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Alex Kurtzman To Expand The ‘Star Trek’ Universe With New Series | TV News

 

Alex Kurtzman, known for his work on 2009’s Star Trek and 2013’s Star Trek Into Darkness, just extended his contract with CBS TV Studios by signing a five-year deal of $25 million to expand the Star Trek franchise for television.

 

On top of Kurtzman’s successful Star Trek: Discovery which has been picked up for a second season, the showrunner looks set to develop and supervise brand new series, mini-series and animated content about the sci-fi universe.

 

The four rumoured new shows include a series taking place at Starfleet Academy, a limited series based on the “Wrath of Khan” story, an animated series and a reboot series which could be a sequel to Star Trek: The Next Generation, the popular show that ran between 1987 and 1994, and would see the return of Patrick Stewart as Captain Jean-Luc Picard.

 

This would be huge news for Star Trek fandom if the projects were to be confirmed.

 

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