The captain is back! Patrick Stewart has actually officially signed on to repeat his famous duty as Jean-Luc Picard for the brand-new Star Trek series on CBS All Access. Stewart played Captain Picard for all seven seasons of The Next Generation, in addition to in four films.
The brand-new show will certainly not be a reboot of Star Trek: The Next Generation however an expedition of the next phase of Picard’s life. Taking into consideration the number of reboots that have been popping up lately, this is certainly a revitalizing concept for TV fans!
We initially read about a brand-new Star Trek collection in June, when it was announced that Star Trek: Discovery co-creator/executive manufacturer Alex Kurtzman had actually authorized a five-year deal to look after the development of the Star Trek franchise.
This involved the advancement of a new series, a miniseries, and various other material. Stewart confirmed the conjecture concerning his go back to the Star Trek world with a surprise look at a Star Trek convention in Las Vegas.
“I will constantly be really proud to have actually been a part of Star Trek: The Next Generation, yet when we covered that last flick in the springtime of 2002, I really felt my time with Star Trek had actually run its all-natural course,” he stated.
“It is, for that reason, a unforeseen however fascinating shock to locate myself excited and rejuvenated to be returning to Jean-Luc Picard as well as to check out brand-new dimensions within him. Choosing new life for him, when I believed that life was over.”
Information of the untitled series are presently under covers, however we do know that Stewart will serve as executive manufacturer together with Kurtzman, James Duff, Akiva Goldsman, and also Michael Chabon. There’s no best date, however the program will certainly broadcast on CBS All Access, which presently broadcasts Star Trek: Discovery as well as the short-form offshoot Short Treks. Stay tuned for more information as manufacturing starts!