Paramount has found the keys to the Enterprise and has decided to re-recruit its entire crew. for a fourth installment in its ‘Star Trek’ film franchise. It has been announced by Brian Robbins, an executive of the company, and JJ Abrams himself on the day of investors, an event to promote their future projects. The film will start shooting at the end of 2022 and has a place in the release calendar on December 22, 2023.
Although the contracts are not signed, and the argument is kept in the strictest secrecy, the negotiations have indeed begun and the production would once again have a large part of the original team, including Chris Pine, Zachary Quinto, Simon Pegg, Karl Urban, Zoe Saldana and John Cho, protagonists since 2009 of the three installments already released: ‘Star Trek’, ‘Star Trek: In the dark’ of 2013 and ‘Star Trek: Beyond’ of 2016. Paramount has also published the first logo of the film:
Since 2018 Paramount has been trying to revive this franchise with names like Quentin Tarantino and Noah Hawley, although their proposals did not convince the producer. At the end, It will be Matt Shakman (‘Scarlet Witch and Vision’) who will be behind the cameras with a script to be rewritten by Josh Friedman and Cameron Squires based on previous work by Lindsey Beer and Geneva Robertson-Dworet.
on the small screen
In recent years, trekkies have had to make do with productions on the small screen, expanding its universe on television with series like ‘Discovery’, ‘Picard’, ‘Short Treks’ and ‘Lower Decks’ and it has been announced that at least ‘Prodigy’, ‘Strange New Worlds’ and a series about the Starfleet Academy will arrive soon, practically all created for the Paramount + platform.