CBS have today announced a series order for Star Trek: Strange New Worlds, a new show based around Captain Pike and his Enterprise crew. Anson Mount, Ethan Peck and Rebecca Romijn will all reprise their Star Trek: Discovery roles, with the show set to explore the decade before Captain Kirk boarded the U.S.S. Enterprise.
The series premiere was written by Akiva Goldsman with the story by Akiva Goldsman, Alex Kurtzman and Jenny Lumet. Goldsman, Kurtzman and Lumet will serve as executive producers in addition to Henry Alonso Myers, Heather Kadin, Rod Roddenberry and Trevor Roth. Aaron Baiers, Akela Cooper and Davy Perez will serve as co-executive producers. Akiva Goldsman will remain an executive producer and a key part of the creative team on Star Trek: Picard as well.
With a Star Trek: Discovery/Picard crossover event rumoured to be occurring in Picard‘s third season, I imagine the Star Trek Discoveryverse will also now include Captain Pike and his crew in any crossover event.
In non-US countries, with Star Trek: Discovery airing on Netflix and Picard on Prime, no news is known as of yet as to which streaming giant will pick up the International rights to ST:SNW.
Expect the crew to explore strange new worlds, seek out new life and new civilizations and to boldly go where no man has gone before!
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