Los Angeles: Filmmaker Justin Lin, known for directing some of the instalments of “Fast & Furious”, will helm the third "Star Trek" movie.
Lin will replace Roberto Orci, who exited the project earlier this month, reports hollywoodreporter.com.
The first two films in the “Star Trek” franchise, 'Star Trek' and 'Star Trek Into Darkness' were directed by J.J. Abrams.
The films directed by J.J. Abrams starred Chris Pine in the lead role of James T. kirk.
Other important actors in the film were Zackary Quinto, Zoe Saldana, Simon Pegg and John Cho. It is not clear how many of them would star in the sequel.