EXCLUSIVE : Paramount Pictures is in final talks with Noah Hawley to write and direct the next Star Trek film. Through his 26 Keys production banner, he will produce Robot Banner together with JJ Abrams and his Bad. I have not much to report on the movie, but I understand that Hawley will direct the fourth film in this reiteration of the venerable franchise with the Enterprise crew headed by Chris Pine, Zachary Quinto, Simon Pegg and Zoe Saldana Karl Urban ,
In addition to his seminal series Legion Hawley serves as Executive Producer, Author, Director and Showrunner of FX Limited with the Emmy Award-winning Limited Series Fargo . He is currently in Production Season 4, starring Chris Rock, while Hawley stages the first episodes. Both series are produced under Hawley's 26 Keys.
Michael Kaplan, "Blade Runner" and "Star Trek" costume designer, awarded for CDGA career
Hawley made his feature film directorial debut at Lucy in the Sky in Toronto premiered before Fox Searchlight came out in the fall. Film stars Natalie Portman, Jon Hamm, Dan Stevens, Zazie Beetz, Pearl Amanda Dickson, Tig Notaro, and Ellen Burstyn document the emotional deterioration of an astronaut (Portman) after the mission: This is a true story a companion book to the first three Squadrons of the series that was released in Grand Central Publishing last month. Hawley is also a bestselling author and has published five novels: A Conspiracy by Tall Men, Other People's Weddings, The Punch, The Good Father and Most Recently the Best Seller Before the Fall .  Hawley began his television career at Bones and created, produced and was a showrunner for ABC's My Generation and The Unusuals . He appears to be in a similar location to Abrams when he shot his first mission: Impossible film and then moved to Star Trek and Star Wars .
Paramount's recent Star Trek entry was Star Trek Beyond the 2016 film shot by Fast & Furious 6 director Justin Lin
. The studio works separately on a Star Trek spinoff that Quentin Tarantino envisions and worked on with Abrams. This would likely have an R rating with a screenplay by The Revenant writer Mark L. Smith
"Star Trek" apprentice program for CBS TV Studios, Television Academy Foundation