ROBERT ORCI on the set of ENDER'S GAMEDeadline.com reports that Roberto Orci will no longer direct the next Star Trek film. Variety.com are also reporting this.

Roberto Orci is giving up the helm of the USS Enterprise, and will no longer direct the third installment of Paramount Pictures’ “Star Trek” franchise, sources confirmed to Variety.

Orci was set to make his directorial debut, taking over the franchise from JJ Abrams. With Paramount looking to release the third film in time for the 50th anniversary, the search for the new director begins. Edgar Wright is one of the potential candidates to fill the director’s chair, reports Deadline.com.