When ‘Star Wars’ star Lucasfilm hires ‘Battlestar Galactica’ director to direct the ‘Star Trek’ series
The first movie in the rebooted Star Trek series is expected to begin filming in 2019.
A source familiar with the production told The Wall St. Journal that “Battleship” director Ken Watanabe, who is set to helm “Brawn” and “Star Trek Beyond” films, is now in talks with CBS Television Studios and Warner Bros. to helm the next installment.
The source added that Watanabi “will work closely with [CBS] President Mark Pedowitz and WBTV President Scott Buck to ensure the series’ continuity.”
“Battletar Galaxie” star John Cho is set as the director.
He will take over from “Bastard” director Jonathan Frakes who exited in January.
“Star Trek: The Next Generation” is expected in theaters in 2021.
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The new “Bones” movie is the first in the series to be directed by director Justin Lin.
The actor recently returned to directing the upcoming “Legion,” starring Matthew McConaughey and directed by David Shore.
“Bones,” a reboot of “Star Wars,” is expected on May 23, 2019.