Having won rave reviews amongst fans and critics alike with the Marvel series ‘WandaVision’, it would appear that director Matt Shakman has signed up to direct a new ‘Star Trek’ movie.
Now that Shakman is onboard, the project seems to be moving at a lightning pace after the five-year wait since ‘Star Trek Beyond’. Production on the movie is due to start in the spring of 2022.
Paramount and J.J. Abrams Bad Robot already have a script ready and waiting to go from writers Lindsey Beer and Geneva Robertson-Dworet.
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The last Trek film came in 2016 with ‘Star Trek Beyond’ which was directed by ‘Fast and Furious 9’s Justin Lin, in the film, when the Enterprise crashes after an attack by the dictator Krall and a swarm of drones, Kirk, Spock and the crew must find a way off a hostile planet and stop Krall before he destroys the Federation.
The Marvel/Disney+ series ‘WandaVision’ nabbed a staggering 23-Emmy-nomination’s yesterday, making Shakman a now much in demand director who has numerous offers on the table.
Having made his name in theatre, Shakman has made the leap into TV and film and has worked on episodes of ‘It’s Always Sunny in Philadelphia’, ‘Fargo’ and ‘Game of Thrones.’