I’m sure you are wondering how they could possibly find a spot for another Star Trek series. This time, it’s Nickelodeon’s turn. CBS Television Studios and Nick announced during the Comic-Con@Home panel, a new animated series today titled, Star Trek: Prodigy.
According to the press release, the series “which follows a group of lawless teens who discover a derelict Starfleet ship and use it to search for adventure, meaning and salvation. The series is developed by Emmy® Award winners Kevin and Dan Hageman (“Trollhunters” and “Ninjago”) and overseen for Nickelodeon by Ramsey Naito, EVP, Animation Production and Development, Nickelodeon.”
So this series might not necessarily be for younger kids, but it will certainly reach a younger audience than Star Trek has in many years. This will be a CG animated series, of which Nickelodeon has had many over the years. The series will be from CBS’ Eye Animation Productions, CBS Television Studios’ new animation arm; Secret Hideout; and Roddenberry Entertainment. Alex Kurtzman, Heather Kadin, Katie Krentz, Rod Roddenberry and Trevor Roth will serve as executive producers alongside Kevin and Dan Hageman. Aaron Baiers will serve as a co-executive producer.
What’s great is, you won’t have to wait long to see this with your kids. Star Trek: Prodigy is set to premiere some time in 2021.
Photo Credit: CBS/Nickelodeon