The Star Trek Universe is coming to Comic-Con At Home with back-to-back virtual events.
Discovery, Picard and Lower Decks at Comic-Con At Home
CBS All Access and CBS Television Studios announced a virtual Star Trek Universe block of panel programming during Comic-Con@Home, on Thursday, July 23, and all Star Trek fans are invited. The back-to-back panel sessions will feature the season two cast of Star Trek: Discovery, the voice cast behind the upcoming new animated comedy series Star Trek: Lower Decks, and the season one cast of Star Trek: Picard, including Sir Patrick Stewart. All of the Comic-Con@Home panels will be available to view on Comic-Con’s YouTube page.
“STAR TREK UNIVERSE” VIRTUAL PANEL, THURSDAY, JULY 23, 10:00 AM, PST
Dominic Patten, Deadline’s senior editor, moderates the overall “Star Trek Universe” panels with an introduction and discussion with Secret Hideout executive producers Alex Kurtzman and Heather Kadin, who give a glimpse of what’s ahead in the ever-expanding franchise.
The cast of Star Trek: Discovery reprises their roles in a virtual table read of the season two finale, “Such Sweet Sorrow, Part 2.” Cast scheduled to appear include Sonequa Martin-Green (Commander Michael Burnham), Michelle Yeoh (Philippa Georgiou), Doug Jones (Commander Saru), Anthony Rapp (Lt. Commander Paul Stamets), Mary Wiseman (Ensign Sylvia Tilly), Wilson Cruz (Dr. Hugh Culber), Mary Chieffo (L’Rell), Tig Notaro (Commander Jett Reno), Alan Van Sprang (Captain Leland), Jayne Brook (Admiral Katrina Cornwell), and the Discovery Bridge crew Emily Coutts (Lt. Detmer), Oyin Oladejo (Lt. J.G. Owosekun), Patrick Kwok-Choon (Lt. Rhys), Ronnie Rowe Jr. (Lt. J.G. Bryce), Sara Mitich (Lt. Nilsson), and upcoming Star Trek: Strange New Worlds stars Anson Mount (Captain Christopher Pike), Rebecca Romijn (Number One) and Ethan Peck (Spock), alongside Star Trek: Discovery executive producer and co-showrunner Michelle Paradise and executive producer Olatunde Osunsanmi, who also directed the season two finale. Act one of the table read will be shown at Comic-Con@Home followed by a brief cast Q&A.
Mike McMahan (“Rick and Morty,” “Solar Opposites”), creator, showrunner and executive producer of the upcoming animated series Star Trek: Lower Decks, which premieres on CBS All Access on Thursday, August 6, will debut an exclusive extended first look from the premiere episode. McMahan also moderates a fun discussion with the Starfleet crew residing in the “lower decks” of the U.S.S. Cerritos, including Ensign Beckett Mariner, voiced by Tawny Newsome, Ensign Brad Boimler, voiced by Jack Quaid, Ensign Tendi, voiced by Noël Wells, and Ensign Rutherford, voiced by Eugene Cordero, as well as the ship’s bridge crew including Captain Carol Freeman, voiced by Dawnn Lewis, Commander Jack Ransom, voiced by Jerry O’Connell, Lieutenant Shaxs, voiced by Fred Tatasciore, and Doctor T’Ana, voiced by Gillian Vigman.
Join Patrick Stewart and the lively cast of the hit original series Star Trek: Picard, as they come together (virtually) for the first time post-finale to discuss the critically acclaimed first season. Cast members scheduled to appear include Patrick Stewart (Jean-Luc Picard), Alison Pill (Dr. Agnes Jurati), Isa Briones (Dahj/Soji), Evan Evagora (Elnor), Michelle Hurd (Raffi Musiker), and Santiago Cabrera (Cristobal Rios) along with special guest stars Brent Spiner(Data/Dr. Soong), Jonathan Del Arco (Hugh), Jonathan Frakes (William Riker), Jeri Ryan (Seven of Nine) and Marina Sirtis (Deanna Troi).
Keep up on all the Star Trek event news at TrekMovie.com.
Finally we will hear what is coming next! I bet we will see new trailers and videos. Also, learn when the new shows will launch. July 23rd will be a glorious day!
Star Trek: Lower Decks is on my binge watch list!
Wish we can see all the episodes right away, like some shows in Amazon and Netflix. Sometimes I want to wait until the last 3 episodes. But I always subscribe right away.
I’m glad we don’t. I just don’t have the self control to deal with that. If we got them all at once, I would just binge them all as soon as they came out, and then I would have no new Star Trek to watch for a while. This way, I’m forced to pace myself over a couple of months.
Maybe we might get a release date for Star Trek: Discovery season 3 at this event. See trailers and new announcements awaits. Can’t wait to find out more Star Trek news on July 23rd. A Star Trek: Lower Decks trailer would be a treat.
woop woop that’s pretty much everyone… this would have been awesome in real world in person times… damn virus… but it’s pretty cool.
Excited to hear what’s announced on July 23rd. Btw a big shout out to SDCC organizers for making the effort to hold this year’s event virtually instead of just postponing it until next year. This gives the tv and movie producers a chance to still make announcements and communicate with the fans in a big event setting – even if it is just a virtual conference.
Do we really need a table read of the Discovery season 2 finale? Part of me is trying to forget most of it. ;)
Other than that, yeah pretty good news. We’ll probably get real footage and maybe even a trailer for LD which is crazy considering the show will launch just two weeks after that. But it will at least give some hype to the show for people who isn’t paying attention. I also think we’ll get another Discovery footage or trailer too. Maybe even more news about SNW, but not expecting a lot.
Overall though it should be a good day. Nothing like last July when the first Picard trailer was released and all the craziness after ward, but still a good day for some news at least.
Sincerely Tiger2, try watching the 2-part season finale of Picard on its own.
It really works much better that way.
SH Trek still has a way to go to really get how to do the serial season thing.
I’m also hoping to hear news from the Section 31 and Nickelodeon shows. Maybe we’ll get a title for the latter at least. I don’t think there’s much to say about Section 31 show, since nothing has been shot, yet. At this point I am wonder whether it is even going to happen.