Sounds like they think they've broken the odd/even rule for Start Trek
movies. This would be movie eleven, wouldn't it?
Good luck to them - the trailer certainly looks spectacular.
2009/4/2 Dennis Fischer <[log in to unmask]>
> Paramount planning Trek sequel
> By Steve Biodrowski • March 31, 2009
> Variety reports that Paramount is already preparing a sequel to STAR TREK,
> their franchise reboot that does not open until May 8. Roberto Orci, Alex
> Kurtzman, and Damon Lindelof have been hired to script the follow-up, which
> will be produced by J. J. Abrams, who may or may not return to the directing
> chair. A draft is supposed to be ready by Christmas in hope of having the
> film ready for release in 2011.
> There’s obviously a lot of hubris involved in signing on to write a sequel
> of a movie that hasn’t even come out yet,” said Lindelof, co-creator with
> Abrams of ABC’s “Lost” who produced the upcoming “Trek” but did not
> contribute to Orci and Kurtzman’s screenplay. “But we’re so excited about
> the first one that we wanted to proceed.”
> As for potential storylines, Kurtzman stressed that the writing team will
> wait to take a cue from fan reaction about which direction to go.
> “Obviously we discussed ideas, but we are waiting to see how audiences
> respond next month,” he said. “With a franchise rebirth, the first movie has
> to be about origin. But with a second, you have the opportunity to explore
> incredibly exciting things. We’ll be ambitious about what we’ll do.”
> Orci, Kurtzman, and Lindelof are currently writing COWBOYS AND ALIENS for
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