The latest intel is that there will be a new TV series coming out called Star Trek Strange New Worlds. This series will be "based on the years Captain Christopher Pike manned the helm of the U.S.S. Enterprise," according to CBS.
Star Trek Strange New Worlds will feature a cast of Anson Mount as Captain Pike, Ethan Peck as Mr. Spock and Rebecca Romijn as Number One.
The summary of the new Star Trek show
The series will follow Captain Pike, Science Officer Spock and Number One in the decade before Captain Kirk boarded the U.S.S. Enterprise, as they explore new worlds around the galaxy.
This configuration of Spock, Captain Pike and Number one has apparently been asked for by many fans for a long time and they have finally been heard.
On YouTube recently Anson Mount, Ethan Peck and Rebecca Romjin had made their own statement regarding the new show their appreciation for all the fan enthusiasm surrounding the show and their individual excitement about their roles in this new venture.
Rebecca Romjin herself saying that "she can't wait to put on that gold Starfleet uniform and deliver Number One right along with Captain Pike and Spock."
Anson Mount who plays the role of Captain Pike who happens to be a self-confessed Star Trek fan added this in his statement:
"It means even more for us to announce to be able to announce this show right now at a time when so much of the planet is hurting… And we are going to get to work on a classic Star Trek show that deals with optimism and the future."
Other than Star Trek Strange New Worlds coming out soon we also have season three of Star Trek Discovery coming out this year, an animated series called Lower Decks and Picard's new season is on the way too.
So even though we have no definite date announced for Star Trek Strange New Worlds, it has been said that it might grace our screens in 2021. That does seem like a long wait for those of us who are sitting by the TV in our red, blue or even mustard-coloured uniforms.
At least we wont be left with nothing as executive producer Alex Kurtzman was quoted as saying, "The intention is to have something Star Trek on the air all the time, but not necessarily on top of each other."
All that is left to say now is "Hit it."
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