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Why Director Matt Shakman Swapped Franchises From Star Trek To The Marvel Cinematic Universe



Anybody paying consideration is aware of {that a} new “Star Trek” movie has been in growth hell for fairly a while. There was speak of rebooting the movies once more, and one of the well-liked renditions was to have Chris Pine, who performs Captain Kirk, unite with Chris Hemsworth, who performed his father within the opening flashbacks of the 2009 “Star Trek” movie. As detailed by varied sources, no single rendition could possibly be agreed upon, and scheduling the movie’s large forged has been an ongoing bugbear. All of this was along with a “Star Trek” movie that was purportedly written by Quentin Tarantino

Shakman labored on the brand new Trek movie for over a yr earlier than leaving the mission. Having already labored on “WandaVision,” he mentioned that he would reasonably “go house.” He mentioned:

“I had a good time engaged on ‘Star Trek’ for a bit of over a yr, working carefully with J.J. Abrams and everybody at Paramount, and I really like that franchise, and I really like that forged that J.J. put collectively, and it could have been an unbelievable pleasure to work with them on the fourth installment there. […] However motion pictures have totally different journeys and momentums and schedules are a bit of bit mercurial, and so when the ‘Improbable 4’ alternative got here up, it was simply too arduous to cross up…”

On condition that the MCU has been churning out superhero movies quickly and commonly since about 2009, “Improbable 4” was not solely acquainted however dependable. A “Improbable 4” film could be much less mercurial. Certainly, Shakman mentioned in the identical interview with the Wrap that he would start taking pictures his cosmic superhero flick early in 2024. One cannot blame him for shifting to the mission that’s extra assuredly shifting ahead. 



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