Michael Chabon Set as Showrunner for CBS All Access Series ‘Star Trek: Picard’

Collider | 6/27/2019 | Dave Trumbore
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Can a Pulitzer Prize win translate into a successful showrunning gig? That’s what CBS All Access is banking on as the streaming wing of the broadcast network has set Michael Chabon (“The Amazing Adventures of Kavalier & Clay”) to spearhead the Star Trek: Picard series. The move comes as a promotion of sorts for Chabon who has been a part of the show’s creative team behind the scenes since it was announced.

Variety reported Chabon as showrunner for Star Trek: Picard, which aims to arrive on the streaming platform as part of a burgeoning new Star Trek TV universe. The new series sees Sir Patrick Stewart reprise his iconic role of Capt. Jean-Luc Picard in a story about the next chapter of his life. Alison Pill, Michelle Hurd, Evan Evagora, Isa Briones, Santiago Cabrera and Harry Treadaway also star.

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Here’s what Chabon had to say about the news:

“‘Star Trek’ has been an important part of my way of thinking about the world, the future, human nature, storytelling and myself since I was ten years old. I come to work every day in a state of joy and awe at having been entrusted with the character and the world of Jean-Luc Picard,...
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