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Old 04-08-2018, 08:49 PM   #1
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Arrow Star Trek: Picard [Amazon Prime] - Trailer released!



Patrick Stewart is boldly going where he has been before.

As has been rumored for months, the actor has officially signed on to star in a new Star Trek series for CBS All Access in which he will reprise his role as Jean-Luc Picard. The new series will not be a reboot of The Next Generation but instead is being described as an exploration of the next chapter of Picard's life. Additional details about the new series, including its title, episode count or a premiere date, are being kept under wraps. The creative team for the newest Star Trek series includes Alex Kurtzman, who serves as showrunner on CBS All Access' Discovery and whose recent overall deal with CBS Television Studios included marching orders to expand the beloved and global franchise.

"With overwhelming joy, itís a privilege to welcome Sir Patrick Stewart back to the Star Trek fold. For over 20 years, fans have hoped for the return of Captain Jean-Luc Picard and that day is finally here. We canít wait to forge new ground, surprise people, and honor generations both new and old," said Kurtzman, who leads a creative team that also includes James Duff (The Closer, Major Crimes), Akiva Goldsman (Discovery), Michael Chabon (the John Carter writer who is also penning one of the recently announced Star Trek: Discovery shorts) and Kirsten Beyer (Discovery).

Stewart confirmed his return to the franchise Saturday at a Star Trek convention in Las Vegas, where he made a surprise appearance on stage.

"I will always be very proud to have been a part of Star Trek: The Next Generation, but when we wrapped that final movie in the spring of 2002, I truly felt my time with Star Trek had run its natural course," said Stewart, who will also exec produce the new series. "It is, therefore, an unexpected but delightful surprise to find myself excited and invigorated to be returning to Jean-Luc Picard and to explore new dimensions within him. Seeking out new life for him, when I thought that life was over. During these past years, it has been humbling to hear many stories about how The Next Generation brought people comfort, saw them through difficult periods in their lives or how the example of Jean-Luc inspired so many to follow in his footsteps, pursuing science, exploration and leadership. I feel I'm ready to return to him for the same reason ó to research and experience what comforting and reforming light he might shine on these often very dark times. I look forward to working with our brilliant creative team as we endeavor to bring a fresh, unexpected and pertinent story to life once more."

Star Trek: The Next Generation ran for seven seasons and more than 170 episodes, earning 19 Emmys and a Peabody Award. Stewart would go on to star in a pair of Star Trek features ó 1998's Star Trek: Insurrection and 2002's Star Trek: Nemesis as Picard.

Joining Stewart as exec producers on the new untitled Star Trek series are Kurtzman, Duff, Goldsman, Chabon, Kurtzman's Secret Hideout president Heather Kadin, Rod Roddenberry, the son of Star Trek creator Gene Roddenberry and the CEO of Roddenberry Entertainment and Trevor Roth.
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Old 04-08-2018, 09:47 PM   #3
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That's good. I'd been hoping they'd do a sequel to the TNG era. Continue the story into new ground.
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Old 04-08-2018, 10:24 PM   #5
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I'm glad they're finally going forward in the timeline, I like Discovery, but we've not really seen what happened after the Dominion war.
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Apparently this series will be an ongoing series not a short on off series
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Apparently this series will be an ongoing series not a short on off series
unlike Star Trek Renegades which sadly never got that series it deserved
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unlike Star Trek Renegades which sadly never got that series it deserved
To be fair though, that was a fan film
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To be fair though, that was a fan film
yeah, but i quite liked that, with some of the voyager cast members and Original series cast member Walter Koenig

and Adrienne Wilkinson as Captain Lexxa Singh
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I'm ashamed to saw I've never seen a single episode or movie from Star Trek Well I saw a couple of episodes of Discovery but didn't really like it. Patrick Stewart is awesome though, so I'll probably check this out, and some of Next Gen in preparation!
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Old 07-10-2018, 01:15 PM   #12
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All of Trek is worth checking out if you get into it, they did the whole cinematic universe thing before it was cool lol
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All of Trek is worth checking out if you get into it, they did the whole cinematic universe thing before it was cool lol
yeah i also had the earliest star trek games 25th anniversary and Judgment Rites

and then i moved into Armada 1 & 2, but also Elite Force and it's sequel
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Jonathan Frakes (aka Riker) has confirmed he will be directing on Picard's show
https://trekmovie.com/2019/02/26/jon...is-hysterical/
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Old 13-05-2019, 05:45 PM   #15
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In an odd move, the Picard series is gonna air on Amazon Prime, not Netflix
https://intl.startrek.com/news/stewa...W57uJZmTp5VMDk
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That is strange indeed, looks like piratebay for me :/
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I wouldn't mind if they move all Star Trek over, but if they're splitting it, thats annoying. I dont mind too much as I have both
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there is some pretty good stuff on Amazon prime and this will add to it nicely
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Didn't expect it to actually be called dat
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Sneak shot of ST: Picard


Uniforms look like DS9 era
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DS9 era style uniforms confirmed!
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