The trendy “Star Trek” franchise expanded from one flagship show to a full suite of Trek content material in slightly below 4 years. Four Trek collection are at present obtainable, and another show will drop by the top of the 12 months. In 2022, followers will get one other brand-new Trek collection. Additionally, at the least two extra “Star Trek” reveals are in improvement.
And streaming reveals aren’t the one sort of content material Trekkers need to sit up for. There are additionally at the least two “Star Trek” motion pictures in improvement, one in all which is anticipated to enter manufacturing within the spring of 2022.
Here are all of the “Star Trek” reveals and films followers must be getting excited for.
‘Star Trek: Prodigy’ Drops by the End of 2021
The “Star Trek” franchise’s first show particularly focused at youthful kids, “Star Trek: Prodigy,” will launch earlier than the top of 2021. The animated collection will launch on Paramount+ earlier than heading to Nickelodeon.
The child’s show focuses on a motley crew of younger Delta Quadrant aliens who’re attempting to flee the planet the place they’re all held captive. They uncover a completely loaded Starfleet ship, which is supplied with a Captain Janeway Emergency Training Hologram. They highjack the ship and hijinks ensue.
‘Star Trek: Strange New Worlds’ Drops in 2022
The extremely anticipated new collection “Star Trek: Strange New Worlds” is about to debut in 2022. Production on the primary season is sort of full, so it is potential that followers might see “Strange New Worlds” early in 2022.
The new collection is a derivative of the franchise’s flagship show, “Star Trek: Discovery.” It follows the crew of the Enterprise beneath the command of Captain Christopher Pike. Spock and Number One, who had been each featured in “Discovery” and “Short Treks,” additionally star within the collection.
“Strange New Worlds” will return to the identical episodic format as “Star Trek: The Original Series.” The crew will discover the universe and encounter new lifeforms each week. Both Anson Mount, who performs Captain Pike, and Rebecca Romijn, who performs Number One, have teased that the collection consists of a number of homages to TOS. They each mentioned they suppose TOS followers will likely be happy with their new collection.
‘Section 31’ and ‘Starfleet Academy’ Are in Development
“Star Trek” showrunner Alex Kurtzman has confirmed that two different “Star Trek” reveals are in improvement. However, it will likely be a very long time earlier than followers see both of those collection.
A show primarily based on “Discovery’s” model of the Starfleet black ops group Section 31 starring Michelle Yeoh has been within the works for actually years at this level. Progress on the collection was derailed by the Covid-19 pandemic, which threw off the manufacturing schedules for the entire Paramount+ “Star Trek” reveals. However, Kurtzman lately revealed that scripts have been written for the show and extra are forthcoming. So, improvement is plugging alongside slowly.
In early August, Kurtzman revealed that one other model new Trek show can also be within the works. That show will concentrate on Starfleet Academy. The audience will likely be youthful than the viewers for “Discovery,” “Picard,” and “Strange New Worlds.” Kurtzman wasn’t particular in regards to the goal demographic. However, for the reason that college students of Starfleet Academy are highschool and college-aged, that could be the audience for the show.
Kurtzman additionally wasn’t clear in regards to the improvement standing of the Starfleet Academy collection. It could possibly be within the very early dialogue phases, or there could possibly be a script or two kicking round. Either approach, it will likely be some time earlier than “Starfleet Academy” debuts.
Two New “Star Trek” Movies
The fourth installment within the J.J. Abrams Trek film franchise has been in improvement limbo for years. However, 2021 has introduced some encouraging information about when followers can anticipate a brand new “Star Trek” film.
In March 2021, Paramount introduced that author and producer Kalinda Vazquez is engaged on a brand new “Star Trek” movie. The studio wasn’t clear about whether or not Vazquez’s mission was the long-awaited “Star Trek 4.” However, the announcement did affirm that Trek can be making its return to the large display.
In April 2021, Paramount revealed that an untitled “Star Trek” film will launch in 2023. At the time, it wasn’t clear whether or not this film was the identical one which Vazquez was engaged on. Paramount introduced that Marvel director Matt Shakman can be directing the 2023 “Star Trek” film a number of months later. At the identical time, the studio clarified that Vazquez’s mission was separate from the 2023 film.So, that implies that two new “Star Trek” motion pictures are within the works!
There’s quite a bit happening within the Trekverse proper now, and by the sound of it, there’s much more to come back sooner or later. It’s a good time to be a Trekker!
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