Star Trek: Discovery is an upcoming American television series created by Bryan Fuller and Alex Kurtzman for CBS All Access.
Let’s find out some interesting facts about it!
1. It is the first series developed specifically for that service, and the first Star Trek series since Star Trek: Enterprise concluded in 2005.
2. Set roughly a decade before the events of the original Star Trek series, separate from the timeline of the concurrent feature films, Discovery explores a previously mentioned event from the history of Star Trek while following the crew of the USS Discovery. Gretchen J.
3. Berg and Aaron Harberts serve as showrunners on the series, with producing support from Akiva Goldsman.
4. Sonequa Martin-Green stars as Michael Burnham, the first officer of the USS Shenzhou.
5. The new series was announced in November 2015, and Fuller joined as showrunner the next February. In addition to Fuller and Kurtzman, who wrote for previous Star Trek series and films, respectively, the crew includes several other previous Star Trek creatives.
6. The production put emphasis on carrying on the legacy of the previous series, including making efforts to feature a diverse cast.
7. In October 2016, Fuller stepped back from showrunner due to other commitments, after establishing the series’ mythology and broad story arc. Berg and Harberts took over day-to-day production, and Goldsman joined as support.
8. Discovery is filming in Toronto, and has filmed on location in Jordan.
9. Star Trek: Discovery is set to debut on CBS on September 24, 2017, with a two-part premiere.
10. Those episodes will then be made available on All Access, followed by the rest of the 15-episode first season over subsequent weeks.
11. The season is split into two chapters, with the first chapter finishing in November 2017, and the second chapter beginning in January 2018.