J.J. Abrams is ready to engage and has finally committed to shooting Star Trek 2.

Vulture magazine has confirmed that that Lost creator has signed on to direct the sequel to his 2009 Star Trek box-office hit.

The magazine reports that the script will be finished by the end of the month, the film is already in pre-production and Abrams is set to begin shooting this Winter.

Abrams’ first time in the captain’s chair netted the reboot the highest-ever grosses for a Trek movie, pulling in $385 (€281) million worldwide.