“I quickly said that because of my loyalty to Star Trek, and also just being a fan, I wouldn’t even want to be involved in the next version of those things. I declined any involvement very early on. I’d rather be in the audience not knowing what was coming, rather than being involved in the minutiae of making them.”
I'm not really bummed that Abrams is out of the picture for Star Wars. I can't really pinpoint why, but the idea bothered me.