Netflix today released the first look trailer and key art for the new series Star Trek: Discovery.
The return of the famed franchise will premiere this autumn on Netflix everywhere except the U.S. and Canada where it will be available on CBS All Access, and Bell Media respectively, following a broadcast premiere on the CBS Television Network.
Additionally, the series will feature 15 episodes, up from the previously announced 13.
Star Trek: Discovery will follow the voyages of Starfleet on their missions to discover new worlds and new lifeforms, and one Starfleet officer who must learn that to truly understand all things alien, you must first understand yourself.
Set roughly ten years before the events of the original series, Star Trek: Discovery shows a never before seen era that shaped Federation history. First Officer Michael Burnham (Sonequa Martin-Green) encounters new ships, worlds and villains as the threat of war looms.
The cast includes: Sonequa Martin-Green, Michelle Yeoh, Jason Isaacs, Doug Jones and Anthony Rapp.
Star Trek, one of the most iconic and influential global television franchises, returns to television 50 years after it first premiered with Star Trek: Discovery. The series will feature a new ship, new characters and new missions, while embracing the same ideology and hope for the future that inspired a generation of dreamers and doers.
The series Expands to 15 Episodes and each episode will launch on Netflix 24 hours after the US premiere on CBS.
Star Trek: Discovery is produced by CBS Television Studios in association with Alex Kurtzman’s Secret Hideout, Bryan Fuller’s Living Dead Guy Productions and Roddenberry Entertainment. Alex Kurtzman, Bryan Fuller, Heather Kadin, Gretchen J. Berg & Aaron Harberts, Akiva Goldsman, Rod Roddenberry and Trevor Roth serve as executive producers.