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Matt McGloin

Star Trek 2: J.J. Abrams Officially On As Director


picFinally we have word that J.J. Abrams will, indeed, direct Star Trek 2.

While Abrams has mentioned the sequel to the 2009 stellar reboot starring Chris Pine in interviews, nothing was official. Previously, the director has commented that Star Trek 2 will see the crew "what they do now that they are a family."

Now,'s Vulture confirms Abrams on as director, and reports that pre-production is underway and that the script will be done by the end of the month. In addition, look for shooting on Star Trek 2 to begin this winter.

Great news!

Stay tuned to Cosmic Book News as more on Star Trek 2 becomes available.