New 'Star Trek' In The Works With 'Andor' Director Toby Haynes – Deadline

Exclusive: Even as they continue to develop the final act in a major way Star Trek Paramount is looking to expand into the world of IPs as it has hired Toby Haynes to direct a new film that expands on the universe Star Trek Universe with Seth Grahame-Smith writing the screenplay. Abrams' Bad Robot is producing and sources tell Deadline that although plot details are being kept under wraps, this project is an origin story set decades before the original 2009 film. Star Trek film. Insiders continue to add the final chapter in the main series, Star Trek 4 It remains in active development.

Although there has been no movie since 2016 star Trek Beyond, The brand is still as strong as ever with popular Paramount+ shows like Picard And strange new worlds, It has received strong reviews and great reviews in the time since the last film hit theaters. The Brian Robbins regime, which he led, saw an opportunity to build on that popularity by having multiple films in development in the same way a streamer had multiple shows at once.

In doing so, studios are handing over the reins to two people familiar with handling major IPs in the past. Haynes was the principal director at star Wars series Andorwhich has become one of the most critically acclaimed series in its own universe since Lucasfilm began developing a series for Disney+. Andor It is up for several Emmys this Monday including Outstanding Drama Series.

Smith achieved major success with his best-selling novelist E.G Abraham Lincoln Vampire Hunter Since then he has become one of the leading writers and producers in the genre and fandom worlds. Some of these credits include production He. She And blogging Batman lego movie.

Haynes and Smith are repped by WME with Haynes also repped by Joe Phillips at Curtis Brown, attorney Peter Nelson and Smith also repped by PJ Shapiro and Wendy Kirk.

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