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Another Unlikely 'Star Trek 3' Director: Neill Blomkamp

Says he does not want to get trapped into a franchise

He made a huge science-fiction splash with "District 9" and has Hollywood buzzing again with his next project, "Elysium." But would popular film director Neill Blomkamp take on one of the biggest science-fiction franchises of all time? Like, say, "Star Trek 3"? Nope. "I probably wouldn't do that," Blomkamp said recently, according to Film Is My Oxygen. "I don't know if me getting involved with a franchise is the best thing for me. When studios smell franchises, they smell money. And they'll try to do what ...
 | Jul-4-2013 | 
Could Joe Cornish Direct 'Star Trek 3'?

Name is on a list of directors from Paramount

The current "Star Trek: Into Darkness" is not even out of theaters yet, but already speculation and rumors are starting to circulate on who will direct "Star Trek 3." The first name to surface is Joe Cornish who is probably more known for his writing than his directing for films such as "Tintin" and "Ant Man." The Los Angeles Times reports that Cornish's name is on a list of potential directors that is being put together by Paramount Pictures, making it clear that either the studio does not expect J.J. Abrams to be back to direct a third film, or they want to have so ...
 | May-28-2013 |