FILE - In this April 18, 2013 file photo, Justin Lin arrives at the Cinemacon Big Screen Awards red carpet and receives Director of the Year Award at Caesars Palace, in Las Vegas. Lin is set to direct the third installment in Paramount’s "Star Trek" franchise, his rep confirmed Monday, Dec. 22, 2014. Lin is no stranger to franchises, having directed several of Universal’s “Fast & Furious” films, including the massively successful “Fast & Furious 6,” which made over $788 million worldwide in 2013. (Photo by Al Powers/Powers Imagery/Invision/AP, File) (The Associated Press)
The USS Enterprise is about to get a little faster. "Fast & Furious" director Justin Lin is taking the helm of the third installment in Paramount's "Star Trek" franchise.