J.J. Abrams left the 'Star Trek' universe in a bit of a lurch when he agreed to direct 'Star Wars: Episode 7' for Lucasfilm. Up until this point, Team 'Star Trek' has been very diplomatic, saying that Abrams would still be around to produce 'Star Trek 3' and that they wish him the best on 'Star Wars 7.' But 'Star Trek Into Darkness' star Chris Pine says he's still "disappointed" that Abrams won't be around to direct 'Star Trek 3.'
Star Trek 3
Unless you've been living under a rock, you've heard the news: JJ Abrams is officially directing 'Star Wars: Episode VII.' Even if you didn't hear it, you surely felt the rumble that shook the entire planet after the news caused the entire internet to break in half. While fans and critics alike debated what this meant for the 'Star Wars' franchise, another question arose. With Abrams departing for a galaxy far far away, what was going to happen to the 'Star Trek' franchise?