A writer, producer and director with deep roots in the “Star Trek” franchise will be a part of the new CBS “Star Trek” TV series. Variety reports that Nicholas Meyer joined the new Bryan Fuller series from CBS Television Studios as a consulting producer and writer.
Meyer directed the features “Star Trek II: The Wrath of Khan” and “Star Trek VI: The Undiscovered Country,” and wrote the screenplays for “Undiscovered Country” and “Star Trek IV: The Voyage Home.”
In the announcement, Fuller said: “Nicholas Meyer chased Kirk and Khan ’round the Mutara Nebula and ’round Genesis’ flames, he saved the whales with the Enterprise and its crew, and waged war and peace between Klingons and the Federation. We are thrilled to announce that one of ‘Star Trek’s’ greatest storytellers will be boldly returning as Nicholas Meyer beams aboard the new ‘Trek’ writing staff.”