Discovery is the most immediate with its second season debuting next week, there's another offering much further away that has fans the most excited though. While it's not unusual for announcements of this nature to be made quickly after the release of an entry in a franchise it was a little odd due to the struggles Star Trek: Beyond had at the box office.
In addition to Star Trek 4, Paramount has also been developing a Trek movie based upon an idea by Quentin Tarantino, who is now occupied with his latest film Once Upon a Time in Hollywood ahead of its release in July. Abrams-approved vision for an R-Rated entry in the series.More news: Transfer: Michy Batshuayi to return to Chelsea
The Picard series will be the first onscreen Trek story set in the aftermath of [the dissolution of the Romulan Empire], which would have altered the balance of power in the galaxy. And hopefully unlike Nemesis, it's actually good. So yes, long and complicated. It was our best attempt at trying to get him to say yes.More news: Bauer’s Chocolate, Caramel Candies May Be Contaminated With Hepatitis A, Officials Warn
"[Stewart] threw down an fantastic gauntlet and said, 'If we do this, I want it to be so different, I want it to be both what people remember but also not what they're expecting at all, otherwise why do it?'" Kurtzman explained, adding that the British actor wanted the writers/producers to create a document explaining all their ideas, no matter how big or small. After reading the creative team's 34-page pitch for the new show, Stewart "walked into the room and he had a huge smile on his face and said, 'This is wonderful.'..." But Kurtzman did add that "anything could happen", when asked whether some of the old TNG cast might show up on the new show for a cameo or two. Like getting to tell Wesley to "shut up" one more time.More news: Lindsay Lohan's 'friends' with Kim Kardashian West after cornrows row