David Ajala and Sonequa Martin-Inexperienced within the new season of Star Trek: Discovery. CBS
After the dramatic ending to season 2, Trek followers are on tenterhooks to be taught what’s going to turn into of the Discovery crew in season three. And now there’s an entire batch of recent info that’s been shared at San Diego Comedian-Con.
The massive announcement from the SDCC panel is a brand new forged member who will likely be becoming a member of subsequent season: David Ajala. The British actor is thought for his position within the (pleasant, and criminally underrated) sci-fi fantasy Jupiter Ascending, in addition to a flip within the motion flick Quick & Livid 6. And British TV viewers will acknowledge him from components on reveals like Physician Who, Black Mirror, and Misfits.
Ajala will likely be enjoying a brand new character named Cleveland Booker (a.ok.a. “Ebook”), possessed of a “pure attraction and reckless angle” however there’s no phrase but on whether or not he’s an Enterprise ally or enemy, so that you’ll should tune into season three to be taught extra. Within the first episode we’ll additionally be taught who the captain of the Enterprise will likely be.
It’s been revealed that the sequence will happen 1000 years sooner or later, so who is aware of what surprises will await Michael and the others. Season three gained’t stray too removed from the spirit of Trek although. Government producer Alex Kurtzman promised that the season would honor the canon and never erase beforehand established Trek historical past, saying that the present will proceed to be “Star Trek the way in which Roddenberry wished it.”
In addition to the season three information, there are additionally updates on Quick Treks, the quick movies set within the Star Trek universe that are distributed on-line. Six new shorts will likely be launched, together with ones that includes Spock and Captain Pike. And there will likely be tribbles! Everybody’s favourite fur balls will likely be making an look.
One quick will likely be garnering specific consideration: A Picard story, staring the one and solely Patrick Stewart, which is able to function an introduction and a teaser for the Picard spin-off present.