In the company CBS announced that actor Patrick Stewart will return to the role of captain Jean-Luc Picard in the TV series “Star trek”. Before his character appeared in the franchise 16 years ago – it was the feature film “Star trek: Nemesis”. It is reported by Rolling Stone.
For the first time Stewart played captain Picard in “Star trek. The next generation” (1987-1994), who has survived seven seasons. The new series will continue the story. In CBS confirmed that the actor has already signed a contract for the shooting in this tape. He also will serve as Executive producer of the series. Date of the premiere of the new season, and how much it will series is not specified.
Stewart said that he always was proud of his work in this series and very happy to return to it again.
One of the creators of the series will be Alex Kurtzman (“the Mummy”, “the Illusion of deception 2”). He produced two films in the franchise “star trek”, which was directed by J. J. Abrams.
Recall, Netflix has released a trailer for the second season of the TV series “Star trek: discovery”. Its premiere is scheduled for early next year.
As previously reported, the Director of the fourth part of the movie “star trek” will perform S. J. Clarkson. This will be the first female Director in the history of the franchise.