S.J. Clarkson was tapped to direct "Star Trek 4," making her the first woman to make a movie in the Star Trek series.
Paramount Pictures had no comment. The studio announced at CinemaCon in Las Vegas that it planned a fourth film with Chris Hemsworth, who appeared in Chris Trek's "Star Trek" in 2009 as Chris Pine's dad. Zachary Quinto will also return. Paramount is developing another Star Trek movie by J.J. Abrams and Quentin Tarantino, but sources say it's still being written and would come after the fourth movie.
While details about "Star Trek 4" are vague, sources say that a key point in Pine's character is running into his father (Hemsworth) in a Time Travel Trick
JD Payne and Patrick McKay wrote the screenplay. Abrams and Lindsey Weber will produce through Bad Robot Productions, while David Ellison and Dana Goldberg of Skydance will become Media Executive Producers.
The original 2009 reboot "Star Trek" earned $ 385 million worldwide, while its sequel "Star Trek: Into Darkness" made $ 467 million worldwide in 201
Clarkson is best known for his work in the TV scene, including "Dexter," "Bates Motel," "Orange is the New Black," and "Jessica Jones." She recently directed a handful of episodes for Marvels "The Defenders".
Clarkson is reped by WME.