The key exclusive relationship between the studio and J J Abrams’ production company will now run through December 2015.

The original deal commenced in 2006 and has yielded such hits as Star Trek, Super 8, Cloverfield, Mission: Impossible III and Mission: Impossible – Ghost Protocol. Abrams is currently shooting his Star Trek follow-up, set to open in 3D on May 17 2013.

“J J is a unique talent and a captivating storyteller,” Paramount CEO Brad Grey said. “J J, Bryan Burk and the whole Bad Robot team are an integral part of Paramount and we’re proud to continue our collaboration. Their pictures have extraordinary resonance around the world and we’re so pleased Paramount will be their home for years to come.”

“Brad, Rob, Adam and the whole Paramount team have given Bad Robot truly incredible support, a fun and smart collaborative environment and access to the best film distribution people in the business,” Abrams said. “I couldn’t be happier knowing that Bad Robot features will remain at Paramount.”