Star Trek Discovery uniforms

It was a rule that plagued writers of previous Star Trek TV shows: in order to better represent Trek creator Gene Roddenberry’s idyllic vision of a utopian future, writers were strongly encouraged to avoid having Starfleet crew members in conflict with each other. But that won’t be the case on Star Trek: Discovery, because showrunners Aaron Harberts and Gretchen J. Berg have lifted that restriction for their writing staff, which should lead to a very different Trek show than any we’ve seen before.

Below, read more about the discarding of the old rule, see a photo of a new Star Trek Discovery uniform (ooh, tactical armor!), and check out an infographic that breaks down the new styles of the uniforms in detail.
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Star Trek Discovery release date

It’s been a bit of a bumpy road to the small screen for CBS’s Star Trek: Discovery, with original showrunner Bryan Fuller stepping away entirely and multiple delays pushing the show’s premiere from January to May and eventually until this fall. Now, finally, Trek fans can sleep soundly knowing that the show has an official release date that seems achievable.

Below, find out exactly when the new series will debut, plus read up about how the first season of Discovery will air in two separate halves.
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star trek discovery delay

Star Trek: Discovery is premiering this fall — finally.

The newest Star Trek live-action TV series was announced to air on the CBS All Access streaming service back in November 2015 and had trouble getting off the ground, as showrunners Bryan Fuller left the project during a troubled development. But with a teaser trailer generating hype for the show, and a star-studded diverse cast including Chinese superstar Michelle Yeoh and The Walking Dead star Sonequa Martin-Green, it seems like Star Trek: Discovery can finally boldly go forward.

Co-creator and producer Alex Kurtzman dished on the reason for the show’s delay, as well as the celebrity cameos that are peppered throughout the series.

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Star Trek Discovery Trailer Breakdown 20

The first trailer for Star Trek: Discovery has arrived, and that means one thing: it’s time to go through it frame-by-frame to see what we can uncover.

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Star Trek with TRON Legacy Score

Star Trek: The Motion Picture was quite the disappointment when it hit theaters in 1979, even for the most hardcore Trekkies out there. It’s a sci-fi slog that was nowhere near as satisfying of a leap from TV to film as many had hoped. Thankfully, it was followed by Star Trek: The Wrath of Khan, and that rescued the film franchise and got fans back on board. But there is one thing that makes Star Trek: The Motion Picture a bit more interesting, and that’s a change in the film’s score.

Filmmaker Patrick Collins took the time to edit about 22 minutes of footage from Star Trek: The Motion Picture and enhanced it with Daft Punk’s outstanding, electric score from TRON Legacy. With all of the trippy visuals from the first Star Trek movie, Daft Punk’s score makes the perfect accompaniment.

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star trek discovery space suit

The world needs Star Trek. We need Star Trek because a science fiction world that is all about the human race overcoming its differences and coming together to make a better future for everyone is the kind of message 2017 needs to be bludgeoned over the head with right about now. We also need Star Trek because it’s been 12 years since Star Trek: Enterprise ended and it’s about time for another show set in Gene Roddenberry’s legendary universe to come along.

CBS has released the first Star Trek: Discovery trailer, offering a first look at footage from the upcoming show.

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star trek discovery

With upfronts happening this week, there’s a strong chance that we’ll soon get our first proper look at footage from Star Trek: Discovery. But in the meantime, let’s just enjoy a first look at characters from the series. Specifically, a new new photo featuring Michelle Yeoh‘s Captain Philippa Georgiou and Sonequa Martin-Green‘s First Officer Michael Burnham has been released.

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Star Trek 4 Development

News of Star Trek 4 officially being in development first surfaced last summer. Producer J.J. Abrams confirmed work on the sequel and revealed it would somehow bring back Chris Hemsworth as George Kirk, the father of James T. Kirk who perished in exciting opening sequence of the first installment of the reboot that established a whole new timeline in the Star Trek universe. Since then all we’ve heard is vague hype about the sequel, and it sounds like the cast is unsure whether it will actually happen.

In a recent interview, Star Trek franchise star Zachary Quinto says that he’s still waiting for the script to be completed, and despite being hopeful that he’ll be able to reprise his role as Mr. Spock, the movie doesn’t seem to have been greenlit yet. Find out more about Star Trek 4 development after the jump. Read More »

rainn wilson as harry mudd

Star Trek: Discovery takes place a decade before the events of the original Star Trek series and you know what that means: we’re going to see some familiar faces. Specifically, we’re going to see some new actors playing familiar faces. We already knew that Sarek, the father of Spock, is going to have a role on the show and that he would be played by actor James Frain. Now, another character who first appeared in the original ’60s series will stop by to say hello…and he’ll be played by Rainn Wilson.

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star trek discovery captain

We have known for awhile that The Walking Dead‘s Sonequa Martin-Green will lead CBS’ Star Trek Discovery, playing the lieutenant commander of the U.S.S. Discovery. Now, we know that she’ll be reporting to Captain Lorca, who will be played by the terrific English actor Jason Isaacs, someone who is no stranger to the realm of science fiction and fantasy.

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