Re: Fact-Checking Inside Star Trek: The Real Story
I used to be skeptical of the notion that FP was inspired by The Tempest myself, citing the major story differences. But then I learned that the filmmakers themselves explicitly cited the play as their inspiration, so I changed my view to fit the facts.
It doesn't get more authoritative than that, Robert Comsol
The boring one, the one with Khan, the one where Spock returns, the one with whales, the dumb one, the last one, the one with Kirk, the one with the Borg, the stupid one, the bad one, the new one, the other one with Khan.