By Josh Melo
After a 15 year absence from the franchise, Bryan Fuller is set to return to the universe that started it all for him. Fuller has just been named the showrunner and co-creator of the upcoming Star Trek TV series. Hit the jump for details!
Before we all knew him as the mind behind the disgustingly brilliant Hannibal, he was a writer for Star Trek: Deep Space Nine and Voyager. Now, a full 15 years later, he is returning the the franchise that kicked off his career.
Here's the official press release:
Specifics as to which characters will end up on the show are scarce, but it is plainly evident that Bryan Fuller is excited to be working in the Star Trek universe once again.
Solid sci-fi has been hard to come by in the land of television, and with Star Wars making such a comeback and the looming release of a new Star Trek film, this new project could not have come at a better time.
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Star Trek is set to premiere sometime in 2017.