Tom Cruise is in negotiations to reteam with MISSION: Impossible 3 director Jj Abrams for the next Star Trek movie The movie superstar is reportedly a huge fan of the sci-fi franchise and jumped at the chance to play a cameo role in the new film, which will be directed by Abrams An insider tells Canada's TV Guide magazine, "He didn't even need to be begged to appear in it " It's not known what role Cruise will play, but Trekkies in cyberspace are suggesting he should play a Starfleet Academy instructor Meanwhile, Abrams is currently auditioning actors for the roles of a young SCOTTY and young BONES in the film, according to reports