Star Trek is not dead! The saga returns to our TV screens under the name of Star Trek Discovery. To make us wait until its release, CBS and Netflix have broadcast the first images of the show as they prepare us for a galactic adventure of high flight!
Last night, while everyone was staring at the opening of the 70th Cannes Film Festival and its famous climb of the stairs, CBS and Netflix surprised us by revealing the first trailer of Star Trek Discovery and is accessible on the Netflix Youtube channel. Let us discover what this unprecedented prequel prepares us.
At the sight of these first images, we all agree to say that Star Trek Discovery is already looking epic! This series derived from the galaxy franchise of the 60s, Star Trek, will transport us 10 years before the first missions of the Enterprise. On board the Discovery ship, we discover Michael Burnham (Sonequa Martin-Green), the first officer of the ship, explorer of the universe, who in this new intrigue will discover new worlds and new villains, universe.
Indeed, an unprecedented conflict between the crew and the Klingons is preparing. Accompanied by Captain Lorca (Jason Isaacs) and Sarek (James Frain), Spock's father, She will try to save the galaxy. Dr. Nambue (Maulik Pancholy) and Captain Philippa Georgiou (Michelle Yeoh) are also present. According to Netflix, Star Trek Discovery unveils a totally new era in the Star Trek universe that shaped the history of the Federation. Directed by Bryan Fuller (creator of Hannibal and the stunning American Gods series), the series will span 15 episodes.
The cast include the talented Sonequa Martin-Green (one of the Badass heroine of the series The Walking Dead, Once Upon a Time), Jason Isaacs (Ouija: les origines, Crimson Peak), Maulik Pancholy (The Good Wife, Weeds), James Frain (the great villain of many series such as Orphan Black, Gotham, True Detective, Tudors, Gray's Anatomy), Michelle Yeoh (The Guardians of the Galaxy 2, The Lady, Strike Back).
The first season will be broadcast next fall on CBS in the United States and at the same time on Netflix. The platform, like the American TV channel, will distribute the series at the rate of one episode per week. Binge watching at its release will be impossible.