From Westview to boldly going, director Matt Shakman—who’s had a hell of a fantastic day already; did you see what number of Emmy nominations WandaVision, which he directed all nine episodes of, racked up?—has simply been introduced because the director of Paramount’s as-yet-untitled new Star Trek movie for producer J.J. Abrams. The script is by Lindsey Beer (whose upcoming credit embrace the Pet Sematary prequel and the Kingkiller Chronicle adaptation) and Geneva Robertson (Captain Marvel, Tomb Raider).
Deadline bought the inside track on this one, noting “the movie will now transfer at warp velocity and start manufacturing subsequent spring,” and ensuring to level out that this movie is to not be confused with the Noah Hawley project (as a reminder, he’s bought that Alien TV show going now) or that Quentin Tarantino one we’ve been listening to about for awhile now.
As you would possibly guess, particulars on anything—a plot define, whether or not or not anybody named “Chris” will sit within the captain’s chair, and so on.—concerning this new entry into the ever-expanding Star Trek media empire are nonexistent. Nevertheless, followers of the franchise have a lot to seize their consideration whereas ready for information of the beloved sci-fi collection’ long-awaited return to the massive display. Season two of pleasant animated collection Star Trek: Lower Decks hits Paramount+ on August 12; premiering later this yr will probably be Star Trek: Discovery’s fourth season, in addition to the debut of kid-focused animated collection Star Trek: Prodigy. A second season of Picard, together with one other new live-action collection, Star Trek: Strange New Worlds, must be arriving in 2022.
As well as, we discovered final week that 1979’s Star Trek: The Movement Image is getting a full-scale, 4K Ultra HD restoration that may stream on Paramount+ ultimately.
What do you consider this pairing of Marvel’s latest famous person director and Star Trek? What do you hope to see from this new film?
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