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Hand Print/Birthday Bash Ceremony at the TCL Chinese Theatre IMAX

Justin Lin - Hand Print/Birthday Bash Ceremony at the TCL Chinese Theatre IMAX at The TCL Chinese Theatre IMAX - Hollywood, California, United States - Wednesday 3rd June 2015

Justin Lin, Zhao Wei and Huang Xiaoming
Justin Lin, Zhao Wei and Huang Xiaoming
Justin Lin, Zhao Wei and Huang Xiaoming
Justin Lin, Zhao Wei and Huang Xiaoming
Justin Lin and Zhao Wei

Justin Lin Directed 'Star Trek 3' Release Date Revealed - July 8th 2016


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Paramount Pictures has issued a release date for Star Trek 3 and we only have eighteen more months to wait!

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Justin Lin is set to direct the third in the Star Trek franchise reboot.

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True Detective's Justin Lin Will Direct 'Star Trek 3'


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After signing on to direct a couple of episodes from season 2 of HBO's True Detective, Fast and Furious filmmaker Justin Lin is now the man that will take over from JJ Abrams on Star Trek 3. Lin helmed four of the action-petrolhead movies which grossed $1.9 billion in worldwide box office receipts.

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Though Abrams was never really in the running for the third sci-fi movie - given his allegiances to Star Wars - Lin does replace the high profile Roberto Orci, who climbed from the director's seat a couple of weeks ago.

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Director Justin Lin Set To Take The Helm Of 'Star Trek 3'


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American filmmaker Justin Lin, known for directing several 'Fast & Furious' instalments, is reportedly set to take the helm of the third film in the rebooted 'Star Trek' franchise after writer and producer Roberto Orci dropped out from directing the flick in early December.

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Lin will direct 'Star Trek 3'

The first two movies in the Paramount, SkyDance Productions and Bad Robot 'Star Trek' franchise were directed by J.J. Abrams, who decided not return for the third in order to take the helm of the new 'Star Wars' film.

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Rachel McAdams In 'True Detective 2' Talks & Other Cast Rumours


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Rachel McAdams is rumoured to be in talks with the makers of the second series of True Detective. The 35-year-old Canadian actor is not the only star reportedly being considered and other names in the mix include Elisabeth Moss (Mad Men) and Michelle Forbes (The Killing).

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Rachel McAdams photographed at the New York premiere of A Most Wanted Man.

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Things To Get Fast and Furious For True Detective Season 2?


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Looks like 'True Detective' feels the need for speed, as the director of four films from the Fast and Furious franchise, Justin Lin, is all lined up to step up at the show's helm.

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Lin at the London premiere of Fast & Furious 6

Deadline reports that Lin has been lined up to direct the first two episodes of the new season of the hit HBO show which walked away with five Emmy awards last week. Rumours have been swirling for months about the plot and casting details for the next outing which helped bring Matthew McConaughey back into public favour. Previously more known for his appearences in terrible rom-coms such as How to Lose a Guy in Ten Days and Failure to Launch, McConaughey blew audiences away with his gritty portrayal of Detective Rush Cohle. 

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Justin Lin To Follow Up 'Fast & Furious' Success With 'Bourne Legacy' Sequel


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Justin Lin has been signed on to direct the next instalment of the Bourne franchise, which will see Jeremy Renner return as the star of the show. Filming for the fifth Bourne film is due to begin next year, with the movie expected to arrive in cinemas in summer 2015.

Lin, who masterminded the Fast and Furious franchise - which has become one of the most successful film series in history - was announced as the director of the next Bourne film via Deadline, who also revealed that Renner will be returning as Aaron Cross. The 2015 release is being written by Invictus and Sherlock Holmes writer, Anthony Peckham.

The fifth Bourne film will be Lin's first project since stepping down as the head of the Fast and Furious franchise - which grossed over $1 billion from the last three films alone - in place of James Wan. Universal have enlisted the help of Lin to hopefully propel the Bourne series to similar heights enjoyed by F&F.

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'Fast & The Furious 6' Los Angeles premiere

Justin Lin and Family - Los Angeles premiere of 'Fast & The Furious 6' at Gibson Amphitheatre - Burbank, California, United States - Wednesday 22nd May 2013

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Justin Lin - Fast & Furious 6 Video Interview


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Director Justin Lin talks about his new movie 'Fast & Furious 6' in an interview in London. He discusses the scale of the new film, new cars that are introduced and his feelings about handing over the next movie to another director.

He talks about wanting to always try and 'take it to the next level'. 'At the heart of it, is not losing sight of the fact of why this franchise is successful and evolve that. theme of family', he says. He talks about wanting to design a particular character for this movie's antagonist Owen Shaw: 'I realised this is not a character that would modify a car, this is a character that would actually build a car so when I went to Dennis [McCarthy - picture car coordinator] I said, 'Hey, I need you to design a car but not only from ground up, it's gonna need to flip other cars.' He took it upon himself.' On walking away from the film, he says it's an emotional decision. 'I've grown up making 'Fast & Furious' films and it's become a big part of my growth as a filmmaker', he explains. 'It's also allowed me to be in a place right now where I can do a lot of different things and all this I owe to this franchise.'

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Justin Lin - World Premiere of 'Fast & Furious 6' held at the Empire Leicester Square - Outside Arrivals - London, United Kingdom - Tuesday 7th May 2013

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'Fast & Furious 6'

Justin Lin - World Premiere of 'Fast & Furious 6' held at the Empire Leicester Square - Arrivals - London, United Kingdom - Tuesday 7th May 2013

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Fast and Furious 6: High Octane Thrill Ride, Or Car Crash? [Trailer & Pictures]


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Vin Diesel in Fast & Furious 6
Vin Diesel in Fast & Furious 6

The final trailer for Fast & Furious 6 is finally here, featuring Dwayne Johnson, Tyrese Gibson and Vin Diesel driving cars really, really fast. Ok, so it's a little more than that, though not too much. Essentially, the latest trailer is the best bits from the previous clips that have made their way online.

If you're a fan of the franchise you're probably aware that Justin Lin's swan song in the series follows Dwayne Johnson's Luke Hobbs tracking down Dom Toretto (Diesel) in order to ask for his help in taking down a much more dangerous criminal gang, led by Owen Shaw (Luke Evans). Johnson's character needs to recover Letty Ortiz (Michelle Rodriguez) whom he assumed was dead. Of course, nothing is ever that simple in the world of the Fast and the Furious and Shaw has his own team of experts pulling off dating heists. 

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Fast & Furious 6 Trailer


Dom, Brian and Mia may be living it up with $100 million dollars in their back pockets, but living the fast life hasn't been entirely beneficial as a hole in the lives has been left by the fact that they cannot return home after the trouble they got in with the law. When DSS agent Luke Hobbs approaches Dom to ask for his help nabbing a gang of highly-trained drivers who are leaving a trail of destruction everywhere they go, Dom is less than tempted by the offer. However, when Hobbs shows him a week old photograph of Dom's former love Letty who he thought was dead, he takes on the job with his friends, determined to find out the truth even if it's the last thing he wants to hear. In return for the capture of this gang of road miscreants, the trio are offered a full pardon for their own crimes. However, with the stakes this high, survival becomes the most sought after prize for their latest challenge.

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2013 CinemaCon Big Screen Achievement Awards at Caesars Palace Resort and Casino

Justin Lin - 2013 CinemaCon Big Screen Achievement Awards at Caesars Palace Resort and Casino - Las Vegas, Nevada, United States - Thursday 18th April 2013

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CinemaCon Big Screen Achievement Award Winners Take To The Red Carpet [Photos]


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Vince Vaughn and Owen Wilson at CinemaCon Big Screen Achievement Awards
Vince Vaughn and Owen Wilson at CinemaCon Big Screen Achievement Awards

The honourees at this CinemaCon Big Screen Achievement Awards proudly displayed their accolades on the red carpet at Caesars Palace on April 18th 2013.

This year twelve phenomenal actors and directors were awarded at the Las Vegas resort and casino as CinemaCon came to a close this week. Vince Vaughn and Owen Wilson landed Comedy Duo of the Year as they are set to reunite for the first time since 2005's 'Wedding Crashers' in 'The Internship'. Melissa McCarthy won Female Star of the Year after being hilarious in 'Identity Thief', while young Asa Butterfield who is set to star in 'Ender's Game' later this year won Rising Star of 2013. His co-star, Harrison Ford, was honoured with a Lifetime Achievement Award while his other co-star Hailee Steinfeld was given an award dubbing her Female Star of Tomorrow as she takes on leading roles in 'Romeo and Juliet' and 'Can a Song Save Your Life?' this year. Male Star of the Year went to Chris Pine with the upcoming release of 'Star Trek Into Darkness', 'Oblivion' star Morgan Freeman won Cinema Icon Award and Armie Hammer became Male Star of Tomorrow as he takes on the lead role in 'The Lone Ranger'. Other actresses to land awards were Aubrey Plaza with Breakthrough Performer of the Year as she is set to appear in 'The To Do List' and Elizabeth Banks from 'The Hunger Games' who won an Award of Excellence in Acting.

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Justin Lin

Date of birth

4th August, 1971

Occupation

Director

Sex

Male