellow Jaylah Now three-deep, the current theatrical Star Trek reboot series has the luxury of an established story and characters. Though Jaylah speaks about her family, she does not reveal the name of her race or her planet of origin to "Montgomery Scotty" or any other member of the Enterprise crew.  That shortened form was suggested as a joke but caught on, before the name ultimately changed to "Jaylah". My edge is still not off. "Sonya Hayes, the costume designer, had the idea of raising the ridges between the black lines, which made it all work. This combination gave an overall impression of white because the adjacent black lines were colorized with an absolute shade of black. Jaylah and her family quickly realized that people were routinely taken from Krall's holding cells and killed, so they decided to attempt escape. Jaylah and Scott monitor Kirk at Yorktown Headquarters, After witnessing Krall launching his Swarm ships, Jaylah aided the Enterprise crew in repairing the Franklin for takeoff. 148, pp. (Star Trek Magazine Movie Special 2016, p. 72), In Simon Pegg's opinion, Sofia Boutella was successful as Jaylah; he called the actress "a golden addition to this group," referring to the film's principal cast. And with her resourcefulness, technical know-how, and practical combat experience, Jaylah ought to sail right through to graduation. white Montgomery 'Scotty' Scott This is Jaylah. "It was something Justin [Lin] gravitated towards during one of the meetings." There was a lot of experimentation for what that color combination would be and in what order those colors would be applied." Enter the email address associated with your account and we'll send you a link to reset your password. In Star Trek Beyond, Sofia Boutella portrays Jaylah. : She hid it using holographic technology and set up multiple defensive traps in the surrounding area. Several locals attempted to take advantage of Scotty's confused state, until Jaylah intervened and convinced the unruly gang to disperse by displaying her proficiency in hand-to-hand combat. If you don't know that name, you will soon, as the actor is poised to become a huge star. ", "Uh, did you drink all those yourself? All she says is that her family was held captive by Krall and his minions on Altamid. (Star Trek Beyond) Jaylah became a scavenger to obtain parts with which to repair the Franklin and leave Altamid. (TOS movie: Star Trek Beyond), Jaylah and her father making their escape, Jaylah was born in a family of space traders, aboard a ship, like her older sister Keelah. Father: Oblivious to their recently established friendship, Scotty mistook Jaylah's need to borrow parts from the downed torpedo as an attempt to steal Starfleet property. Obviously, Jaylah grew up in a loving family with strong ties, so that's a clue. 70 & 72), Watched by Justin Lin, Sofia Boutella records Jaylah's scream, Simon Pegg deliberately wrote Jaylah's dialogue in a broken English that was inspired by Sofia Boutella's French accent. "Aye. : So then we started calling her 'J-Law'." CBS Entertainment | This site and its contents ® & © 2020 CBS Studios Inc. © 2020 CBS Television Distribution and CBS Interactive Inc. All Rights Reserved. "I knew as soon as I saw her," he recollected. During the attempt, Jaylah and her father were confronted by Krall's subordinate Manas. https://memory-alpha.fandom.com/wiki/Jaylah?oldid=2517705. Instead, a multitude of pale colors was used. And you are Montgomery Scott." Jaylah And though the movie doesn't tell us where they were going and what they were doing when they were intercepted by Krall, it's fair to assume that Jaylah's race are travelers. , Multiple concept sketches of Jaylah can be seen at Trekcore. [notices many empty glasses] I agree, James T. Captain James T. Kirk | , Regarding how Jaylah's persona was invented, Doug Jung stated, "We wanted her character to be someone who was outside of the understanding of the Federation and what it means, and really, to really be a blank slate in the sense that she has no real understanding even of her own people, in a way [....] We thought it would be nice to have a character who can feel the full effect of what it means to be a part of this Federation and this group of people. "Usually when you're writing you try to find someone to fit [what you've written], but I started crafting the character to Sofia's strengths," stated Justin Lin.