Star Trek fans rejoice! A new Star Trek series is set to debut in 2017 on CBS All Access (CBS's digital platform) with Alex Kurtzman set as Executive Producer. The series will be completely separate from the new movies and will feature all new characters! I've been wanting a new Trek series for a while so I'm super-excited about this news. My fondest memories are watching DS9 and TNG (my two favorite TV shows of all time in that order) so Star Trek returning to TV is fantastic news.
I'm a little split over my feelings about Kurtzman heading it up. On the one hand he's done some amazing work like Alias and Limitless. On the other, there's Transformers and Star Trek: Into Darkness, which I wasn't a super-huge fan of. I hope they keep the feel of the other Star Trek series, tackling important social issues and working in cool science with amazing characters you really care about rather than the most action-focused take of the rebooted movies.
What are your guys' thoughts about a new Star Trek series? Where in the Star Trek timeline would you like to see it placed? What do you think about it only being available online? Engage us by clicking on "Comments" below
11/5/2015 09:52:10 pm
Totally agree Eros! Awesome storytelling with amazing characters and tackling social issues is what Star Trek has always been about and what I hope this new series continues! I'm super-excited!
11/11/2015 07:37:31 pm
2/4/2016 11:30:16 pm
Haha! How did I know you would say that Anthony? :)
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