Paramount will finish its lawsuit towards 'Star Trek' fan movie

Paramount will end its lawsuit against 'Star Trek' fan film

Axanar Productions

Legal professionals from Paramount/CBS have been pursuing the makers of a crowdfunded Star Trek fan movie, Axanar, for months, however based on JJ Abrams, they’re lastly going to again off. Abrams made the announcement at an occasion final night time on the studio’s film lot the place the studio devoted a road to the reminiscence of Leonard Nimoy, premiered the second trailer(which you’ll be able to watch under) for Star Trek: Past, confirmed about quarter-hour of footage from the film, and introduced plans to display the flick on an outside IMAX display at Comedian-Con.

On the Star Trek Past fan occasion JJ Abrahms introduced that due to Justin Lin, Paramount was dropping the lawsuit towards Axanar.

— Axanar Productions (@StarTrekAxanar) Might 21, 2016

In accordance with Abrams, the film’s director Justin Lin heard concerning the lawsuit, was personally troubled as a fan and pushed for a decision. As you’ll be able to see within the Periscope stream embedded under from Trek.fm, he stated that within the subsequent few weeks it is going to be introduced that the lawsuit goes away. Now, in a press release to Buzzfeed reporter Adam Range, CBS/Paramount legal professionals have stated that they’re in settlement talks and plan to arrange tips for future fan movies. All in all, it is in all probability a great name to cease antagonizing the fanbase earlier than releasing a brand new film, so it isn’t too shocking that each one of this information got here directly.

Breaking Information: Star Trek Axanar lawsuit goes away… pic.twitter.com/Sgc8K983BO

— Trek.fm (@trekfm) Might 21, 2016