J.D. Payne and Patrick McKay, showrunners of Amazon Prime Video's The Lord of the Rings: The Rings of Power, revealed that they once had a Star Trek script in the works.
In an interview with Esquire, the two went into detail on their abandoned Star Trek movie, which would have reunited Chris Hemsworth and Chris Pine. Payne revealed that the plot asked "What if right before the Kelvin impacted with that huge mining ship, George Kirk had tried to beam himself over to his wife's shuttle where his son, Jim Kirk, had just been born? And what if the ship hadn’t completely exploded—what if it left some space junk?"
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