Alex Kurtzman
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United States
2018

Secret Hideout

Alex
Kurtzman

Writer / Director / Producer

Kurtzman boldly goes where no showrunner has gone before with a five-year CBS Television Studios deal to oversee the “Star Trek” universe in conjunction with his production banner, Secret Hideout. Under the deal, he’ll look to expand the sci-fi series, from spinoffs and minis to potential animated projects and the recently announced CBS All Access effort starring Patrick Stewart, centering on the next chapter for Capt. Jean-Luc Picard. Meanwhile, Kurtzman, who co-wrote the features “Star Trek” and “Star Trek: Into Darkness,” is serving as showrunner for the upcoming second season of another CBS All Access offering, “Star Trek: Discovery,” proving his embrace of the franchise extends beyond traditional fandom.

Career

  • ALIAS
  • FRINGE
  • STAR TREK: DISCOVERY

Education

  • Wesleyan University (CT, USA)

Variety Honors

  • TV Producers Impact
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