Star Trek: Picard renewed for Season 2
Staff Reporter | On 14, Jan 2020Reading time: 2 mins
Star Trek: Picard has already been renewed for a second season, before the first has even premiered.
The sequel, first announced last summer, will see Patrick Stewart reprise his iconic role as the Starfleet legend, who has since retired in France on his family’s vines, but it’s not long until his traumatic past comes back to catch up with him: while he has been looking to find a new life firmly on the ground with his dog (named Number One), he’s soon approach by Michelle Hurd’s (Blindspot) character, Raffi Musiker, whose revelations about the past prompt him to start an investigation that takes back to Starfleet. a connection to Picard’s past.
Joining the pair on screen are Alison Pill (The Newsroom), Harry Treadaway (Penny Dreadful), Isa Briones (American Crime Story: Versace), Santiago Cabrera (Salvation) and Evan Evagora. Old friends also set to return include Jeri Ryan (Seven of Nine), Brent Spiner (Data/B4) and Jonathan Del Arco (Hugh the Borg), not to mention Will Riker himself (Jonathan Frakes).
Season 1 premieres on Amazon Prime Video in the UK on 24th January 2020, within 24 hours of its US debut on streaming service CBS All-Access. The announcement was made by Julie McNamara, Executive Vice President of Original Content for CBS All Access, during the service’s biannual Television Critics Association presentation.
“The energy and excitement around the premiere of Star Trek: Picard has reached a magnitude greater than all of us at CBS All Access could have hoped for,” said Julie McNamara, Executive Vice President, Original Content, CBS All Access. “We’re thrilled to announce plans for a second season before the series’ debut, and we are confident that ‘Star Trek’ fans and new viewers alike will be captured by the stellar cast and creative team’s meticulously crafted story when it premieres.”
Watch the trailer for Season 1 here.