STAR TREK 3 Could Be Directed By First-Timer Roberto Orci
Long considered a front runner for the job, Orci is currently working on the screenplay with first-timers J.D. Payne and Patrick McKay. The report states that he is in negotiations for the coveted position.
Orci has a hefty portfolio. He has written screenplays for both new Star Trek films, both of the Amazing Spider-Man films. two Transformer films, and Cowboys & Aliens. This guy is Hollywood formula filmmaking through and through.
According to the same report, Paramount has not commented on this development.