Star Trek 4 already in the works?

Just went you thought you could turn your back, Justin Lin (the director of Star Trek Beyond) could already be preparing for Star Trek 4.

Reports come after the studio registered the name Star Trek 4 with the suggesting Paramount believe Beyond will be a big enough hit to merit a follow up.

The first trailer for Beyond had plenty of tongues wagging but writers Simon Pegg and Doug Jung promise the final film has more substance and will be a worthy effort when it comes to celebrating the 50th anniversary of the franchise.

Joining the cast for Beyond is Sofia Boutella as a mysterious alien to Captain Kirk and Idris Elba as a new villain.

Star Trek Beyond hits cinemas on July 22nd, 2016.