Patrick Stewart announces his return to the screen as Jean-Luc Picard

Although fans had heard the rumors and suggestions, you just can’t beat hearing good news from the source.

Patrick Stewart just announced to his social media followers the best news fans of Star Trek: The Next Generation could hope for:  The return of Stewart as everyone’s favorite captain, Jean-Luc Picard.  Stewart made a surprise appearance to make the announcement at the same time as his media release with Star Trek executive producer Alex Kurtzman at this year’s annual Star Trek convention in Las Vegas.

Here is Stewart’s announcement:

This comes after the announcement at San Diego Comic-Con last month of several new projects involving different areas of the Star Trek universe that we discussed here at

No other details have been released.

C.J. Bunce

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