Star Trek: Discovery showrunner, Alex Kurtzman, has unveiled plans for additional Short Trek episodes. Based across the forged and characters of Star Trek: Discovery, the primary collection of Short Trek episodes have been launched on CBS All Access within the run as much as Discovery‘s second season and supplied further context and background to the franchise’s fictional world. Each episode clocked in at below the 20-minute mark and featured a wide range of figures from the principle collection, together with Harry Mudd, Sylvia Tilly and a youthful Saru.
In addition to the already-announced Star Trek: Discovery season 3, Kurtzman and CBS have a wide range of different tasks within the works. Patrick Stewart is returning in Star Trek: Picard, a Section 31 spinoff is ready to movie after Discovery‘s third season and two separate animated exhibits are additionally confirmed. It additionally has been advised that the new Enterprise crew starring Anson Mount as Pike and Ethan Peck as Spock will make a return in some type, though it is not at the moment clear whether or not that might be through an current venture, or a completely new one. Finally, two animated Short Trek episodes have been introduced again in January after the constructive reception to the primary batch of episodes.
In an interview with Deadline (through TrekCore), Alex Kurtzman has now confirmed that a further 4 live-action Short Trek episodes are set to be developed, meant to air someday close to the discharge of Star Trek: Discovery season 3. The showrunner additionally supplies some further particulars relating to the 2 animated Short Trek installments. Kurtzman states:
“It’s not just the shows, we have the Short Treks too. We’re doing six more of them. Two of them are animated [and] unlike the two animated shows. What I love about the Short Treks is that they are an experimental training ground, a place to experiment with different things – directors who we’ve never worked with before, tones we’ve never tried before. Michael Giacchino is doing one of the animated shorts; Olatunde Osunsanmi is doing another one in the animated shorts and he’s our main director on Discovery, and again, different animation styles, totally different tones. Aimed at kids, I would say, more than adults, those two.”
While the primary collection of Short Trek proved in style with followers, there was some preliminary uncertainty over how related they might show to be to the general story of Star Trek: Discovery, nevertheless this query was answered within the flagship present’s season 2 finale, which featured the return of Po, a personality that originally appeared within the debut Short Trek journey, “Runaway.” Because of this, the upcoming assortment is bound to have an excellent larger viewers, with extra Star Trek: Discovery followers tuning in to keep away from lacking any doubtlessly necessary plot particulars that may come to fruition afterward.
Kurtzman’s feedback relating to the 2 animated Short Trek episodes being aimed toward a youthful viewers additionally present further clarification on what many had suspected because the announcement of a Star Trek Nickelodeon series – that the franchise is trying to broaden its viewers and attain a more moderen technology of followers.
Star Trek: Discovery season Three is at the moment and not using a launch date. More information because it arrives.