"Number One" appeared in the original Star Trek pilot as the second-in-command of the Enterprise under Captain Christopher Pike. Check out the Star Trek: Discovery Season 2 trailer below! CBS All Access will release four standalone films, each running 10 to 15 minutes.
It's unknown how extensive Romijn's appearance will be in Season 2 of Discovery, which, according to information revealed at the panel, will follow Captain Pike taking command of the USS Discovery to investigate seven mysterious signals in space.
"Each episode will deliver closed-ended stories while revealing clues about what's to come in future Star Trek: Discovery episodes", showrunner Alex Kurtzman says. Anson Mount was cast earlier this year to play Pike.More news: Last survivor of indigenous Amazonian group filmed after 22 years alone
An obscure character from Star Trek history will finally take the stage.
The trailer also offered a first look at the show's spiffy throwback uniforms, with Pike's uniform giving fans a flashback to the gold shirts of the original series.
Discovery is now in production of its second season and is set to return in 2019. But we're still reveling in the fact that this gay love has saved the universe. See them in action in the preview above, and in the thrilling new photos below.More news: West Nile virus claims first NC victim this season
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Today during the Star Trek: Discovery panel in Hall H at San Diego Comic-Con, co-creator and showrunner Alex Kurtzman announced that Star Trek: Discovery will return to CBS All Access for its second season in January 2019.
As a prequel series set a decade before the original '60s Star Trek, the new season of Discovery will be able to brush up against canon that Trekkies and Trekkers are very familiar with.More news: Cats Movie Cast Revealed to Include Taylor Swift, Jennifer Hudson, and More