Will be once again Alex Kurtzman to take care of the franchise of Star Trek for CBS Studios, at least until 2026.
According to what reported by Deadline, Kurtzman, along with his production company Secret Hideout, has signed a $ 150 million deal with the studio, obtaining the rights to all projects related to the Star Trek universe through 2026.
Alex Kurtzman and Star Trek will be one until 2026
A renewal of the producer’s contract that comes for the second time two years in advance, indicating the appreciation CBS Studios has towards the father of Star Trek: Discovery, Star Trek: Picard And Star Trek: Lower Decks.
Kurtzman will then oversee all the series and films produced in the Last Frontier of Space for the next six years. Among these is the renamed series in development Star Trek: Prodigy and made in partnership with Nickelodeon, but also Star Trek: Strange New Worlds (coming next year) and a still rather mysterious project related to Section 31 and actress Michelle Yeoh.
Many of these projects will enrich the Pramount + video streaming service offering, while fans wait to find out what the franchise’s cinematic future will be.
“Extending our valuable collaboration with the brilliant Alex Kurtzman and Secret Hideout has been a top priority for CBS and Paramount +”, said George Cheeks, President and CEO of CBS. “Alex’s vision and leadership of the Star Trek franchise and his ability to create artistic and commercial series on all platforms place him in a special class of creative talent.”
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