Nicholas Meyer in 2003 Nicholas Meyer in 2003

CBS has brought none other than Star Trek II: The Wrath of Khan director Nicholas Meyer, on board as writer and producer on the new series, The Wrap reports. The multiple Emmy and Oscar nominee also wrote Star Trek IV and Star Trek VI.

There's a new Star Trek series coming in 2017

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," the series' showrunner Bryan Fuller told The Wrap. "We are thrilled announce that one of Star Trek's greatest storytellers will be boldly returning as Nicholas Meyer beams aboard the new Trek writing staff."

The series will premiere in 2017 on CBS All Access - CBS' digital subscription video on demand and live streaming service.

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