"Star Trek," one of the most iconic and influential global television franchises, returns to television 50 years after it first premiered with STAR TREK: DISCOVERY. The series will feature a new ship, new characters, and new missions, while embracing the same ideology and hope for the future that inspired a generation of dreamers and doers.
STAR TREK: DISCOVERY will follow the voyages of Starfleet on their missions to discover new worlds and new life forms, and one Starfleet officer who must learn that to truly understand all things alien, you must first understand yourself.
The series will premiere on the CBS Television Network with all subsequent episodes available on CBS All Access, the Network's digital subscription video on demand and live streaming service, and will be distributed concurrently by CBS Studios International on Netflix in 188 countries and in Canada on Bell Media's Space channel and OTT service CraveTV.
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Star Trek: Discovery first look at a groovy new transporter room
Star Trek: Discovery first look at Jason Isaacs as Captain Lorca
(1) Captain Philippa Georgiou (Michelle Yeoh, left) and Michael Burnham (Sonequa Martin-Green) in a transporter room
(2) Jason Isaacs as Captain Lorca on the Discovery's bridge
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"I'm the first officer on the U.S.S. Shenzhou that is captained by Captain Philippa Georgiou, who is played by the amazing Michelle Yeoh," she says. "I have an inner war and it's a journey of self discovery and finding out what it means to be alive, to be human, to be a Starfleet officer, what it means to be a hero."
- Star Trek: Discovery release dates for the U.S., Canada and the rest of the world
CBS press release: "Star Trek: Discovery" To Launch Sunday, September 24
The 15-Episode season will be released in two chapters: The first eight episodes will run from Sept. 24 through Nov. 5, and the latter seven will resume in January 2018.
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According to producer Alex Kurtzman, they're currently shooting Episode 5 out of a total 15 for the first season.
More film photos and the new poster.
(1) Michelle as Captain Georgiou & Sonequa Martin-Green as First Officer Burnham on location in Jordan
(2) on the bridge (R to L) Michelle, Sonequa Martin-Green, and Doug Jones
(3) Chris Obi as Klingon T'Kuvma
CBS video: Star Trek: Discovery - First Look Trailer
Entertainment Weekly: Star Trek: Discovery reveals first photo of two cast members
CBS: Star Trek: Discovery Expands To 15 Episodes And Will Feature Companion After-Show
CBS announced today that the episode order has been expanded to 15 episodes for season one. The first episode will premiere on the linear CBS channel this fall with all subsequent episodes streaming exclusively on CBS All Access. The series will be set 10 years before Kirk, Spock and the Enterprise. Principal filming started in January in Toronto and it is expected to last until October.
Star Trek: Discovery
first official image: Michelle Yeoh as Captain Philippa Georgiou and Sonequa Martin-Green as First Officer Michael Burnham. The scene was shot in Jordan in early March.
More photos from Toronto:
(left) Michelle with co-stars Doug Jones and Sam Vartholomeos
(right) Michelle with writer & supervising producer Ted Sullivan
Some leaked photos from Toronto. In first photo (L to R): Jason Issacs (USS Discovery Captain Lorca), Michelle Yeoh (USS Shenzhou Captain Georgiu), Chris Obi (Klingon T'Kuvma), Sonequa Martin-Green (USS Discovery Lieutenant Commander Rainsford) and her husband Kenric Martin-Green, Doug Jones (USS Discovery Science Officer Saru), James Frain (Spock's father Sarek), and Shazad Latif (Klingon Commanding Officer Kol).
After taking a break, Michelle has returned to the Toronto set.
Variety: Jason Isaacs to Play Captain of Starship Discovery on CBS All Access' 'Star Trek' Series
CBS: "Star Trek: Discovery" Recruits Three Starfleet Officers
(1-3) welcome plates to cast & crew members, shared by Michelle Yeoh, Chris Obi, Aaron Baiers
(4) actress Michelle Yeoh with some of the writing staff for Star Trek: Discovery in Los Angeles in January
Video: Star Trek: Discovery In Production
Treknews: Full Trailer Breakdown: New Behind-the-Scenes Look at Star Trek: Discovery
The principal filming of Star Trek: Discovery
will officially begin next week, but the series is no longer aiming to premiere in May.
"Production on Star Trek: Discovery begins next week. We love the cast, the scripts and are excited about the world the producers have created. This is an ambitious project; we will be flexible on a launch date if it's best for the show. We've said from the beginning it's more important to do this right than to do it fast. There is also added flexibility presenting on CBS All Access, which isn't beholden to seasonal premieres or launch windows." said a CBS statement.
"Star Trek, one of the most iconic and influential global television franchises, returns to television 50 years after it first premiered with STAR TREK: DISCOVERY. The series will feature a new ship, new characters, and new missions, while embracing the same ideology and hope for the future that inspired a generation of dreamers and doers."
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The filming of Star Trek: Discovery
starts this month in Pinewood Studios Toronto, Canada.
Originally the filming was scheduled from September 2016 to March 2017. CBS announced last September the series was delayed and its planned debut was pushed from January 2017 to May.
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"I will not give you one detail about the show other than to tell you that I think that Michelle gets to play a part that has so many dimensions to it and is so perfect for where we want to go over the course of the season and maybe even beyond," said Kurtzman of Yeoh's role as Captain Georgiou, the Starfleet Captain aboard the Starship Shenzhou.
Michelle will play Captain Georgiou
, the Starfleet Captain aboard the Starship Shenzhou
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Michelle became the first cast member revealed for the upcoming Star Trek: Discovery
Executive produced by Bryan Fuller, Gretchen Berg, Aaron Harberts and Akiva Goldsman, Star Trek: Discovery
will start filming soon and the series is scheduled to premiere on the CBS Television network in May 2017. Season one will consist of 13 episodes which will be available exclusively on CBS All Access in the U.S. and on Netflix globally (aside from North America).
Star Trek: Discovery
will be the seventh "Trek" series. The Original Star Trek Series debuted 50 years ago (1966).
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