Last year, we found out that Star Trek would finally be returning to television in January 2017, but this time, it would be on CBS All Access. But, that decision left fans thoroughly disappointed, and obviously, Alex Kurtzman’s involvement with the series didn’t really give anyone much hope about it.
However, the series has finally found its showrunner, and his name alone should give fans a lot of hope about the upcoming series, because it’s none other than the mastermind behind NBC’s Hannibal. Yes, you read that right. CBS has officially announced that they’ve hired Bryan Fuller to serve as showrunner, as well as co-creator on their Star Trek reboot.
If you’re a lifelong Trekkie, then you might already know that Fuller has written more than 20 episodes for Star Trek: Deep Space Nine and Star Trek: Voyage, so it looks like CBS have found the perfect man for the job. You can read his statement on the news below:
Alex Kurtzman, who co-wrote J.J. Abrams’ Star Trek and its sequel, Star Trek: Into Darkness, and will executive produce the reboot, had to say the following about hiring Fuller:
What do you guys think? Are you looking forward to seeing Fuller’s take on Star Trek? Sound-off your thoughts in the comment section below.
Source: The Hollywood Reporter