Star Trek Showrunner Reportedly Developing 4 New Star Trek Shows

Star Trek: Discovery showrunner and co-creator Alex Kurtzman and his production company Secret Hideout reportedly signed a 5-year, $25 million deal with CBS Television Studios to create a myriad of Star Trek content, including at least four new shows set in the Star Trek universe.

As reported by Variety, Kurtzman will supervise the expansion of the Star Trek franchise in the form of a Starfleet Academy series, a limited series based around the “Wrath of Kahn” storyline, a second limited series that has yet to be disclosed and an animated series.

Additionally, The Hollywood Reporter‘s sources say that Kurtzman and Akiva Goldsman, who worked on Discovery during Season 1, are working on a Patrick Stewart project. Stewart of course played Captain Picard on Star Trek: The Next Generation. Whether or not this is the second limited series mentioned by Variety is unclear. According to THR, “CBS TV Studios declined to confirm the Stewart project as sources say a deal is far from completed and may not happen despite the fact that the actor recently teased his potential return to the franchise.”

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