Surprising fans at San Diego Comic-Con this afternoon, CBS revealed the second teaser for the next Star Trek television series. It’s called Star Trek: Discovery, and like Star Trek Voyager before it, it will focus on another ship of the Starfleet line. USS Discovery NCC-1031 will be the talk of Star Trek fans everywhere next year.
The ship, shown taking flight in the preview, borrows from concept drawings dating back between the original series and the movies. It has a very modern look seen in both Star Trek Into Darkness, Star Trek Beyond, and even Enterprise, but also carries that sleek look of Voyager. And from beneath it even sports the sprawl of a classic Klingon ship. But this is the new look of Starfleet’s best. And it looks pretty good.
This appears to be a classic design lending some credence to the rumor that the series will take place after Star Trek VI: The Undiscovered Country. David Semel will direct the first episode. Showrunner Bryan Fuller was joined on the panel this afternoon by William Shatner, Scott Bakula, Michael Dorn, Jeri Ryan, and Brent Spiner
Straight from Comic-Con, check out this trailer for Star Trek: Discovery:
Star Trek: Discovery is scheduled for its theatrical release January 2017.