Early on Wednesday, we were treated to the first cast photo of CBS’s new Star Trek series titled: Star Trek: Discovery (seen here). CBS has now unveiled its first official trailer, more image, and key art! Check them out below!
Press Release: The series will feature 15 episodes, up from the previously announced 13, and will be complemented by a companion after-show, Talking Trek, to be presented on CBS All Access.
Star Trek: Discovery will feature Michelle Yeoh as Captain Philippa Georgiou, Sonequa Martin-Green as First Officer Michael Burnham, Jason Isaacs as Captain Lorca, James Frain as Spock’s father, Sarek; Doug Jones as Lt. Saru, a Starfleet Science Officer and member of a new alien species in the Star Trek universe; and Anthony Rapp as Lt. Stamets. The new series was created by Bryan Fuller, Alex Kurtzman, and its executive producer is long time Star Trek alumni Nicholas Meyer.
Synopsis: Before Kirk, Spock and the Enterprise there was Discovery. Now, one of the most iconic and influential global franchises returns to television with Star Trek: Discovery. The CBS All Access Original Series arrives this Fall.
Bolier Plate: The adventures of the USS Discovery will take place roughly ten years before that the four-year mission established by the USS Enterprise in the original Star Trek Series.