New ‘Star Trek’ Movie Beams Up ‘WandaVision’ Director Matt Shakman

From the Marvel Cinematic Universe to the final frontier: “WandaVision” director Matt Shakman has been tapped by Paramount Pictures and Bad Robot to direct the next “Star Trek” feature film, from a screenplay by Lindsey Beer (“Sierra Burgess Is a Loser”) and Geneva Robertson (“Captain Marvel”).


Abrams is set to produce.

The cast, however, remains unclear.The news comes the same day that Shakman earned an Emmy nomination for helming the inaugural Marvel Studios TV series, one of 23 nods the Disney Plus series earned, including for best limited series.

A prolific television director — including “Six Feet Under,” “House,” “It’s Always Sunny in Philadelphia,” “Game of Thrones” and “Succession” — he’s directed one previous feature, the 2015 indie thriller “Cut Bank” with Liam Hemsworth and Billy Bob Thornton.It’s been a long wait for Paramount to get a new “Star Trek” feature out of space dock; the last movie, 2016’s “Star Trek Beyond,

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