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EntertainmentCBS All Access Finally Names Its Upcoming 'Star Trek' Series With Patrick Stewart

02:25  16 may  2019
02:25  16 may  2019 Source:   thewrap.com

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Sir Patrick Stewart will reprise the role of Capt. Jean-Luc Picard in a brand new " Star Trek " series on CBS All Access , Variety has learned. “I will always be very proud to have been a part of ‘ Star Trek : The Next Generation,’ but when we wrapped that final movie in the spring of 2002, I truly felt my time

It is officially so: Sir Patrick Stewart will reprise his iconic role as Jean-Luc Picard in a new, as-yet-untitled Star Trek series for CBS All Access , TVLine has learned. Stewart made the announcement himself on Saturday during a surprise appearance on stage at a Las Vegas Star Trek convention.

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CBS All Access has finally given a name to its upcoming "Star Trek" series with Patrick Stewart: "Star Trek: Picard."

The name was announced, with a logo (which you can below), during CBS' upfront presentation on Wednesday.

The show will see Stewart reprise his role as Jean-Luc Picard, which he played for seven seasons on "Star Trek: Next Generation." Picard will be the central character in the new sci-fi series and follow him through the next chapter of his life.

CBS is keeping quiet about character and plot details, only sharing that the new, untitled series will see Stewart reprise his role as the "Star Trek: The Next Generation" captain in "the next chapter of his life." During the Television Critics Association Press Tour earlier this year, co-showrunner Alex Kurtzman teased a Picard that may look quite different for fans of the series.

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Sir Patrick Stewart will be returning to his iconic role as Executive Producer Alex Kurtzman and Patrick Stewart surprised fans today at the Star Trek Las Vegas convention with the news that Patrick will be returning to the iconic role of Picard for a new Star Trek series coming to CBS All Access .

It ’ s official — Patrick Stewart is returning to the Star Trek franchise. The acclaimed Shakespearean actor is set to headline a new Star Trek series for CBS All Access , reprising his iconic Next Generation character, Captain Jean-Luc Picard. The project, which has been rumored since the June

"It's been 20-plus years, so he couldn't possibly be that same person anymore," Kurtzman said.

It will be produced by CBS Television Studios in association with Secret Hideout and Roddenberry Entertainment. Alex Kurtzman, Michael Chabon, Akiva Goldsman, James Duff, Patrick Stewart, Heather Kadin, Rod Roddenberry and Trevor Roth will serve as executive producers. Aaron Baiers (Secret Hideout) will serve as co-executive producer, and Kirsten Beyer will serve as supervising producer.

No premiere date has been announced, but the show is slated to debut at the end of 2019.

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Patrick Stewart will reprise his ' Star Trek : The Next Generation' role as Jean-Luc Picard for a new CBS All Access series more than two decades after The latter is a four-episode series with each installment running 10-15 minutes that offers deeper explorations of the characters and themes from

Star Trek : Discovery follows the voyages of Starfleet on their missions to discover new worlds and Star Trek : Discovery. S1 E1 The Vulcan Hello. Series premiere. While patrolling Federation space Sir Patrick Stewart To Return As Jean-Luc Picard In A New Star Trek Series For CBS All Access .

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