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Joe Cornish to direct Star Trek 3?

2013-11-04 22:00
Star Trek into Darkness
Los Angeles - Joe Cornish is being eyed to direct Star Trek 3.

The Attack the Block director is reportedly film studio Paramount's top choice to replace JJ Abrams at the helm of the upcoming sci-fi blockbuster, which will commence shooting in the summer of 2014.

According to Deadline, the British filmmaker has won praise for his previous film, which centers on a group of youths who protect their neighbourhood from an alien invasion.

Cornish also co-wrote Steven Spielberg's movie The Adventures of Tin-Tin and is currently working with Edgar Wright on a script for Marvel superhero movie Ant-Man, which is due for release in 2015.

JJ Abrams will stay on as a producer

Abrams, who helmed 2009's Star Trek reboot as well as its hit 2013 sequel Star Trek Into Darkness, left the franchise after signing up to direct the highly anticipated seventh Star Wars film for Disney.

The director confirmed he will remain on board as a producer, but plans to pass on the directing torch.

He said, "Whomever it is that directs the film will be someone we all know is going to keep the cast and crew in good hands. I feel very lucky to have been part of it, and it definitely feels like the right time to let someone come in and do their own thing."

Cornish at the 64th Festival del Film di Locarno in 2011:

Joe Cornish
(Photo: Getty Images/Vittorio Zunino Celotto)

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