The new series Strange New Worlds launches in just one week. To prep fans for what is to come, Paramount+ has released a video taking you inside the series. Plus we have an update on how (some) fans overseas can see the show.
Sneak peek at Strange New Worlds
As part of The Ready Room this week, Paramount+ included a featurette called “The 55-Year Pickup” all about how Strange New Worlds is built around creating a series featuring Captain Pike, Number One, and Mr. Spock, who were all part of the first Star Trek pilot “The Cage.” Members of the cast and creatives talk about the show and there is also some new footage. In addition, at the end of The Ready Room [26:40], there is a clip from the first episode of the season, featuring Pike approaching the USS Enterprise in spacedock.
You can watch it all below with the featurette starting at 2:02. [Also available internationally at startrek.com]
SNW coming to New Zealand And India; UK/Europe have to wait
As previously reported, Star Trek: Strange New Worlds debuts on Thursday, May 5 exclusively on Paramount+ in the U.S., Latin America, Australia and the Nordics. The series will air on Bell Media’s CTV Sci-Fi Channel and stream on Crave in Canada.
TrekMovie has now confirmed that the series will also debut in New Zealand on TVNZ the same day, with a premiere on Thursday at 7 pm. TVNZ also has all four seasons of Discovery. And in India, the series will also premiere on May 5, on the Voot Select channel.
Strange New Worlds will arrive via Paramount+ in select countries in Europe this year as well as in South Korea. The launch of Paramount+ in the UK is expected this summer with a date expected to be announced in the near future. That will be followed later in the year by launches in Italy, Germany, Switzerland, Austria, and France.
Paramount and Comcast are also launching a joint venture streaming service called SkyShowtime in 2022 in other European markets including Albania, Andorra, Bosnia and Herzegovina, Bulgaria, Croatia, Czech Republic, Denmark, Finland, Hungary, Kosovo, Montenegro, Netherlands, North Macedonia, Norway, Poland, Portugal, Romania, Serbia, Slovakia, Slovenia, Spain, and Sweden. This service will include Paramount+ original series, but it hasn’t been confirmed which (if any) Star Trek shows will be part of it.
Paramount has expressed plans to expand Paramount+ into Africa, Asia, and the Middle East starting in 2023.
As new information becomes available on international releases of Strange New Worlds, we will provide updates on TrekMovie.com
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