Star Trek: Picard Trailer Reveals Data, Seven of Nine Will Return | 7/20/2019 | Keisha Hatchett
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The first full-length official trailer for Star Trek: Picard has arrived and revealed some familiar faces will appear on the brand new CBS All Access series when it debuts in early 2020.

Sir Patrick Stewart, who returns to play Picard, was on hand at the San Diego Convention Center to deliver the exclusive sneak peek at the upcoming series, airing exclusively on CBS All Access (subscribe to CBS All Access here), which serves up a new take on his iconic character.

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The preview alludes to a melancholy Picard, still reeling from the death of Data, who sacrificed himself to save his friend. The former Captain encounters a mysterious young woman who is feared to be the destroyer of all things and resolves to protect her. Star Trek: Picard will feature a crew of all-new characters, along with the appearances of some beloved veterans like Brent Spiner as Data and Star Trek: Voyager's Jeri Ryan as Seven of Nine.

Set about 20 years after the events of Star Trek: The Next Generation, this newest addition to the franchise will boldly go where previous iterations haven't and present a very different Picard, deeply affected by an unknown event that radically altered his life. A new Star Trek: Short Trek will serve as a teaser to the upcoming series, providing a backstory about what Picard has been up to in the 15 years since he left Starfleet.

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"Tonally, it's a little bit of a hybrid," Akiva Goldman said of the new series. "It's slower, more gentle, more lyrical, more character-based."

Although Picard won't be what you remember, the series will tap into that familiar hope for a better future that has become emblematic of the franchise. "He's still standing up for what matters," said Kurtzman. "He's still standing up for what...
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