A photo taken of the brief video clip CBS showed at the Upfronts.
Enlarge / A photograph taken of the transient video clip CBS confirmed on the Upfronts.

We have now our first have a look at Patrick Stewart in personality as Megastar Trek: The Subsequent Era‘s Jean-Luc Picard because the movie Megastar Trek: Nemesis again in 2002.

The picture is a photograph of a video clip proven at CBS’ Upfronts presentation. Upfronts are hosted by means of TV networks like CBS to sing their own praises the following season’s slate of displays essentially to advertisers, however every now and then to press as neatly. Press and promoting pros who offered on the match shared the main points on Twitter. The image itself was once shared by means of Kate Aurthur, Buzzfeed’s leader Los Angeles correspondent.

Pittsburgh Publish-Gazette TV critic Rob Owen described the transient scene in a tweet, writing that the clip featured “a Starfleet officer asking Jean-Luc, ‘Would possibly I’ve your identify, please, sir?’ as Picard seems incredulous.”

The clip was once transient, and enthusiasts taking a look to be informed in regards to the sequence would possibly not discover a complete lot to paintings from. That stated, TrekMovie speculates that Picard is also a professor or trainer at Starfleet Academy. The reasoning: Picard “appears fairly professorial” even if he isn’t in a Starfleet uniform, and the uniform you’ll be able to slightly see within the background carefully resembles the ones worn by means of cadets in coaching in episodes like “The First Responsibility.”

We all know little or no in regards to the display, because the sequence’ director made transparent in interviews that CBS desires to stay as a lot below wraps as imaginable. Here is what we’ve got were given to this point: the sequence will premiere in overdue 2019, its first season will include 10 episodes, it’ll happen 18 years after Megastar Trek: Nemesis, and it’ll contain Picard dealing with the scoop of Romulus’ destruction within the Top timeline within the 2009 Megastar Trek movie.

We additionally know a bit of bit from the casting. Santiago Cabrera (MerlinHeroes) will play a thief and pilot flying on Picard’s send, and Michelle Hurd (Regulation & Order: Particular Sufferers UnitBoschJessica JonesDaredevil) will play an intelligence agent suffering with habit.

Extra main points are prone to come at San Diego Comedian-Con in July. For now, CBS confirmed Megastar Trek: Picard will premiere on CBS All Get admission to in the USA, The Area Channel in Canada, and Amazon Top Video in 200 different international locations. (Megastar Trek: Discovery has additionally been a CBS All Get admission to unique in the USA, however it’s disbursed by means of Netflix in maximum different international locations).


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