According to Variety, Skydance and Paramount have picked their next director and confirmed it to be Roberto Orci. This will be his first time directing a feature film.
Orci’s writing credits include: Star Trek, Star Trek Into Darkness, Cowboys & Aliens, Transformers and Transformers: Revenge Of The Fallen, The Amazing Spider-Man 2 and The Island. One of the creators of Fringe and Sleepy Hollow.
Roberto Orci is currently working on the screenplay for Star Trek 3 along with JD Payne and Patrick McKay.