As Star Trek Day got well underway yesterday, opening up on what’s to come for its franchise spin-off series amid its 55th anniversary, a new trailer dropped for the second season of ‘Picard’
With both stories having been completed during the Pandemic seasons 2 & 3, it came as no surprise that season 3 has officially been greenlit.
Season 2 will see Q (John de Lancie) creating an alternate reality that plunges Earth into a totalitarian state. Only Jean-Luc Picard and his first season crew of compatriots seem to realize something has changed and they have to travel back to 21st century Los Angeles in order to set things right.
Akiva Goldsman and Terry Matalas serve as co-showrunners for Season 2.
On the day, release dates were also revealed for a number of the Paramount+ series in the works.
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Star Trek Discovery – Season 4 will kick off on November 18th. DISCOVERY finds Captain Burnham and the crew of the U.S.S. Discovery facing a threat unlike any they’ve ever encountered,” The official description reads. “With Federation and non-Federation worlds alike feeling the impact, they must confront the unknown and work together to ensure a hopeful future for all.”
Star Trek: Strange New Worlds – based on the year’s Captain Christopher Pike captained the U.S.S. Enterprise, the series is expected to debut in early 2022.
The cast is made up of Ethan Peck, Anson Mount, and Rebecca Romijn as Spock, Captain Christopher Pike, and Number One (aka. Una Chin-Riley), Celia Rose Gooding will star as cadet Nyota Uhura, Jess Bush portrays Nurse Christine Chapel, Babs Olusanmokun is Dr. M’Benga, Christina Chong is La’an Noonien-Singh, Melissa Navia is Lt. Erica Ortegas, and Bruce Horak will portray Hemmer.
Star Trek: Prodigy – Set to debut on October 28th, the series will follow a crew of young aliens who stumble upon the experimental Federation starship the U.S.S. Protostar, but they’ve never heard of Starfleet or the Federation.