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Poruka od: Aca 09.01.2019 07:49:49
While the fourth film in the rebooted “Star Trek” film franchise has seemingly disappeared into a black hole, the franchise is going very well on TV with CBS All Access and Netflix’s “Star Trek: Discovery” which launches its second season next week.

Conducting an extensive interview with The Live Feed, showrunner and the franchise’s current overseer Alex Kurtzman has confirmed that not one but two animated series set in the “Star Trek” universe in the works.

One will be the already announced comedic “Lower Decks” series from “Rick and Morty” writer Mike McMahan, that one dealing with the hapless support staff aboard a low-key Starfleet vessel. Kurtzman tells the trade the other will be kids-focused with an entirely different perspective and an entirely different tone. Kurtzman also confirmed that two more “Star Trek: Short Treks” minisodes are in the works, and both of these will be animated rather than live-action like the others.

Talk then turned towards the new Jean-Luc Picard series with Patrick Stewart reprising his iconic role fifteen years later. Events will be set after both the failed coup of Romulus by Shinzon (Tom Hardy) in “Star Trek: Nemesis” and that planet’s destruction as mentioned in 2009’s “Star Trek”. In the time since, Kurtzman says: “Picard’s life was radically altered by the dissolution of the Romulan Empire”.

He goes on to say Picard is leading a whole new life in the new episodes, and Patrick Stewart only agreed to return to the role if they were going to do something drastically different:

    “He threw down an amazing gauntlet and said, ‘If we do this, I want it to be so different, I want it to be both what people remember but also not what they’re expecting at all, otherwise why do it?'”

Kurtzman was asked to put together a three-page document outlining his ideas for the potential series, but the treatment ultimately went for 34 pages and Stewart liked what he read:

    “He walked into the room and he had a huge smile on his face and said, ‘This is wonderful.’ What he understood at that point … was that he was with people who desperately wanted to collaborate with him; that we weren’t trying to exploit him. He knew if he was going to go back to Picard, it needed to be for the greatest reason ever.”
Naslov: Odg: Picard series
Poruka od: Aca 10.01.2019 13:28:37
The thought of Patrick Stewart returning to play Jean-Luc Picard in a new Star Trek series, over fifteen years after he last played the role, is quite exciting, especially as it will find the character in a "different time and place" of his life. While speaking with THR, Alex Kurtzman went one step further, saying that the new series will find Picard leading a radically altered life.

Why is that exactly? Well, Kurtzman also dropped a big clue about the premise of the new series, saying that "Picard's life was radically altered by the dissolution of the Romulan Empire." Now, if you're not down on your Star Trek lore, here's a rundown on what that means. In J.J. Abrams' STAR TREK, we learned that a supernova was threatening to destroy Romulus, the Romulan homeworld, which prompted Ambassador Spock (Leonard Nimoy) to attempt to save the world using red matter. Unfortunately, Spock was too late and Romulus was destroyed and both Spock and Nero (Eric Bana) were sent back in time leading to the creation of the Kelvin timeline. The regular Star Trek timeline which we've known for the past fifty years continued on, and it appears that the Picard series will be dealing with the aftermath of that cataclysmic event.