Star Trek: Discovery Loses Showrunners Ahead of Season 2

Star Trek: Discovery, the CBS All Access show that finished its first season back in February, is now undergoing its second showrunner change with the departure of executive producers Gretchen Berg and Aaron Harberts.

According to¬†The Hollywood Reporter, this change was not due to creative problems, but with “leadership and operational issues” between the showrunners and the staff.

Executive producer Alex Kurtzman (who has been with the series since the beginning and also served as as a writer and producer on J.J. Abrams’ Star Trek and Star Trek: Into Darkness films) will be taking over as showrunner for Season 2. Kurtzman will also oversee the writers’ room for the rest of the sophomore season.

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