Patrick Stewart reveals his disappointment with Star Trek: Nemesis
For fans, it's a chance to see new adventures with the best franchise protagonist (don't even argue, Shatner fans), but for the actor himself, it's the chance to end on a higher note than things did previously.
"Hugh (Jackson) and I were so thrilled when the last thing we did for X-Men was Logan," he said. "It was the best X-Men experience we both had, because we were the same characters but their world had been blown apart.
"Next Generation didn’t end like that. In fact, our last movie, Nemesis, was pretty weak."
Even though he was unhappy with how TNG ended, he didn't want to revive it for the sake of it, explaining that when he met with the Picard producers.
He said: "I explained to them all those elements of Next Generation which belong in Next Generation, and why I didn’t want to go near them again."
One of the producers, Akiva Goldsman, has previously teased that Picard will be a lot more "character-based" than TNG.
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