Well, well, someone who is actually in the know
You mean someone like the Paramount Vice Chairman?
According to Paramount Vice Chairman Rob Moore, Abrams — who directed both 2009′s “Star Trek” and the upcoming sequel “Star Trek Into Darkness” — will still be involved in some capacity with a possible third “Trek” movie, at the minimum as a producer, if not also directing the film.
Moore also pointed out that Abrams will continue to play a role in another of the studio’s most valuable franchises, “Mission: Impossible.”
Wow, he will be involved "in some capacity"
with a "possible"
third film as a "producer"
(executive, associate, producer in name only?). That statement says very little, really.
I'll take the reluctant testimony of a creative insider than the boiler-plate assurance of a studio suit in damage control mode.