The mysterious Star Trek project that is being worked on by Wrath of Khan director Nicholas Meyer has reportedly been postponed.
However, he has now claimed that it is not going anywhere anytime soon, largely due to an ongoing legal battle between TV rights holder CBS and Paramount/Viacom.
This week, CBS filed a lawsuit against parent company National Amusements and its shareholders in attempt to free themselves from control amid a possible merger with Viacom.
"I was hired to write a stand-alone Star Trek-related trilogy, [details of which] I can't discuss or I'd have to kill you," Meyer said at a "Shakespeare and Star Trek" panel discussion (via TrekCore).
"I was writing it for CBS [All] Access... but at the moment CBS is at a war with Paramount/Viacom [about merging].
He added: "They're in a power struggle which turned really nasty this past week when CBS decided to sue Viacom.
"So I don't think my project is going anywhere in a hurry, because everything is on hold while they sort out this merger business. That's my story and I'm stickin' to it."
The fact that he mentioned a "trilogy" suggests this project could be movie-related, though it may be a TV show considering it's for CBS.
However, if CBS and Viacom did merge once-again, it would bring all the Star Trek entities back under one roof.
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