Simon Kinberg In Talks To Produce New ‘Star Trek’ Film At Paramount

Simon Kinberg is in negotiations to produce the next Star Trek film at Paramount Deadline has confirmed.

Deadline first reported the project with Toby Haynes directing with Seth Grahame-Smith handing the screenplay. Plot details are being kept under wraps but sources say the film will be an origin story that takes place decades before the 2009 Star Trek film that rebooted the franchise.

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Kinberg is best known for producing such box office hits as The Martian and the first two Deadpool movies. The news was first reported by the What I’m Hearing… newsletter.

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