Besides the Star Trek movie going into production later this month, the other big project going on these days is the transformation of Star Trek: The Next Generation into HD. A sampler disc of four episodes comes out on Blu-ray at the end of the month with the first season coming later this year. Today CBS released a new video showing off the HD version. Details below.
New promo for Star Trek TNG in HD
This morning CBS released a new video to EW which shows the quality of the HD transfer of the Star Trek: The Next Generation pilot "Encounter at Farpoint."
The "Star Trek: The Next Generation – The Next Level" sampler disc will be released on January 31, 2012 with a suggested retail price of $21.99. The disc will include the feature-length pilot – “Encounter at Farpoint” – as well as two more “fan favorite” episodes, “The Inner Light” (Season 5) and “Sins of the Father” (Season 3).
You can pre-order it on Amazon for $14.99.
All seven seasons of Star Trek: The Next Generation will follow, with the first season coming later this year. TrekMovie will continue to track this project as further news is announced.