Justin LinJustin Lin, director of four films in the Fast & Furious franchise, is set to direct the next Star Trek film. Lin’s representatives confirmed the news on 22 December.

Lin directed the pilot of Scorpion, a CBS drama produced by Roberto Orci and Alex Kurtzman. He also serves as one of the series Executive Producers on the show.

He replaces Roberto Orci, who decided to step down as director earlier this month. Orci will still be a writer and producer on the film, which according to Variety will be released on July 8, 2016, in time for the 50th anniversary.