Star Trek 4 has been in a state of limbo for quite some time now and it was starting to look like the film was never going to get made.
However, it was revealed today that Paramount Pictures are getting the movie all ready to go and have even retained the services of Chris Pine as Captain Kirk.
He will also produce the film under his 26 Keys studio banner along with J.J. Abrams’ Bad Robot company.
This is really good news because first and foremost, we need a Star Trek 4, and secondly, Noah Hawley is an incredible writer and he’s proven with his work developing, creating and directing TV shows such as Fargo and Legion that he knows how to make incredible television.
It’s not a stretch to think that he can bring those talents to the big screen.
J.J. Abrams started off making shows like Alias and Lost, and now look where he is – writing and directing Star Wars: The Rise of Skywalker.
Star Trek 4 is back on, people!
Abrams also brought Star Trek back onto the big screen, he basically saved the Mission: Impossible franchise, gave us the incredible movie Super 8 and successfully brought Star Wars back into cinemas.
So, yeah. I have faith that Hawley can do something brilliant with Star Trek.
The franchise has been in a difficult place of late after Star Trek: Into Darkness and Star Trek Beyond didn’t do too well at the box office.
Star Trek Beyond was actually favourably received, yet it kind of bombed at the box office, and Into Darkness did OK moneywise, but didn’t do much to impress fans and critics.
So, hopefully, Hawley will be able to revitalise the franchise.
I just wonder what’s happening to Quentin Tarantino’s Star Trek script. It’s been reported that he wants to direct it, but nothing seems to have been confirmed as of yet.
Reports suggest that it’s a brilliant script, so hopefully he’ll make this Star Trek movie his supposedly last film.
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