There has been a lot of interesting behind-the-scenes info, images and video released following Thursday’s episode of Star Trek: Discovery “Point of Light,” giving more insights into the return of the Klingons, the introduction of Section 31 and more.
Yeoh talks Section 31
CBS has released a video featuring Michelle Yeoh talking about her return to the show as an operative for Section 31.
Chieffo talks L’Rell taking on Klingon patriarchy
Actress Mary Chieffo was the guest on yesterdays official Star Trek: Discovery companion show The Ready Room, where she talked about her return. Chieffo discussed how she sees L’Rell’s new position as chancellor, and what she was up to between season one and season two. The show also included a couple of behind the scenes clips including Klingon fight practice and a fun moment of Chieffo, Ken Mitchell (Kol-Sha) and Shazad Latif (Tyler) goofing off and singing on set. You can watch the full video below.
More BTS for “Point of Light”
L’Rell’s new sword was highlighted by prop master Mario Moreira on Twitter. It is called a tajtlq and is the official weapon of the Klingon Chancellor.
A new weapon made its debut in the hands of #LRell the other night on #startrekdiscovery its name is the tajtlq, and it is the official weapon of the #klingon chancellor. It wasFashioned from the pommel and blade of a #batleth have fun cosplayers! #btsTrek pic.twitter.com/xlUmJUaYrl
— Mario Moreira (@Mario_Moreira72) February 2, 2019
Actor Ken Mitchell returned to Discovery to play Kol-Sha, father of the character Kol who he played in season one. The actor shared a comparison of his two characters, with a little joke about dying for the cause.
— Kenneth Mitchell (@MrKenMitchell) February 1, 2019
Executive producer and director Olatunde Osunsanmi has shared some of his photos and info about shooting “Point of Light” on the official Star Trek site.
Finally, the official Star Trek writers room Twitter account posted a behind the scenes photo from the green-screen set of the Klingon High Council as well as a photo of cast and crew gathering together to watch “Point of Light.”
— Star Trek Writers (@StarTrekRoom) February 2, 2019
— Star Trek Writers (@StarTrekRoom) February 1, 2019
Star Trek: Discovery is available exclusively in the USA on CBS All Access. It airs in Canada on Space and streams on CraveTV. It is available on Netflix everywhere else. The second season debuted on All Access and Space on Thursday, January 17th, 2019, and on Netflix January 18, 2019.
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