Meyer Planning “Wrath of Khan” Prequel?

“Star Trek II: The Wrath of Khan” writer/director Nicholas Meyer is rumored to be moving forward on a limited series that would focus on the life of that film’s villain Khan Noonien Singh, played by the late Ricardo Montalbahn reprising his role from the original 1960s series.

Geek Exchange (via Bleeding Cool) broke the report, citing multiple sources. They indicate events in the series would take place between the original series episode “Space Seed” and the legendary film, a time when Khan and the crew of the Botany Bay (survivors from the Eugenics wars) were exiled to Ceti Alpha V to start a colony.

Meyer, who also directed “Star Trek VI: The Undiscovered Country,” is involved in the upcoming “Star Trek: Discovery” series and indications are CBS is potentially looking into other projects set within the rich history of Trek mythology.