Zoe Saldana, Jennifer Lawrence and slew of stars pay tribute as bronze statue of late Anton Yelchin is placed over his grave
He's gone but he will never be forgotten.
Celebrity friends of the late Anton Yelchin, including Jennifer Lawrence and Star Trek co-star Zoe Saldana, turned out for a ceremony on Sunday to celebrate a bronze statue of the actor placed over his grave at Hollywood Forever cemetery.
The 27-year-old Star Trek actor was killed in a bizarre accident at his Los Angeles home in June 2016.
Paying respects: Jennifer Lawrence wore all-black Sunday at a life celebration and statue unveiling for the late actor Anton Yelchin at Hollywood Forever cemetery in Los Angeles
He was crushed to death by his car after it rolled back and pinned him against a brick mailbox pillar at his home.
Anton was initially buried in Mount Sinai cemetery, which is the largest Jewish cemetery in California, but his family moved him after learning it doesn't allow above-ground memorials.
The actor was best known for playing Pavel Chekov in the rebooted Star Trek franchise that kicked off in 2009 and its follow ups Star Trek: Into Darkness in 2013 and Star Trek: Beyond in 2016.
Star Trek director-producer J.J. Abrams; Zoe Saldana, who plays Uhura; and Simon Pegg, who plays Scotty, were among those who turned out to pay their respects.
Life celebration: Zoe Saldana who co-starred with Anton in the Star Trek franchise spoke during the life celebration
Worked together: Jennifer and Anton starred together in the 2011 movies The Beaver and Like Crazy
Oscar winner: The Oscar-winning actress joined Anton's family and friends at the event
Outdoor event: Jennifer walked to her seat at the outdoor event
Sci-fi franchise: Zoe met up with her Star Trek director J.J. Abrams and co-star Simon Pegg
Together again: Star Trek producer JJ caught up with pals Zoe and Simon
Zoe, 39, also spoke at the memorial, along with the late actor's father and mother, Viktor and Irina Yelchin.
Speakers addressed guests next to several pictures of the actor showing him as a baby, a young boy, and from his film career.
Other celebrity guests included actors Emile Hirsch and Jon Voight, and directors Drake Doremus and Jeremy Saulnier.
Celebrity guests: Jennifer was joined by several celebrity guests at the event
Life celebration: Zoe looked on as the life celebration was underway
Hollywood director: JJ directed Anton in two Star Trek films and produced the latest installment
Fond memories: Zoe, Simon and JJ represented the Star Trek family at the event
Big hug: Simon and Zoe hugged as they remembered their late friend
Bronze statute: JJ and Simon stood in front of the statue memorializing their friend
For posterity: Simon took a snap of the statue of Anton
They were joined by Jennifer, 27, who starred with Anton in 2011's The Beaver and Like Crazy the same year.
The bronze statue of Anton was unveiled at the Life Celebration event and is now open for public viewing in the cemetery's Garden of Legends.
The actor's statue was created by sculptor Nick Marra and FX artist Greg Nicotero.
All-black outfit: Jennifer wore an all-black outfit and sunglasses
Recent movie: The 27-year-old actress recently starred in the horror movie Mother!
Hollywood legend: Jon Voight also attended the life celebration
Forever remembered: Anton was depicted in a bronze statute placed over his grave
Fan favorite: Anton was a fan favorite when he died age 27
A mural of Yelchin created by fans at a Star Trek convention was also on display at the service at the Hollywood Forever Cemetery.
Anton's grave is in an idyllic plot with a view of the lake.
He shares his last resting place with icons of old Hollywood including Jayne Mansfield, Cecil B. DeMille, Rudoph Valentino, Mickey Rooney an Douglas Fairbanks.
Tender moment: Anton's mother Irina hugged his friend Ian Crisp at the event
Proud father: Victor Yelchin spoke about his son at the life celebration
Photo memories: Photos of Anton as a baby, young boy and during his film career were displayed as his mother spoke
Tears at bay: Irina wiped her eyes after speaking at the life celebration for her late son
Father and friend: Victor and Zoe shared a moment together at the life celebration
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