Star Trek: Discovery unveils more Short Treks at Comic-Con, first look at Lower Decks series

CNET | 7/20/2019 | Caitlin Petrakovitz
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After ending season two of Disco earlier this year on a cliffhanger which leaves our crew (spoilers!) thrown forward in time, some possible hints for where season three will go have now arrived in new casting announcements.

David Ajala, from Supergirl and Syfy's Nightflyers, joins the cast as Book. "We didn't make it to Terralysium," spoils Sonequa Martin-Green. But we are exploring and holding those we loved in our hearts as we move forward, she said.

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Executive producer Kurtzman also announced the continuation of Short Treks and unveiled a trailer for them. Some will include Spock, Number One and the Enterprise. Two will be animated, one of which will scored by Michael Giacchino. The final one will be a Picard teaser.

"It will give you a sense of some background that happened to Jean-Luc 15 years before we enter the Picard series," Kurtzman says.

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Kurtzman unveiled our first look at Star Trek: Lower Decks from writer Mike McMahan (writer on Rick and Morty). The show is focused on four ensigns living in the... lower decks. "So it's like the Downton Abbey of Star Trek," said moderator Jerry O'Connell.

This animated series is for "anybody who loves Star Trek and wants to explore more of it," McMahan said. It's for first-time viewers and deep-cut fans. "It's in a shared universe, so there's...
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