J.J. Abrams Confirmed To Direct ‘Star Trek 2’

After months and months of skirting around the issue and not answering directly whether or not he’d be helming the next Star Trek remake movie,

J.J. Abrams (Lost, Super 8) finally confirmed that he has signed on to direct it.

The sequel does not have an exact release date, but we know the year is 2013. We also know that the entire original cast from the 2009 film will return for Star Trek 2.