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Alan Dean Foster to Write Novelization of J.J. Abrams’ Star Trek Sequel

Alan Dean Foster will write the novelization of the sequel to J.J. Abrams‘ 2009 blockbuster Star Trek reboot. Gallery Books will publish Star Trek Into Darkness in May 2013, alongside the film that was written by Alex Kurtzman, Roberto Orci and Damon Lindel.

A veteran of film novelizations, Foster wrote the novel tie-in for Abrams’ first Star Trek film. You can explore his massive bibliography at this link. Here’s more about Foster, from the release:

Foster’s work to date includes excursions into hard science fiction, fantasy, horror, detective, western, historical, and contemporary fiction. He has also written numerous non-fiction articles on film, science, and scuba diving, as well as having produced the novel versions of many films, including such well-known productions as Star Wars, the first three Alien films, Alien Nation, and The Chronicles of Riddick. Other works include scripts for talking records, radio, computer games, and the story for the first Star Trekmovie. His novel Shadowkeep was the first ever book adaptation of an original computer game.

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