It now seems that Nicholas Meyer, the director of the definitive Trek movie, Star Trek II: The Wrath of Khan, has signed on to the new series, too.
Fuller released the following statement:
“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.”
Meyer will be on board as a writer for the new series, and it shows that the new series is being taken seriously.
This could be the rebirth Trek fans have been waiting for.
When Meyer took on Star Trek with Wrath of Khan, the series was arguably flagging. The Motion Picture had done well, but hadn’t left anybody