Star Trek 4 Might Not Be Coming Out Anytime Soon

The new Star Trek reboot trilogy has been critically acclaimed ever since the 2009 movie came out followed by two sequels.

Despite the success of the movies, it sounds like Paramount Pictures are in no hurry to make Star Trek 4 anytime soon.

Star Trek 2009 and Star Wars Into Darkness both grossed a lot of money at the Box Office and they were both directed by JJ Abrams.

Star Trek Beyond was directed by Justin Lin and was also a success, although it grossed a lot less than Star Trek Into Darkness.

For now, JJ Abrams has been too busy working on new Star Wars films because Disney keeps hiring him to direct Star Wars movies instead.

First he had to make The Force Awakens and now he's currently working on Star Wars: Episode IX.

Now it sounds like Star Trek 4 has been shelved according to a new report from Deadline. You can read the report posted below.

"I hear Clarkson was recruited by HBO for GOT after she recently became available. Earlier this year, Clarkson was the first female director to be tapped to direct a Star Trek movie when she was hired to helm the fourth feature in the current series. That project has since been shelved."

Star Trek currently hit many roadblocks thanks to the success of comic book movies and Star Wars.

Sure the series made money, but the Box Office intakes pale in comparison to the amount of money Disney gets from Marvel and Star Wars films.

It's sad to hear that Stark Trek 4 has been shelved, but hopefully Paramount Pictures is able to find another director that's interested in signing up.

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