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Paramount finds new 'Star Trek 3' director

Veteran 'Fast and Furious' director to take on the franchise
By: Ben Gourlay | Celebrities & Entertainment News | Posted: Dec 23, 2014 12:41 am

Just weeks after previous director Roberto Orci walked from the production of the second 'Star Trek' reboot sequel, Paramount have settled on a new director in order to get the the planned 2016 release date - the 60th anniversary of the franchise - back on track.




According to Deadline Hollywood, 'Fast and Furious' veteran director Justin Lin is set to slip into the production. Roberto Orci is said to stay with the film in a producing capacity.


Nothing is currently known about the script, but Paramount are said to want a lighter, more irreverent tone to mirror that of this years sci-fi megahit 'Guardians of the Galaxy'.

NEWS SOURCES:Deadline.com

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