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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.

 

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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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