LOS ANGELES (REUTERS) – US broadcast community CBS will develop the favored Star Trek science-fiction franchise with new collection, mini-series and animation beneath a manufacturing deal introduced on Tuesday (June 19).
CBS mentioned in an announcement that it had signed a five-year take care of producer Alex Kurtzman to oversee a spread of recent programming associated to Star Trek. Kurtzman is a author and producer of Star Trek: Discovery, which premiered in September 2017 on the CBS All Access streaming service. A second season is presently in manufacturing.
He additionally co-wrote and produced the 2009 Star Trek function movie and 2013 sequel “Star Trek: Into Darkness.” The unique Star Trek debuted in 1966 as a US tv collection depicting the adventures of the Starship Enterprise.
It was created by the late Gene Roddenberry and featured characters together with Captain James T. Kirk, performed by William Shatner, and Vulcan officer Mr. Spock, performed by the late Leonard Nimoy.
The CBS community is a unit of CBS Corp.