From the Marvel Cinematic Universe to the ultimate frontier: “WandaVision” director Matt Shakman has been tapped by Paramount Pictures and Bad Robot to direct the following “Star Trek” characteristic movie, from a screenplay by Lindsey Beer (“Sierra Burgess Is a Loser”) and Geneva Robertson (“Captain Marvel”). The forged, nonetheless, stays unclear.
The information comes the identical day that Shakman earned an Emmy nomination for helming the inaugural Marvel Studios TV sequence, one in every of 23 nods the Disney Plus sequence earned, together with for greatest restricted sequence. A prolific tv director — together with “Six Toes Below,” “Home,” “It’s At all times Sunny in Philadelphia,” “Recreation of Thrones” and “Succession” — he’s directed one earlier characteristic, the 2015 indie thriller “Lower Financial institution” with Liam Hemsworth and Billy Bob Thornton.
It’s been a protracted street for Paramount to get a “Star Trek” characteristic into preventing form; the final film, 2016’s “Star Trek Past,” was directed by Justin Lin and earned $343.5 million worldwide — the bottom grosses of the three “Trek” reboots produced by Unhealthy Robotic’s J.J. Abrams. It’s unclear, nonetheless, whether or not any of the forged from these movies will seem in Shakman characteristic.
Extra to come back.