Star Trek 4: Clarkson, First Woman Director in the Series

S. J. Clarkson will become the first woman to direct a film in the Star Trek franchise.

Paramount announced at CinemaCon in Las Vegas that it was planning Star Trek 4 movie with Chris Hemsworth, who appeared as Chris Pine’s father in 2009’s “Star Trek.” Zachary Quinto is also set to return.

Paramount is developing another “Star Trek” film from J.J. Abrams and Tarantino, but it is still being written and would come after the fourth movie.

J.D. Payne and Patrick McKay penned the screenplay. Abrams and Lindsey Weber will produce through Bad Robot Productions, while David Ellison and Dana Goldberg of Skydance Media will executive produce.