Are There Plans for Another Star Trek Movie?

Star Trek is a science fiction franchise that has been captivating audiences for over 50 years. From the original series in the 1960s to the most recent films, Star Trek has continued to inspire and entertain viewers with its thought-provoking storylines and unforgettable characters.

Previous Star Trek Movies

The last Star Trek movie, Star Trek Beyond, was released in 2016. The film was directed by Justin Lin and starred Chris Pine as Captain Kirk, Zachary Quinto as Spock, and Simon Pegg as Scotty. While the movie received positive reviews from critics and fans alike, it underperformed at the box office.

Before that, J.J. Abrams directed two Star Trek films: Star Trek (2009) and Star Trek Into Darkness (2013). Both movies were critically acclaimed and commercially successful.

The Future of Star Trek Movies

So, what’s next for the beloved franchise Fans have been eagerly anticipating news about a fourth installment in the rebooted movie series.

Unfortunately, there hasn’t been much information on whether another Star Trek movie is in development.

In January 2019, it was announced that S. Clarkson would direct a new Star Trek film for Paramount Pictures with Chris Hemsworth returning to reprise his role as George Kirk. However, due to scheduling conflicts with Hemsworth’s other projects and COVID-19 pandemic impact on productions, progress on this film has stalled.

What We Know So Far

The future of Star Trek movies is uncertain but there have been some rumblings about possible future projects:

  • A new untitled film by Fargo creator Noah Hawley was announced in November 2019 but it is not clear if this project is still in the works.
  • A new Star Trek film written by Quentin Tarantino was rumored at one point but was never confirmed by the director or studio.
  • There have also been discussions of a possible Starfleet Academy series, but nothing has been officially announced yet.

While it’s disappointing that there hasn’t been any concrete news on a new Star Trek movie, fans can still enjoy the franchise’s current offerings. In addition to the three rebooted movies, CBS All Access has also released several Star Trek television series, including Discovery and Picard.

The Bottom Line

It remains to be seen if and when another Star Trek movie will be released. Fans will have to continue to wait patiently for any news regarding a new installment in this beloved franchise. Until then, there’s plenty of content out there to keep us entertained and engaged with this iconic sci-fi universe.