According to the evil Reuters Viacom apparently think they can squeeze a few more bucks from the Franchise, apparently:
Daily Variety said the action would center on the early days of “Star Trek” characters James T. Kirk and Mr. Spock, including their first meeting at Starfleet Academy and first outer-space mission.
The paper described “Star Trek” as Hollywood’s most durable performer after James Bond, spawning 10 features that have grossed more than $1 billion and 726 TV episodes from six series.
I’m trying to think whether I ever saw Nemesis. I know I didn’t see it at the theaters, but I don’t think I even checked it out of the library.
Young James T. Kirk. I assume the sales pitch sold it as a sort of “Harry Potter without the scar and Hogwarts in space.” With Spock as a sort of Hermione character. Scotty would be Hagrid. Chekov would be Krum. Bones would be, um, someone else.