Patrick Stewart, star of TV's "Star Trek: The Next Generation"
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How Star Trek’s New Prequel Movie Could Shake Up The Series Timeline
The Hollywood Reporter announced that Simon Kinberg is taking over the development of the new "Star Trek" feature film, currently working its way through pre-production at Paramount.
The new "Star Trek" movie will, to quote the Hollywood Reporter, "be set decades before the events of the 2009 movie directed by J.J. Abrams, likely around modern times.
As of this writing, Toby Haynes is slated to direct, while Seth Grahame-Smith has signed on to write. Paramount likely wanted a new producer with high-profile experience.
They added that it "is said to involve the creation of the Starfleet and humankind's first contact with alien life," which would retcon "Enterprise" and possibly all of "Star Trek.