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Release Date: May 8, 2009

February 14, 2008
Star Trek loses Christmas Day status

Paramount announced it shifted the release date of the next film in the venerable Star Trek franchise from Christmas Day of this year to May 8, 2009, the first prime box office date of the summer season. The change was unrelated to script or cast considerations, and instead is because of complications that arose from the writers strike.
Source: The Hollywood Reporter





January 3, 2008
Starfleet names its leader

Tyler Perry (Why Did I Get Married?) joined the cast of Paramount's next Star Trek feature, a film helmed by J.J. Abrams (ABC's Lost). In the film, which focuses on the early days of the Enterprise crew, Perry will head the Starfleet Academy. Other cast members include Eric Bana, Winona Ryder, Leonard Nimoy and Zachary Quinto.
Source: The Hollywood Reporter





November 9, 2007
Star Trek beams up Ryder

Winona Ryder will join the ever-changing cast of the next Star Trek film. She has been tapped to play the Vulcan mother of a young spock (Zachary Quinto). Also appearing in the J.J. Abrams-helmed project are Chris Pine, Simon Pegg, Karl Urban and Eric Bana, as villain Nero.
Source: Variety





November 9, 2007
Star Trek lands its captain

The next Star Trek film has found its first captain. Bruce Greenwood will portray Christopher Pike, a character that appeared in the original unaired pilot rejected by both CBS and NBC. The film, to be directed by J.J. Abrams (Lost, Alias), is expected to begin shooting this month.
Source: The Hollywood Reporter





July 12, 2005
Star Trek returns

Star Trek will be coming back to your local cineplex at some point in the near future, thanks to Paramount and development team Rick Berman and Kerry McCluggage. Berman is best known as the guy who took over the Star Trek franchise when its creator, Gene Roddenberry, passed away. He was an occasional writer for The Next Generation, and created and wrote for Deep Space Nine, Voyager and Enterprise. The screenplay is already being worked on by Erik Jendresen (Band of Brothers).
Source: Variety

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