Joe Cornish Turns Down “Star Trek 3”

Though many have wished it so, “Attack the Block” filmmaker Joe Cornish will NOT be directing the next installment in the “Star Trek” film franchise.

Variety confirmed that while Paramount and Skydance were at one point in talks with Cornish, the director is “no longer involved”.

J.D. Payne, Patrick McKay and Roberto Orci are co-writing the next instalment which J.J. Abrams, Bryan Burke and David Ellison will produce.