BREAKING: Paramount has confirmed what should have been obvious, the next Star Trek feature film will be released in 2016. The news comes from the CineEurope conference being held in Barcelona Spain where Paramount Senior VP Edward Ryan outlined the studio’s plans for the future.
According to THR the studio has quite a few sequels planned for 2016, from the article…
For 2016, Ryan promised Paranormal Activity 5, a new take on Ben Hur directed by Timur Bekmambetov, the return of Eddie Murphy for Beverly Hills Cop, Transformers 5, GI Joe 3, Hansel and Gretel 2 and Star Trek 3.
As reported before, Star Trek (2009) and Star Trek Into Darkness producer/writer Roberto Orci will helm the next Trek, and co-write with newcomers J.D. Payne and Patrick McKay. While he is busy directing Star Wars Episode VII, Star Trek 2009 and Star Trek Into Darkness director JJ Abrams will still be on board producing the Trek movie along with his Bad Robot partner Bryan Burke along with Skydance’s David Ellison. No plot details about the film are known, but the entire main cast is expected to return.
There is also no word yet on a specific release date, but a good bet would be for the film to get a summer release like the last two outings.
Bob Orci has tweeted a slightly cryptic response to the question “when does the next Trek Movie Shoot”, that implies filming will begin in spring 2015.
@realboborci so when does the next Star Trek Movie Shoot? Really looking forward to it.
— Bill Peters (@BillPeters30) June 18, 2014