Star Trek boss explains how Picard series will be different to Discovery
The series will see the now 79-year-old captain having retired to a French vineyard with his loyal dog Number One, nearly 20 years after the events of Star Trek: Nemesis.
While Star Trek fans are already getting their fix from Discovery, Picard's executive producer Akiva Goldsman has promised they're in for a totally different ride with Picard.
Speaking to TV Line, Goldsman said: "[Star Trek:] Discovery, for example, is science fiction action-adventure. Picard is science fiction drama.
"Science fiction is a way of telling all sorts of stories, and yes, the kinds of stories we're telling in Picard are probably more emotion-based. They're slower, and they're about this particular cusp of life, which is a story that is not typically told these days, certainly not in television."
Executive producer Alex Kurtzman added: "I don't think people look at Picard and go, 'I can't wait to watch that action show'.
"I think they look at Picard and they want a deep character study."
Previously Stewart revealed that he had two conditions for reprising the role of Picard – no uniform and no Enterprise.
"They said they could live with that and they have made a huge commitment to the series," he explained. "We hope it is amazing."
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