Star Trek prequel Discovery simply grew to become a sequel, with the brand new season flinging our heroes far into the longer term, leaving them going through a world the place the Federation could not exist.
However what else can we anticipate for Burnham, Saru and the remainder of the crew as they face new challenges in a brand new time interval? Try all the things we all know beneath.
When is Star Trek Discovery season 3 coming out?
Channel four has confirmed that the prequel sequence will air on E4 from Sunday 15th December 15 at 8pm.
Is there a trailer for Star Trek Discovery season 3?
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Sure – launched at New York Comedian-Con in October 2019, the primary-look footage catches up with the Discovery crew after they had been flung into the far future, teases alternate variations of lead character Michael (Sonequa Martin-Inexperienced) and a universe the place the Federation is an all-however-forgotten relic.
You’ll be able to watch the trailer above.
Who’s within the Star Trek Discovery forged?
Collection regulars Sonequa Martin-Inexperienced (Michael Burnham), Doug Jones (Saru), Anthony Rapp (Paul Stamets), Mary Wiseman (Sylvia Tilly) and Wilson Cruz (Hugh Culber) are all returning for the brand new sequence, with Michelle Yeoh’s Captain/Emperor Georgiou anticipated to look in a visitor capability in a number of episodes.
The principle new addition to the sequence this 12 months is David Ajala as Cleveland “E book” Booker (pictured with Inexperienced), a person dwelling sooner or later timeline the crew go to whose official character description reads:
“Good and succesful, E book has a pure charisma and satan-could-care angle that tends to get him into bother as usually because it will get him out.”
What’s the plot of Star Trek Discovery season 3?
After investigating the mysterious Purple Angel and the alerts it was leaving in season two, the Discovery crew battled towards the evil AI Management, sending themselves right into a wormhole over 900 years into the longer term (and much past any Star Trek TV sequence we’ve ever seen) to cease Management as soon as and for all.
Now, because the trailer makes clear, the Discovery crew discover themselves in a very new atmosphere the place the intergalactic energy of the Federation and Starfleet has light and new conflicts draw our heroes into bother.
“We felt strongly that we needed to provide ourselves a wholly new power for season three with a complete new set of issues,” co-showrunner Alex Kurtzman mentioned of the brand new setting.
“We’re farther than any Trek present has ever gone. I additionally had expertise engaged on the [J.J. Abrams] movies the place we had been caught with canonical issues. We knew how Kirk had died, and we questioned how we might put him in jeopardy to make it really feel actual. That’s what led us to go along with an alternate timeline; immediately we might inform the story in a really unpredictable approach.
“That’s the identical thought course of that went into leaping 950 years into the longer term. We’re now utterly freed from canon, and now we have a complete new universe to discover.”
Talking concerning the crew, he added: “Now all they’ve is one another. Their households are 950 years previously. Will probably be very fascinating to see the results of the selection they made.
“Saru mentioned, ‘All of us signed up for this, and we knew what we had been doing. We love one another, respect one another and want one another sufficient to know we’re going to make this determination as a gaggle, as a household.’ However it doesn’t imply that it gained’t include emotional penalties. That’s one thing we’ll discover in season three.”