Star Trek: Picard he heads out to pasture when the series finale airs this week. However, we live in an age of shared universes, so another Trek will be here faster than you can say raktajino (coffee Klingon). The second season of the well-reviewed Star Trek: Strange New Worlds opens on June 15, and Paramount+ has finally released an actual trailer.
We’ve known the premiere date for a while now, but there wasn’t any trailer until now, which is an odd choice considering the show kicks off in less than two months. Still, the images provide a pretty in-depth look at what Enterprise will be up to in June, and there’s a lot for fans to get excited about. Eagle-eyed viewers will notice the return of the normal-looking Klingons, which is why it looks like the vaguely unpleasant redesign featured in Star Trek: Discovery it’s over and it’s over.
There’s also a lot of Captain Kirk, played by newcomer Paul Wesley. Kirk appeared twice during the first season and was heavily involved in the season finale. Remember, strange new worlds is a prequel that narrates the adventures of the Enterprise before Captain Kirk, so it is a younger version of the character.
The show also features younger versions of other legacy characters like Spock and Uhura, along with minor characters from the original 1960s. star treklike Nurse Chapel and Dr. M’benga. strange new worlds strives to capture the feel of previous Trek shows, with a return to the episodic formula that made the franchise such a success in the first place.
It’s been a big couple of weeks for Trek-related announcements. Yesterday we saw the official announcement of a movie directed by Michelle Yeoh and last month, Paramount+ revealed an upcoming show set at the Starfleet Academy. strange new worlds In addition, it has already been renewed for a third season. In other words, the franchise is thriving.