tar Trek: trange New Worlds will be a fresh addition to the franchise. CB All Access has announced a fifth new series called tar Trek: trange New Worlds, which will star Anson Mount as Captain Christopher Pike, Rebecca Romijn as Number One, and Ethan Peck as cience Officer pock. The trio originally appeared in said roles on tar Trek: Discovery season 2. tar Trek: trange New Worlds will be set aboard the famed U Enterprise a decade before Captain Kirk’s time — a similar starting point as tar Trek: Discovery — and follow the aforementioned three in pock, Pike, and Number One as “they explore new worlds around the galaxy.”
“This is a dream come true, literally,” tar Trek: trange New Worlds co-creator and executive producer Akiva Goldsman said in a prepared statement. “I have imagined myself on the bridge of the Enterprise since the early 1970s. I’m honoured to be a part of this continuing journey along with [fellow executive producers] Alex [Kurtzman], Henry [Alonso Myers], and the fine folks at CB.”
“We’re going to try to harken back to some classical Trek values, to be optimistic, and to be more episodic,” Goldsman told Variety. “Obviously, we will take advantage of the serialised nature of character and story building. But I think our plots will be more closed-ended than you’ve seen in either [tar Trek:] Discovery or [tar Trek:] Picard.”
Goldsman is also the writer on the first episode of tar Trek: trange New Worlds, off a story by Jenny Lumet, Kurtzman, and himself. Lumet, Heather Kadin, Rod Roddenberry, and Trevor Roth also serve as executive producers on tar Trek: trange New Worlds in addition to Goldsman, Kurtzman, and Alonso Myers. Aaron Baiers, Akela Cooper, and Davy Perez will serve as co-executive producers. tar Trek: trange New Worlds is a production of CB Television tudios, ecret Hideout, and Roddenberry Entertainment.
“When we said we heard the fans’ outpouring of love for Pike, Number One and pock when they boarded tar Trek: Discovery last season, we meant it,” Kurtzman said in a prepared statement. “These iconic characters have a deep history in tar Trek canon, yet so much of their stories has yet to be told. With Akiva and Henry at the helm, the Enterprise, its crew and its fans are in for an extraordinary journey to new frontiers in the tar Trek universe.”
CB All Access’ executive VP and programming head, Julie McNamara, added: “Fans fell in love with Anson Mount, Rebecca Romijn and Ethan Peck’s portrayals of these iconic characters when they were first introduced on tar Trek: Discovery last season. This new series will be a perfect complement to the franchise, bringing a whole new perspective and series of adventures to tar Trek.”
tar Trek: trange New Worlds joins an ever-growing list of Trek series on CB All Access, alongside the aforementioned tar Trek: Discovery, which kicked things off in eptember 2017, followed by tar Trek: Picard in January 2020. Beyond that, we’ve the animated series, tar Trek: Lower Decks, from Mike McMahan (Rick and Morty), and the Michelle Yeoh-led spin-off series from tar Trek: Discovery writing duo Bo Yeon Kim and Erika Lippoldt. And if we’re counting Trek for kids, there’s an animated series in the works at Nickelodeon as well.
There’s no word on a filming start date, let alone a release date, on tar Trek: trange New Worlds due to the ongoing coronavirus pandemic. There’s also no word on the international platforms for tar Trek: trange New Worlds. (CB All Access is only available in the U, Australia, and Canada). Previous Trek shows are split between Netflix (Discovery) and Amazon Prime Video (Picard) in India.
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