The Shuttle Pod crew scrambled to our shuttle so we could talk about the recent announcement by CBS that Alex Kurtzman and his production company Secret Hideout would be expanding the Trek TV franchise with a new 5 year production deal.
Shuttle Pod 52: The Kurtzman Era?
Jared, Kayla, and Matt discuss what the official press release says, the rumored project pitches for new series, mini-series, and a cartoon.
- A series set at Starfleet Academy created by CW alumni Stephanie Savage and Josh Schwartz.
- A limited series whose plot details are being kept under wraps.
- A limited series based around the “Wrath of Khan” story.
- An animated series whose plot details are being kept under wraps.
- A Jean-Luc Picard limited series which features the return of Sir Patrick Stewart to the iconic role.
Lastly, we walk through Alex Kurtzman’s relationship with CBS and the Trek franchise, and his general work as a writer and producer.