Writing a novelization of a movie like Star Trek XI can mean overcoming certain challenges to do so, but Alan Dean Foster had some things go his way when it came to writing the book. Plus: Foster to write a sequel to Star Trek XI.
As reported by Wired, having a good screenplay helped. “A movie like [Star Trek XI], too, goes by so fast,” said Foster. “Unless you go back and see the movie again, you miss a lot of stuff anyway.